In Igbo tradition there are no specific greetings for afternoon and evening – ndeewo or daalụ are the traditional Igbo greetings during the day. Mgbedeọma / ụtụtụọma / ehihieọma are a modern trend by some people who made literal translations of the English greetings good morning / good afternoon / good evening).
What does Oya mean in Nigeria?
Naijalingo: oya. Oya. Definition: lets get it on or its on.
What is Goodnight in Igbo language?
Good night – Ka chi fo (Note: The translation of this to English means something like – let the day break )
How do you say hello in Nigerian pidgin?
Usually pronounced “har fa”. “How far?” is the most common way to say “hello” in Nigerian pidgin.
When you are not sure how to greet somebody, it is always appropriate to say “Kóyo ”.
- Mesiere. Mesiere is the Efik/Ibibio way of greeting. …
- Sannu! …
What does Dalu mean in Igbo?
thank you. interjection. en an expression of gratitude.
What does Abi mean in Nigeria?
Abi, shey or ba are slang that act sort of like punctuation. They are mostly used for confirmation after a statement, thereby turning it into a question. They are like the English “right?” E.g. “You are coming for my party, abi/shey/ba?”
What does Japa mean in Nigeria?
However, Japa is a Nigerian slang derived from the Yoruba language which simply means ‘to run swiftly’ out of a dangerous situation. Japa originates from two Yoruba words Ja which mean to run and Pa which means to make something seem larger, better, worse or more important than it really is or needs to be.