How to use demonstrative pronouns in Igbo

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Igbo

You want to learn how to use demonstrative pronouns in Igbo? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Igbo lessons complete with useful examples. This house, that house... we make learning Igbo demonstrative pronouns easy for you.

Igbo demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is 'a' in Igbo.


tebụl a
this table
ụdara bekee a
this apple
ịnyịnya a
this horse
ụlọ a
this house
oche a
this chair
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The Igbo language belongs to Niger-Congo language family. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Igbo would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Igbo

Learn to get by in Igbo with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Igbo greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Nwee ọmarịcha ọnụnọ !
Have a nice stay !
Nwee ọmarịcha ụbọchị !
Have a nice day !
Nwee ọmarịcha oge !
Have fun !
Nwee ọmarịcha izu ụka !
Have a nice weekend !
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Step 6 : Igbo demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns akwụkwọ, oche and ibo ụzọ (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Igbo demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Igbo demonstrative pronouns with the nouns akwụkwọ, oche and ibo ụzọ and the plural nouns akwụkwọ, oche and mgbo you can move on to Step 7 (Igbo adjectives).

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