How to form simple sentences in Igbo

How to form simple sentences in Igbo

You want to learn how to form simple sentences in Igbo? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Igbo lessons complete with useful examples. The house is big, the book is old... we make forming simple Igbo sentences easy.

Igbo personal pronouns : I

A personal pronoun is what we call the English words 'I', 'you', 'he', 'she', 'we' and 'they'. The Igbo words for 'I' are 'm' and 'mụ'. The word 'mụ' in Igbo is used on its own or with a preposition. The word 'm' is used with a verb.


mụ kwa
me too
na mụ ?
and me ?
ọbụghị mụ
not me
naanị mụ
just me
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About Igbo

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. We'll begin by learning some basic Igbo phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Ọ na-ekpo ọkụ n'èzí.
It is hot.
Ọ bụ oyi n'èzí.
It is cold out.
Ọ bụ urukpuru n'èzí.
It is cloudy.
Mmiri na-ezo.
It is raining.
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You can learn Igbo in just 9 easy steps.

If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Igbo in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Igbo learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Igbo in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Igbo.

Step 10 : Simple sentences in Igbo

You've already learned so much in steps 1 to 9 and we'd like to help you learn even more with this bonus step. Learn the phrases Nke a bụ akwụkwọ, Nke a bụ oche and Nke a bụ mgbo (This is a book, This is a chair, This is a door). Then learn the phrases Ọnụ uzọ dị buru ibu and Ọnụ uzọ dị obere (The door is big, The door is small). And then learn the phrases and (The doors are big, The doors are small). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about simple Igbo sentences including useful examples. Take everything you have learned so far and then teach yourself just a few new words each week. In this way, you'll soon be able to say 100's, if not 1000's of short phrases in Igbo. Give it a try yourself!

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