If you need help with creating sentences in Igbo, just check out some of these sentences below to get a general idea of how sentences in Igbo are created. They usually follow a general subject-verb-object pattern that you see in English.
Note: Check out my lessons on Igbo vocabulary and Igbo verbs to learn more words you can use to create your sentences in Igbo.
Meeting someone new / Introductory Phrases
What is your name? – Gịnị aha gị?
My name is Chika. – Aha m bụ Chika.
How are they doing? – Kedu ka ha melu?
They are doing fine – Ha dị mma.
Who is this? – Kedu onye bụ nke a?
This is my wife. – Nke a bụ nwunye m.
Where we are going? – Ebee ka anyị na-aga?
We are going home. – Anyị na-aga ụlọ.
What is she doing? – Kedu ka o na-eme?
She is cooking breakfast. – O na-esi nri ụtụtụ.
I don’t know. – Amaghị m.
I forgot. – Echefuru m.
I remember. – Echetara m.
I understand. – Aghọtara m.
I don’t understand. – Aghọtaghị m.
Happy Birthday – Ekene Ncheta Ọmụmụ / Ncheta (Ụbọchị) Ọmụmụ (Ọma)