Review these vocabulary words to go over words describing the body, clothes, fashion, and other wearable items in Igbo.

 

Body | Clothes | Fashion

Body – ah

Human body – ah mmadụ

Ankle – mgbaji kw

Arm – ala aka

Back – azụ

Belly button – otuwe

Bone – ọkpụkụ

Breast – ara

Butt – ike/otele

Cheek – nti

Chest – obi

Chin – agba

Ear – nt

Elbow – apa aka

Eye – anya

Eyebrow – ikuanya

Face – ihu

Finger – mkpisi aka

Foot – ike kw

Forhead – egedege ihu

Hand – aka

Hair – abuba/ntutu isi

Head – isi

Heart – obi

Jaw – agba

Knee – ikpere

Mouth – n

Legkw

Lip – egbugbere n

Neck – onu/olu

Nose – imi

Shoulder – ndabi olu / ubu

Stomach – af

Teeth/tooth – eze

Thigh – mpata ụkwụ

Throat – olu

Thumb – mkpabi aka

Toe – mkpisi kw

Tongueire

Waist– ukwu

Wrist – mgbaji aka

 

Clothes (uweyi)

cloth – akwa
dress – uweyi
jacket – uweyi oyi
jeans – uweyi ụkwụ
pants – uweyi ụkwụ
shirt – uweyi ahụ
shoes – agbayi ụkwụ / akpụkpọ ụkwụ

socks – uweyi ụkwụ
sweater – uweyi ichu oyi

Fashion

bag – akpa

Braceletmgba aka

Earring – ọla ntị

Eye glasses – igagbe anya

gloves – uweyi aka

hat- okpu

headtie – ịchafụ

Jewelryla

Necklaceihe onu

ring – ọla aka

scarf – ịchafụ isi

tie – eriri olu

watch – elekere aka

 

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