Food  – nri / ri / nni

 

Fruit – nkpuru osisi

banana – ọgede / unere

coconut – aki bekee

lemon -oroma ngbakasi onu

mango – mangọrọ

melon – egusi

orange -oroma

pear – ube

plantain – ọgede ojoko

 

Vegetable  – akwụkwọ nri

coco yam – ede

corn – ọka

okra – ọkụrụ / okra

pepper – ose

pumpkin – ụgụ

salad – akwụkwọ nri ndu

sweet potato – ndụkụ

soup – ofe

tomato – tomato

yam  – ji

 

Dairy 

butter – buta

cheese – ihe si na mmịrị ara ehi

ice cream – aisi kirim

milk – mmịrị ara ehi

 

Grains/Nuts/Beans 

cassava  – akpu / gari

beans – akidi

bread  – achịcha

rice  – osikapa / urosi

kola nut – oji

nut – aki

sandwich  – nri achịcha

 

Meat(anụ)/Seafood 

beef – anụ ehi

chicken – anụ ọkụkọ

egg – akwa

fish – azụ

goat meat – anụ ewu

lamb – anụ atụrụ

pork – anụ ezi

stockfish – okporoko

 

Seasoning/Other

honey – mmanụ añụ

oil – mmanụ

onion -yabasị

pepper – ose

salt – nnu

sugar – ihe biri-biri / nnu bekee

 

Drink (noun) – ihe ọñụñụ

water – mmịrị

ice – ihe oyi

juice – oroma onunu

milk – mmịrị ara ehi

alcohol – mmanya / maya ọkụ

beer – biia / maya

wine– mmanya

palm wine – nkwu enu / mmanya ngwo

 

Meals – erimeri

breakfast – nri ụtụtụ

lunch – nri ehihie

dinner – nri abali

 

Utensils

fork– ngaji eze

spoon– ngaji

knife – mma

cup – iko

plate – efere

bowl – efere

napkin– akwa eji echicha aka

table– tebulu

pot– ite

stove– ekwu igwe

glass/bottle – karama

 

Dining

to drink– iñu

to eat– rie

to cook– sie ihe

kitchen– ụlọ ano esi ri

dining room – ụlọ erimeri

restaurant– ebe ana eri nri

 

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