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IGBO LANGUAGE | A Class In Architecture

This is a listicle of Igbo words for home resources and the corresponding translations in English language.

Composition Of A House In Igbo Language.

Ụlọ = House.

Ọnụụlọ, imeụlọ = Room.

Mbara = Livingroom, parlour, sittingroom.

Akụkwa = diningroom.

Obu = Bedroom.

Usekwu = Kitchen.

Ogwo = Toilet.

Ụzọ = Portal, doorway, gateway.

Mgbō, ibo, ọnụụzọ = Door.

Ahụaja = Wall.

Mkpakata, mgbidi, mgbala = Fence.

Each term signifies a particular structure of a fence, depending on the building materials.

They can synonymously mean a general fence.

There are numerous ways to say a gate in Igbo language.

These are explained below.

1. Mgbachiụzọ or, simply, mgbachi.

Mgbachi is the barrier which restricts movement through the ụzọ.

2. Ogugu-ntubichi is a common term for a gate.

3. Asiakara is a less used form of a gate.

4. Ọnụogo is even rarer than an asiakara.

5. Ibo ọnụụzọámá.

This specifies the barrier, ibo, which determines the traffic through the ụzọ.

6. Ọnụụzọámá refers, in particular, to a gate to a city or a larger environment relative to an individual residence.

7. Ọnụụzọezi is a gate to a residence, where ezi is the closest environment to an individual residence.

Ama = Quarters or city.

Ezi = Compound, building, premises.

Mbaraezi = Courtyard.

Igodo = Key.

Okpokoro = table.

Mpio, ụzọoyi, mgbōoyi = Window.

Ọdọụgbọala = Carpark.

Ọkpụkpọ = Bed.

Ezinaụlọ = Family, household.

Ụmụrịma = Children, offspring.

Ndebi or Ndibi = Residents.

Ndebi and Ndịbi are the Isuikwuatọ and Standard Igbo terms, respectively.

Ndeọbịa or Ndịọbịa = Guests, nonresidents.

Ndeọbịa is the Isuikwuatọ term while Ndịọbịa is Standard Igbo language.

Ụlọobibi = Home, residence.

Ụlọọrụ = Office.

Mbuli = Lift.

Kwongurii.

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