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50 Ebira Words and Meaning (Ebira Dictionary) Vol.1

Ebira Dictionary And Ebira Words Traslated To English.

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Name of Months and Days of the Week in Ebira Language

In this article you will learn the name of Months in Ebira Language, not only that oh you will also learn the days of the week all in Ebira Language and the direct meaning (what they stand for in English Language).

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Alphabets in Ebira Language (With Ebira Word Examples)

Alphabets in Ebira Language

A, B, CH, D, E, Ẹ, G, I, H, J, K, M, N, NGW, NYH, O, Ọ, P, R, S, Ṣ, T, U, V, W, Y, Z

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The Concept of “Avọ Ẹri” in Ebira Language

Ebira LAnguage, Ebira Proverb Ebiraland.

There is an Ebira Proverb in Ebira Language that Says “Avọ ri Esi’hu vancha Ni“, this simply means that giving thanks for yesterday’s favor, will open way for more favors in future, in the next paragraph i will tell you the simple meaning of this Ebira Idiom. So let’s break this Ebira Proverb Down.

Avọ ri Esi’hu vancha Ni

Ebira Proverb
Ebira LanguageEnglish Language
EsiWhat they use
EvanchaPlethoric (Too Much)
Ebira Language Translated to English Language

In the olden days when drinking is part of our culture (Eche Omo and Eche Ayi), people often go back to where they got free drinks yesterday, to say thank you for the favor so that they can drink again and in excess – that is why they say Avo Eri Esi hu Evancha ni.

You see! Ebira People (Anebira) are very unique and Ohomorihi (God) has blessed the race with lots of attributes, on of the attributes appreciation for past favors or help received from others (Avọ Ẹri).

Are we still appreciative to others as Anebiras?
Genuine expressive appreciative gestures from you to other people times over, speak volume of the kind of person you are and whether it is worth it to help you or to help you again!

Another Ebira Saying:

Ozi-Oweyi Oku Avo Eri Ver’osa Doni

When a child say thank you for past favor! he will surely get another .

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7 Ebira Proverbs, Translation And Meaning in English Language

Ebira Proverbs, Translation And Meaning

Below are lists of Ebira Proverbs With The Translation and Meaning in English Language


  1. PROVERB: Wajhochi tiza, Anayirema Ogodohuni.
    TRANSLATION: if you placed a stick on a shoulder, the rest backward is always longer.
    MEANING: whatever you are doing today, always remember tomorrow.
  2. PROVERB: Epe’emaghodo hwuoza’enechire.
    TRANSLATION: An okro stick cannot be taller than the person who plant it.
    MEANING: No matter how much strong you can be, rich, connected,
    literate or perfect in everything, remember all those have source before you get there (often used for the disobedient ones).
  3. PROVERB: Aje’emapita zwhonyahwe.
    TRANSLATION: An egg can not tell the hen a story.
    MEANING: no matter how much you knows, calm down and learn to hear from elders and for them have see what you do not (commonly used for the desperate & curious ones).
  4. PROVERB: Azyineva emanini’uruku najhwo chianarara.
    TRANSLATION: two people cannot went to the forest and back home with bent sticks.MEANING: two wrongs can not make right.
  5. PROVERB: Watanigege hyorza, anavakauve kavewhuyo.
    TRANSLATION: if you pointed finger at some one, the other fingers towards you are more.MEANING: it indicates to learn how to do good & avoid suspicious because in everything, there is repercussions (frequently use d for those who mischief or been suspicious).
  6. PROVERB: wekwete’eruruvoza, ozairemawhu erawu.
    TRANSLATION: if you bent down watching someone bottom at the front, someone too at your back is watching yours.MEANING: if your assignment is always to get someone down or curious to knows their secrets and weak points just to get the result of their down fall, someone is doing you the same! It is reciprocal…
  7. PROVERB: Azyineva emanini’uruku najhwo chi
    TRANSLATION: two people cannot went
    to the forest and back home with bended sticks.MEANING: two wrongs can not make right.


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Why A Strapped Baby Must Never Fall off Its Mother’s Back – Taboo in Ebiraland

If a strapped child fall from the mothers back!!! The child will have issues with opposite sex. And it’s a grave taboo in Ebiraland

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Ebira Foods: 10 Ebira Foods and Their Ingredients

Ebira Foods are foods eaten by the Ebira People of Nigeria (Anebira) popularly eaten in Kogi State in Okene to be precise.

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Sexuality, Family Values, and Gender Roles Among Ebira People.

Sexuality among Anebiras determines to a large extent the kind of roles that men or women play at home, social gatherings, choice of vocation until recently when barriers seem to be giving way to equality in every aspect of life.

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Useful Phrases in Ebira Language With English Translation

A collection of useful Phrases in Ebira Language compiled by Yakubu Binuyaminu Adeiza. If you can provide recordings of this phraces please feel free to contact me on whatsapp with this number +2347033004080

Phrases In Ebira Language

Also Read: Basic Greetings In Ebira Language

Ebira LanguageEnglish Language
Etemeya? How are you?
Ma Yin Oisi Awu I love you
Avu dahi?Hope you are fine?
Onyi Awu yo?What about your mother?
Ada awu yo? What about your father?
Anyari Ekuhi EtaLong time no see
Ireha awu ri?What is your name?
Ma dahiI am fine
Ekura amiMy town
Irenu AmiMy Mouth
Onyi AmiMy Mother
Ma ku Ohomorihi AvoI thank God
Ve VarisaCome and Eat
MeiyeI don’t know
Oya Osoni vi?How much is this?
Ireka awu osi ruruYour Noise is too much
MaveI am coming
Je zimiWait for me
VaveCome back
Eiyi Awu AturamiI am missing you
Navomi heLeave me alone

Also Read: List Of Clans In Ebiraland And The Towns & Villages They Dominate (Iresu Et’ebira) – Part 1.

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