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African Dictionary - Edo to English Dictionary

 
 

Main A B D E E F G GB GH H I K KH KP L M
English MW N O O P R RH RR S T U V VB W Y Z

To utilize this Online Edo-English Dictionary fully, it is strongly recommended that you purchase the Edo Language CD set, which goes along with the online dictionary.  While the online dictionary is for visual learners, the CD is for auditory learners.  The combination of the two increases the pace at which you master the Edo language.  We recommend that you get the CDs before you make any serious effort in utilizing the online dictionary in order to maximum your result.

To fully understand the words of the Edo speaking people of Nigeria, you must also learn to pronounce the words correctly.  Below is a table of our alphabet structure.  In the Edo language, there are 32 alphabets.  It consists of 7 vowels, 17 single consonants, and 8 double consonantsTwo of the vowels (E & O)  usually have a dot underneath them, but they are underlined on this site.

7 Vowels   17 Single Consonants   8 Double Consonants
A sounds like the first letter of Apple   B sounds like the first letter of Bell   GB sounds like the first two letters of GBig
E sounds like the first letter of Able   D sounds like the first letter of Dark   GH sounds like the first two letters of GHail
E sounds like the first letter of Egg   F sounds like the first letter of Fell   KH sounds like the first letter of Kin
I sounds like the first letter of Eve   G sounds like the first letter of Gear   KP sounds like the first two letters of KPiano
O sounds like the first letter of Over   H sounds like the first letter of Hello   MW sounds like the first  letter of Vim
O sounds like the first letter of Organ   K sounds like the first letter of Kettle   RH sounds like the first two letters of Roof
U sounds like the first letter of Who   L sounds like the first letter of Lake   RR sounds like RR
        M sounds like the first letter of Me   VB sounds like the first letter of Vote
        N sounds like the first letter of Neck        
        P sounds like the first letter of Pear        
        R sounds like the first letter of Ran        
        S sounds like the first letter of So        
        T sounds like the first letter of Tune        
        V sounds like the first letter of Vent        
        W sounds like the first letter of Well        
        Y sounds like the first letter of You        
Z sounds like the first letter of Zenith

 

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