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Igbo Language Dialectical Lexicon

Functions of Ka

Verb |  Preposition |  Descriptive Adjective |  Comparative Adjective |  Prefix |  Surfix | 

Comparative Adjective (Ntụnyere Okwu)

Ntụnyere Okwu Audio Comparative Adjective
Chike ka Ada ogologo
Chike is taller than Ada
Nke a ka nke ozo mma
This one is better than that.
Nke gị ka nke m oji
Yours is darker than mine
Enyi ka ọsa ibu
An Elephant is bigger than a squirrel
Ndụ ka akụ
Life is more than wealth
Emaka dị ka nna ya
Emaka is like his father

The word ka is a very vital part of speech in Igbo language. There are several distinct ways it is used in formulating sentences. These include: as a Preposition, a Comparative Adjective and as a Descriptive Adjective.

Some of the uses are universal whereas others are peculiar to distinct dialects.