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Igbo Language Dialectical Lexicon

Functions of Ka

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

Descriptive Adjective (Nkọwa okwu)

Nkọwa okwu Audio Descriptive Adjective
Emaka dị ka nna ya
Emaka is like his father
Ọ dịm ka miri ọ ga ezo
It looks to me like it will rain
Ị dị ka
You look like
Gịnị ka ị choro?
What do you want?
Ọnye ka ị na-achọ?
Who are you looking for?
Gịnị ka ọ mere?
What did he do?

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.