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Igbo Language Dialectical Lexicon

Functions of Ka

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

Verb (Ngwaa)

Ngwaa Audio Verb
Ka ọ bịa
Let him come
Ekwe na ka ọ mee
Do not let it happen.
Bịa ka ayi jee ụka
Come let's go to church
Hapụ ha ka ha gwuo egwu
Leave them and let them play
Ka ọ mee
Let it happen
Ekwe na ka ọ da n'ala
Do not let it fall on the ground
Ebee ka ọ nọ?
Where is he?

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.