Every traveler’s expectation on arrival at his or her destination is a warm and glad reception from people met. Nigeria is a multi-lingual country and the beauty of the country lies in the unity in diversity of these multi-lingual people.

TravelWithDante wishes to say welcome in the 85 Nigerian languages: Once again … welcome to Nigeria. Come freely and go safely and make sure you leave us with something of the happiness you bring.

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HOW TO SAY “WELCOME” IN 85 NIGERIAN LANGUAGES

LETTER “A”

ABI – afo

ABUA – namasi

ADIM – acham

AFIZERE – kazah bekube

AMO – maraba nin dak

ANKWEI – hu’geba

AWORI – kiki de o

LETTER “B”

BABUR – maraba giri

BAHUMONO – aba

BINI – ob’okhian

BIROM – sho divei

BOGGHOM – sannu mi anan

BOKI – asie

BOKKOS – lot ma yet

BUJI – aba nan two

BWALL – hoe

LETTER “C”

CHIP – hung gun

LETTER “E”

EBANA – iboma

EBIRA – kane

EFIK – ame di o

EGBEMA – alo

EJAGHAM – obaa

EPIE – ijale

ESAN – oboshan

ETCHIE – illo

ETUNO EDO – kane

LETTER “F”

FULFULDE – sannu e warugo

LETTER “G”

GADE – nnaba

GANAWURI – wucile mi yeda

GBAGYI – nkwa

GOERNAI – hue

GOKANA –

GUSU – aba nin nwo

LETTER “I”

IBIBIO – amedi

IDOMA – ainya owa

IGALLA – a’lo’le

IGBO – nnoo

IKOM – agbai/ obaa

IKWERE – iwiala

IRIGWE – sondu ne be

ISOKO – wa doooh

ITSEKIRI – an doo

IYALLA – nobe

IZONDJO – ebodeya doo

LETTER “J”

JABA – duari

JARA – gaja bi kube

JERE – aba nin now

JERO – kepona yajero

JIBU – soko

JONJO – agifa

JUKUN – mange

LETTER “K”

KANURI – wushe

KAREKARE – usako

KONA – suko bun

KULERE – lou

KUSHI – kile

KUTEB – suko ti’ta be

KWALLA – kaat gun guwal

LETTER “M”

MADA – gbanye

MBUBE – otutue

MIANGO – sannu jebe

MIYA – barka aa bukwaka

MUMUYE – man siriah

MUNGA – mwanle

MUSHERE – mwanle

MWAHAVUL – mwanle

LETTER “N”

NDORO – nbonuwa

NGAS – aweidung

NUPE – marahabi

LETTER “P”

PYAPUN – lae

LETTER “Q”

QUA – obaa

LETTER “R”

RESHE – barabihc

RON – lotiyes

LETTER “S”

SAYA – datepes wuri

LETTER “T”

TANGALE – le ka watta

TAROK – mba khinba

TIV – m sugh u za van

LETTER “U”

UKELLE – njuankorche

UKWANI – nua

URHOBO – wa doh

UTONKONG – ndo kofu

UYANGA – amedi

LETTER “W”

WURKUN – kwanchi

LETTER “Y”

YORUBA – e kaabo

YUOM – sannu kamu – maira

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Dante
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1 Comment

Jstme · July 13, 2017 at 10:52 am

Nice one!

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