Sometimes love defies language. Other times, just English. Here is a compilation of some romantic Igbo words most Igbo people will sweat a bit before they can translate them into English language.
Here, I am only going to translate the words, feel free to correct me if you know the correct English translation.
Explanation- An expression mostly used to say that girl/lady is good looking or well dressed.
English Translation: Child
Explanation- Fresh. Attractive. Succulent.
English equivalent- Tomatoes grown in Jos
3. ELEWE UKWU, EGBU O EWU
Explanation- too good to overlook. Good looking. Attractive.
English equivalent- If you consider how attractive the buttocks of a goat is, the goat will easily end up at the abattoir
4.OMU MA ASA AHU
Explanation- Stunning beauty
English equivalent- You too beautiful to the extent that there’s no need to shower.
5. AKWA UGO
Explanation- Priceless. Precious
English equivalent- Eagle’s egg
Explanation- Marvelous. True Beauty. End of discussion.
English equivalent- End of church service
Explanation- Radiating Beauty
English equivalent- Mirror
8. EGWU EJI
Explanation- Outstanding Beauty.
English Equivalent-The rave of the moment.
9. Nwanyi kwu oto
Explanation- without blemishes
English Equivalent- Standing Woman
10. ASA MPETE
Explanation – Gorgeous.
English Equivalent – Lovely Swamp
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