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Igbo names and spellings for various settlements
Abakaliki is Abankaleke; Afikpo is Ehugbo; Awgu is Ogu; Awka is Oka; Bonny is Ubani; Enugu is Enugwu; Ibusa is Igbuzö; Igrita is Igwuruta; Oguta is Ugwuta; Onitsha is Onicha; Owerri is Owere; Oyigbo is Obigbo... any more will be added.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Igbo Cotton

Cotton thread from the Igbo area donated to the British Museum by William Balfour Baikie in 1856. Photo: British Museum. Many Igbo communities grew cotton in the past, people spun and dyed them locally.

1 comment:

Kay said...

Hello, your link to the Nsibidi dictionary is so helpful for the work I am doing. Is there any way I can have access to the font? Thank you.

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