Numbers in Itsekiri

Learning numbers in itsekiri doesn’t have to be done on worksheets. Not at all! In this session, we are going to be having fun learning about numbers in itsekiri language, recognizing them, counting, and one to one correspondence, in a hands on way. Beginners in itsekiri language learn counting as a pattern of words, just like a nursery rhyme. This is done in a process of counting by repeating the numbers.

This session is all about making learning activities about numbers  in itsekiri fun for beginners and not a chore. With a collection of written numbers, pictures, videos and audio, we do believe that this knowledge of numbers in itsekiri language,can be passed across to beginners of itsekiri language, and to oncoming generations. 

Learning Numbers in Itsekiri Begins with 1-2-3

Today, we will be learning the numbers in Itsekiri language and their usage in our everyday activities. Further learning will to know how these numbers can be used in our sentence pattern when speaking itsekiri language.
In our later examples, we will list out some numbers in itsekiri language and their pronunciations. .
  • Name some common Items in English.
  • Learn the Itsekiri names of these Items .
  • How to spell these items in Itsekiri.
  • How to pronounce Items in Itsekiri.
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This is A Cup – Eyi Uko ren    Audio
This is a Bag – Eyi Ekpo  ren  Audio
This is A Hat – Eyi Ekoro  ren Audio
Ni Ofo ene ni onuwe, urun ti ene wa kó ká se urun bobo ti ene ka ri kpirakpira ni ubo ti ene ka ka ni
Ni Ofo ene ni onuwe, urun ti ene wa kó ká se urun bobo ti ene ka ri kpirakpira ni ubo ti ene ka ka ni
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KIKA NI ITSEKIRI

Learning the numbers in itsekiri is so much fun and as easy as A B C. It begins with counting 1 2 3 and their words in itsekiri with their audio interpretation. So lets go have some fun with the numbers in itsekiri.

One

I want to Say

Give me one plate

Say

Mu esete OKAN gbemi

Two

I want to Say

I want TWO books

Say Meetèlù

Mo fe iwe MEEJI

Three

I want to Say

Gbubemi bought three shoes

Say

Gbubemi ra ewu MEETA

Four

I want to Say

Give me four oranges please

Say

mobie mu osa MEEREN gbe mi

Five

I want to Say

We are five in my family

Say

ene MAARU ni ebi mi

Six

I want to Say

I have six books

Say

mo ne iwe MEEFA

Seven

I want to Say

Oti will travel at 7 Oclock

Say

Oti wa gwa ni urojo MEEJE

Eight

I want to Say

Eight oranges in the basket

Say

Osa MEEJO wi ni akpere we

LEARNING ALPHABETS IN ITSEKIRI

Knowing the Alphabets in Itsekiri can provide a lot of learning entertainment for beginners in the language, especially small children. Find out more on  how to spell, read and pronounce numbers in Itsekiri. 

Nine

I want to Say

Bawo has nine shoes

Say

bawo ne isabatu MEESAN

Ten

I want to Say

The ten cars are mine

Say

oko-ale meegwa we temi ren

Eleven

I want to Say

They gave us eleven cups

Say

aghan mu uku okan-leegwa gbene

Twelve

I want to Say

twelve birds

Say

egbele oko MEEJI-LEEGWA

Thirteen

I want to Say

Ebamije has 13 shirts

Say

Ebamije ne ewu meeta-legwa

Fourteen

I want to Say

Tosan is 14 years old

Say

tosan se odon meren-legwa

Fifteen

I want to Say

We have 15 plates

Say

Ene ne esete maaru-legwa

Sixteen

I want to Say

16 ants are running

Say

arira meefa-legwa wino sa

Seventeen

I want to Say

Today is january 17th

Say

Onuwe ojo meeje-legwa ni owan-odon

Eighteen

I want to Say

18 horses are eating

Say

Esi meejo-legwa wino jewun

Nineteen

I want to Say

Nineteen chicks are crossing

Say

oton egbele meesan-legwa wino da

Twenty

I want to Say

There are 20 men in the compound

Say

Ekeren ogun wino ugba we

Thirty

I want to Say

I am 30years old today

Say

Mo se odon ogban ni onuwe

Forty

I want to Say

Tuoyo will travel in 40 days time

Say

Tuoyo wa gwa ni ojo oji to wa

Fifty

I want to Say

50 ants are in the hole

Say

Arira meegwa-le-oji wi ni uro we

Sixty

I want to Say

The school has sixty teachers

Say

Ulieko we ni okueneko ota

Seventy

I want to Say

70 Worshipers are singing

Say OKO-ALE

Ore-uliusen meegwa-ejotuoren wino ko erin

Eighty

I want to Say

Tetseoma's dad is 80years old

Say PERE

Owa-tetseoma se odon oren

Ninety

I want to Say

I will come in 90 days time

Say UWENGBE

mo wa ni ojo meegwa-ejotuoru

Hundred

I want to Say

Uwanikone gave misan 100 naira

Say

Uwanikone mu naira oru gbe misan

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