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The Holy Bible in Igbo / Union Version - Nigeria - Bible NSQ / Testament Ochi and Ohu / Africa / Asụsụ Igbo

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The Holy Bible in Igbo

Union Version

Nigeria

Bible NSQ 

Testament Ochie and Ohu

 

Product Details

  • Hardcover 2008
  • Publisher: Bible Society of Nigeria
  • Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 4.7 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • ISBN 9789788034490 / 978-9788034490
  • ISBN-10: 9788034497
  • Pages 1036

 

Igbo (Igbo: Ásụ̀sụ̀ Ị̀gbò; Igbo [iɡ͡boː] (About this sound listen); English: /ˈɪɡb/;), is the principal native language of the Igbo people, an ethnic group of southeastern Nigeria. The language has approximately 24 million speakers, who live mostly in Nigeria and are primarily of Igbo descent. Igbo is written in the Latin script, which was introduced by British colonialists. Igbo has over 20 dialects, though dialect levelling appears to be occurring. A standard literary language was developed in 1972 based on the Owerri (Isuama) and Umuahia (such as Ohuhu) dialects, though it omits the nasalization and aspiration of those varieties. Related Igboid languages such as Ika, Ikwerre and Ogba are sometimes considered dialects of Igbo; the most divergent of these is Ekpeye. Igbo is also a recognised minority language of Equatorial Guinea.

 

Igbo
Asụsụ Igbo
Pronunciation [iɡ͡boː]
Native to Nigeria
Region southeastern Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea
Native speakers
24 million (2007)[1]
Standard forms
Standard Igbo[2]
Dialects Waawa, Enuani, Ngwa, Ohuhu, Onitsha, Bonny-Opobo, Olu, Owerre (Isuama), et al.
Latin (Önwu alphabet)
Nwagu Aneke script
Igbo Braille
Official status
Recognised minority
language in
Regulated by Society for Promoting Igbo Language and Culture (SPILC)
Language codes
ISO 639-1 ig
ISO 639-2 ibo
ISO 639-3 ibo
Glottolog nucl1417[4]
Linguasphere 98-GAA-a
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Linguistic map of Benin, Nigeria, and Cameroon. Igbo is spoken in southern Nigeria.

 

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