Common Titles and Definitions in Edo Language  - Edofolks.com
2023 COMMON TITLES AND DEFINITIONS IN EDO LANGUAGE, NIGERIA
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ALEX GUOSA IGBINEWEKA
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The Azekazudo of Great Benin Kingdom (GBK); and,

Guosa Language Evolutionist

*A 20th Century Evolution

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www.dawodu.net/guosa1.htm

www.stanford.edu/dept/AFR/events/spr.conf.html

 

EDO LANGUAGE

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Uvbi  (un-married girl/lady) …no abbreviation.

Miss

Uvbi-gboghodo
Abbreviated: Ugbo.

Zee vbe igiemwin:

Uvbi ghoghodo Esohe Imasuen, or

Ugbo. Esohe Imasuen

Young Lady

 

For example:

Young Lady Esoha Imasuen

Ugbo. Esohe Imasuen

Amwen, …abbrev.  .. Am.

 

Amwen Itohan Osaguona, or
Am. Itohan Osaguona

Mrs. (married woman) ……
abbreviation …Am. (for preference).

 

 

Mrs. Itohan Osaguona

Okpia-Kpataki, Ok.

Ok. Efosa Igbineweka

Mr. (male over 18 years)

Mr. Efosa Igbineweka

Eghele  …(no abbreviation)


Eghele Osazee Obazee

Young man (about the age of 20-25 years)

Young Man, Osazee Obazee

Obo

Doctor (generic), no abbreviation

Obo-ehoho, (abbreviated: Obeho.

Meteorologist (doctor of weather forecasting and or rain-doctor)

Obo-ukhunmwun (obu.)

Doctor of medicine

Ogie-Ogun  (O’gun.)

Chief/Doctor of mechanical engineering

Obo-Iro (obi.)

Doctor of Psychology

Ogie-Obo

Professor (generic)

Okhaemwen Obo (Oko)

Dean

Ohen (no abbreviation)

Minister

Ohen Imaemwin

Minister of Education

Ohen Osalobua

Minister of God’s word

Omo-uyi/Omwan-Uyi

Honorable (Hon.)

Omwan-Uyi kpataki……..(Omukpa.)

The Right Honorable, also “light bearer”

Olaga

Chair, ……..Chairperson

Olaga-Okpia

Chair-man (chairman)

Olaga-Okhuo

Chair-lady (chairlady)

Oba

King, monarch

Iye-Oba

Queen, King’s mother

Iye no bie Oba ..(also: queen)

Queen Mother, or the mother who gave birth to the king

Okaeghele…..

Knight

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