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Names of animals in the Igbo language (Na Asusu Igbo)1) Goat = Ewu (Male = Mkpi, Female = Nne Ewu)2) Fowl = Okuko (Male = Oke Ọkpa, Female =Nnekwu)3) Guinea Fowl = Ọgazị 4) Chicken = Nwa Ọkụkọ 5) Turkey = Tolotolo/Torotoro6) Duck = Obogwuma/Obogwu7) Pigeon = Nduru/Nduli8.) Ostrich = Enyi Nnunu9) Antelope = Mgbada10) Deer = Ene11)
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