In Igbo Language “na” is used many times, the same way and, at, be, in, on, with are normal used in English Language.

Learn Igbo Fig 9

John, Glory and Peter

In English you would say: John, Glory and Peter
In Igbo you would say: John, Glory na Peter

You can use na to join or connect words, the same way and, at, be, in, on, with are used

John, Glory and Peter are sitting on a bench
John, Glory na Peter nọna benchi

John wearing shirt, tie, trouser and shoe
John yi uwe elu, eriri olu, uwe ukwu na agbalukwu

Glory wearing dress and shoe
Glory yi uwe ruru ala na agbalukwu

Peter wearing similar clothe as John
Peter yi uwe dika nke John

Nna mụ na nne gara ahia
The above in Igbo means below in English
My father and mother went to the market

Bona na Ngozi riri ri
The above in Igbo means below in English
Bona with Ngozi ate the food or
Bona and Ngozi ate the food

Thus, the above is a small demonstrate on how you can use “na” to join or connect words.
Evidently
you can see how “na” is used in various sentences and how important it is in Igbo Language.

 

 

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