Do you know the native names of vegetables and leaves?

How well do you know the native names of vegetables and fruits? Can you name some vegetables and leaves in your native language or any other native language?

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Pumpkin leaves - Ugu
Bitter leaf - Onugbu
Garden Egg - Añara or Afifia
Orange - oloma
African Star apple/cherry- ụdara
Avocado - ube oyibo/bekee
Oil bean - ụgba (aka) ụkpaka
Plantain - ogede
Mango - mangolo
Coconut - akibekee
Palmfruit - ukwu nkwụ
Melon - egusi
Palm kernel – aki
Locust beans - ọkpa
Banana - unele
Cassava - akpu
Cocoyam - ede
Yam - ji
Corn - ọka
Tiger nuts - Aki awusa
Mushroom – ero
Pear – ube
Water yam - ọna

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And you don’t know how to cook oh :joy::joy: @evansakanno

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Yeah yeah… the irony right?

Lol…asin eh :joy::joy:

Please what is nchichi called in English?

As in …me sef weak…

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:raised_hands:

Its called Velvet Tamarind.

I have just made a post about it here.

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Wow. I’m really impressed. I need a notebook for all these :grin:

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Afang leaf (Ibibio ( - I think it’s called Ukazi in Igbo - I don’t know the English name

Editan leaf (Ibibio) - I don’t know the English name

Nkong - pumpkin leaf

Atama - I don’t know the English name

Uziza - hot leaf

Utazi - I don’t know the English name

Nton - Scent leaf

Mmon mmon ikong (Ibibio) - water leaf

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Thanks!!!

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:raised_hands:
Na so!
:walking_woman:

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:raising_hand_woman:
Efo ele mi mej(clears throat)

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