Bet You Don’t Know These 4 English Words Originated From Nigeria

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Unknown to many, some common English words in the Dictionary originated from Nigerian languages

You might find it hard to believe but these words are in your dictionary and they are actually words from local Nigerian languages. Interesting! you wondering how…

Here we have the four English words which originated from indigenous Nigerian languages;

#1.   Okra

The British and the rest of the world have been spelling Okra wrong for centuries. Okra comes from the Igbo word “Okuro” meaning “lady fingers”. It is commonly spelt Okro in Naija.

English Words Originated From Nigeria

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