Tuesday, May 28, 2024
GREETINGS FROM URHOBO LAND

GREETINGS FROM URHOBO LAND

– Migwor is a common salutation among the Urhobos in southern Nigeria.

By Chovwe Aderha

Migwor, vre omome doh,

Migwor, vre omome doh,

Migwor, vre omome doh,

Obu wevwin dorin?

O dorin gaga.

(ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY CHOVWE ADERHA)

Am on my knees,

Am on my knees, rise my child,

Am on my knees, rise my child,

Am on my knees, rise my child,

I hope your family is well?

Yes, family is very well.

IMAGE: An Urhobo family.

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