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The First African Language API

Access thousands of Igbo words, audio pronunciations, and example sentences to power the future of Igbo technology.


πŸ”Œ Features

Existing as an open-source project, the Igbo API aims to change this by making the process of learning Igbo more accessible to the Nigerian diaspora and beyond.

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Definitions

Each word is provided with at least one definition.

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Examples

Certain words are accompanied by contextual examples.

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Tone Marks

Diacritics are used to convey the different tones present in the Igbo language.

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Variations

The Igbo language has many dialects, some words capture this nuance by providing variant spellings.

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Nsα»‹bα»‹dα»‹ is writing system was created in Nigeria.

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Proverbs

Proverbs are a core aspect of the Igbo language.

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With each API key, you will get 2,500 requests per day.

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πŸ“ˆ Database Statistics

The Igbo API is the most robust, Igbo-English dictionary API that is maintained by our wonderful volunteer community.

4,179

Words in the database

12,666

Example Igbo sentences

4,229

Word audio pronunciations

4,240

Standard Igbo words

1,757

Words in Nsα»‹bα»‹dα»‹

115

Developers using the Igbo API

17

GitHub Contributors

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Members in Slack

169

GitHub stars

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