deghẹ1 [déɣɛ̀] conj.
deghẹ u yo, u gha miọẹn“if you go, you will see it.”
ighe [íɣè] conj.
1. serves as complementizer for embedded noun clauses:
o miẹ ighe iwinna nii lọghọ: “He found that that work was difficult”
2. serves as a subordinating conjunction in sentences with sequential clauses:
I khian ighe egbe wọ mwẹnI am going, for I am tired
3. serves to introduce nouns or noun phrases in apposition:
Ọ rre ne ighe Ozo“He has come, that is, Ozo: He, Ozo, has come.”
ke5 [kè] conj.
serves to link up nouns, pronouns and noun phrases:
Ọ tie enọdiọn ke enekherhe“He called both the older and younger”
(cf. kevbe).
kevbe [kèʋè] conj.; adv.
a conjunction linking up nouns, pronouns and noun phrases:
amwẹn ọnrẹn kevbe ivbi ẹre“his wife and children”
; 2. also, as well:
Ọ kevbe re ọduẹki“He is also a trader”
ra2 [ɽà] conj.
or; a conjunction introducing the second of two alternatives:
Ọ gha rre ra ẹ i dee? “Will he come or not?”
sokpan1 [sòkpã́] conj.
1. but:
Ọ yẹẹ mwẹn, sokpan ígho mwẹn i gba re“I like it, but my money is not enough to buy it.”
2. unless:
Ẹi yo sókpan u gbẹe“She will not go unless you beat her.”
vbe2 [ʋé] conj.
1. and:
Atiti vbe ọse ọre ẹre ọ gba yo ẹzẹ“It was Atiti and her friend that went to the stream together”
(cf. kevbe);
2. also; as well:
Ọ vbe wẹ erhae gha rre“He also said that her father will come.”
(cf. kevbe).
vbene [ʋénẽ̀] conj.
cf. vbe1.