asogwa

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Igbo[edit]

Noun[edit]

asogwa

  1. (of a person) spokesman, the "voice" of a group of people.
  2. senator

Usage notes[edit]

  • Commonly in Surnames of Northern Igbo, Nigeria

'Aso'meaning without looking at faces, short for 'Asoihu' 'Gwa' meaning talk. Both 'Aso' and 'gwa'combining to mean 'speaking without fear'. Hence ,the voice of the people.