Sorry is a very powerful word. It is a word that can end fist fights and wars. But it is also a word that many shy away from. This is because,
to them, it signifies weakness.
To them, if they have been forced to say it to someone, it shows that they have lost.
Lawyers may sometimes the word ‘sorry’ as an admission of guilt that empowers them to sue the person who has said it to their client. In other circumstances that dame word ‘sorry’ prevents lawyers from suing.
So you see, it is a very powerful word. But what is the meaning of sorry in Igbo? Or, what is the Igbo word for sorry? “Ndo“.