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Author(s): Wale Owoeye
Book Pages: 26 - Publish Date: 2017-08-17 - Publisher: Pipit Inc.
Description: EXOTIC YORUBA NAMES & THEIR MEANINGS #1 is a monograph specially created to celebrate one of the most magical aspects of Yoruba culture. Featuring an assorted collection of Yoruba names and their meanings, this book of African heritage is a must have for every classic reader and cultural enthusiast.
Author(s): Wale Owoeye
Book Pages: 6324 - Publish Date: 2017-07-07 - Publisher: Pipit Inc.
Description: COMMON YORUBA MYTHS & SUPERSTITIONS presents extant traditional beliefs as cognized and practiced by Yoruba people of West Africa. Insightful, original and visceral, this vintage collection of Yoruba myths and superstitions is made especially for Africans in Diaspora and other cultural researchers interested in knowing about the ancient aspects of Yoruba culture that is still observed in modern times. The monograph is by Wale Owoeye, foremost Neo-Negritudian and the author of Elere- Omo ( Spirit- Child).
Author(s): Wale Owoeye
Book Pages: 23 - Publish Date: 2017-07-07 - Publisher: Pipit Inc.
Description: COLLECTED YORUBA GREETINGS & THEIR TRANSLATIONS is another oeuvre of Yoruba cultural heritage made for the enjoyment and enlightenment of people of Yoruba ancestry, Africans in Diaspora and global readers. Featuring a catalog of common Yoruba greetings and their English translations, this well curated monograph is the prime companion for tourists or expatriates with intention to visit Yorubaland (South West Nigeria and Diaspora) and other cultural researchers aiming to explore into one of the most sophisticated cultures of the world.
Book Pages: 226 - Publish Date: 2017-06-16 - Publisher: Indiana University Press
Description: There is a culturally significant way of being Yorùbá that is expressed through dress, greetings, and celebrations—no matter where in the world they take place. Adélékè Adék documents Yorùbá patterns of behavior and articulates a philosophy of how to be Yorùbá in this innovative study. As he focuses on historical writings, Ifá divination practices, the use of proverbs in contemporary ...
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Book Pages: 14 - Publish Date: 2017-03-31 - Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Description: Seminar paper from the year 2015 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,7, University of Würzburg (Anglistik), course: Language Contact, language: English, abstract: Language diversity is a cultural heritage of the world. Even though approximately 6,000 languages still exist, many minority languages are threatened with extinction in almost every part of the...
Author(s): Anonym
Book Pages: 20 - Publish Date: 2017-04-06 - Publisher: Grin Publishing
Description: Seminar paper from the year 2015 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,7, University of Wurzburg (Anglistik), course: Language Contact, language: English, abstract: Language diversity is a cultural heritage of the world. Even though approximately 6,000 languages still exist, many minority languages are threatened with extinction in almost every part of the ...
Author(s): Abiola Oyelere
Book Pages: 15 - Publish Date: 2016-12-28 - Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Description: Seminar paper from the year 2013 in the subject African Studies, , language: English, abstract: This paper seeks to computationally advance the Yoruba language by designing its rule based tagger. The work adopts Standard Theory and Principles and Parameters Theory to segment and instruct the computer system of the syntactic structure of the language through Prolog. Some hundred Yoruba words are co...
Author(s): Ajiboye Oladiipo
Book Pages: 284 - Publish Date: 2016-12-14 - Publisher: M & J Grand Orbit Communications
Description: The Landmarks Series is a research and publications outfit funded by the Landmarks Research Foundation to publish recent outstanding doctoral dissertations on any aspect of Nigerian linguistics, languages, literatures and cultures. This study is a departer from most previous work on Yorùbá Grammar in the sense that rather than being purely a descriptive grammar; it attempts to provide a theoreti...
Book Pages: 192 - Publish Date: 2016-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge
Description: The bata is one of the most important and representative percussion traditions of the people in southwest Nigeria, and is now learnt and performed around the world. In Cuba, their own bata tradition derives from the Yoruba bata from Africa yet has had far more research attention than its African predecessor. Although the bata is one of the oldest known Yoruba drumming traditions, the drum and its ...
Author(s): Gbade Aladeojebi
Book Pages: 694 - Publish Date: 2016-10-17 - Publisher: Partridge Africa
Description: The name Nigeria was coined in Lokoja by Flora Shaw, the future wife of Baron Lugard, a British colonial administrator, while gazing out at the river Niger. So, British colonialism created Nigeria as a country, joining diverse peoples and regions in an artificial political entity along the Niger River. The territory known today as Nigeria is a very large country of multi-ethnic groups of about fou...