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The High Tone Syllable in Central Yorùbá Dialects
This paper examines The High Tone Syllable (HTS) in Central Yoruba dialects: Ekiti, Ifẹ, Ijẹsa and Mọba dialects. The High Tone Syllable occurs between the subject and the verb in Central YorubaExpand
This study examines the forms and functions of Yoruba interrogative proverbs. It posits that almost all interrogative proverbs in Yoruba contain question words which appear in the sentence initial orExpand
Yoruba Writing: Standards and Trends
This paper presents the state of Yoruba orthography. The first effort at standardizing Yoruba writing system came in 1875, and there has been a great deal of refinements and orthographies since.Expand
Vowel assimilation in Èkìtì dialects of Yorùbá language
Abstract - Vowel assimilation is a common phonological process in Yoruba language and its numerous dialects.  However, the occurrence of this process differs in the language and its dialects. It isExpand
The Functional Motivation of the High Tone Syllable in Yorùbá: A Critique
Bisang and Sonaiya (1999) call the high tone syllable (the HTS) in Yoruba language "an operator which actualises or validates the relationship between a predicate and a subject within a state ofExpand
Indigenous Knowledge in ÀbẸǹ í Alágbo-Òru (a Yorùbá Video Film): Panacea for Social and Political Disharmony in Nigeria
This paper examines how the film presents Yor ùbá indigenous people and their knowledge in the area of health, education, administration and cultural import to promote Yorùbán indigenous values for the nation’s social and political advancement and posits that Yorõbáigenous knowledge can be used to resolve the health and sociopolitical challenges in contemporary Nigeria. Expand
Tense/Aspect and Negation in M??bà (A Yorùbá Dialect)
The main thrust of this study is to shed light on the grammatical rules and system that are typical of M??ba dialect with reference to tense/aspect and negation.  The study shows that M??ba has oneExpand