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Words and Meaning in Yoruba Religion Linguisstic Connections in Yoruba, Ancinet Egyptian and Semitic by Modupe Oduyoye

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Published by Red Sea Press .
Written in English


  • Alternative belief systems,
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Denominations - Religions

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Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8293614M
ISBN 100907015646
ISBN 109780907015642

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Buy Words and Meaning in Yoruba Religion by Oduyoye, Modupe (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Words & meaning in Yoruba religion: linguistic connections in Yoruba, Ancient Egyptian & Semitic. Yoruba words for book include iwe, iwe ni, owe, buka and ìwé. Find more Yoruba words at ! Etymology. As an ethnic description, the word "Yoruba" (or more correctly, "Yaraba") was originally in reference to the Oyo Empire and is the usual Hausa name for Oyo people as noted by Hugh Clapperton and Richard Lander. It was therefore popularized by Hausa usage and ethnography written in Ajami during the 19th century by Sultan Muhammad extension of the term to all speakers of Benin: million.

  Word with other meaning Some words changed their meaning, in the sense that Yorùbá cultural traditions were adepted to the new colonial society and environment. In Cuba the term “igbodú”, “igbodún” or “nibodún” refers to the “cuarto del santo”, the room in the household where the sacred vessels of the Orisha are kept. →Yoruba keyboard to type a text with the special charaters of the Yoruba alphabet. ṣ corresponds to sh; the vowels ẹ and ọ with a dot below are open (e and o are close) • University of Georgia: Yoruba course (+ videos) • Yoruba alphabet (+ audio) • Yoruba grammar sketch by Oluseye Adesola • Yoruba basic course, Foreign service institute • My Yoruba alphabet: alphabet and. Yoruba is the native tongue of the Yoruba people, it is spoken in Nigeria, Benin, Togo and among communities in Brazil, Sierra Leone and Cuba. Yoruba language has a distinction between human and non-human nouns e.g. tani for human nouns (‘who?’) and kini for non-human nouns (‘what?’). Words and Meaning in Yoruba Religion: Linguisstic Connections in Yoruba, Ancinet Egyptian and Semitic by Modupe Oduyoye () Skip to main content Try Prime5/5(2).

Rituals and Rites in Yoruba Religion: Some Examples Rituals and rites abound in Yoruba traditional religion. A brid survey would be attempted here.. Let us start with the ritual in connection with the worship of God - Olodumare and gods - Orisa. There is a specific cult File Size: KB. Words and Meaning in Yoruba Religion: Linguisstic Connections in Yoruba, Ancinet Egyptian and Semitic by Modupe Oduyoye Write The First Customer ReviewPrice Range: $40 - $1, Ifa: the religion of the Yoruba peoples. Sponsored link. Overview: Yoruba refers to a group of cultures linked by a common language. They occupied an area bounded by the Niger River, and including what is now known as the Benin Republic, southwestern Nigeria, and part of Togo. They held a belief system in common: the Ifa religion.   Make yourself at home! Ef’okan bale,Ile lewa. (Farewell Expressions) Have a nice day! Od’igba. Good night! Od’aro. Good night and sweet dreams! od’aro kosi la ala to da. See you later! mari e ni’gba mi. See you soon! mari e laipe. See you tomorrow! mari e lola. Good bye! Od’abo. Have a good trip! Irin ajo ada o.