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The Urhobo language today

Author: Tanure Ojaide; Rose O Aziza
Publisher: Lagos : Malthouse Press Limited, 2007.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Urhobo language today.
Lagos : Malthouse Press Limited, 2007
(OCoLC)647245307
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanure Ojaide; Rose O Aziza
ISBN: 9789780232290 978023229X
OCLC Number: 166378628
Language Note: Includes examples of Urhobo with translations into English.
Description: viii, 158 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Evolution of the Urhobo language / Tanure Ojaide --
2. The functions of tone in Urhobo and the need for tone-markers in the writing system / Rose Aziza --
3. Lexis and structure in Urhobo / Igho J. Onose --
4. Code-mixing: an investigation of English and Urhobo / Karo Ative --
5. An overview of the sound system of Urhobo / Rose Aziza --
6. The Urhobo language and the challenges of modernity / Igho J. Onose --
7. Urhobo kingdoms and dialects / W. Onoriose --
8. Urhobo culture and the challenges of modernisation / G.G. Darah --
9. Urhobo proverbs and axioms / Tanure Ojaide --
10. Linguistic correlates of 'salvation' in Urhobo religious cosmogony / D.V. Jike and S.O. Ogege --
11. Urhobo gospel music / M. Mowarin --
12. Praxis and aesthetics of Urhobo "disco" music / Sunny Awhefeada --
13. The Urhobo orator / Tanure Ojaide --
14. Teaching the word across languages: the Christian gospel in Urhobo / Sunny Awhefeada.
Responsibility: edited by Tanure Ojaide & Rose Aziza.

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