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Yoruba-English/English-Yoruba concise dictionary

Author: Olabiyi Babalola Yai
Publisher: New York : Hippocrene Books, ©1996.
Series: Hippocrene concise dictionary.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This dictionary includes over 6,500 entries and a clear pronunciation guide detailing and providing examples for the many different sounds of Yoruba. The concept of a tonal language, essential to this major Nigerian tongue, is thoroughly defined and illustrated. Each Yoruban entry is romanized and each English entry is transcribed into the Yoruban alphabet - making this an incredibly valuable tool for both Yoruban  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yai, Olabiyi Babalola.
Yoruba-English/English-Yoruba concise dictionary.
New York : Hippocrene Books, ©1996
(OCoLC)651942364
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olabiyi Babalola Yai
ISBN: 0781802636 9780781802635
OCLC Number: 34475826
Description: 257 pages ; 16 cm
Series Title: Hippocrene concise dictionary.
Responsibility: Olabiyi Babalola Yai.

Abstract:

"This dictionary includes over 6,500 entries and a clear pronunciation guide detailing and providing examples for the many different sounds of Yoruba. The concept of a tonal language, essential to this major Nigerian tongue, is thoroughly defined and illustrated. Each Yoruban entry is romanized and each English entry is transcribed into the Yoruban alphabet - making this an incredibly valuable tool for both Yoruban and English speakers alike."--BOOK JACKET. "Yoruba, with its lengthy and important history in West Africa, remains today the most widely spoken language in African religious ceremonies in the Western hemisphere. It is the main language spoken in Nigeria, Benin Republic and Togo."--BOOK JACKET.

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