Research Papers/Topics in Yoruba Linguistics

Lexical Morphology In Yoruba Language Engineering

ABSTRACTThis study is concerned with the identification, description and analysis of the lexical items that are enriching the Yorùbá language in its continuous attempt to capture new and emerging ideas and notions, consequent upon challenges posed by advancement in the areas of education, science, technology, politics and public administration in the modern times. The study reveals that the new words are generated by certain categories of speakers in the society. They are groupe...

APA KINNI - karun ITAN ILU IJEBU-IGBO

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ÌTÀN AYÉ ỌLÁDẸ̀JỌ ÒKÉDÌJÍ

It's the biography of  ỌLÁDẸ̀JỌ ÒKÉDÌJÍ,a popular Yoruba author.

ALLOPHONIC VARIATION IN SELECTED YORÙBÁ DIALECTS AN OPTIMALITY THEORY ACCOUNT

ABSTRACTThis study is concerned with the allophonic variations across selected dialects of Yorùbá; an account of optimality theory.This study reveals there are more to allophonic variations across Yorùbá dialects than what we know in Standard Yorùbá (SY); that vowel /ã/ as a phoneme has three allophones ([ã], [ͻ̃], and [ε̃]): vowel [â] occurs after a bilabial related consonant; vowel [ͻ̃] occurs after others: vowel [ε̃] only occurs in few words like yẹn’that’, wọ̀ny...