Urhobo and head words from English; Urhobo –English complex Code In this study, Urhobo is the matrix language while English is the. SIMILAR WORDS IN URHOBO AND UKWUANI LANGUAGE, For more data in general and to anyone that has to do with language planning”. world should evolve a more robust language planning policy towards the functional . Fulfulde, Igala, Ijaw, Kanuri, Nupe, tiv, and Urhobo. The.
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Igboid means one thing and one thing only it is a linguistic classification. Maybe the people from Abraka can do more justice to this 8. You don’t have to use invectives to make your points.
I’ve been a student and now a scholar of language for more than 6 years. The average Urhobo man will have a field day understanding Okpe. Let us harmonise ourselves here and eschew tribalism!
Tuesday, 01 January at However, it is different in its own rights. I even have a Wikipedia page. However The term Igboid was introduced somewhere by someone for some reason. Words are different, syntax becomes juggled, pronunciations take a funny turn, most speakers code-mix and code-switch between Urhobo and Ndokwa and some cant even separate which from which. It is the second largest Urhobo kingdom.
The Various Dialects Of The Urhobo Language And Where They Are Spoken – Culture (6) – Nigeria
Secondly, the Igboid Ikwerre people have hijacked the thread, derailed it and made it about themselves. For one, speakers and learners of the language can known and learn these things. Theirs is an amalgam of Okpe, Agbon and Udu. This article clarifies on the Igboid groups well: You are indeed alnguage terrorist.
It’s time for me to rest now. It is not impure per se but it is slightly different and not perceivably shallow. Google Mathias Orhero and see my works. Emeranvwe wo rhi re? Deewho instead of Lajguagenames of objects and animals, meaning of common words, etc. Their version of Urhobo involves a lot of tongue twisting and tongue rolling. Their dialect is a simplified version of Urhobo, perhaps too simplistic.
You definitely are the rabid lunatic stirring up bigotry claiming Isoko are Urhobo and Languae are Igbo. It is a general introduction of the study.
Ujevwen People, please help me out here with more examples. Manfredi used phonological innovations to arrive at sub-grouping of Igboid. Other differences include pronunciation of certain words and their usage.
They live far off land and one must fly a speed boat to reach these places on time. jrhobo
If you want to learn Urhobo. The problem in this thread, as obvious, is being caused by non-urhobos! I was just giving an instance, that if the Okpe people in maybe years due to some political considerations, decide to form a new ethnic identity seperate from Urhobo, they have the right to but their language will never stop being a dialect of Urhobo.
You have done nothing on this thread than prove to the world that you are nothing but a sentimental tribalist who has no regards for true research and cannot even meta-analyse data with direct responses. And you call yourself a scholar? They are mainly bilinguals. Please stop making noise!! Igboid in Bendor-Samuel, J. The main reason for this break-off is that these dialects see themselves as individual groups as much as Ikwerre see themselves as being different from Igbo.
Kay Williamson discussed Igboid groups! Logic does not allow that.
What does languave names a people bear have to do with the classification of their language. In all reality it is a very technical term that has no place in civilian conversation because its original meaning is distorted It is a descriptive just like we call a lion a cat it does not tell us anything about the biology of lions and cats.
It came when Gowon created Rivers state in I understand how language trees work. Their language is seen as “impure” and unintelligible by most Urhobo speakers. Nigerians bear all manner of names like Goodluck,Government,Heineken and Ibrahim. And please, cite like an intellectual rather than use vague non-scholarstic links.
However, it is also “impure” and has a lot of phonological differences with central Urhobo. Can you provide a citation for ths claim. A fake medicine seller is much better than a mad man who trolls Urhobo threads and stirs up tribalism, bigotry, invectives and what not.
I doubt that very much because it has no place in anything we are talking about. This is purely a language based thread and Okpe people can decide to form their own ethnicity but it doesn’t change the fact that they will remain a dialect of the greater Urhobo. Aboriginal speakers of the various dialects should contribute meaningfully to this thread by showing us some of the unique features of their dialects. This study focuses on the contrastive analysis of morphology process in Ukwuani and Agbarho dialect of Urhobo.
So much for your claims to scholarship. Urhobos have been calm all through.