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A comparative wordlist of five Igbo dialects

Armstrong, Robert G.

A comparative wordlist of five Igbo dialects

by Armstrong, Robert G.

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Published by Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan in [Ibadan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Igbo.,
  • Igbo language -- Dialects -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert G. Armstrong.
    SeriesUniversity of Ibadan. Institute of African Studies. Occasional publication no. 5, Occasional publication (University of Ibadan. Institute of African Studies) ;, no. 5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS633.A1 O25 no. 5, PL8261.4 O25 no. 5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18, [109] p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5114832M
    LC Control Number74187645

    comparative word lists of Igala with two dialects of Yoruba), on Igbo (producing a comparative word list of five Igbo dialects), on Fulfulde (showing that it is an authentic West African language and not of mysterious outside origin) and on the sound system of Tiv (where his studies resulted in a major reform of the Tiv orthography).   Mada dialects comparative wordlist 1. MADA DIALECTS COMPARATIVE WORDLIST Rija Gbugyàr Njigbān Kəjà Ncə̀ kpə̀ Ncɔ̀ Rinzɛ ̄ NdəywānTree tərkì tərkì tərkì tərkì tyɛnxkì tənkì tənkì tərkìLeaf ŋbāmvū ŋbāmvū ŋbāmvū ŋbāmvū ŋbāmvū ŋbāmvū kpāmvū ŋbāmvūRoot ŋbərìnkì ŋbərìnkì ŋbərìnkì ŋbərìnkì ŋbərìnkì ŋbərìnkì ŋbərìnkì.

    Author of The issues at stake, Nigeria , A comparative worldlist of five Igbo dialects, Yoruba numerals, A comparative wordlist of five Igbo dialects, The study of West African languages Armstrong, Robert G. | Open Library. DEPARTMENT OF IGBO, AFRICAN AND ASIA STUDIES YEAR ONE: FIRST SEMESTER S/N COURSE CODES COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT 1 GSS Use of English 1 1 2 GSS Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science 2 3 GSS Basic Igbo Studies 1 1 INTRA FACULTY COURSE 4 FRE Elementary French [ ].

    A Comparative Word-List of Old Burmese, Chinese, and Tibetan comment 0. Topics: dictionaries, Sino-Tibetan languages, English, Burmese, Tibetan. PanLex. 61 A Comparative Wordlist of Five Igbo Dialects. by Robert G Print version record Topics: English language, Ojibwa language, Electronic books, American Indian. family. A comparative approach is adopted for the study. Data were collected from native speakers of the languages using the Ibadan Four Hundred Word List of Basic Items. We examine the high level of cognates they share and the fact that they are all to a large extent mutually unintelligible. The closest in the group is Owe and Yoruba.


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A Comparative Wordlist of Five Igbo Dialects. Robert G. Armstrong. Publication date. Topics. dictionaries, English language, Igbo language. Publisher. Institute of African Studies, University of : Comparative wordlist of five Igbo dialects. [Ibadan] Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert G Armstrong.

ISSN: N/A. A Comparative Wordlist of Five Igbo Dialects. Occasional Publication No. Armstrong, Robert G. This systematic lexical comparison of 1, words from five Nigerian Igbo dialects is based on the list used for the West African Language Survey in A Comparative Wordlist of Five Igbo Dialects.

Ibadan Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, p. (Occasional Publication No. 5.) Carnochan, J., and Belonwu Iwuchuku. Some Igbo dialects include Owerri, Umuahia, Onitsha (pronounced “Onicha”), Ngwa, Enugu, Anambra, and Ebonyi.

The standard Igbo, which is sometimes called central Igbo, dialect is also referred to as Izugbe. A lot of standard Igbo is formed from the Owerri and Umuahia dialects.

Graded Igbo Course Book 1: Alio, E.O. A Comparative Wordlist of Five Igbo Dialects: Armstrong, Robert G. An Igbo Revision Course: Carnochan, J., and Belonwu Iwuchuku: A Transformational Grammar of Igbo: Carrell, Patricia L.

Languages of Sub-Saharan Africa: A Survey of Materials for the Study of the Uncommonly Taught Languages. A Comparative Wordlist of five Igbo Dialects. Ibadan: Institute of African Studies.

Ayandele, E. W., Polyglotta Africana, or, a comparative vocabulary of nearly three hundred words and phrases in more than one hundred distinct African languages (first published in ). Graz: Akademische Druck- und Verlagsandstalt. Arochukwu: is an Igbo dialect spoken by the people of Abia state.

Ngwa is an Igbo group, constitute the largest and most populous sub-ethnicity, in southeastern Nigeria. They are found in Abia State. Nsukka is an Igbo dialect spoken by the people of Nsukka, Enugu State. Enuani is an Igbo dialect spoken in Nigeria by the Igbo people of Delta State, Onitsha, Obosi and Ogbaru in Anambra State.

Enuani is an Igbo dialect spoken in Nigeria by the Igbo people of Delta State, Onitsha, Obosi and Ogbaru in Anambra State and Ndoni in Rivers State. Ukwuani (Anioma) is an Igboid Language. They are found majorly in the Northern part of Delta State and in some parts of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of Rivers State, Nigeria.

Contained some Igbo words representing five dialects: Isoama, Isiele, Agbaja, Aro, Mbofia (Oraka p. 23).

== Crowther and Jonas stayed together in Lagos, where Jonas taught his master Igbo (Oraka p. 24). == Crowther produced the first book in Igbo, with Jonas's help.

The following article will be constantly languages (or and dialects) are beautiful and rich and although most people associate Igbo with the central Igbo dialect, there are many more wonderful ing to the Oxford Reference, Igboid Languages are referred to as 'Lower Niger languages, a group spoken in southeastern Nigeria; forming a branch of Benue-Congo.

Igbo has been strangely neglected by lexicographers. Probably the main reasons for this neglect have been the considerable variation between the dialects of Igbo, noted from the beginning of Igbo studies, and the lack of a single early authoritative figure to impose a.

ONLINE Glottolog Resources for Igbo. n.a. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. oai::nucl   3. Igbo dialect phonology Armstrong () studies a group of five Igbo dialects stretching from the west of the River Niger to its eastern end.

Welmers (), in his study of Igbo dialects, points out that central Igbo comprises the varieties of Igbo. Preview COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE SOUND SYSTEM OF UMUCHU DIALECT AND STANDARD IGBO LANGUAGE includes abstract and chapter one, complete project material available.

Ikekeonwu () grouped the Igbo dialects into five clusters according to both phonological and grammatical criterion. They are, Niger Igbo, Inland West Igbo, Inland East Igbo, Wawaa Igbo/Northern Igbo and Riverian Igbo.

Each clusters has up to thirty dialects. Alio, E.O. Graded Igbo Course Book 1. Longman Nigeria Ltd., 98 p. Armstrong, Robert G. A Comparative Wordlist of Five Igbo Dialects. Ibadan Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, p.

(Occasional Publication No. 5.) Carnochan, J., and Belonwu Iwuchuku. An Igbo Revision Course. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. Ikekeonwu () presents a classification of the Igbo dialects into clusters using both the phonological and grammatical criteria. On the basis of these criteria, she grouped Igbo dialects in five clusters namely: 1.

The Niger Igbo. Inland West Igbo. Inland East Igbo. The first book in Igbo, Isoama-Ibo, a primer, was produced in by Samuel Ajayi Crowther, an ex-slave, teacher and linguist. Today, Igbo is written in an expanded version of the Latin alphabet. However, the wide variety of spoken dialects has made agreement about a.

I would have also liked to see more comparative information between the dialects of both languages--Dr. Aremo usefully emphasizes the closer relationship between Central Yoruba (Ife/Ijesa/Ekiti) with Igbo, but there's very little information about Igbo dialect variations or the Southeastern Yoruba (SEY) speech s: 1.

comparative study of enuani and the nkwerre dialect of igbo language Before the 16th century, the Igbo had an ideogram form of writing called “Nsibidi ideograms” (“Nsibidi” is an ancient system of graphic communication indigenous to the “Ejagham people of South-eastern Nigeria and South-western Cameroon in the Cross River region”).

CHAPTER ONE. BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY. Introduction. This research is a comparative study of Enuani dialect of Igbo and the Igbo language spoken in Imo State by Nkwerre people with the view of capturing the possible similarities and differences found in the sound system of Enuani dialect of Igbo and the Nkwerre dialect of Igbo.

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ENUANI AND THE NKWERRE DIALECT OF IGBO LANGUAGE Before the 16th century, ideogram form of writing called Nsibidi ideograms.