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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Their dialect is a simplified version of Urhobo, perhaps too simplistic. Anyone who knows im about this subject knows the foremost authority is Kay Williamson http: 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.

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Urhobo irere Ivie san It came when Gowon created Rivers state languagd The main differences constitute the physical nuances of Agbon speakers. Differences are barely noticed. Patani Shared with Ijaws Hello NairalandersI remembered at a point in time, there were lots jn threads that hit the front-page about Nigeria’s major ethnic groups and their dialects! Another dialect is prospecting at this option Okpe.

It doesn’t speak well of you. Her purpose was to describe things as they are in very much the same way a botanist or zoologist would. Eghwo ghwo Eghwo ghwo. Tutuleke tuleke A yan ughere.


The term “Igboid” is a term planbing unites all the BIA speaking group whether or not they are explcitly part of the Igbo ethnic umbrella.

Although there are other Urhobo clans such as Ogor, Olomu, Agbarha-Ame, etc but the linguistic features of these clans are either similar to one of the those mentioned above or not too obvious to become a dialect of its own. These variations manifest in the various Urhobo clans and kingdoms.

Since time immemorial, Urhobo has been colored by variation that occur on various levels.

There languave some things that shouldn’t be argued Mr Omonnakoda. It is simply the processes of changes that sounds undergo as a result of the influence of surrounding segment in both dialects. Tuesday, 01 January at If you want to learn Urhobo.

Please have the decency to admit that You are no scholar just a pretender and a charlatan who is doctoring stuff of Wikipedia omonnakoda: I have no doubt there were big enough sublanguages which if they had been if the forefront urhobp contact with Europeans would have been used and so we may have been talking of Ngwaoid, Arooid or Ezzioid.

However The term Igboid was introduced somewhere by someone for some reason. Mind you, this writer is an Ikwerre man! If you want to learn Urhobo, dont start with Agbon.

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. Igboid in Bendor-Samuel, J. It is not impure per se but it is slightly different and not perceivably shallow.


What’s the relationship between Igbo and Urhobo? It’s time for me to rest now. Uvwie people, you know the drill. And please, cite like an intellectual rather than use vague non-scholarstic links. We based our analyses on the two. Please have the decency to admit that You are no scholar just a pretender and a charlatan who is doctoring stuff of Wikipedia.

However, it is also “impure” and has a lot of phonological differences with central Urhobo. These various dialectal groups also have peculiar cultural traits. Background of study Language can be studied in diverse dimensions.

The dialect lacks plannning and its not as linguistically rich as most dialects. In chapter four we shall look into data from Ukwuani dialect and that of Agbarho dialect.


Urhobo,towns of different kings. Only experienced speakers of Urhobo can pick out its dialectal differences. There’s nothing you’d say that would change my mind. It planning with this view that the researcher found this topic as a task, with the aim that the phonological processes of these two dialects of Urhobo must be examine so as to contribute to the solution of the controversy of sounds among the dialects.