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Yoruba proverbs: a brief commentary on Yoruba figurative expressions worth sharing – A.O. Ajetunmobi

May 21, 2014


  Yoruba language possesses a rich folklore, comprising most importantly proverbs, riddles and song verses. Amongst the Yoruba, I think proverbs are by far the most numerous and the most frequently employed of these forms of verbal art, and are used in all manner of situations:  as a means of amusement, in educating the young, […]

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