Wázóbìá: A Comparative Study of the Linguistic Structure of Nigeria’s National Languages

Olusanmi Babarinde, David Waya
  • Language Matters, September 2017, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/10228195.2017.1376702

Wázóbìá: A Comparative Study of the Linguistic Structure of Nigeria’s National Languages

What is it about?

The paper examines the three major languages in Nigeria where the term "Wazobia is derived", as in wa- Yoruba, zo- Hausa and bia- Igbo. It is an interesting scholarly work that compare the structure of the the three languages .

Why is it important?

The paper introduces a unique approach in presentation the ' word' Wazobia" within its phonological perspective. This provides researchers in Linguistics and communication a the dynamic nature of language. This further shows that some terms belongs to no particular language.

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Wayas David (Author)
University of Nigeria

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