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Yorùbá numeration system

Modupe Oduyoye

Yorùbá numeration system

by Modupe Oduyoye

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Published by Daystar Press in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yoruba language.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Modúpé Odŭyọyè.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22015145M

      Onka Yoruba: My First Naija Numbers: A Child’s Yoruba-English Picture Book of Counting (Ata Yoruba 1) - Kindle edition by Agoro, Ata. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Onka Yoruba: My First Naija Numbers: A Child’s Yoruba-English Picture Book of Counting (Ata Yoruba Author: Ata Agoro. Synonyms for numeration system in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for numeration system. 3 synonyms for numeration system: number representation system, number system, system of numeration. What are synonyms for numeration system?

    Books shelved as yoruba: Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E. Bolaji Idowu, The History of the Yorubas by Samuel Johnson, Tales of Yoruba Gods & Heroes. The Yorùbá numeral system is intricate and unique. Majority of the numerals within the system are derived. In actuality, with the exception of one to ten and isolated numbers such as twenty ogun; thirty ogbon ; two hundred igba ; three hundred oodunrun; and four hundred irinwo, all others are derived.

    In recent times, the endangerment of Yorùbá has highly been speculated among Yorùbá intellectuals, indigenes and enthusiasts alike. In an effort to promote the learning and use of Yorùbá numeral system in carrying out day-today activities and. system of numeration is vigesimal.4 There are still other numeration systems created by American Indians. One is a mixed base-8/base system employed by one group of the Yuki of Round Valley in northern California. Apparently this derived from counting with the eight spaces between the fingers, rather than the digits themselves.


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Yorùbá numeration system by Modupe Oduyoye Download PDF EPUB FB2

According to Lounge, the Yoruba language has a rather elaborate vigesimal (base) numeral system that involves both addition and subtraction and multiplication. The base of the counting system is ogún 'twenty' (or 'score'). There are words for each of the decades; units in 1–4 are created by adding to these, while units in 5–9 are created by subtracting Yorùbá numeration system book the next decade.

Yoruba Numerals. Whether the vigesimal (base 20) scale of the West African Yoruba people came with them from the east (perhaps Egypt) or not it was certainly present around AD during the foundation of the Oyo kingdom. The numeral system itself weighs heavily upon subtraction.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oduyoye, Modupe. Yorùbá numeration system. Ibadan: Daystar Press, (OCoLC) Document Type.

The papers reveal that a variety of numeral systems do exist, such as: binary, decimal, incomplete decimal, duodecimal, quinary, quaternary, ternary, mixed, body-part tally systems, and much more.

The book is a resource about how different languages manipulate their numeral by: Yorùbá numeration system book. Yorùbá numerals have been seen as one of the most interesting but quite complicated numeral system. In this paper we present the development of a web-based English to Yorùbá numeral.

Yoruba numbers. How to count in Yoruba (Èdè Yorùbá), a member of the Volta-Niger branch of the Niger-Congo language family spoken in Nigeria, Benin, Togo and a number of other countries.

If any of the numbers are links, you can hear a recording by clicking on them. If you can provide recordings, please contact me. Let us now examine the Yoruba system of numeration, called by Conant "one of the most peculiar number scales in exis- tence." A summary of the system is given by the Rev.

Samuel Johnson in the intro- duction to his book, The History of the Yorubas. * From one to ten, different terms are used, then 30, and ; the. The Yoruba numeration system is a vagesimal system, based on Number Term Arithmetic Expression 1 ikan Yoruba Number System.

Playground of Thoughts. Number System of the World, by Shinji TAKASUGI. Description of the Yoruba number system @. the Prentice Hall website.

Leadership system: As the yoruba kingdom began to grow in influence, it began to establish traditional leadership systems in all its member states. The traditional leadership of yoruba land consists of an ‘Oba’, who is the monarch, as well as Chiefs or ‘Oloyes’.

As outlined in the book, The History of the Yorubas (From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the British Protectorate) by Reverend Samuel Johnson (), the numerals are Cardinal and Ordinal or Serial and based on the system, we can have three groupings: Simple Enumeration, Quantitative (or Numeral Adjectives) and Numismatics (for money.

In songs, dance and drama the fame of the Yoruba of Nigeria is firmly established and universally acknowledged. Also an established writing and literary tradition, the Yoruba have asserted themselves as a dominant force in the world of creativity. Such stars are represented here, as in the works of Wole Soyinka and Zulu Sofola.

The future of language in the making of new idioms and Reviews: 1. Arabic numerals, a system understood universally, is provided as well. Pictures of tangible everyday foods and items are suitable for children ages 0 – 2 to grasp basic number sense and concepts.

Arabic numerals as well as the Yoruba and English words for such numbers are appropriate for ages 3 - 5. Basic Beliefs. Traditional Yoruba beliefs hold that all people experience Ayanmo, which is destiny or a part of this, there is an expectation that everyone will eventually achieve the state of Olodumare, which is becoming one with the divine creator who is the source of all the Yoruba religion belief system, live and death is an ongoing cycle of existence in various bodies.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Akinadé, O. and Ọdẹ́jọbí, Ọ. () ‘Computational modeling of Yorùbá numerals in a number-to-text conversion system’, Journal of Language Modelling 2 (1): – Bewaji, J. () ‘ Èṣù and liminality in the Yoruba thought system: a leadership perspective ’ in Falola, T. (ed.), Esu: Yoruba.

The Yoruba system of divination is over 8, years. It traces back to Ancient Kemet (Egypt) and is still practiced in Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and widely throughout the Americas due to the advent of the TransAtlantic Slave s: 8.

Yoruba, one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria, concentrated in the southwestern part of that country. Much smaller, scattered groups live in Benin and northern Togo. The Yoruba numbered more than 20 million at the turn of the 21st century. They speak a language of the Benue-Congo branch.

Abstract. The meeting of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, held in London on 9th Marchpassed a motion that the paper, ‘Notes on the Numeral System of the Yoruba Nation’, prepared by Adolphus Mann Esq., be taken as read.

OP, Yoruba number system is indigenously base I would say that your confusion over the 'unnecessary difficulty' of Yoruba is expected.

You, like many others, have been taught to think in base, so you don't even realize that Yoruba is base, and so you fail to appreciate it for what it is.

In this system numerals are composed of signs for 1, 5, 10, 50,and 1, see Table The existence of the symbol for is discussable (Chrisomalis ). Numerals are written right-to-left and sometimes stacked vertically, like shown for 6–9.

A horizontal bar is used as a 1/4 fraction. Book Description: The papers in this collection present the numeral systems of more than twenty Nigerian languages. The papers mainly emanate from a workshop on the numeral systems of Nigerian languages organised by the Linguistic Association of Nigeria during its 23rd Annual Conference which was held at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.Not many numeral systems use subtraction, but the traditional Yoruba system uses it extensively.

An example is é˙rìn diń láàdó˙ó˙ta, glossed by Abraham () as ‘4 as-to-a-reduction off 60–’ Áàdó˙ò˙ta is a contraction of a longer expression meaning literally ‘10 from (20 3).’.My First Book of Numbers A picture book for early learners to learn numbers from zero to ten.

The book is structured in three ways: (1) Beautiful photographs allow children to count from zero to twenty; (2) Children learn the Arabic numbers for zero to twenty; (3) because the Yoruba counting system has twenty as its base, the appendix of the book explains the structure of the numbers eleven to.