Yoruba-English/English-Yoruba Dictionary & Phrasebook
AVAILABLE MAY 2019
Yoruba, one of the national languages of Nigeria, is spoken by more than 30 million people worldwide. It is the most widely spoken language in Nigeria after English and is also spoken in Benin and Togo.
This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to Nigeria and other parts of West Africa with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes 4,000 dictionary entries; phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers; essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business; and concise grammar and pronunciation sections.
Clement Oyeleke is an assistant lecturer in the Linguistics Department at University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Aquilina Mawadza has held lectureship and adjunct faculty positions at the University of the Western Cape, the University of Zimbabwe and Howard University. She holds a PhD degree in Media & Migration Studies and an M.A in Languages and Communication from the University of Florida, where she also taught Shona. She is the author of Beginner’s Shona with 2 Audio CDs, also by Hippocrene Books. She resides in Cape Town, South Africa.