Home / News From Nigeria / Breaking News / Top 30 Yorùbá Gestures !!
4 Top Yorùbá Gestures Yoruba Gestures

Top 30 Yorùbá Gestures !!

Resources and Links:

Augustine Agwuele: A repertoire of Yoruba hand and face gestures. Gesture, 14, 1, p.70-96,  2014.

Olanike Ola Orie: Pointing the Yoruba way, Gesture 9, 1: p. 237-261.

Ọmọ́fọlábọ̀ S.Àjàyí: Yoruba Dance. The Semiotics of Movement and Body Attitude in a Nigerian Culture. Africa World Press, Inc., 1998.

John R.Rickford, Angela E.Rickford: Cut-Eye and Suck-Teeth: African Words and Gestures in New World Guise. The Journal of American Folklore, Vol.89, No.353, pp.294-309.

Chief (Dr) M.A. Fabunmi: Yoruba Idioms. Ọ̀dọ́lé Atọ́baṣe Ifẹ. African Universities Press, Ibadan, 1984 (Reprint).

Oyekan Owomoyela: Yoruba Proverbs. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 2005.

R.C. Abraham: Dictionary of Modern Yoruba, University of London Press Ltd., 1958.

Kayode J. Fakinlede: Yoruba. Modern Practical Dictionary. Yoruba-English. English-Yoruba. Hippocrene Books, Inc. New York, 2003.

Susanne Wenger, Gert Chesi: A Life with the Gods in their Yoruba Homeland, Perlinger Verlag, 1983.

Babatunde Lawal: Èjìwàpò, The Dialectics of Twoness in Yoruba Art and Culture, African Arts, Spring 2008, p.24ff

Baba Nathan Àìkúlọlá Lugo and teachings in his Meetup group

Victor Manfredi

Send Money To Nigeria Free

About ayangalu

One comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Enter Captcha Here : *

Reload Image


Check Also

Holy Odù Èjì Ogbè

Òrìsà t’èmí ló sòro B’émi ò bá bó Kòsí oún yóó nù Òrìsà t’èmí ló sòro Òrìsà, Èmí (life) is the most valuable If our life is not taken away Verily nothing is lost Òrìsà, Èmi(life) is the most essential. Lesson: No matter what we are trying to have in this world, once there’s still life,its never too late. Many people are always after making it in life forgetting about their life. Once our heart is still beating, it’s a ...