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Postby Michael » 2017-07-09, 23:24

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-07-10, 1:22

Akure is the capital of Ondo State, and there's another variety of Yoruba spoken there. This is a song called "Akure Oyemekun Nirole Saturday," which I'm pretty sure is in Yoruba and I guess is in this specific variety of Yoruba:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHoD6UzAuiY

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Postby h34 » 2017-07-20, 12:09

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-07-21, 21:18

Ikale is another variety of Yoruba spoken in Okitipupa in Ondo State, southwestern Nigeria. It's one of the Southeast Yoruba varieties (unlike Igbomina, Ekiti, and Akure, the last three varieties of Yoruba I posted songs in on this thread, which are all Central Yoruba). This is a short song in Ikale by Deji Obideyi called Omolere Aye:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxn2aJV67j4
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Postby Osias » 2017-07-21, 22:59

This week I'm basically only listening to Pato Fu, and thinking how they are one of the best bands of Brazil and even the world but at the same time they have lots of very bad songs in all of their records that I have to skip, it's hard to understand.
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Postby h34 » 2017-07-22, 8:17

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-07-22, 10:28

This is a gospel song in Ilaje, another variety of Yoruba, called "Ba elede re so." Ilaje is another Southeast Yoruba variety like Ikale. It's also the name of a part of Ondo State, where both Akure and Ikale are spoken:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4b3KZ41a9I
One of the comments to this video translates the lyrics for the first three minutes and 25 seconds as follows:
i kneel to speak to my creator that in this new year that things of joy should not be missing in my life. come lift me up. come upgrade me my creator so that i will have a say in the society and in your kingdom. strip off my filthy clothes. clothe me with honour so joy can be mine. Jesus please let it not be bad and bitter anylonger with me. enter into my Mara water (bitter water or bitterness) to turn into sweetness. transform watever is transformable, who can do it? the king that created heaven and earth. do it for me Jesus to i am not put to shame. he listen to Hannah and gave her a son my God, he changed the destiny of Jabez and give him Freedom. do it for me Jesus so i m not put to shame. o my friend! talk to your creator concerning your dreams. purge it with prayers so that the dream will result to joy.

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Postby h34 » 2017-07-24, 20:18

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-07-26, 7:43

Another variety of Southeast Yoruba is spoken in Ondo City, the second-largest city in Ondo State after Akure. One person who apparently comes from Ondo City is King Sunny Adé. He performs a type of Nigerian popular music called jùjú, which is based on traditional Yoruba percussion; in fact, he is known as the king of jùjú. He also happens to be a member of a Nigerian royal family in Ondo. This is a song he released in 1982 called "Ja Funmi" meaning 'fight for me'. According to the video description, "the song is a plea to the creator - to fight for me so that i may move forward with success in life":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBxreBgrJSA

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-07-27, 5:35

Owo is a city in southwestern Nigeria in Ondo State. It was once (between 1400 and 1600) the capital of a Yoruba city-state. There is a variety of Southeast Yoruba spoken in Owo (and there presumably was back then as well). This is a traditional song from Owo, so I'm guessing it's in this Owo variety of Yoruba:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_N4itjiS7w

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-08-23, 4:03

Idanre is an ancient historical town that is also located in Ondo State. Another variety of Southeast Yoruba is apparently spoken there. This is a traditional(?) song, presumably in this variety of Yoruba, called Omonigede and performed by Rotimi Akinlamilo:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp_6r99VWGI

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-09-02, 19:33

Akoko is the name of another Southeast Yoruba variety spoken in the northeastern edge of Yorubaland (or the Yoruba people's homeland), stretching from Ondo State to Edo State in southwestern Nigeria. This is a very short clip of a masked dancer in the Akoko area performing a dance to a song presumably in the local variety of Yoruba:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqe5DDsqzXY

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Postby opipik » 2017-09-05, 19:15

Tolai (Kuanua, a tinata tuna (meaning "the true language (ART language true))) is a Meso-Melanesian language of the Austronesian family spoken in Eastern New Britain province, Papua New Guinea.
This song is called Leknabur, is played by the Apple Sun band of Rabaul and has a similar melody to another song by a different band (Yellow Top Stringband) called Poroman.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFewgY5-Oms

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-09-06, 5:22

Owe is a variety of Northeast Yoruba along with Yagba and Oworo, both of which I've mentioned in this thread before (I probably posted a song in one of them at that point, too, and definitely posted one in Yagba in the minority languages songs thread). It's spoken in the town of Kabba in Kogi State in Nigeria. This is a song in Owe by Lanre Ej. I'm not quite sure what the title is supposed to be:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RX9OHi6Sug

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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-09-07, 5:38

Igbo is one of the four biggest languages indigenous to Nigeria and has official status in neighboring Equatorial Guinea as well. It is one of the Igboid languages within the Volta-Niger subgroup of Atlantic-Congo, as is Ika, a language I posted a song in in the minority languages songs thread. This is a video including various songs in Igbo, beginning with the (Igbo version of the) national anthem of Nigeria (from 2:08 to 3:01):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnGBnRK9dDk

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