Efik proverbs

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Statementby Hugh Goldie. Edited by Donald C. Simmons.
LC ClassificationsDT1 .A64 no. 3, PN6519.E33 .A64 no. 3
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Pagination22 p.
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Open LibraryOL5473547M
LC Control Number73176796

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Full text of "The sayings of the wise: Ibibio proverbs and idioms" See other formats P N A37 Z MAIN t UC-NRLF B M Dlb ESfi THE INGS OF THE WISE 6!0 PROVERBS AND IDIOMS (REVISED & ENLARGED) 8 8 aa» y Efik proverbs book ANIETIE AKPABIO S I larshall Press, 8 Paul Basse/ Street, Uyo 13 i THE § 8 SAYINGS OF THE WISE g 8 IB IBIBIO PROVERBS AND.

The Efik are an ethnic group located primarily in southeastern Nigeria, in the southern part of Cross River State. Thought breaks the heart. A stream coming down won't let you swim up.

It is not worth talking about a slip of the foot as if it were a fall. Man looks only on the outside of things; God looks into the very heart. In contemporary Nigeria, proverbs can be used to address the various cultural rubrics of the society, in this case Ibibio.

Specifically too, they are used to address challenges of the electoral. 6) Proverbs in the Efik or Old Calabar Language (from "A Dictionary of the Efik Language", by Rev. Hugh Goldie, ) proverbs. 7) Proverbial Sayings and Idioms in the Mpangwe (Fan) Tongue (collected by Rev.

Preston and Rev. Adams) 14 by: 5. One of the unique features of our book is that we arranged the proverbs according to life cycle, in sections including, Birth, Childhood, Love, Marriage, and Intimacy, Challenge, and Death.

For more proverbs and for information on Lifelines: the Black Book of Proverbs, please visit us at Enjoy!Author: Yvonne Mccalla Sobers. Efik proverbs book this book in print. Nigerian-Ibibio Riddles Idioms and More Proverbs Emma Umana adade African Akak akan akpa Amaku Ami ndi answer ayat behavior cassava child culture dance daughter described edem edide edim edusa Efik ekeme Ekong ekpe Ekpetok Emmg Enye emi enyene enyie enyin esiid esit etok-eyin event example eyen eyes faeces farm.

Prose (Folktales, legends, proverbs, riddles, etc) Poetry (songs, ballads) Drama (Traditional drama) In Oral Literature, there will be three textbooks covering different genres.

One question will be set on each setbook and candidates will be required to answer any one of the three questions. Written Literature – Prose, Poetry, Drama. Efik proverbs book   Vlooging, lifestyle, cuisine, African culture, tourism in africa, Ibibio music, Efik music, Nigerian culture, Black culture, Akwa ibom state, calabar carnival, blacks.

Previous authors have cited examples of Efik tone riddles, but have either overlooked the tonal similarity or neglected their significance as a form of Efik folklore.

Hugh Goldie4 cites several tone riddles as examples of Efik proverbs. Richard F. Burton,5 using data supplied by Goldie, lists five examples in his book on West African folklore.

Other: Free: Efik Bibles: : Ethnic Harvest. Ibibio (proper) is the native language of the Ibibio people of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, belonging to the Ibibio-Efik dialect cluster of the Cross River name Ibibio is sometimes used for the entire dialect cluster.

In pre-colonial times, it was written with Nsibidi ideograms, similar to Igbo, Efik, Anaang, and has also had influences on Afro-American diasporic Language family:.

Proverbs in the native tongue, with English translations Reprint of the ed Proverbs in the Wolof tongueProverbs in the Kanuri tongueProverbs in the Oji tongueProverbs in the Ga or Accra languageProverbs in the Yoruba languageProverbs in the Efik, or Old Calabar : The work consists of 2, proverbs translated from the Wolof, Kanuri, Oji, Ga or Accra, Yoruba, Efik or Old Calabar, and Mpangwe (Fan) languages.

The proverbs are grouped according to each language. They are mostly one or two sentences, with the Romanized original saying provided alongside the English translation. Gullah Proverbs; Book. Listen; Praise; Press Release- Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs; Authors.

Q & A with the Authors; Polls. Polls Archive; Share Proverbs; Contact. Text Messaging; Today’s African Proverb () Love makes a nation. should have been called The Almost Complete Book of Stories about Hymns, Gospel Songs, Contemporary Praise and Worship, Southern Gospel, Spirituals, Etc.

But the publisher thought that might be too cumbersome to put on the cover, so we compromised with the title The Complete Book of Size: KB. The book of Proverbs provides divine guidance for virtually every aspect of your life—from business dealings to family matters. 5) Proverbs in the Yoruba Language (from "Grammar and Dictionary of the Yoruba Language" by Rev.

T.J. Bowen, ) proverbs.

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6) Proverbs in the Efik or Old Calabar Language (from "A Dictionary of the Efik Language", by Rev. Hugh Goldie, ) proverbs.2/5. Apart from these, he made collections of Efik Ballads,praise songs, love lyrics, and funeral dirges.

He has also made a large collection of proverbs and explained their meanings. Indeed, he has left a great heritage to the Efik-speaking people.

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He has. The Anang proverb-riddles, for example, are used, like proverbs, by people of both sexes and all ages in a multitude of social situations and are expected to instruct as well as amuse (Raum ), while among the neighbouring Efik the complex tone riddles, with their proverbial replies can be used for oblique cursing, humorous greeting.

The Anaang (also spelled Annang) is a cultural and ethnic group native to "South South" geopolitical zone in Nigeria. It is also known as Western Ibibio, is part of the Ibibio-Efik dialect cluster. It is the native language of the Anaang people of Nigeria.

Time cannot obliterate the memory of a village case. Stones are cheap; the problem is weight. 1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.

5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain. Proverbs can also tell you the history of a place. For example, proverbs from farming towns will use a lot of farming language, and fishing villages will talk about the sea. So to better understand this language, below are 50 of the top English proverbs, clearly explained just for you.

STATEMENT BY THE EFIK LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION (ELF) ON THE BIAFRA ISSUE. The Efik Leadership Foundation (ELF) is a vibrant pan Efik non-governmental organisation (NGO) that champions the cause of the Efik people of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, particularly as it affects community building and national development.

Our vision. 36_j_prayer as taught in the book of : 55 kb: 36_j_prayer as taught in the book of : kb: 36_jf_la priere comme enseignee dans le livre de : kb: 36_jf_la priere comme enseignee dans le livre de : kb: yoruba : kb: igbo : kb: efik. The study is rooted in the Afrocentric paradigm, which re-asserts the interpretation of Efik proverbs based on African values, perspectives, and narratives, and adds relevant ontological and.

Comparing Genesis and Enuma Elish In this post, I will explain the similarities and differences found in the creation story of Genesis (Mac Arthur, English Standard Version) and the Enuma Elish and conclude with theological differences.

The similarities I found are as follows. The first is in Genesis it states, “In the beginning. The above proverbial expressions and explanations are given by R. Burton in his valuable book, Wit and Wisdom from West Africa, where most of the West African proverbs quoted elsewhere are to be found.

35 “The five Pandavas they say are three, like the legs of a bed, but there are only two,” said he, showing one finger. (Telugu). They number aboutThe traditional religion of the Efik people begins with the idea of Abasi, the Creator, as the Supreme Being.

According to the oral traditions of the Efik, Abasi's wife, Atai, convinced him to permit two of their children, a female and a male, to settle on the Earth.

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Below is this year’s WAEC syllabus for Efịk. Note that this syllabus is for both Internal and external candidates. PREAMBLE. A sound knowledge of the Efịk language, literature and culture is a fundamental need for all who desire .- So proud of My culture, Blessed!. See more ideas about Culture, West african food and Nigerian food pins.Igbo is a tonal language with two distinctive tones, the high and low.

In some cases a third, downstepped high tone is recognized. The language's tone system was given by John Goldsmith as an example of autosegmental phenomena that go beyond the linear model of phonology laid out in The Sound Pattern of English.

Igbo words may differ only in tone. An example is ákwá Ethnicity: Igbo people.