Arokoyo, B.E. (Mrs.)

Department: Linguistics and Nig. Languages

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Arokoyo, B.E. (2006) A Comparative Study of Reduplication in Hausa and Standard Yoruba.  In ALORE: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities, Volume 16, 2006, Pp. 133-151. Published by Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin
  2. Arokoyo, B. E. (2013). A grammatical analysis of subtitling in Yoruba home video. THE PERFORMER: Ilorin Journal of the Performing Arts.  15, 14-24, Published by Department of the Performing Arts, University of Ilorin.
  3. Arokoyo, B. E. (2016). A Lexicostatistics Comparison of Yorùbá, Igbo and Olùkùmi Dialects. In Inquiry in African Languages and Literatures. Published by the Department of Linguistics and Languages, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Nigeria. Vol. 9. Pp. 1-9.
  4. Arokoyo, B. E. & Babatunde, S. T.  (2012). Acquisition of Pronouns by Yoruba Children. In Bariki, Isaiah, Kuupole, D. Domwin. & Kambou, K. Moses (eds.) Aspects in Language Variation, Acquisition and Use: Festchrift for Prof. Emmanuel N. Kwofie. Cape Coast: University of Cape Coast Press. Pp. 259-268.
  5. Arokoyo, B. E. (2007). Stages in the Acquisition of Yoruba Syntax. In JOLAN: Journal of the Linguistics Association of Nigeria. Volume 10. Pp. 173-183. Published by The Linguistic Association of Nigeria (LAN).
  6. Arokoyo, B.E. (2007). A Survey of the Phonology of the Okun Dialects. In ‘A Festschrift for Ayo Bamgbose. The Nigerian Linguistics Festschrifts’ Series No 6. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele (ed.) Pp. 505-511. Port Harcourt: Emhai Press.
  7. Arokoyo, B. E. & Adekeye, B. F. (2016). Complex Predicates in the Early Speech of Yoruba Children. In Akungba Journal of Linguistics and Literatures, No 7. Published by the Department of Linguistics and Languages, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State. Pp. 10-27
  8. Arokoyo, B. E. (2009). A Survey of Focus Constructions in Owé. In ‘Current Perspectives in Phono-Syntax and Dialectology’. Adika, G. F., Abidemi F. and A. S. Salawu (Eds.) Pp. 120-139. Winneba, Ghana: Black Mask Ltd.
  9. Arokoyo, B. E. (2014). Early Lexicon of the Yoruba Child.  Ihafa: Journal of African Studies.  6, (1), 167-191, Published by the Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies, University of Lagos. www.ihafa.unilag.edu.ng
  10. Arokoyo, B. E. & Sanusi I. O. (2011). A Syntactic Analysis of the Early Verbs of Yoruba Child Language Acquisition. In IJLLC: Ilorin Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture. Volume 2. Pp. 1-26. Published by the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. 
  11. Arokoyo, B. E. & Tijani, A. R. (2016). Effects of Home Literacy Environment on Student’s Performance in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin. In The Nasara Journal of Humanities. Published by the Faculty of Arts, Nasarawa State University, Keffi. Volume 6, Number 2. Pp 59-79.
  12. Arokoyo, B. E. & Amaechi, M. C. (2016). Acquisition of Bare Nouns by Yoruba Children. In Journal of Modern Languages (JML). Vol. 26. Pp. 24-40. jml.um.edu.my
  13. Arokoyo, B. E. (2016). Null Arguments in the Yoruba Child’s Early Speech. In International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature (IJALEL). Volume 1 No. 5. www.journals.aiac.org.au
  14. Arokoyo, B. E. (2010). A Syntactic Analysis of the Language of Outdoor Advertisement: A Government and Binding Approach. In ALORE: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities, Volume 19, 2010, Pp. 150-168. Published by Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin.
  15. Arokoyo, B. E. (2008). The Language of Effective Dramatic Communication in some Selected MTN Advertisements. In THE PERFORMER: Ilorin Journal of the Performing Arts. Volume 10, pp. 179-188, Published by Department of the Performing Arts, University of Ilorin.
  16. Arokoyo, B. E. (2004) Emphatic-Case Assignment in Focus Constructions: Evidence from Owé.  In CENTREPOINT: A Journal of Intellectual, Scientific and Cultural Interest: Volume 11 & 12 pp. 18-38. Published by University of Ilorin, Ilorin

 

Chapters in Book

  1. Arokoyo, B. E. (2016). ‘A Comparative Phonology of Olukumi, Igala, Owe and Yoruba Languages’. In Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to the Study of African Linguistics- a Festschrift for Ahmed H. Amfani. Pp. 209-214
  2. Arokoyo, B. E. (2012). Overt Argument-NPs in the Early Speech of Yoruba Children. In Kuupole, D. D. & Bariki, I. (eds.) ‘Cross-currents in Language, Literature and Translation’. Porto-Novo: Institute D’ensengment Superieur, Sonou D’Afrique lessaf-Universite. Pp. 142-163.

 

Books

  1. Arokoyo, B. E. (2017). Owé Bilingual Dictionary.
  2. Arokoyo, B. E. & Mabodu, O. (2017). Olùkùmi Bilingual Dictionary.
  3. Anderson, Gregory D.S., Arokoyo, B. E. and K. David Harrison. (2015). Olùkùmi Talking Dictionary. Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages. http://talkingdictionary.org/olukumi