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Unit 3: NÍNÍ CBÍ
 
-          Unit Dictum
-          Song: Orin Cb Knn (Family Song I)
-          Song: Orin Cb Kej (Family Song II)
-          Word Maze Family word search
 
 
Unit Dictum: Cn b ni ljv, bjv s l mv tn
One can only resemble ones procreator/parent and it is physical resemblance that reveals (family) history.
 
Song: Orin Cb Knn
Orin cb (fn vknrin)
nyn t mo f}rn j:
y mi, bb mi ti yw mi,
>m< mi, |gb<n mi, tbr mi.
adapted@Chief Ebenezer Obey
 
Song:Orin Cb Kej
Bbami, iya mi, cgbvn, } My father, my mother, older sibling
Abro m } 3ce My younger sibling
Gbogbo wvn j| cbi mi. They are all my family
 
Family Word Search
1. Print and see how many of these words you can find in the maze.
2. Use the opportunity to also mark the right tones and diacritics on the words:
Omo (child) = Vmv ore (friend) = Zr}
3. Remember, the words can variously be arranged: forward or backward; horizontal or vertical.
4.Then see how many other Yorb words you can find and gloss.
THE WORDS:
Baba (father) Egbon (older sibling) Aburo (younger sibling)
Iyawo (wife) Oko (husband) Omo (child)
Mama (mother) Iya (mother) Yeye (mother)
Ebi (family) Aremo (first born) Omokekere (Small Child)
Ore (friend) Afesona (fiancI) Ana (in-law)
Aladugbo (neighbor) Ojulumo (relative) Ara (relative)
Iyekan (relative) Ibatan (relative)
THE MAZE:
O N A T A B I B A B O E
A K O B I Y A W O N M O
F R O Y A M O R E GB O B
E I E B I GB A M O P K I
S Y O M U L U J O R E Y
O E A F O GB U D M S K A
N N Y B A R A K O T E M
A I E A F E S A B U R O
O M Y B A A L S I W E W
J I N E GB O N M A M A A
U L U M O N A E Y E Y G
L A L A D U GB O B A B A
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