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Unit 3: NKA YORB
 
-          Unit Dictum
-          Poem: En b En (one by one)
-          Poem: En b en lvmvd n kaw (It is 1-by-1 that children count money)
-          Word Maze Numbers word search
 
Unit Dictum: En b en, lvmvd n ka ow; j b j, lgblagb n ta ay.
Children count money in singles; adults play in pairs.
 
Poem: En b En
En b en; j b j;
Cta n tagb; Crin wzrzkz,
rn n gbd; Cf t l;
r n br; ro n bt;
Mo jlk|sn; Gbagba l|w.
 
Poem: En b en lvmvd n kaw
Enb en, lvmvd ń kaw
j b j, lgblagb ń tay
cta b |ta, cj} k tara wa l<rc
Crinb |rin, cn rn ni l ń rn
rn b rn, vba m xe w lrungn
Cf b |f, cj} k fara wa m<ra
je b je, olgb<n xor kje
Cjv b |jv, cn b ni l jv
Csn b |sn, Olwa jl} san w
Cw b |w, vba m whl wa
 
Number 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:
Ogbon (thirty) = Vgbzn Aabo (half) = abz
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:
Odo (zero) Eni (one) Okan (one)
Kinni (first) Eewaa (ten) Okanla (eleven)
Eedogun (fifteen) Ogun (twenty) Okoo (twenty)
Ogbon (thirty) Idaji (half) Aabo (half)
Onka (numerals) Nonba (numbers/numerals) Meloo? (How many?)
Eeloo? (How much?) Keloo? (Which position?) Keji (second)
Mejimeji (in pairs) Mejeeji (both)
 
THE MAZE:
E M O K A N L B M A S M
M E J E E J I O O K E E
E GB D J A A B A GB I E J
L I H O D O O T O N L I
O N T A G R G I GB N A M
O E D E M U U J O I M E
P I E J I L N O N B A J
O W A L N A K O P A R I
N A M A O E E W A A S E
K I GB A GB O A A D O T A
A B O O K O K E L O O B
K E J I R O R I J A D I

 

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