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Title:Naming ceremony among the Yoruba
Author:Ilesanmi, T.M.
Year:1982
Periodical:Orita: Ibadan Journal of Religious Studies
Volume:14
Issue:2
Pages:108-119
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Yoruba
personal names
Abstract:The Yoruba attach great importance to names because of the roles names play in their culture. Yoruba names are highly meaningful and they are given for various reasons. The naming ceremony for newly born babies is a special socio-religious event. Notes.
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