By Rebecca N. Agheysi
Edo, also referred to as Bini, is the language spoken by means of a few million humans in and round Benin urban in Nigeria. it's the lanuage of the previous Benin nation, recognized for its paintings.
There exist Edo-English dictionaries: this e-book and
* Melzian, Hans - A Concise Dictionary of the Bini Language of Southern Nigeria, 1937.
Other usefull books in LG for the scholar of the Edo language are:
* Osayomwanbo Osemwegie Ero - Egirama Edo Nogbae (Intensive Edo Grammar), 2003
* Egharevba, Jacob - Itan Edagbon Mwen, 1972
* Ebohon, Osemwegie - Agbon-izeloghomwan Kevbe Ehengbuda, 1974
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