Title

Nwányī n'ákw'ákwà: Ìgbò Tongue Twister

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Audio

Date Information

2017

Publication Date

3-2017

Keywords

Vocal Arts; Poetry; Rhyming; Pitch Polarity; Tonal Counterpoint

Culture

IBO

File Name

IBO_TongueTwister

Playing Time

0:09

Abstract

This Igbo language tongue twister plays on the different meaning of the tone-varied homophone [akwa], which can mean cloth, cry, egg or bed, depending on the pitch trajectory.

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