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L. O. Adewole


  1. Adewole, L. O. (1988), „The  Categorial Status and the Functions of the Yoruba Auxiliary Verbs with Some Structural Analyses in GPSG‟. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. 

Authored Books 

  1. Adewole, L. O. (1987),  The Yorùbá Language: Published Works and Doctoral Dissertation: 1843-1986,  pp 182. Hambrug: Helmut Buske Verlag. 
  2. Adéwolé. L.O (2000a),  Beginning Yorùbá Parts 1& 2  Plumstead, Cape Town: The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS).  
  3. Adéwolé, L.O. (2000b),  Atúmò-èdè Fonólójì  àti Gírámà Yorùbá  (A Dictionary of Yorùbá Phonology and Grammar).  Plumstead, Cape Town: CASAS. 
  4.  Adéwolé, L.O. W. O. Fátókun, M.O. Mábayòjé and Ore Yusuf (2000c), Exam Focus: Yorùbá Language. Ìbàdàn, Nigeria: University Press PLC.
  5. Adéwole, L.O. (2005), A  Bilingualized Dictionary of Yoruba Monosyllabic Words. Akure: Mortem Paperbacks.
  6. Adewo L.O. (2007a)  Issues in Linguistics and Yorùbá Language: Inaugural Lecture Series 202.  An Inaugural Lecture Read at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,  Nigeria on 14th August, 2007. Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press Limited. 
  7. Adewole, L.O. (2007b)  The Yoruba Auxiliary Verb.  Plumstead, Cape Town: CASAS
  8. Adewole, L.O. (2010),  Iku Olowu. Cape Town: Centre for the Advanced Studies of Africa Society (CASAS)..

Edited Books 

  1. Adéwolé, L.O (1993), Orisa Tradition. Burbank, USA: Technicians of the Sacred.
  2. Adéwolé, L.O (2000), Ìsètófábo nínú Isé Àwon Ònkòwékùnrin Yorùbá (Womanism in the Works of Yorùbá Male Authors). by J.O. Sheba. Plumstead. Cape Town: CASAS.
  3. Adéwolé, L.O (2001a), Ìsèfè nínú Àwon Eré Onítàn Yorùbá (Statire in Yorùbá Historical Plays), by A. G. Adéjùmò. Plumstead, Cape Town: CASAS.
  4. Adéwolé, L.O. (2001b), Ifá and Related Genres. Plumstead, Cape Town: CASAS.
  5. Adéwolé, L.O. (2002), Ogbón Ìsòtàn Ìmúnimòtélè (The Literary Concept of Prognosis), by O. Olúránkinsé. Plumstead, Cape Town: CASAS.
  6. Olasope O. Oyelaran and L.O. Adewole (2007), Isenbaye ati Ilo Ede Yoruba (Tradition and the Use of Yoruba Language). Plumstead, Cape Town: CASAS.


  1. Adewole, L.O (1986), „The Yoruba High Tone Syllable Revisited‟, Work in Progress  19: 81-94. Edinburgh: Department of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
  2. Adewole, L.O (1987a), „Dahl (1985) and the Yoruba Perfective‟, Belfast Working Papers in Language and Linguistics (Belfast,  N. Ireland) Vol. 9: 1-9
  3. Adewole, L.O. (1987b), „The Categorial Status of the Yoruba Auxiliary Verbs‟, Work in Progress 20: 7-25. Department of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.  
  4. Adewole, L. O (1987c), „Okeduji‟s  Rere Run: A Play for All Seasons‟, Africana Marburgensia. (Marburg, West Germany): Vol. XX (21) 38-45.
  5. Adewole, L.O (1988), „Yoo: The so-called Future Particle in Yoruba‟, University of East Anglia Papers in Linguistics.  (Norwich, England). 48-61.
  6. Adewole, L.O (1989a), „Sequence and Co-occurrence of the Yoruba Auxiliary Verbs‟,  Canadian Journal of Linguistics.  (Ottawa Quebec, Canada). Vol. 34(1):1-17.
  7. Adewole L.O (1989b), „Some Yoruba Quantifier Words and Semantic Interpretation: A Critique‟.  Studies in African Linguistics.(Los Angeles, UCLA,USA.).Vol. 20: 9-88.
  8. Adewole, L.O. (1991a), Some Yoruba Verb Sub-classes in GPSG‟,. Research in Yoruba Language and Literature. (Burbank, USA.) Vol. 1: 65-74.
  9. Adewole, L.O. (1990b), ”Gbodo”, “Must” An Analysis of a Yoruba Modal Verb‟, Journal of West African Languages. (Texas, USA). Vol. XX (1): 73-82.
  10. Adewole, L. O. (1990c), Yoruba Negative Verbs as Reinforcers: A Critique‟,  Afrikanistiche Arbeitapapiere.  (Koln, Germany). Vol. 23: 111-126.
  11. Adewole, L.O. (1991d), Phase and Aspect Systems in Yoruba‟, Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics (Alberta, Canada) 14:1-19.
  12. Adewole, L.O. (1991e), Yoruba Imperative. African Languages and Culture (SOAS, London) 103-112.
  13. Adewole, L.O. (1991f), Heads Without Bars: A Solution to the Sentential Status of the Yoruba Focus and Relative Constructions‟, Odu: A Journal of West African Studies
  14. Adewole, L.O. (1991g), Another Thought on Nilati‟, Journal of West African Languages. (Texas, USA.) :1-3.
  15. Adewole, L.O. (1991h), Reference in Yoruba Pronouns‟, Languages of the World (Munchen, West Germany) 11-23.
  16. Adewole, L.O. (1991i), Some Aspects of Negation in Yorùbá,. Afrikanistiche Arbeitapapiere (Koln, Germany). Vol. 28:75-100.
  17. Adewole, L.O. (1993a), A Semantic Analysis of a Yoruba   Modal Verb‟, Ife: Annals of the Institute of Cultural Studies (Ifé, Nigeria) Vol. 4:37-45.
  18. Adewole, L.O. (1993b), Negating the Yoruba Universal Quantifier: A Semantic Analysis‟,  Journal of Nigerian Languages and Literatures (Munchen, Germany) Vol. 1: 1-7.
  19. Adewole, L.O. (1996), Ifè Pronouns in Polylectal Grammar‟, Journal of Nigerian Languages and Literatures (Munchen, Germany) 2: 56-63.
  20. Adewole, L.O. (1998a), Another Visit to the Yorùbá High Tone Syllable‟,  Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere  (Koln, Germany) 53:91-106.
  21. Adewole, L.O. (1998b), Towards a Solution to the Preservation of African Oral Tradition: The Ifè Example‟,  Afrikanistsche Arbertsparpiere (Koln, Germany) 56: 203-206.
  22. Adewole, L.O. (1999), „How Do I Teach Linguistics?‟ Afrikanistsche Arbertspapiere (Koln, Germany), 58.97-106.
  23. Adewole, L.O. (2000a), „Negation in Ifè: A Yorùbá Dialect‟, Journal of Asian and African Studies (Tokyo, Japan).
  24. Adewole, L.O. (2000b), „Head in Yoruba Derived Words‟, Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics (Canada), 22:147-156


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