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By Hans Joachim Melzian

Edo, often known as Bini, is the language spoken through a few million humans in and round Benin urban in Nigeria. it's the lanuage of the previous Benin country, well-known for its artwork.

There exist Edo-English dictionaries: this publication and

* Agheysi, Rebecca N. - An Edo-English Dictionary, 1986.

Other usefull books in LG for the coed 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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Geta for men are of plain wood with black straps, but women use lacquered black or vermillion geta with colourful straps of velvet or silk. : Japan, 1993, pp. 55-56) I was eleven when he brought me back a pair of geta clogs with leather thongs from the city. . The other children had geta with straw or bamboo-leaf thongs. (Laurence Caillet, The House of Yamazaki, trans. Megan Backus, 1994, p. 77) [< geta < ge low + ta footwear] 1884 (OED) gi [gii] n. the uniform worn for martial arts. Also, gie.

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