This paper examines inflection in the Ào dialect of Yorùbá, a language spoken in south
west Nigeria. Previous studies in Yorùbá morphology have focused on derivational
morphology rather than inflectional morphology. This work revealed that, in the Ào
dialect, some functional categories have inflectional properties known as replasive
morphemes. These funtional categories are the pronoun (both long and short), tense
markers, aspect markers as well as focus and imperative markers. In this paper, we
discussed the various forms of these words and the environments of their occurrence.
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