Journal of
Languages and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Lang. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6540
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLC
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 132

Table of Content: November, 2014; 5(4)

November 2014

Shawl industry in Kashmir under the Mughals (1586-1752 A.D)-A critical note

Kashmir is known throughout the world for its crafts, above all for shawls. The art of weaving was known to the people of Kashmir even during the ancient times. However, it emerged as a flourishing industry under Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin, though he cannot be credited as its founding father as is believed in popular Kashmiri tradition. The industry received a great impetus during the rule of Mughals. It became a royal...

Author(s): Sulakhan Singh and Showkat Ahmad Dar

November 2014

Surname change among some Yorùbá Christians

In this paper, we react to the claim that surname modification or change by some Yorùbá Christians is a violation of God’s law or a recent development among the Yorùbá people and that it encourages semantic ambiguity in language use or word formation. The data collected include data drawn from previous studies on Yorùbá personal names, the lists of staff of three Nigerian...

Author(s): Reuben O. Ìkọ̀tún and  á»Œmọ́bọ́lá A. Aládésanmí