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Meaning of "Ife" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IFE

Ife  [ˈiːfɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IFE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ife is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES IFE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ife

Ife

Ife is an ancient Yoruba city in south-western Nigeria. Evidence of habitation at the site has been discovered to date back to as early as 600 BCE. It is located in the present day Osun State. Ife is about 218 kilometres northeast of Lagos.

Definition of Ife in the English dictionary

The definition of Ife in the dictionary is a town in W central Nigeria: one of the largest and oldest Yoruba towns; university ; centre of the cocoa trade. Pop: 229 000.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IFE


beefy
ˈbiːfɪ
Cavafy
kəˈvɑːfɪ
electroencephalography
ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌɪnsɛfəˈlɒɡrɑːfɪ
furphy
ˈfɜːfɪ
Gaddafi
ɡəˈdɑːfɪ
goofy
ˈɡuːfɪ
laughy
ˈlɑːfɪ
leafy
ˈliːfɪ
Morphy
ˈmɔːfɪ
murphy
ˈmɜːfɪ
Newfie
ˈnjuːfɪ
nonleafy
ˌnɒnˈliːfɪ
Qaddafi
ɡəˈdɑːfɪ
reefy
ˈriːfɪ
roofie
ˈruːfɪ
sheafy
ˈʃiːfɪ
Sufi
ˈsuːfɪ
surfy
ˈsɜːfɪ
turfy
ˈtɜːfɪ
woofy
ˈwuːfɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IFE

Ieper
Ieyasu
if
if only
if the cap fits
if the worst comes to the worst
if you please
IFA
IFAD
IFC
iff
iffier
iffiest
iffy
Ifni
IFP
IFR
IFS
iftar
IG

WORDS THAT END LIKE IFE

a dog´s life
all the world and his wife
come to life
for dear life
giraffe
housewife
jefe
knife
life
midwife
nightlife
quality of life
real life
real-life
Recife
safe
Tenerife
to the life
wife
wildlife

Synonyms and antonyms of Ife in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Ife» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IFE

Find out the translation of Ife to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Ife from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Ife» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

IFE
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ife
570 millions of speakers

English

Ife
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Ife
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إيفي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ифе
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ife
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Ife
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ife
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ife
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ife
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

イフェ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이페
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yene
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ife
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஐஎஃப்ஈ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Ife
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ife
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Ife
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

IFE
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ифе
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

IFE
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ife
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ife
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Ife
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ife
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Ife

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IFE»

The term «Ife» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.116 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IFE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Ife» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Ife» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ife

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IFE»

Discover the use of Ife in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ife and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Human Rights and Social Work: Towards Rights-Based Practice
This engaging and enlightening third edition explores how the principles of human rights inform contemporary social work practice.
Jim Ife, 2012
2
Human Rights from Below: Achieving Rights Through Community ...
The book offers a long overdue assessment of how human rights and community development are invariably interconnected.
Jim Ife, 2009
3
Dynasty and divinity: Ife art in ancient Nigeria
Among the many masterpieces from Ife art in this book are a group of life-size copper portrait heads, carved stone animals, and the spectacular seated male figure found in the town of Tada, Nigeria, shown dressed in an elaborate textile.
Henry John Drewal, Enid Schildkrout, 2010
4
Bronze Head from Ife
This book tells its fascinating story, from its discovery to its reception and exhibition in Britain, where it influenced and inspired several major artists.
Editha Platte, Musa Hambolu, 2010
5
Community Development: Community-Based Alternatives in an ...
The applied nature of the book ensures the relevance of concepts and ideas to the activities of communities and community development.
James William Ife, Jim Ife, Frank Tesoriero, 2006
6
Art in World History
The terracotta sculpture in Ife, capital of the Yoruba people of southern Nigeria, shows a strong resemblance to the Nok tradition, which continued when the Ife adopted bronze as a sculpting medium. The earliest bronze sculptures found in Ife ...
Mary Hollingsworth, 2008
7
A History of Nigeria
Ife became a major trading center and a site of great wealth. During this time, most of the roads in Ife were paved with potsherds in a fishbone pattern, a very tedious and labor-intensive task. Artisans and craftsmen flocked to Ile-Ife from the  ...
Toyin Falola, Matthew M. Heaton, 2008
8
Community Development: Creating Community Alternatives : ...
Community development: creating community alternatives.
Ife, 1995
9
International Dictionary of Historic Places: Middle East and ...
Commerce, and Industry Osogbo Osun State Nigeria Ife, also known as Ile-Ife, is a forest town located in southwestern Nigeria. "Ile-Ife" is roughly translated as " house- spread." The site is considered by Yoruba legend to be the place where life ...
Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda, 1996
10
Community Development in an Uncertain World
The book explores the interrelated frameworks of social justice, ecological responsibility and post-Enlightenment thinking, drawing on various sources including the wisdom of indigenous peoples.
Jim Ife, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IFE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Ife is used in the context of the following news items.
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9 photos of OAU lecturer who was assassinated in Ile-Ife … - Pulse.ng
Dr. Deji Adejobi, a lecturer in the department of Agricultural Economics of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), was on Tuesday night killed ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
2
RIP Deji Adejobi: This touching tribute by 'daughter' of assassinated …
A former student of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, and 'daughter' of Dr Deji Adejobi, a lecturer of the institution who was ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
3
Osun lawmakers set up panel on petition by judge against …
... member in the house, Oladejo Makinde representing Ife Central constituency expressed reservation and lack of confidence in the committee. «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
4
Opinion: Nigeria Missing Opportunities To Benefit From A Proper …
... Ikeja, Lagos; the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University); Cocoa House and the Western Nigeria Television Authority (Now NTA), ... «AFKInsider, Jul 15»
5
Akure: Town Where Every Indigene is Addressed As Omo Ekun |
LEADERSHIP learnt that Prince Omoremi left Ile-Ife, his grandfather's kingdom after he had passed a strict test administered by Oduduwa ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»
6
Neimeth and obafemi awolowo university collaborate on R & D …
The top hierarchy of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife recently paid a courtesy visit to Neimeth. The visit on ... «BusinessDay, Jul 15»
7
How Dr. Deji Adejobi, OAU lecturer was assassinated
A Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Dr. Deji Adejobi has been killed by ... «Naija247news, Jul 15»
8
Expat soccer school looks abroad
IFE grew from the efforts of Neiland to connect with his students as an English teacher. Neiland, who played semiprofessionally in Ireland, ... «The Korea Herald, Jul 15»
9
Gunmen Kill OAU Lecturer In Cold Blood; ASUU Expresses Security …
... of the Department of Agricultural Economics of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife (OAU). SaharaReporters gathered that the deceased ... «SaharaReporters.com, Jul 15»
10
United Airlines hands out one million air miles to man who found …
Find myself on a 737/800, lets see Box-IFE-ICE-SATCOM, ? Shall we start playing with EICAS messages? "PASS OXYGEN ON" Anyone ? :). «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»

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