form (Kf) for Personification is given as [Pasọnịfịkesọnị] and defined in Kalabari below:
◙ Pasọnịfịkesọnị anịẹ dumonyanawa ye kẹ tombọ ẹrẹ, anịnịa
tombọ yemịyẹmịyẹ b’ra na tọma.
Personification is a figure of speech where inanimate objects are endowed
with human qualities or are represented as having human form. Personification can also be called prosopopeia
in the Kalabari Language, it is more appropriate to substitute the personal pronouns
given to inanimate objects with the gender, anị
with bẹ serving sometimes as an intensifier. For example:
The sun shone in
her strength! = Irụa mẹ (anị bẹ) kụrọ kẹ biam!
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