Tribe vs Isoko - What's the difference?

tribe | isoko |


As nouns the difference between tribe and isoko

is that tribe is a socially, ethnically, and politically cohesive group of people while isoko is a member of the isoko tribe.

As a verb tribe

is to distribute into tribes or classes; to categorize.

As a proper noun isoko is

the language spoken in the in nigeria, by the isoko people it is linguistically similar to the language of the neighboring urhobo people.

tribe

English

(wikipedia tribe)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A socially, ethnically, and politically cohesive group of people.
  • (anthropology) A society larger than a band but smaller than a state.
  • The collective noun for various animals.
  • (taxonomy) A hierarchal rank between family and genus.
  • (stock breeding) A family of animals descended from some particular female progenitor, through the female line.
  • the Duchess tribe of shorthorns

    Derived terms

    * tribal * tribelet

    See also

    * ethnic *

    Verb

    (trib)
  • To distribute into tribes or classes; to categorize.
  • * Archbishop Nicolson
  • Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed .

    isoko

    English

    (wikipedia Isoko)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The language spoken in the in Nigeria, by the Isoko people. It is linguistically similar to the language of the neighboring Urhobo people.
  • Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A member of the Isoko tribe.
  • * {{quote-book , year=1913 , author=Royal Geographical Society , title=The Geographical Journal citation
  • , passage=As far as I can tell it was due to the preaching of an African Christian, not an Isoko , who visited those parts on business during the war;[...]}}

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