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Subject: Re: Morenike
Author: Anneza   (Authenticated as Anneza)
Date: March 13, 2008 at 11:08:37 PM
Reply to: Re: Morenike by Lethe
Well, Africa's big and includes the Mediterranean countries - whose inhabitants, once they became Muslims and invaded Spain, were known as Moors. So that'll be where Mme Claire's song came from. I think it's too far North to have influenced Yoruba, especially since the meaning is so different.

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