Ṣóbọlá



Meaning of Ṣóbọlá

The fertility deity met wealth.



Extended Meaning

The root Oṣó in most Yorùbá names comes from the deity of farming and fertility called Òrìṣà Oko. But the word "Oṣó" also means the same as "wizard" or "sorcerer" which is the interpretation that most people, including the name's most famous ambassador (Wọlé Ṣóyínka), uses. Read more about the root of common Yorùbá names (and their mistranslations) here: https://www.facebook.com/agadeniran/posts/10206154527806205



Morphology

ṣó-bá-ọlá



Gloss

ṣó - sorcerer, fertility god (Òrìṣà Oko)
bá - meet
ọlá - wealth, nobility


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