Ṣónọ́lá



Meaning of Ṣónọ́lá

The sorcerer has success/nobility.



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

(o)ṣó-ní-ọlá



Gloss

oṣó - sorcerer, fertility god (Òrìṣà Oko)
ní - have
ọlá - wealth, success, nobility


Geolocation

Common in:
OGUN



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Variants

Ṣólọ́lá



See also