Ṣónáìkè



Meaning of Ṣónáìkè

The fertility god (Òrìṣà Oko) has become famous.



Extended Meaning

See also: Ṣónóìkí. ---- 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-àìkè



Gloss

oṣó - sorcerer, god of fertility (Òrìṣà oko)
ní - have
àìkè - notability, fame (òkìkí)


Geolocation

Common in:
GENERAL



Famous Persons



Media Links



Variants

Oṣónáìkè, Shónáìkè



See also