Meaning of Ṣóyínká
I'm surrounded by sorcerers.
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
Glossoṣó - sorcerer, Oṣó divinity of fertility and farming, òriṣa oko
yí...ká - surround
mi - me