Name Entry

Ọ̀sundáre



Meaning of Ọ̀sundáre

1. Ọ̀sun is justified.



Extended Meaning



Morphology

ọ̀ṣun-dáre



Gloss

ọ̀ṣun - the goddess Ọ̀ṣun
dá - create
àre - justification
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Geolocation

Common in:
GENERAL
EKITI



Famous Persons

Níyì Ọ̀ṣúndáre, (born in Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria, in 1947) is an essayist, writer for the theatre, lecturer and one of Nigeria's most celebrated poet. He has published 18 volumes of poetry, several plays, essays, articles and criticism. Previously a professor at the English Institute of the University of Ibadan, he is currently Distinguished Professor of English at the University of New Orleans.



Media Links

http://www.lyrikline.org/en/poems/invocations-word-12573#.WQGWqIgrLb3



Variants

Dáre



See also