Name Entry

Apálará



Meaning of Apálará

The arms are one's closest kin.



Extended Meaning

The name comes from the saying "Apá l'ará, ìgùnpá n'ìyekan", meaning "the arms are one's kin and the shoulders are one's step siblings". It is a saying that comes from a popular Yorùbá poem encouraging hard work and self-sufficiency.



Morphology

apá-ni-ará



Gloss

apá - arms
ni - is
ará - kin, family, relation


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