Echualabi



Meaning of Echualabi

Among Cuban users, the belief is that it means "the Echu (a deity) that divides births." In Yorùbá language, Ès̩ùlabí means "it is Ès̩ù that we gave birth to. "



Extended Meaning

Used among practitioners of Cuban Òrìṣà tradition, known alternately as Santería, Lucumí, or Regla de Ocha.



Morphology

Ès̩ù-ni-a-bí



Gloss

Ès̩ù - the Yorùbá messenger deity
ni - is, to be
a - third person pronoun, "we"
- to give birth to


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