Name Entry

Ewinletí



Meaning of Ewinletí

In Cuban usage, the belief is that it means "the ears of Obatala." In Yorùbá language, Iwínlétí means "the forest spirit/fairy (O̩bàtálá) has ears (listens to petitions)"



Extended Meaning

In Cuban Òrìṣà tradition, ewin- and egüin- are used as prefixes for a number of names of Ọbàtálá initiates. Cuban practitioners believe that ewin- or egüin- means snail. This rendition is used among practitioners of cuban orisa tradition.



Morphology

iwin-ní-etí



Gloss

iwin - forest spirit / fairy
- to have
etí - ear


Geolocation

Common in:
GENERAL



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Variants

Egüinletí, Ewin Letí, Egüin Letí



See also