Name Entry

Mápàyí



Meaning of Mápàyí

Do not kill this (one).



Extended Meaning

The name is a prayer, pleading that the gods not kill the child as they have done with earlier ones. This is a name given, usually to suspected àbíkú children.



Morphology

má-pa-èyí



Gloss

má - don't
pa - kill
èyí - this (one)


Geolocation

Common in:
OTHERS



Famous Persons

Dr. (Mrs.) M.B. Mápàyí, Department of Mental Health, Ọbáfẹ́mi Awólọ́wọ̀ University, Ifẹ̀



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