Name Entry

Sàlákọ́



Meaning of Sàlákọ́

Hang a white cloth.



Extended Meaning

Names with "àlà" are usually from devotees of Ọbàtálá, the deity of creation, creativity, and artistry, of whom the plain white cloth is a generally accepted icon. But according to Babalọlá & Àlàbá (2003), this name, Sàlàkọ́, is one given to a child "born with his umbilical cord thrown over a shoulder and brought down along his waist line."



Morphology

so-àlà-kọ́



Gloss

so - tie
àlà - white cloth
kọ́ - hang


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