Chieftaincy name in Yoruba land and their meanings

Chieftaincy name in Yoruba land and their meanings


Adenekan = Ade ni eniti o nkan = Crown (or honor) comes only to the chosen.


Adedoyin= Ade di oyin = (My) crown had become (sweet as) honey.


Adeyinka= Ade yi mi ka = (My) crown surrounds me: i.e. , all those things associated with a king's crown-prestige, honor, authority, etcetera-surround me.


Adeniji= Ade ni iji = (My) crown has a shade (under which I rest).


Adetoro= Ade mi toro = (My) crown is without blemish (is unruffled).


Oyerinde= Oye rin de = High rank has walked in (to me).


Oyesiku= Oue si ileku(n) = High rank has open the door (to all good things).


Oyerola= Oye to ola = High rank is equivalent to (i. e., is such that it has brought) honor (or authority, dignity).


Okunowo(Okun ni owo )= Okun ni owo-The strings (of beads) commands respect.


Okuneye= Okun ni eye = The string (of beads) commands adoration.


Okunbajo= Oku(n) ba eni (pe) jo = The string of beads gather together .ith us.


Here, "Okun" is the string of beads, one of the insignias of the powerful.


Olayinka= Ola yi mi ka =Honor (authority, dignity) surrounds me.


Olatunde= Ola tun de. i. e., tun (pada) de = Honor has returned again.


Olabopo=Ola bo si ipo (re) = Honor has returned to its rightful place.

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