"Ṣango" meaning in Yoruba

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Proper name

IPA: /ʃã̀.ɡó/
Etymology: From ṣàn gó (“to strike lightning upon”). Etymology templates: {{m|yo|ṣàn gó||to strike lightning upon}} ṣàn gó (“to strike lightning upon”) Head templates: {{head|yo|proper noun|head=Ṣàngó}} Ṣàngó, {{yo-pos|proper noun|Ṣàngó}} Ṣàngó, {{yo-prop|Ṣàngó}} Ṣàngó Forms: Ṣàngó [canonical]
  1. Shango, Shango (orisha of thunder, vitality, lighting, justice, energy, force, explosions in Yoruba religion), he is also believed to have been the fourth Aláàfin of Ọ̀yọ́, and the husband of Ọ̀ṣun, Ọya, and Ọbà Wikipedia link: Shango Categories (topical): Yoruba religion
    Sense id: Ṣango-yo-name-Hl4mpPv6

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      "word": "oníṣàngó"
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      "english": "A Yoruba name meaning Ṣàngó gave birth to this child",
      "word": "Ṣàngóbíyìí"
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    {
      "english": "A Yoruba name meaning Ṣàngó gave me a gift",
      "word": "Ṣàngóbùnmi"
    },
    {
      "english": "A Yoruba name meaning Ṣàngó spared this child",
      "word": "Ṣàngódáyìíró"
    },
    {
      "english": "A Yoruba name meaning Ṣàngó has arrived home",
      "word": "Ṣàngódélé"
    },
    {
      "english": "A Yoruba name meaning Ṣàngó consoled me",
      "word": "Ṣàngódípẹ̀"
    },
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      "word": "Ṣàngó-pípè"
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      "english": "A Yoruba name meaning Ṣàngó was victorious",
      "word": "Ṣàngóṣẹ́gun"
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