"Ọyẹku" meaning in Yoruba

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Proper name

Etymology: From Ọ̀- (agent noun prefix) +‎ yẹ̀ (“to avoid, to dodge”) +‎ ikú (“death”) Literally, "The Act of Avoiding Death". Etymology templates: {{affix|yo|Ọ̀-|yẹ̀|ikú|pos1=agent noun prefix|t2=to avoid, to dodge|t3=death}} Ọ̀- (agent noun prefix) +‎ yẹ̀ (“to avoid, to dodge”) +‎ ikú (“death”) Head templates: {{head|yo|proper noun|head=Ọ̀yẹ̀kú}} Ọ̀yẹ̀kú, {{yo-pos|proper noun|Ọ̀yẹ̀kú}} Ọ̀yẹ̀kú, {{yo-prop|Ọ̀yẹ̀kú}} Ọ̀yẹ̀kú Forms: Ọ̀yẹ̀kú [canonical]
  1. The second principal sign of the Ifa divination system, The second chapter of the Odù Ifá corpus.
    Sense id: Ọyẹku-yo-name-yWzNoJDi Categories (other): Yoruba compound words Related terms (principal signs of the Ifa divination system): ojú odù

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      "word": "Ogbè"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ọ̀yẹ̀kú"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ìwòrì"
    },
    {
      "word": "Òdí"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ìrosùn"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ọ̀wọ́rín"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ọ̀bàrà"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ọ̀kànràn"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ògúndá"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ọ̀sá"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ìká"
    },
    {
      "word": "Òtúúrúpọ̀n"
    },
    {
      "word": "Òtúá"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ìrẹtẹ̀"
    },
    {
      "word": "Ọ̀sẹ́"
    },
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      "word": "Òfún"
    }
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