"ọpẹlẹ" meaning in Yoruba

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Noun

IPA: /ɔ̀.k͡pɛ̀.lɛ̀/
Etymology: ọ̀pẹ̀ (“palm tree, Elaeis guineensis”) +‎ ilẹ̀ (“ground”), literally “Palm tree of the ground” *The tree Elaeis guineensis is sacred to the worship of Ifá and the nuts of the ọ̀pẹ̀ tree are used to form the ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀. Etymology templates: {{compound|yo|ọ̀pẹ̀|ilẹ̀|lit=Palm tree of the ground|t1=palm tree, Elaeis guineensis|t2=ground}} ọ̀pẹ̀ (“palm tree, Elaeis guineensis”) +‎ ilẹ̀ (“ground”), literally “Palm tree of the ground”, {{l|yo|ọ̀pẹ̀}} ọ̀pẹ̀ Head templates: {{head|yo|noun|head=ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀}} ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀, {{yo-pos|noun|ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀}} ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀, {{yo-noun|ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀}} ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀ Forms: ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀ [canonical]
  1. A divination chain used in the Yoruba religion and Ifá divination, specifically to communicate with the orisha Ọ̀rúnmìlà
    Sense id: ọpẹlẹ-yo-noun-1ZyKfHxP Categories (other): Yoruba compound words

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  "etymology_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "ọ̀pẹ̀",
        "3": "ilẹ̀",
        "lit": "Palm tree of the ground",
        "t1": "palm tree, Elaeis guineensis",
        "t2": "ground"
      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀ (“palm tree, Elaeis guineensis”) +‎ ilẹ̀ (“ground”), literally “Palm tree of the ground”",
      "name": "compound"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "ọ̀pẹ̀"
      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀",
      "name": "l"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "ọ̀pẹ̀ (“palm tree, Elaeis guineensis”) +‎ ilẹ̀ (“ground”), literally “Palm tree of the ground”\n*The tree Elaeis guineensis is sacred to the worship of Ifá and the nuts of the ọ̀pẹ̀ tree are used to form the ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀.",
  "forms": [
    {
      "form": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀",
      "tags": [
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    }
  ],
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "noun",
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      },
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      "name": "head"
    },
    {
      "args": {
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      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀",
      "name": "yo-pos"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀"
      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀",
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    }
  ],
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  "lang_code": "yo",
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        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A divination chain used in the Yoruba religion and Ifá divination, specifically to communicate with the orisha Ọ̀rúnmìlà"
      ],
      "id": "ọpẹlẹ-yo-noun-1ZyKfHxP",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "A divination chain used in the Yoruba religion and Ifá divination, specifically to communicate with the orisha Ọ̀rúnmìlà"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔ̀.k͡pɛ̀.lɛ̀/"
    }
  ],
  "word": "ọpẹlẹ"
}
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "ọ̀pẹ̀",
        "3": "ilẹ̀",
        "lit": "Palm tree of the ground",
        "t1": "palm tree, Elaeis guineensis",
        "t2": "ground"
      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀ (“palm tree, Elaeis guineensis”) +‎ ilẹ̀ (“ground”), literally “Palm tree of the ground”",
      "name": "compound"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "ọ̀pẹ̀"
      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀",
      "name": "l"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "ọ̀pẹ̀ (“palm tree, Elaeis guineensis”) +‎ ilẹ̀ (“ground”), literally “Palm tree of the ground”\n*The tree Elaeis guineensis is sacred to the worship of Ifá and the nuts of the ọ̀pẹ̀ tree are used to form the ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀.",
  "forms": [
    {
      "form": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀",
      "tags": [
        "canonical"
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    }
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "noun",
        "head": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀"
      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀",
      "name": "head"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "noun",
        "2": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀"
      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀",
      "name": "yo-pos"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀"
      },
      "expansion": "ọ̀pẹ̀lẹ̀",
      "name": "yo-noun"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "Yoruba",
  "lang_code": "yo",
  "pos": "noun",
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        "Yoruba lemmas",
        "Yoruba nouns",
        "Yoruba terms with IPA pronunciation"
      ],
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        "A divination chain used in the Yoruba religion and Ifá divination, specifically to communicate with the orisha Ọ̀rúnmìlà"
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "A divination chain used in the Yoruba religion and Ifá divination, specifically to communicate with the orisha Ọ̀rúnmìlà"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔ̀.k͡pɛ̀.lɛ̀/"
    }
  ],
  "word": "ọpẹlẹ"
}

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