"oṣelu" meaning in Yoruba

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Noun

IPA: /ò.ʃè.lú/
Etymology: ò- (“nominalizing prefix”) +‎ ṣèlú (“to govern”). Etymology templates: {{affix|yo|ò-|ṣèlú|t1=nominalizing prefix|t2=to govern}} ò- (“nominalizing prefix”) +‎ ṣèlú (“to govern”) Head templates: {{head|yo|noun|head=òṣèlú}} òṣèlú, {{yo-pos|noun|òṣèlú}} òṣèlú, {{yo-noun|òṣèlú}} òṣèlú Forms: òṣèlú [canonical]
  1. politics
    Sense id: oṣelu-yo-noun-Gh0UhNPL
  2. politician
    Sense id: oṣelu-yo-noun-x4H55Q5t

Download JSON data for oṣelu meaning in Yoruba (1.2kB)

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      "english": "politician",
      "word": "olóṣèlú"
    }
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  "synonyms": [
    {
      "word": "ìṣèlú"
    }
  ],
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}

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