"olukọ" meaning in Yoruba

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Noun

IPA: /ō.lù.kɔ́/
Etymology: From olù- (“non-productive agent prefix”) +‎ kọ́ (“to teach”), literally “the one who teaches” Etymology templates: {{affix|yo|olù-|kọ́|lit=the one who teaches|t1=non-productive agent prefix|t2=to teach}} olù- (“non-productive agent prefix”) +‎ kọ́ (“to teach”), literally “the one who teaches” Head templates: {{head|yo|noun|head=olùkọ́}} olùkọ́, {{yo-pos|noun|olùkọ́}} olùkọ́, {{yo-noun|olùkọ́}} olùkọ́ Forms: olùkọ́ [canonical]
  1. teacher, professor, instructor Categories (topical): Education, Occupations, People
    Sense id: olukọ-yo-noun-BU1hkKh5 Synonyms: olùkọ́ni, tíṣà

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  "etymology_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "olù-",
        "3": "kọ́",
        "lit": "the one who teaches",
        "t1": "non-productive agent prefix",
        "t2": "to teach"
      },
      "expansion": "olù- (“non-productive agent prefix”) +‎ kọ́ (“to teach”), literally “the one who teaches”",
      "name": "affix"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From olù- (“non-productive agent prefix”) +‎ kọ́ (“to teach”), literally “the one who teaches”",
  "forms": [
    {
      "form": "olùkọ́",
      "tags": [
        "canonical"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "noun",
        "head": "olùkọ́"
      },
      "expansion": "olùkọ́",
      "name": "head"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "noun",
        "2": "olùkọ́"
      },
      "expansion": "olùkọ́",
      "name": "yo-pos"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "olùkọ́"
      },
      "expansion": "olùkọ́",
      "name": "yo-noun"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "Yoruba",
  "lang_code": "yo",
  "pos": "noun",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "yo",
          "name": "Education",
          "orig": "yo:Education",
          "parents": [
            "Society",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "yo",
          "name": "Occupations",
          "orig": "yo:Occupations",
          "parents": [
            "List of sets",
            "People",
            "All sets",
            "Human",
            "Fundamental",
            "All topics"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "yo",
          "name": "People",
          "orig": "yo:People",
          "parents": [
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "english": "My mom is not a teacher.",
          "text": "Màmá mi kì í ṣe olùkọ.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "english": "I heard that you're a professor at the University of Ibadan and that you have five children with your husband.",
          "ref": "November 24, 1993, Antonia Yétúndé Fọlárìn Schleicher, Jẹ́ K'Á Sọ Yorùbá [Let's Speak Yoruba], Yale University Press, page 257",
          "text": "Mo gbọ́ pé ẹ jẹ́ olùkọ́ ní Yunifásítì ti Ìbàdàn, ẹ sì ní ọmọ márùnún pẹ̀lú ọ̀kọ̀ yín.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "teacher, professor, instructor"
      ],
      "id": "olukọ-yo-noun-BU1hkKh5",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "teacher, professor, instructor"
      ],
      "synonyms": [
        {
          "word": "olùkọ́ni"
        },
        {
          "word": "tíṣà"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ō.lù.kɔ́/"
    }
  ],
  "word": "olukọ"
}
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  "etymology_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "olù-",
        "3": "kọ́",
        "lit": "the one who teaches",
        "t1": "non-productive agent prefix",
        "t2": "to teach"
      },
      "expansion": "olù- (“non-productive agent prefix”) +‎ kọ́ (“to teach”), literally “the one who teaches”",
      "name": "affix"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From olù- (“non-productive agent prefix”) +‎ kọ́ (“to teach”), literally “the one who teaches”",
  "forms": [
    {
      "form": "olùkọ́",
      "tags": [
        "canonical"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "yo",
        "2": "noun",
        "head": "olùkọ́"
      },
      "expansion": "olùkọ́",
      "name": "head"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "noun",
        "2": "olùkọ́"
      },
      "expansion": "olùkọ́",
      "name": "yo-pos"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "olùkọ́"
      },
      "expansion": "olùkọ́",
      "name": "yo-noun"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "Yoruba",
  "lang_code": "yo",
  "pos": "noun",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        "Yoruba lemmas",
        "Yoruba nouns",
        "Yoruba terms with IPA pronunciation",
        "Yoruba terms with quotations",
        "Yoruba terms with usage examples",
        "Yoruba words prefixed with olu-",
        "yo:Education",
        "yo:Occupations",
        "yo:People"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "english": "My mom is not a teacher.",
          "text": "Màmá mi kì í ṣe olùkọ.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "english": "I heard that you're a professor at the University of Ibadan and that you have five children with your husband.",
          "ref": "November 24, 1993, Antonia Yétúndé Fọlárìn Schleicher, Jẹ́ K'Á Sọ Yorùbá [Let's Speak Yoruba], Yale University Press, page 257",
          "text": "Mo gbọ́ pé ẹ jẹ́ olùkọ́ ní Yunifásítì ti Ìbàdàn, ẹ sì ní ọmọ márùnún pẹ̀lú ọ̀kọ̀ yín.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "teacher, professor, instructor"
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "teacher, professor, instructor"
      ],
      "synonyms": [
        {
          "word": "olùkọ́ni"
        },
        {
          "word": "tíṣà"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ō.lù.kɔ́/"
    }
  ],
  "word": "olukọ"
}

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