"ookan" meaning in Yoruba

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Noun

IPA: /ōó.kã̄/
Etymology: Derived from owó (“cowrie”) +‎ ọ̀kan (“one”). Etymology templates: {{number box|yo|1}}, {{compound|yo|owó|ọ̀kan|t1=cowrie|t2=one}} owó (“cowrie”) +‎ ọ̀kan (“one”) Head templates: {{head|yo|noun|head=oókan}} oókan, {{yo-pos|noun|oókan}} oókan, {{yo-noun|oókan}} oókan Forms: oókan [canonical]
  1. kobo or cent Categories (topical): Currency
    Sense id: ookan-yo-noun-seyMkMe- Disambiguation of Currency: 74 9 17
  2. center
    Sense id: ookan-yo-noun-8XmlCdMr

Numeral

IPA: /ōó.kã̄/
Etymology: Derived from owó (“cowrie”) +‎ ọ̀kan (“one”). Etymology templates: {{number box|yo|1}}, {{compound|yo|owó|ọ̀kan|t1=cowrie|t2=one}} owó (“cowrie”) +‎ ọ̀kan (“one”) Head templates: {{head|yo|numeral|head=oókan}} oókan, {{yo-pos|numeral|oókan}} oókan Forms: oókan [canonical]
  1. one (used when counting) Categories (topical): Yoruba cardinal numbers
    Sense id: ookan-yo-num-.gIJ4oH2 Disambiguation of Yoruba cardinal numbers: 31 6 63 Categories (other): Yoruba compound words, Yoruba counting numbers Disambiguation of Yoruba compound words: 32 17 51 Disambiguation of Yoruba counting numbers: 17 9 75

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      "expansion": "",
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          "kind": "topical",
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            "Numbers",
            "All topics",
            "Terms by semantic function",
            "Fundamental"
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        },
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          "_dis": "17 9 75",
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        }
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          "english": "One, two, three, four, five, six...",
          "text": "Oókan, eéjì, ẹẹ́ta, ẹẹ́rin, aárùn-ún, ẹẹ́fà...",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "english": "How much is one plus one? — One plus one equals two.",
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        }
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        "one (used when counting)"
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        "one (used when counting)"
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    {
      "ipa": "/ōó.kã̄/"
    }
  ],
  "word": "ookan"
}

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        {
          "english": "Hunger does not know that one is in penury, each waking day, one is bound to be hungry (proverb on the [inevitability of hunger)",
          "ref": "December 19, 2008, Awoyale, Yiwola, Global Yoruba Lexical Database v. 1.0‎, number LDC2008L03, Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, DOI:[https://doi.org/10.35111/6sp6-8p36]",
          "text": "Ebi kò mọ̀ pé oókan kò sí lọ́wọ́, bí ojúmọ́ bá ti mọ́, ebi a máa pani",
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        "kobo or cent"
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          "english": "Fold over the white cloth to reach the center of the corpse's chest",
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          "text": "Ṣẹ́ aṣọ funfun po dé oókan àyà òkú",
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        "center"
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        },
        {
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        }
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        "one (used when counting)"
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        "one (used when counting)"
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    }
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        {
          "english": "Hunger does not know that one is in penury, each waking day, one is bound to be hungry (proverb on the [inevitability of hunger)",
          "ref": "December 19, 2008, Awoyale, Yiwola, Global Yoruba Lexical Database v. 1.0‎, number LDC2008L03, Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, DOI:[https://doi.org/10.35111/6sp6-8p36]",
          "text": "Ebi kò mọ̀ pé oókan kò sí lọ́wọ́, bí ojúmọ́ bá ti mọ́, ebi a máa pani",
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        "kobo or cent"
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        "kobo or cent"
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          "english": "Fold over the white cloth to reach the center of the corpse's chest",
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          "text": "Ṣẹ́ aṣọ funfun po dé oókan àyà òkú",
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        }
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        "center"
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    {
      "ipa": "/ōó.kã̄/"
    }
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  "word": "ookan"
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