"oriki" meaning in Yoruba

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Noun

IPA: /ō.ɾí.kì/
Etymology: Possibly from orí kíkì (“The act of praising one's head”) Etymology templates: {{m|yo|orí kíkì||The act of praising one's head}} orí kíkì (“The act of praising one's head”) Head templates: {{head|yo|noun|head=oríkì}} oríkì, {{yo-pos|noun|oríkì}} oríkì, {{yo-noun|oríkì}} oríkì Forms: oríkì [canonical]
  1. A form of Yoruba praise poetry, or ewì, characterized by long epithets praising a specific person, town, or family's accomplishments Categories (topical): Poetry
    Sense id: oriki-yo-noun-fFDYoItm Disambiguation of Poetry: 84 16
  2. Single Yoruba praise names
    Sense id: oriki-yo-noun-hUY.JQ32

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