ọkọ

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Igala[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Yoruba ọkọ, proposed to derive from Proto-Yoruboid *ɔ́-kɔ

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọ́kọ

  1. husband
    Antonym: ọ́yà
    • 2015 February 12, John Idakwoji, An Ígálá-English Lexicon, Partridge Publishing Singapore, →ISBN, page 288:
      Ọ́ ọ́kọ mi d'úkọ́lọ́
      My husband has gone to work

Adjective[edit]

ọ́kọ

  1. (usually of an animal) male, masculine
    Antonym: óle
    • 2015 February 12, John Idakwoji, An Ígálá-English Lexicon, Partridge Publishing Singapore, →ISBN, page 288:
      Àbùtá ọ́kọ
      Male lizard
  2. (idiomatic, usually of an animal) big, strong, predatory
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Yoruba ọkọ̀

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọ́kọ̀

  1. vehicle
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Etymology 3[edit]

Ọ̀kọ̀

Cognate with Yoruba ọ̀kùn. Proposed to derive from Proto-Yoruboid *ɔ̀-kʊ̃̀, ultimately equivalent to *ɔ̀- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ *kʊ̃̀

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọ̀kọ̀

  1. millipede
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Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọ́kọ́

  1. money
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • John Idakwoji (February 12, 2015) An Ígálá-English Lexicon, Partridge Publishing Singapore, →ISBN

Olukumi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Igala ọ́kọ, Yoruba ọkọ proposed to derive from Proto-Yoruboid *ɔ́-kɔ, likely from the same root as akọ (male)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọkọ

  1. husband
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Igala ọ́kọ̀, Yoruba ọkọ̀ proposed to derive from Proto-Yoruboid *ɔ́-kɔ, Isoko okọ (canoe; boat), and Edo okọ (canoe; boat), proposed to be derived from Proto-Yoruboid *ɔ́-kɔ̀ (boat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọkọ̀

  1. vehicle
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Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọkọ́

  1. hoe[1]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Igala ọ́kọ, proposed to derive from Proto-Yoruboid *ɔ́-kɔ, likely from the same root as akọ (male)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọkọ

  1. husband[2]
    Antonyms: aya, abilékọ
  2. dear, beloved
    Synonym: ààyò

Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate with Igala ọ́kọ̀, Urhobo okọ (canoe; boat), Isoko okọ (canoe; boat), and Edo okọ (canoe; boat), proposed to be derived from Proto-Yoruboid *ɔ́-kɔ̀ (boat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọkọ̀

  1. vehicle
  2. vessel
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Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọkọ̀

  1. Persicaria senegalensis (syn. Polygonum senegalense)

Etymology 5[edit]

Cognate with Igala ọ̀kwọ̀

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ọ̀kọ̀

  1. spear, lance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crowther, Samuel (1852) A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language[1], London: Seeleys, page 233
  2. ^ Crowther, Samuel (1852) A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language[2], London: Seeleys, page 233