Omo ilu Cross river ni mi amo omo ilu eko ni oko Mi. In Yoruba land, one of the most important things done when a child is born is to give the child a name. 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Apart from the twins series, other children born in Yoruba land in peculiar circumstances or ways are given pre-destined names too. It is believed the grandfather reincarnated. Actress Toyin Abraham Shows Off Her Family In New Instagram Post.... Love Doctor Joro Olumofin Drags Instagram Blogger And Calls Him ''Known Yahoo Boy''. Dada is also called Dada awuru or olowo ori and are known to be strong and stubborn; * Oke– This is a child born with unrupted membranes all over his/her body; * Olugbodi– This is a child born with supernumerary digits (six fingers); * Ige– This is a child born with breech or footing presentation i.e. Oju oloko ni se je tie. Oba ti wa ni Elegboro of Ijebu-Ijesa. Obviously, it is best if these are determined via divination whenever possible. Oriki varies in length depending on lineage and the clan of the individual and the past ancestors. Yet, without these Clothes, without the expensive double strings of waist & hip beads. Omo oniMushin Ajina, o nwoye ee, o nwoye sese niba, Atanda daso f'eeyan o tun daso feegun, Atanda o ku bibiire. This comes after the child’s ritual birth, massage of specific body parts and other rites as well. God eulogy. Oriki Ile-Ife (Ile-Ife, The Cradle Of The Yorubas) This Lineage Is Dedicated To Our 'Ife' Members. Teslim Opemipo Omipidan is an award winning Nigerian journalist, poet, writer, historian and founder of OldNaija.com. A dá ojú ẹ̀ro àyélujára yí sílè fún àwọn ènìyàn tí wọn fẹ́ràn láti mò nípa èdè Yorùbá, àá¹£à àti ìá¹£e ilẹ̀ kóòtù ojire. No thief our contents o or else we report you to Google. Apart from the twins series, other children born in Yoruba land in peculiar circumstances or ways are given pre-destined names too. Awon nnkan ti won fi n bo Osun ni wonyi: obi, akuko, igbin, agbo tabi ohunkohun ti awon ti Osun ti se loore lodun esin ba fi je eje. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Oriki is cultural thing associated with the Yoruba culture. Orisa yii wa laarin ibo jakejado ile Yoruba. Eku ojo Friday. OldNaija bring you the eulogy of Ijebu known in Yoruba language as Oriki Ijebu. Auntimi stella eku-ise o, yeye olori orente Eku-ise takun takun, OLUWA aso agbara dotun. Are there any other offerings that my Ori requires at this time? Ninu oá¹£u Kẹwaa ni Olori Anu naa fi aafin naa silẹ. Iwo Omo Ajagun .... Oba nki e lati Oluponna. Mo fe bo ibeji oro. Lara awon orisa, o je orisa ti oriki re fere gbajumo julo. Oriki idile a maa so nipa irisi iran, isesi, eewo iran, ise iran, aleebu iran ati beebee lo. In the Yoruba language Oriki means praising the consciousness of a specific Force in Nature. oge poju. Oba Fatai Irawo 1938-2019 is dead. Emi nife si Oba yin..o gbafe daada.A ko re ti poju. There are many basic offerings to one’s Ori. Install the free Online Radio Box application for your smartphone and listen to your favorite radio stations online - wherever you are!. This child is also called Ogidi olu; * Salako (male) or Talabi (female) – This is a child born with his/her body covered in rupted membranes; * Abiona– This is a child born on a pathway usually when the mother is away from home or on a journey; * Abiodun– This is a child born in festive periods; * Jo‘hojo– This is a child whose mother died during labour; * Babatunde– This is a male child born shortly after the death of his grandfather. Mio gbo ede ilu mi daada sugbon mogbo Yoruba gan. Ejire okin maa so mi lokun lona ofun. The word 'Oriki" can be translated as panegyric which is a form of praise poetry. Tode eyinkule osile todi abata, iran asakeke o gbudo bumu be ni iran ababaja o gbudo buwese, oni soboro niyo mumi odo naa gbe. Egboro agbe gbogbo. Kindly do check back. Thanks for that, Olawale. They are as follows: * Ilori– This is a child born during the absence of menstruation; * Ojo and Aina– This is a child born with the umbilical cord twisted round his/her neck. If this kind of child is male, he is named Ojo, and if female, Aina; * Dada– This is a child born with long, thick and curly hair which is not to be cut at anytime. Here you will find also translations.Obanlu o rin n eru oj ikutu s eruOba n ile Ifon alabalase oba patapata n' ile iranjeO yo ke lekele at mi l' oreO gba a giri l'owo osikaO fi l'emi asoto l'owoOba Igbo oluwaiye re e … ogbamu gbamu oju orun o se gbamu jesu ni ma sin, I will worship Jesus emi o sin popsie grandfather baba enikankan Bi Taiwo ti nló ni iwaju Bééni, Kéhinde ntó lehin Taiwo ni omode, Kehinde ni ebgon Taiwo ni a ran ni sé Pe ki o ló tó aiye wò Bi aiye dara, bi ko dara. Babarimisa means a baby whose father dies shortly after he or she was born. Aiye dun bi oyin Taiwo, Kehinde, ni mo ki Eji woró ni oju iya ré O de ile oba térin-térin Jé ki nri jé, ki nri mu. Eeeh, eduro na, kini ojo Friday ni ede Yoruba? Ejire eelaki maabo lodo mi. Oríkì* jẹ ọ̀rọ̀ ìwúrí ti Yorùbá ma nlò lati fi sọ ìtàn àá¹£à àti ìá¹£e ìdílé lati ìran dé ìran. LEADER OF YORUBA WORLD CONGRESS EMERITUS PROFESSOR BANJI AKINTOYE SPEECH. Ni soki, omo eko aromisa legbe legbe ni mi. Alade ogo, olorun agbaye, oba awon oba, oba mimo, kabiyesi bi ire kosi, oba ti n je emi ni mase beru, this i took from another forum, I love it. Owa nbe ni Ilu Idanre 19.Owa ti Igbajo 20.Deji nbe ni Ilu Akure 21.Alake lo ni Egba 22.Ewi ti Ilu Ado Ekiti 23.Olowu nbe ni Ilu Owu 24. Ekushe ooo my yoruba people, I greet you all.. Omo Ilu Ibara ni Abeokuta lemi o! The first born of the twins is called Táíwò, a shortened form of Tò-aiyé-wò (taste the world) while the last born of the twins is called Kéhìndé which literally means “the last to come”. Oke Agbona a gbe wa o. Ase! 3. Ikere oniyan ana. Lobatan o. Eku ishe oo @Olori orente,omo Yoruba gidi!! Idowu, she is likely to run mad because the spirit of the stubborn Idowu will fly into her head and make her go insane. Kíkó àwọn ọmọ wa ni Èdè Yorùbá. keep the nice job on. According to the Yoruba historian Samuel Johnson, the oriki is an attributive descriptive, one that expresses what a child is or what he or she is hoped to become. Thanks! Oriki orile ni ewi alohun ti o n so nipa itan awon baba nla eni ni ile Yoruba, idile ti won ti se wa,orirun iran, ise akin ti won ti gbe ile aye se, ise iran naa ati beebee lo. Ibeji is the name of an Orisha (god) who represents a pair of twins in the Yoruba religion of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Omo epe ni emi na,epe Alaro ogunmodede,olu epe ni oruko oba wa, E ku ise takuntakun o. Ogoga ti ilu Ikere-Ekiti! Semiat Olufunke Tiamiyu ni … 2. Olori orente, eku ise takun takun ooo. Dry gin (oti) 5. Some materials often used to feed one’s Ori are: 1. Clothes we human beings wear, tend to conceal, obstruct transparency, be deceitful and become a form of bondage/èdìdì. Questions? E shey pupo. Unauthorized use or duplication of our contents without express and written permission from us is strictly prohibited. Reference- * Samuel Johnson; The history of the Yorubas, Lagos, CSS Limited; 1921; pg. Your email address will not be published. Bi a ba n soro nipa awon orisa ile Yoruba, Esu ko see fowo ro seyin. OldNaija is an online platform dedicated to documenting and promoting the history of Ngeria. Eni ejire nwuu bi. Mo lewa loode. 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Babatunde literally mean ‘father has come again’; * Yetunde– This is a female child born shortly after the death of her grandmother. Thanks for your visit too. Naming ceremonies. Olori orente weldone, kudos to you. Aso Ni Èdìdì Omo Ènìyàn. Contrary to the popular belief that Taiwo, being the first born of the twins, is older than Kehinde, it is said by Yoruba elders that Kehinde is older than Taiwo because Taiwo was sent by Kehinde to have a taste of the world and announce his coming as well. Oninuure ni bedun. The child born after Idowu is called Idogbe (if male) and Alaba (if female). Kindly give us credit and backlink. omo ilu Epe ni mi ooo. The Idowu is known to be stubborn and troublesome, and is therefore regarded as “Eshu lehin Ibeji” (the devil after twins). By custom, Yoruba children are named in a ceremony that takes place 7 days after their birth. Ma worry, a ma ko e bi o se le'ki oriki ilu oko e. Olori Orente, e jo wo, e ba was ko aya wa ni oriki eko o. E je ki n fi eyokan si Alaaye ti ilu Efon Alaaye.Sugbon, e mi je omo owa, omo ekun, omo....awon temi ni ilu ujesha, e ba mi paari e o.Mo ma pe yeye baba mi looni lati ki mi ni oriki ilu mi. The following questions may be asked through casting IFA: 1. In the Yoruba language the word Kiki means to praise. You remind me of an old friend we used to call Arobo sufe that guy can die on top woman matter, Hahahahahahahah, arobo sufe. Dried fish (eja a… Eleko ti ilu Eko - Awa Aromi sa legbe legbe. Aduni – It could mean a joy to have or one we struggled to have. Oriki ma n dun gidi Haaaa.. ..mo ranti iya babami to ti dologbeTan ban kimi, orimi mama wu ni. We provide a research and learning environment for Nigerians at home and in the diaspora. In pele o gbogbo ile,oruko Oba ilu mi ni Owa Ooye ti ilu Okemesi-Ekiti. 17.Olowo lo ni Owo 18. But sometimes, the circumstance of a child’s birth will automatically give the child a name. La gbe ri ibeji laarin won. A child can be given as many names as possible, but in most Yoruba families, the pre-destined (oruko amutorunwa) stands as the first name of the child. It is often in poetic form and consists of songs of praise. The Ijebu people are one of the major Yoruba sub-tribes dwelling in present day Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. It is a reference to the ability to invoke various forms of consciousness or possession to access information outside of our direct personal experience. Does my Ori need to receive an offering at this time? This name is known as ‘orúko àmútọ̀runwá’ (pre-destined or generic name) in Yorubaland. Emi ki se omo Yoruba sugbon ilu eko ni won bi mi si. The names of the children are traditionally found by divination performed by a group of Babalawo - traditional Ifá priests, but in recent times names can also come from those of ranking members of the family, including the father, mother, grandparents, or next of kin. They are as follows: * Ilori – This is a child born during the absence of menstruation; * Ojo and Aina – This is a child born with the umbilical cord twisted round his/her neck. Each household within a tribe or settlement has it own Oriki. Oniruuru omo lo nbe laye. Olori, kaare o! Oliri Orente...I love youuuuuuAlakire ti ilu ikire ni temi ooooPosh hajia, omo Iwo, e Ku ise ooo. Omo onife abure omo adede oworemo, Ife omo olodo kan otere. Omo olodo kan otara, omo olodo to n san wereke to n san wereke. Shey you don hear, abeg no thief our contents o! In Ifa ritual the Oriki for Ela is preceded by Kiki Orunmila. Kii á¹£e Badirat Ajoke nikan ni olori to kuro ni aafin Oyo. Does it need to receive (insert individual items until you find what it wants? O ni oun ko tun jẹ ni ọkọ nile olorogun mọ, nitori iriri ti oun ni. Click here to mail us or click here to call us on 08061389617. Stella you tried well well. © 2014 - 2020 | All Rights Reserved | OldNaija, Oruko Amutorunwa (Pre-Destined Names) In Yorubaland. Oriki obinri (Praise of the Woman) In part I discussed abut the meaning of and obinrin (female, woman) and okurin (male, man); I found a poem in praise of women. Interesting Story About Nigerian 'Kardashian' Sisters... Nigerian Senator Smart Adeyemi's Daughter Deola Weds Popular Entrepreneur Malivelihood - Photos. Iniruuru Ìdí L’Aoba Maa Ri. Learn More. If a male, it is always expressive of something heroic, brave or strong. The child, whether male or female, born after the twins is called Idowu. Lol! Oriki is also used as means of identifying the different clans of Yoruba, to understand people's lineages and pedigrees and for persuasion which is one of its basic uses. Ninu omo to je abami. 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