ọkọ

IgalaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

ọ́kọ

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

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Yoruba ọkọ̀

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ọ́kọ̀

  1. vehicle
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

 
Ọ̀kọ̀

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ọ̀kọ̀

  1. millipede
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ọ́kọ́

  1. money
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

YorubaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ọkọ́

  1. hoe[1]

Etymology 2Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ọkọ

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

Etymology 3Edit

Cognate with Igala ọ́kọ̀, Urhobo okọ (canoe; boat), Isoko okọ (canoe; boat), and Edo okọ (canoe; boat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ọkọ̀

  1. vehicle
  2. vessel
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ọkọ̀

  1. Persicaria senegalensis (syn. Polygonum senegalense)

Etymology 5Edit

Cognate with Igala ọ̀kwọ̀

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ọ̀kọ̀

  1. spear, lance

ReferencesEdit

  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