See also: ori, orí, oři, óri, Óri, -ori, ori-, and 'ori

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

Ori (uncountable)

  1. An individual's spiritual intuition and destiny, according to Yoruba beliefs.
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian Ori.

Proper nounEdit

Ori (plural Oris)

  1. A surname, from Italian​.
StatisticsEdit
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Ori is the 36477th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 613 individuals. Ori is most common among White (88.42%) individuals.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Ori ?

  1. A surname​.

YorubaEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From orí (head), ultimately from o- (agent prefix) +‎ (to see), literally That whom sees ahead of us

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Proper nounEdit

Orí

  1. A Yoruba religious metaphysical concept referring to one's intuition, destiny, and consciousness in life.
  2. the spirit or orisha representing this concept; it is regarded as a personal guardian of one's soul on earth, and the orisha of destiny, luck, existence, and fate. It is one of the most important orisha and Yoruba concepts in Ìṣẹ̀ṣe.
    Synonyms: Orí-inú, Ẹlẹ́dàá, Ìpín
    Orí la kọ́kọ́ bọ, ká tó bọ òrìṣàOri is whom we worship first, before we worship the other orisha

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ademuleya, Babasehinde A. The Concept of Ori in the Traditional Yoruba Visual Representation of Human Figures [1], 2013
  • Balogun, Lekan. Ori, Ritual and Yoruba Drama of Existence [2], 2013