27.5.06

I stand corrected

Two of my readers have corrected me.

Apparently, 'Omolara' does not mean what I thought it did. It means 'my children are my family/folk/relatives'. It's a name that doesn't translate perfectly into English, but is 'Word perfect in Yoruba' says my 'Yoruba expert'

1 comment:

  1. Aha,
    I told you so!! :). I had an idea what it means but it just didn't translate properly in my head.

    I wasn't convinced by translations done by non-Yoruba speaking people. No prejudices intended. I laud their efforts but...

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