Significado de Alafin en en Inglés

Alafin

(also Alaafin, Ala'afin, Aláàfin)

Pronunciación /ˈaləfɪn/

nombre

  • The political leader (formerly the king) of the Yoruba people of Oyo state in south-western Nigeria.

Origen

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Church Missionary Intelligencer. From Yoruba Aláàfin owner of the palace from alá-, variant of oni-, prefix forming nouns with the sense ‘possessor’ + ààfin palace, court.