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Meaning of "Ogun" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OGUN

Ogun  [əʊˈɡʊn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OGUN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ogun is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OGUN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Ogun in the English dictionary

The definition of Ogun in the dictionary is a state of SW Nigeria. Capital: Abeokuta. Pop: 3 728 098. Area: 16 762 sq km.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OGUN

Oglethorpe
ogmic
Ogopogo
Ogowe
Ogpu
ogre
ogreish
ogreishly
ogreism
ogress
ogrish
ogrishly
ogrism
Ogygian
oh
OHAC
OHG
ohia
Ohio

WORDS THAT END LIKE OGUN

air gun
BB gun
begun
blowgun
electron gun
field gun
gun
handgun
jump the gun
machine gun
paint gun
pellet gun
sawed-off shotgun
sawn-off shotgun
shogun
shotgun
smoking gun
spray gun
squirt gun
stun gun

Synonyms and antonyms of Ogun in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Ogun» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OGUN

Find out the translation of Ogun to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Ogun from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Ogun» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

奥贡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ogun
570 millions of speakers

English

Ogun
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Ogun
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أوجون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Огун
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ogun
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Ogun
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ogun
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ogun
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ogun
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オグン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오군
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ogun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ogun
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Ogun
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओगुन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ogün
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Ogun
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ogun
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Огун
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ogun
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ογκούν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ogun
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Ogun
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ogun
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Ogun

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OGUN»

The term «Ogun» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.002 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OGUN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ogun

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OGUN»

Discover the use of Ogun in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ogun and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Africa's Ogun: Old World and New
The second edition of this landmark work is enhanced by new chapters on Ogun worship in the New World.
Sandra T. Barnes, 1997
2
Ogun's Children: The Literature and Politics of Wole Soyinka ...
These essays celebrate the achievements of Soyinka by acknowledging his Ogunian characters, which are often the vehicles and victims of a wayward political world.
Onookome Okome, 2004
3
Africa’s Ogun, Second, Expanded Edition: Old World and New
Baba wa 'ni. iya <5 mas Q ku o. iya a mile Q ku O. Aare'ré Ogun baba wa.1 Father come today. Father come today. Suffering is habitual; it is unexpected. Suffering is habitual; it is unexpected. Titleholder of lré, Ogun, Father come.
Sandra T. Barnes, 1997
4
Critical Perspectives on Wole Soyinka
Ogun Abibiman is a long poem written to celebrate Mozambique's declaration of her stance of war against while-ruled Rhodesia. It is not the favored threnody but a mellow and complex panegyric... the poet riding his horses of speech at a sure  ...
Wole Soyinka, James Gibbs, 1980
5
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought
Ogun The Yoruba deity Ògún is one of the strongest and most widespread deities (òrìshà) in the pantheon. (Tone is important in the Yoruba language, and the name must be pronounced correctly: Ògún—low-high, the final syllable nasalized .
Abiola Irele, Biodun Jeyifo, 2010
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Pre-colonial Africa in Colonial African Narratives: From ...
Akara-ogun realizes that he "had failed to reckon with God," and so prays (41 ). "[I ]nspired by God," he asks the man why he does not cook his yams, which produces "wide-mouthed astonishment" (42). amazement that a colonized Other could ...
Donald R. Wehrs, 2008
7
Africanisms in American Culture
Before dedicating the animal victims to the warrior deities Eleggua, Ogun, and Ochossi, the officiating priest or priestess washes their heads and feet in cool water, enumerating each animal in this fashion: "Eleggua, Ogun, Ochossi mo fun o ni ...
Joseph E. Holloway, 2005
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Perspectives on Wole Soyinka
Ogun is differentiated from Obatala and Shango in the Yoruba pantheon.'' Whereas Obatala is seen to represent a general placidity which is perceived to be the harmonious essence of creation, Ogun's factor is seen as more energetic.
Biodun Jeyifo
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Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language: Part I. English and ...
Ueri ile kb my ajagun, kufe- kufe ko mo ija, ijo ti ari ogun li amp ogo, " Boasting at home is not valour, parade is not battle : when war is seen the valiant will be known." Ogo-asan, s. vain glory. Ogo, s. one placed at the debtor's house to compel ...
bp. Sammuel Adjai Crowther, 1843
10
Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere
Osun was married at different times to at least three deities: Ogun, Sango, and Orunmila (some have suggested Obatala as well). Her marriage to Ogun (the god of iron) was probably short, for legend has it that she eventually eloped with ...
Oyeronke Olajubu, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OGUN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Ogun is used in the context of the following news items.
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Amosun sends names of LG transition committee members to Ogun
Ibikunle Amosun Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, on Friday, sent the names of transition committee ... «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
2
TGI expands Ogun economic base with N5bn investment in poultry …
We are here in Ogun state as part of efforts to expand our investment. We want to thank His Excellency for helping us secure land at Flower ... «BusinessDay, Jul 15»
3
100 pipeline vandals feared dead in Arepo, Ogun State fire
... minimum if police presence returns to the area. Ogun State Police Spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi, however, declined to speak on the issue. «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
4
Nigeria: Fuel tanker explosion kills one in Ogun
The explosion occurred when a fuel tank exploded and caught fire at a construction site inside the the premises of Ogun State Road ... «Codewit World News, Jul 15»
5
Dwindling Allocation: Ogun set to increase industrial base
In the face of dwindling Federal Government allocation, the Ogun State Government is set to increase it's industrial base towards a ... «WorldStage, Jul 15»
6
Court remands 3 over kidnap, murder in Ogun
An Ota magistrates' court in Ogun, on Tuesday, remanded three men - Isaac Uche, 49, Sunday Aneato, 26, and Opeyemi Sodeinde,18 - in ... «Daily Trust, Jul 15»
7
Fuel tanker explosion kills one in Ogun
The explosion occurred when a fuel tank exploded and caught fire at a construction site inside the the premises of Ogun State Road ... «Gbooza, Jul 15»
8
West African Cotton To Invest 5bn Naira In Ogun State
West African Cotton Company is positioning to benefit from the diversification, with the planned investment in the agricultural sector in Ogun ... «CHANNELS TELEVISION, Jul 15»
9
In Ogun: Court remands 3 alleged kidnappers in prison custody
An Ota Magistrates' Court in Ogun on Tuesday remanded three men; Isaac Uche,49, Sunday Aneato,26, and Opeyemi Sodeinde,18, in prison ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
10
Lafarge Africa Plans 220mw Power Plant In Ogun
Lafarge Africa Plc has said that its newly constructed 220 megawatts (mw) power plant at Ewekoro, Ogun, will commence operations in October ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»

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