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7 comments7 Feb 2005 @ 03:24 by Ed Dawson @188.8.131.52 : All work and no Sam Adams... ;-)
Working title is "Your Guardian Orisha". And I have been slaving away on it as hard as you. Did not go out on friday or saturday nights. Though I did spend the day today with Nouar, fun! We went to the Pasadena City College swap meet. I found an old Doc Watson (bluegrass/oldtime music) double LP in perfect condition for $3.50.
Trying to discover the real meaning of the name of the Old Warrior path of Obatala. I found two versions of the name: Eyenike and Ekanike. Eye is bird. Eka is the act of counting. Ni is the definite article. 'Ke is oke = hill. so... "bird the hill" (hill bird)? Or "count the hill"? Bah nothing makes sense... sheesh!
Keep plugging away and I will too!
7 Feb 2005 @ 03:40 by skookum : A peek
into another world. Thank you and good luck on your writing!
7 Feb 2005 @ 04:17 by Ed Dawson @184.108.40.206 : What is a "skookum"?????
Thanks, Skookum. :)
My curiosity is unbound...
What is a skookum? Is that an invented name, or does it mean something? It sounds like a british celtic fairy name, like a bwgan (hobgoblin), or a ku-sidhe, or maybe one of Lewis Carroll's "boojum"???
But what the hell do I know, my mother's maiden name was seeley! (sheelie?)
Hee hee! ;-)
7 Feb 2005 @ 20:06 by Ed Dawson @220.127.116.11 : Old Warrior
My search results this morning are showing that Ekanike is the Cuban Lukumi version of the name, and that Eyenike is used in Nigeria.
Eye is a bird, but it is also a metaphor for a spirit.
Ni is the definite article
Oke is a hill
Eye ni'ke translates literally as "bird (spirit) the hill", and more sensibly in English perhaps as the spirit of the hill.
I know little about ancient Yoruba fortification of towns. Did they make hill fort the way celts did?
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