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God of Thunder and Father of the Gods.


Creator of men. Son of Armf.

Odwa or


King of men. Son of Armf.


God of Iron. Son of Odwa.


The warrior son of gun.


Smith of gun.


A worker in brass.


Wife of Oblufon.


The Messenger of the Gods, principally known by reason of divination.


Goddess of the Sea.


Goddess of the Lagoons.


A Goddess who transformed and became the River Oshun.


The Perverter. A God of Evil who led men astray.

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Now regarded as the Devil, but originally as the Undoer of the favours of the Gods.

"Peregn 'Gbo"

A Forest God who caused the Forest to bring forth wild animals and watched over the birth of Ornmila.


A God who watches over the birth of children.

"Offun Knran"

A messenger of fa.

"rn Odm'la"

The ancestor of the rns of f.


A priest.


A priest and maker of charms.

The Sun, Moon, Night, Day, Dawn and Evening were also Gods and Goddesses sent by Armf, who is often spoken of as God. But a higher and very distant Being is mentioned by some of the Priests.

Obo means White Man.

Okpll is a charm used in the divination of fa.

The final N is as in bon, and French pronunciation is nearly correct in all the above names.

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