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Okuo Falawa


This verse can be heard in this youtube video:


CALL:

common spelling common pronunciation
Okuo falawa oh-kooh-oh fah-lah-wah
Aremu de falawa ah-ray-moo day fah-lah-wah
Dia ka sekulona falawa dee-ah kah seh-koo-loh-nah fah-lah-wah
Baba iba sekulona falawa bah-bah ee-bah seh-koo-loh-nah fah-lah-wah
Awogodo asi osu ifago ah-woh-goh-doh ah-see oh-soo ee-fah~ah-goh
Baba iba sekulona falawa o bah-bah ee-bah seh-koo-loh-nah fah-lah-wah oh
Aremu de falawa ah-ray-moo day fah-lah-wah
Awogodo de nifa boroyosu iya ah-woh-goh-doh day nee-fah boh-roh-yoh-soo ee-yah

RESPONSE:

Same as call.

Notes:

  • Bobi sings this much faster on her Rezos album, but it is traditionally sung slower (as I sing).

RESOURCES:

  • Song 6 taught in Oduduwa Class by Bobi C├ęspedes on April 4, 2022

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