aku aku

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba in southwestern Nigeria

Usage(s):

  • He uses an aku-aku, which to Easter Islanders is an invisible alter ego who poses questions and offers advice whenever necessary.

News

  • Pictures: African Landing Day

    John Spruce (Priest Khepra Amsu Aku Ra), left, and Amani Dawson (Priestess Amani Aahku Tera Nefer Atum Re Em Akeru), center, honor ancestors in the "Opening of the Way" during the start of the second annual African Landing Day ritual of remembrance at Fort Monroe Tuesday evening.
    on August 21, 2013     Source: Daily Press

Quotes

  1. "Aku will probably be fit to play by the weekend, but it was going to be hard for him to do much training this week and prepare properly for the game," Smith said. "It also probably wouldn't be ideal to throw him in for a game like this one...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Brian Smith Source: The Canberra Times

  2. "Everyone knows what Aku is capable of and he has been waiting for this chance, for this opportunity to showcase what he has got," Naiqama said.
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Wes Naiqama Source: eTaiwan News

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /