Ṣàngó
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Kawo Kaiyesile,
Hail to the Chief,

Etala mo juba gadagba mo juba.
I greet you thirteen times.

Shango pele o.
Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.

Shango pele o.
Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.

Shango pele o.
Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.

Baba aladufe.
Father who is loved by everyone.

Shango pele o.
Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.

Shango pele o.
Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.

Shango pele o.
Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.

Ni igba meta.
I call you three times.

Shango nuaa jeke awon o'iku.
Spirit of Lightning protect us from disease and death.

Ma ja kiki wa Òrun.
Praise the power of Heaven.

A dupe.
I give you thanks.

Ase.
May it be so.