Friday, March 19, 2010

Do you have a name for your hair

NAJA


After so many trials and errors with my hair I have come to find out the my hair has an attitude problem! She is strong but very indifferent to change. She rejects most natural oils and rebukes 80% of the things I try. So I finally decided that although my hair is an extension of me she is still her own intity. I have given her the name Naja. Naja is African for Stoic and Strong, what better name...

I did some digging and I truly believe that Naja is the best name for my fickle locs.


Name: Naja
Gender: F
Meaning: Stoic and strong
Origin: African

Sto·ic   /ˈstoʊɪk/ Show Spelled[stoh-ik] Show IPA
–adjective
1.of or pertaining to the school of philosophy founded by Zeno, who taught that people should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity.

–noun
3.a member or adherent of the Stoic school of philosophy.
4.(lowercase) a person who maintains or affects the mental attitude advocated by the Stoics.
 
strong   /strɔŋ, strɒŋ/ Show Spelled [strawng, strong]
–adjective
1.having, showing, or able to exert great bodily or muscular power; physically vigorous or robust: a strong boy.
2.accompanied or delivered by great physical, mechanical, etc., power or force: a strong handshake; With one strong blow the machine stamped out a fender.
3.mentally powerful or vigorous: He may be old, but his mind is still strong.
4.especially able, competent, or powerful in a specific field or respect: She's very strong in mathematics. He's weak at bat, but he's a strong fielder.
5.of great moral power, firmness, or courage: strong under temptation.
6.powerful in influence, authority, resources, or means of prevailing or succeeding: a strong nation.
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