fetish, charm

Semantic Field
culture-mythology
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
fetiche, encanto, filtro de amor, pusanga
Meaning Portuguese
feitiço, puçanga

Languages

Language Orthographic Form Phonemicized Form Gloss as in Source Etymology Code Proto-Form Proto-Language Loan Source Etymology Notes Wanderwort Status Etyma Set Word Structure Word Structure Notes General Notes Source Created By
Kakua ʧā̃p ʧā̃p unknown Simplex See Language page Katherine Bolaños
Nheengatu puçanga pusanga inheritance *potsaŋ Donor: Portuguese puçanga; Other TG?: Ashuar pusaŋ Simplex See Language page John Blaha, Lauren Franklin, PLE, Alyssa Wadley
Yanomami hërɨ̃ (HR94) həɾɨ̃ unknown Simplex See Language page Kelsey Neely
Tukano bará bará unknown Simplex See Language page Ana Paula, Amanda Novak
Hup pɨn' pɨn' unknown Simplex See Language page Pattie Epps
Dâw dâw ãày yõór [‘woman medicine’] dəw ʔã̂j jɔ̃̌h missing See Language page Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Sikuani wanali (talisman) wanali (talisman) talisman unknown See Language page Jonathan Quintanilla, Brittany Weinstein
Pemon muurang (herbal), kuumii (used by kanaima) (E1980) muraŋ, kumi) (E1980) charm (herbal) Inheritance Akawaio-Pemon Alternate: kumi (charm used by kanaima) See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza; Alyssa Wadley
Akawaio muurang (herbal), kuumii (used by kanaima) muraŋ, kumi herbal charm inheritance Akawaio-Pemon Alternate: kumi See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Tariana wiri wiri unknown Simplex See Language page Ana Paula B.
Piapoco wìisicái 'magic potion to attract women' wìisikái 'magic potion to attract women' See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Paresi ihoxare, inihoxala ihoʃare, inihoʃala See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Wayana hëmït hǝmɨt See Language page PLE
Northern Emberá áwai áwai See Language page Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Cofán settaen´cho sethãɛ̡ʔtʃo phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS See Language page Daniel Valle
Ashuar pusáng, músap pusaŋ, músap See Language page Daniel Valle
Aguaruna tsumaík tsumaík See Language page Daniel Valle
Matses chido uismauate, bënueduante tʃido uismawate, bɨnueduante See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Yagua jimutu ximutũ See Language page Daniel Valle
Piaroa uutjäwä uutʰæwæ See Language page Amanda Novak, Becky Walker