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Definition of the noun Nahualism

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  1. The Mesoamerican belief in the transformation of humans into animals.

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Google previewThe Place of Stone Monuments (2010)

Context, Use, and Meaning in Mesoamerica's Preclassic Transition by Julia Guernsey, John E. Clark, Bárbara Arroyo

but in modern ethnographies nahualism is an activity that has to be learned by the candidate from other ...

Google previewDictionary of Isms and Disciplines (2002)

by Joseph Sebastian

Nahualism. The term comes from ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mesoamerica (2012)

by Walter Robert Thurmond Witschey, Clifford T. Brown

In many Mesoamerican cultures, each person had a familiar spirit, called way in Maya, a practice named nahualism. Often one could speak or commune with ancestors, a practice embodied into the Temple of the Inscriptions at Palenque, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

nahualism (na-hwal'izm), n.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

nahualism (nā-hwäl'izm), n. Same as *naqualism. - - Naiad, n. 3. [l. c.] One of the naiades or pearly fresh- water mussels; a fresh-water mollusk as distinguished from an oceanid or marine ...

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Nahualism Meaning

Video shows what nahualism means. The Mesoamerican belief that (certain) human beings can transform into animals.. Nahualism Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of N1A1H4U1A1L1I1S1M3

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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