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Definition of the noun Yemanja

What does Yemanja mean as a name of something?

Yemanja is a genus of Macrocyprididae, described by Brandão in 2010.


  1. "Yemanja" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  2. "Yemanja" a.k.a. "Yemanjá" is a composition.

Phrases with Yemanja

Phrases starting with the word Yemanja:

  1. Yemanja Rocas
  2. Yemanja Hawkae
  3. Yemanja Youngi
  4. Yemanja Coimbrai

Phrase ending with the word Yemanja:

  1. Genus Yemanja

Other phrases containing the word Yemanja:

  1. Species Yemanja Rocas
  2. Species Yemanja Hawkae

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Yemanja

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Google previewMy Soul Is a Witness (2002)

African-American Women's Spirituality by Gloria Wade-Gayles

Yemanja is the mother Goddess of the Orisha and, as such, is related to Mawu. Yemanja is the Goddess of the oceans; ...

Google previewThe Offering (2003)

by Paul Huson

'Yemanja is a very pure and ...

Google previewThe African Religions of Brazil (2007)

Toward a Sociology of the Interpenetration of Civilizations by Roger Bastide, Helen Sebba

Throughout the area extending from Recife to Para, Yansan is becoming the principal goddess,"- while from Bahia to Rio, Yemanja is the most widely worshiped."3 In this divine struggle for social prestige, collective memory still plays a part in ...

Google previewFalse Dawn (2004)

The United Religions Initiative, Globalism, and the Quest for a One-world Religion by Lee Penn

(Yemanja is an Afro-Brazilian goddess of the sea ...

Google previewThe Little Giant Encyclopedia of Meditations & Blessings (2000)

by Nathaniel Altman

Yemanja. domain: oceans color: blue, white offerings: perfume, white flowers Nanan domain: lakes, marshes, swamps color: aquamarine blue offering: blue flowers Oshoun domain: flowing fresh water; waterfalls color: yellow offering: yellow ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions (2013)

Volume 1: A - L; Volume 2: M - Z by Patrick Taylor, Frederick I. Case

Yemanja (se minm bagay, it is the same thing, the Cuban Haitians say). Yemanja herself is identified in Cuba ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Religious Movements (2004)

by Peter Clarke

is paired with Christ and Yemanja, ...

Google previewThe Watkins Dictionary of Magic (2012)

Over 3000 Entries on the World of Magical Formulas, Secret Symbols and the Occult by Nevill Drury

Yemanja See Iemanjá. Yeramayá See Oddudùa. Yerba Maté See Maté Yesod The ninth emanation or sephirah on the kabbalistic Tree of Life. In western magic, Yesod is associated with the moon and the element water. Regarded as a ...

Google previewDictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols (1961)

by Gertrude Jobes

Xixiquipilihui Ya-daganu Yalahau Yemanja Yen Rung Yolkai Estsan Yu Po Zaden Zebedee WATER BORN (SEE WATER) WEALTH ( GAIN, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients (2005)

A Wiccan Guide to Spellcasting by Lexa Rosean

RULER: Yemanja, Venus TYPE: fruit MAGICKAL FORM: whole This is the slippery fruit of adultery. Split open the shell and carve your name and the name of a married man or woman you are after into the juicy pulp of the fruit. Eat half and offer ...

Google previewAn Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies (2007)

by Orlando O. Espín, James B. Nickoloff

Perhaps the most famous and public Umbanda ritual is the one associated with Yemanja; it takes place in Rio de Janeiro (and in many other coastline cities and towns throughout Brazil) on New Year's Eve. Since the 1960s, Umbandists have ...

Google previewEnciclopedia de Las Creencias Y Religiones (2006)

by Jorge Blaschke

Así, la diosa del mar Yemanja corresponde a la Virgen, el más importante de los orixás a Dios. Los adeptos son poseídos por una entidad a la que tratan de imitar durante la posesión. caodaismo Nueva religión vietnamita, fundada entre ...

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Yemanja - Lost Souls

A worshiper praying to Yemanja, goddess of the ocean.

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Scrabble value of Y4E1M3A1N1J8A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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