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Saltos de línea: Ku¦mina
Pronunciación: /ˈkʌmiːnə

Definición de Kumina en inglés:


A Jamaican religious ceremony involving music, dancing, and supposed possession by spirits.
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  • African-Caribbean religious practices such as revivalism, Kumina, and Rastafarianism have especially significant African influences.
  • Another important point is that in this text myal is a combination of various religious practices, including Myalism and Kumina, which aims to exorcise sources of evil from both within and without the community.


perhaps from a Kimbundu word meaning 'possession, to see'.

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