Definición de manitou en inglés:

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manitou

Pronunciación: /ˈmanɪtuː/

sustantivo

(Among certain Algonquian North American Indians) a good or evil spirit as an object of reverence: the tribal shaman was responsible for calling upon the manitou at special ceremonies
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Illinois men and women interacted with the supreme deity by way of personal spirits called manitous.
  • During this time the manitou or spirits were considered a strong spiritual presence in her life.
  • Bear representations are evident, and several fragments appear to represent Mishipishu, the principal manitou of the Algonquian underworld.

Origen

Late 17th century: via French from an Algonquian language.

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Saltos de línea: mani|tou

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