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pawang

Saltos de línea: pa¦wang
Pronunciación: /ˈpɑːwaŋ
 
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Definición de pawang en inglés:

sustantivo

(In Malaysia and Indonesia) a person regarded as having spiritual and healing powers.
Example sentences
  • Villagers wanted to poison the tiger, but the local authorities and the village heads sought the help of a traditional tiger expert a pawang.
  • There is also a pawang (shaman), who fasts and meditates to ensure the building is blessed by God.
  • To deal with tiger attacks, the forestry department regularly uses the skills of the pawang.

Origen

Malay.

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