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cu cf: arom. v

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cu la (der.) v

cu rom (der.) put on nice clothes (sem. domains: 1.4.6.1 Cloth, leather, and objects made of such materials (L&N 06.Q).)

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cwai ti yir

v practise witchcraft (irreg. infl. cwai ti ɗakyir) Daf
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mwan ti ɗigir

witches' fire [Witches are believed to have a fire which they put in a pot and operate like a torchlight. It can be seen by anybody but thewitches operating it are invisible. The only way one recognises their presence in the fire is the extreme feeling of fear oneexperiences when one runs into it.]Daf (sem. domains: 1.2.3 Fire (L&N 02.C), 3.2 Supernatural Powers (L&N 12.B).)
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tuf lulya v

ritual to find out whether a person has been engaged with witchcraft [The ritual is done by the mburai in order to find out anyone guilty of witchcraft. All members of a family will gather and spitinto a calabash. Anyone who refuses to do this is judged guilty and condemned to death. The ritual excludes the children.](sem. domains: 24.16.2 Custom, tradition (L&N 41.B), 4.17.9.4.4 Magic (L&N 53.J), 3.2 Supernatural Powers (L&N 12.B).)
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