totem

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

from Ojibwe (o)doodem(an)

Noun[edit]

totem (plural totems)

  1. Any natural object or living creature that serves as an emblem of a tribe, clan or family.
  2. The representation of such object or creature.
  3. The clan whose kinship is defined in reference to such an object or creature.

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totem

  1. inflected form of tot

Italian[edit]

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English

Noun[edit]

totem m (invariable)

  1. totem

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

totem m (plural totens)

  1. totem (object or creature that serves as an emblem of a tribe, clan or family)
  2. totem pole (Native American sculpture made by carving trees)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tǒteːm/
  • Hyphenation: to‧tem

Noun[edit]

tòtēm m (Cyrillic spelling то̀те̄м)

  1. totem

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French totem.

Noun[edit]

totem (definite accusative totemi, plural totemler)

  1. (religion) An object like an animal or tree of which the community is believed to be come in existence.

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