Bondye

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Haitian Creole Bondye (God).

Proper noun[edit]

Bondye

  1. God, as worshipped in Haitian voodoo.
    • 2000, Leslie G. Desmangles, The Faces of the Gods, p. 162:
      As among the Yoruba, Vodouisants must also recognize Bondye as the first and the last.
    • 2007, Kevin Filan, The Haitian Vodou Handbook, Destiny Books 2007, p. 27:
      According to the Vodou worldview, Bondye created the world—and then, after finishing with his labors, he turned things over to the angels, saints, and lwa.
    • 2009, Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama (eds.), Encyclopedia of African Religion, vol. 1, p. 136:
      As is the case in much of the African tradition, Bondye is not the object of any direct cult or worship.

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bon (good) + Dieu (God).

Proper noun[edit]

Bondye

  1. God