bagi

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bagi (plural bagis)

  1. A voodoo sanctuary or sacred chamber.
    • 1985, Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Simon & Schuster, p. 89:
      The bar was deserted, but when Max Beauvoir and I entered the hounfour there were three of them, sitting with their backs to the ochre walls of the bagi.
    • 2013, Patrick Taylor, Frederick I. Case (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions: Volume 1, p. 1065:
      The various fronds are fixed in front of the doors of the bagi and the peristyle as well as to the potomitan […].
    • 2015, Manbo Paula Wedo, Manbo Jumbo, p. 370:
      “This is a very important time for Vodou” Papa Baz tells me as he works in the bagi.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb baga (to inconvenience).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bagi m (genitive singular baga, nominative plural bagar)

  1. inconvenience, disadvantage

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit

Preposition[edit]

bagi

  1. for

Verb[edit]

bagi (used in the form membagi)

  1. to share

Mentawai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *waji, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *huaji, from Proto-Austronesian *Suaji.

Noun[edit]

bagi

  1. sibling ((younger) person who shares same parents)