gǁxài

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Noun[edit]

gǁxài (tone II, class 1)

  1. magical power
    • gǁxài ńnà.
      • It is magic.

Verb[edit]

gǁxài

  1. (transitive + kV and (optionally) kâ) to bewitch
    • Tùu n̄ kâ bà ǀxáã kùma ùh ń bà t'a̰e sòo tē tâa kâ gǁxài kâ ǀîi tâ tè.
      • When people dance the curing dance (kùma) they feel the medicine by which a person has been bewitched.
  2. (intransitive) to have a bad spell put on oneself

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