mafufunyana

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Borrowing from Zulu [Term?]

Noun[edit]

mafufunyana (uncountable)

  1. In Zulu and Xhosa culture, a mental disorder in which the sufferer is believed to have been possessed by evil spirits, causing hysteria.
  2. The evil spirit who causes such a disorder.