totem

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See also: Totem and tótem

English[edit]

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From Ojibwe (o)doodem(an).

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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. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) The clan whose kinship is defined in reference to such an object or creature.

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totem m ‎(plural totems, diminutive totempje n)

  1. totem, object that signifies a kinship group
  2. totem, physical representation of a kinship symbol

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French[edit]

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totem m ‎(plural totems)

  1. totem

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

totem

  1. inflected form of tot

Italian[edit]

Un totem – A totem

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English totem, from Ojibwe (o)doodem(an).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɔ.tem/, [ˈt̪ɔːt̪em]
  • Hyphenation: tò‧tem

Noun[edit]

totem m ‎(invariable)

  1. totem

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English totem, from Ojibwe (o)doodem(an).

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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Ojibwe (o)doodem(an).

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

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tòtēm m ‎(Cyrillic spelling то̀те̄м)

  1. totem

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French totem, From Ojibwe (o)doodem(an).

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totem ‎(definite accusative totemi, plural totemler)

  1. (religion) totem

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