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1. Myal


English Translation

White magic


Definition

A form of Caribbean white magic


Example Sentences

Patois: Di myal man help wi fight di evil spirits.
English: The white magic practitioner helped us fight the evil spirits.


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,



posted by anonymous on May 19, 2024


2. Myal (Noun)


Definition

Myal is a spiritual dance form rooted in Jamaican Maroon culture, incorporating ritualistic movements, storytelling, and African religious traditions.


Related Words

Dinki Mini , Maypole , Rocksteady , Quadrille ,



posted by anonymous on June 4, 2023


3. Myal


Definition

A form of Caribbean white magic that became a religious cult. Myal practices included the usage of herbal medicine and the capture and control of duppies (ghosts) for positive purposes. Many of its features have been incorporated into Kumina and other revival religions.


Example Sentences

Patois: Shi gone a di myal ceremony fi get rid of har demons
English: She went to the myal ceremony to get rid of her demons


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,



posted by anonymous on August 18, 2015



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