Lexical words in Udihe

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Search: gegbie. 1 total hits in 1 transcripts.
The iron bird and the silver bird (1)
ge pudeŋku xeke:-ti, gegbie-ni aŋi-li-e-ni, sewe-si-li-e-ni.
INTJ shaman:doll tie.PST-3PL name-3SG INDEF-INCH-PST-3SG spirit-IMPF-INCH-PST-3SG
МЕЖД shaman:doll связать.ПРОШ-3МН name-3ЕД INDEF-ИНХ-ПРОШ-3ЕД spirit-ИМПФ-ИНХ-ПРОШ-3ЕД
They made a grass figure and started calling it names and shamanizing.
Связали пудэнку (ритуальную фигурку из травы), стали называть имена (гадать), шаманить.
"Pudeŋku" is a grass effigy used by shamans (see Simonov et al. 1998: 405). In this episode, the protagonist recites the names of suspected spirits and persons. Similar motifs are found in Nikolaeva et al. (2003, texts 25, 28, 51, 54).