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French to English Anthropology Translation Glossary

French term English translation
un bâton de commandement scepter
Anthropologie Spécialités Formes du partage, cultures, cognition anthropology forms of cooperation, cultures, cognition
Au delà ou en deçà Within or without the bounds of
bas-fonds divinisés sacred hollows / sanctified hollows
Entered by: B D Finch
bâtons-divinités staff gods
beaux-arts classiques classical fine art
Chefs de terre Earth-priests
colonisation larvée latent colonisation
Entered by: Liliane Hatem
Comtois, rends-toi, nenni ma foi ! Comtois, surrender! Not on your life!
Entered by: Gary Key
corps et affects the body and affect
dans ce qu’il donne seulement à voir based on what is offered to vision alone
décentrement decentering
Donner la réalité aux choses bases itself on the subjects' own attributions of reality
Entered by: B D Finch
donsonien Dong Son
droits d’usage collectif common use rights
emprunts borrowing
emprunts de noblesse imbued with nobility
faîtage de case spear-like carving adorning cheftain's hut
Entered by: Helen Shiner
faciès features
faire miroiter using the lure of
fête des générations festival of generations (a rite of passage from childhood into adulthood in some sub-Saharan African cultures)
Entered by: Conor McAuley
fusil à tabatière breech-loading (rifle)
Entered by: Rebecca Davis
gaule gaulle
global-politique global politics
Inscription culturelle Cultural inscription, cultural embedding
invention formelle structural innovation / innovation of form
Entered by: Helen Shiner
isolat isolate
Je vous connais, beau masque The mask that reveals the self
La coiffe est une chaudière blanche. a white head wrap
La gaule chaudière Golle/gaulle
la paix des ancêtres the ancestors\' peace
le rapport à autrui chez les autres the self-other relationship in other cultures
Legs donated by
manifeste (Arts) declaration
mort différée slow death
Noirs marrons Maroons
passer des regards croisés aux regards partagés go from being an outsider looking in to an insider engaging in reciprocal observation
patrimoine 'noir' dark heritage
Entered by: Michele Fauble
pointes de raie stingray barbs
réappropriation de l'espace public reclaiiming public area/lands
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