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Portuguese to English Anthropology Translation Glossary

Portuguese term English translation
antídoto do mal The antidote to evil
apresentação preface
auto-afirmação étnica (right to) assert their own ethnic identity
Banzas e Sobados Banzas and Sobados
Classe C Lower-middle class
Cumprir Promessa To fulfil a vow (made to a saint)
dotadores e dotados dowry givers and receivers/dowry givers and dowry receivers
Entered by: Margarida Ataide
em dar continuidade ao to continue with
etnografada ethnographically studied/analysed/described
expressões individuais de fala expressions of speech
extrativistas extractivists
Família do Sul Southern Family
grande comunidade brasileira de cultura e língua basicamente européias (...within) the larger Brazilian community of essentially European culture and language
Imagens de cura healing images
Entered by: Teresa Borges
indústria lítica lascada e polida knapped and polished stone (flint) industry
Entered by: Lindsay Spratt
jagunço henchman
Entered by: Ana Vozone
kairós kairos (moment)
luta contra o arbítrio Fight/struggle against arbitrariness
máscara de arame wire mask
Modelagem e análise de fatores influentes na gravidez na adolescência na microrr model(l)ing and analysis of factors influencing teenage pregnancy...
na alfabetização in the teaching of basic literacy
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
Nambikwara do Norte North Nambikwara
O interesse suscitado pelas obras... The interest generated by the works...
parentescos por brincadeira joking relationships
Entered by: Todd Field
que inclui o ilícito, o ilegal including that which is illicit, illegal, ...
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
relação de servientes/patrões master-servant relationship
ressemantizando (is being) given a new meaning/reinterpreted/resemanticised
se deslocarem they continue to move from place to place around/within the...
se exterminam die
segundo ele mesmo afirma according to his words/his own words
tipitis tool for pressing (manioc (pulp)) OR manioc press

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