vuurboom / voodoo-man

French translation: sorcier vaudou

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Dutch term or phrase:voodoo-man
French translation:sorcier vaudou
Entered by: bernadette schumer

10:57 Oct 28, 2005
Dutch to French translations [PRO]
Tourism & Travel
Dutch term or phrase: vuurboom / voodoo-man
Bokrijk : midwinterevenement (festival au cours duquel on fait revivre les anciennes traditions de Noël et Nouvel An) :

"Bij de vuurboom verbrandt de voodoo-man voor u voorwerpen en symbolen waar u vanaf wil."
bernadette schumer
Luxembourg
Local time: 08:03
feu de joie / sorcier
Explanation:
D'après les éléments de contexte ethno- et autres -iques fournis.

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Note added at 4 days (2005-11-02 08:24:47 GMT) Post-grading
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"Sorcier vaudou" est impropre en dehors d'un contexte afro-antillais. Il n'est d'ailleurs pas question de "voodoo heks/tovenaar", mais de qualifier les activités du "man", en les rapprochant de la magie vaudou. D'où "sorcier", absolument.
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Jérémie MARSCHALIK
France
Local time: 08:03
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3feu de joie / sorcier
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feu de joie / sorcier


Explanation:
D'après les éléments de contexte ethno- et autres -iques fournis.

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Note added at 4 days (2005-11-02 08:24:47 GMT) Post-grading
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"Sorcier vaudou" est impropre en dehors d'un contexte afro-antillais. Il n'est d'ailleurs pas question de "voodoo heks/tovenaar", mais de qualifier les activités du "man", en les rapprochant de la magie vaudou. D'où "sorcier", absolument.

Jérémie MARSCHALIK
France
Local time: 08:03
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