Definitions for shamanˈʃɑ mən, ˈʃeɪ-, ˈʃæm ən
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in societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination
A traditional (prescientific) faith healer.
A member of certain tribal societies who acts as a religious medium between the concrete and spirit worlds.
a priest of Shamanism; a wizard among the Shamanists
Origin: [From the native name.]
Shaman is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Comics universe and a member of Alpha Flight.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I just have to try to get this behind me. I can't continue to hate the shaman. ... I can't let him ruin my life any more than he already has, i need to get beyond it.
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Translations for shaman
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- xamanCatalan, Valencian
- chamán, curandero, curanderaSpanish
- poppamies, šamaaniFinnish
- שמאן, שמאניתHebrew
- 샤먼, 무당, 巫堂Korean
- hataałiiNavajo, Navaho
- шаман, šamanSerbo-Croatian
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