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608RE: [SACC-L] Spanish language help?

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  • Bennett, Beverly
    May 18, 2000
      The word is "cuy", which means guinea pig. Glad to see that this will be
      added!

      Beverly Bennett

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      > From: dianne.chidester@...[SMTP:dianne.chidester@...]
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      > Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2000 10:55 AM
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      > Subject: [SACC-L] Spanish language help?
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      > Hello All!
      >
      > I'm working on the instructor's manual for the second edition of Heider's
      > textbook. One of the new films used is "Eduardo the Healer." I haven't
      > been able to get my hands on the related ethnography and have been trying
      > to figure out one particular term.
      >
      > Eduardo uses a guinea pig in the augery process of a cleansing ritual.
      > The narrator uses the term "limpia con _____." The _____ part sounds a
      > lot like "gooey." Can anyone help? The ethnography was made in Las
      > Delicias, Peru.
      >
      > Narrator: A limpia con kooey** or guinea pig ceremony, can occur
      > routinely almost any time and is Eduardo's way of separating those clients
      > he thinks he can help from those whose problems are either not serious or
      > require medical attention.
      >
      > Thanks for your help.
      >
      > Cheers!
      >
      > Dianne
      >
      > P.S. The text has had extensive revision and some of you will be glad to
      > know that "Dani Recess" is no longer included!
      >
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