kadaitja

/kəˈdaɪtʃə/ (say kuh'duychuh)

noun
1. Also, kadaitja spirit. a malignant spirit.
2.
a. a mission of vengeance.
b. the ritual accompanying this.
3. (plural)kadaitja shoes.
Also, kurdaitcha, kadaicha, kaditcha, goditcha. {Australian Aboriginal; ? Arrernte gwerdayje}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • kadaitja magic — /kəˈdaɪtʃə mædʒɪk/ (say kuh duychuh majik) noun magic carried out by the kadaitja man; pointing the bone. Also, kurdaitcha magic, kadaicha magic, kaditcha magic, goditcha magic …   Australian English dictionary

  • kadaitja shoes — /kəˈdaɪtʃə ʃuz/ (say kuh duychuh shoohz) plural noun (in some traditional Aboriginal cultures) shoes made of human hair, string and emu feathers, matted with human blood, worn by a kadaitja man so that his footsteps may not be traced. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • kadaitja man — /kəˈdaɪtʃə mæn/ (say kuh duychuh man) noun (in some traditional Aboriginal cultures) a man who sets out to take vengeance, either at the request of his community or on his own initiative, on someone accused of injuring or killing another by magic …   Australian English dictionary

  • featherfoot — /ˈfɛðəfʊt/ (say fedhuhfoot) noun Aboriginal English a kadaitja man. Also, feather foot …   Australian English dictionary

  • goditcha — /gəˈdaɪtʃə/ (say guh duychuh) noun Aboriginal English → kadaitja …   Australian English dictionary

  • goditcha magic — /gəˈdaɪtʃə mædʒɪk/ (say guh duychuh majik) noun → kadaitja magic …   Australian English dictionary

  • goditcha man — /gəˈdaɪtʒə mæn/ (say guh duytzhuh man) noun → kadaitja man …   Australian English dictionary

  • goditcha shoes — /gəˈdaɪtʃə ʃuz/ (say guh duychuh shoohz) noun → kadaitja shoes …   Australian English dictionary

  • kurdaitcha — /kəˈdaɪtʃə/ (say kuh duychuh) noun Aboriginal English → kadaitja …   Australian English dictionary

  • kurdaitcha magic — /kəˈdaɪtʃə mædʒɪk/ (say kuh duychuh majik) noun → kadaitja magic …   Australian English dictionary

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