Translation of totem in Spanish:

totem

tótem, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtoʊdəm//ˈtəʊtəm/

noun

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    tótem masculine
    • But the truth is, the little girl was in no danger, for like the other members of her tribe, she was a child of an animal totem.
    • They were given certain animal totems to feed the people, such as fish, turtle and every other creature that lives in the water.
    • Long ago, the world was ruled by two great animal totems.
    • It is strictly taboo for anyone to eat the meat from an animal that is his or her totem.
    • Twenty or more clans with additional totems were added later.
    • Each family has a totem and is grouped by totems (plants, birds, four-legged creatures) into a system of marriage alliances.
    • If a family has a totem, it cannot eat that animal, which is considered a spiritual protector.
    • For centuries our ancestors have had animal totems.
    • Alienated from their surroundings, these youths are chilling totems of a society predicated on division.
    • Hey, at least you people know how to find out about your totems or power animals.
    • And so all the clans who have totems, those totems define certain territories.
    • When people die they pass on their totems to young children, usually a son or grandson.
    • Due to her early influence, my spirit guides have always been animal totems.
    • They make these animals their totems and are not allowed to hunt, eat, or even be around them.
    • Premodern societies often had animal totems, and they saw animals and humans as intertwined through reincarnation.
    • Tribal groups avoid the flesh of animals that are their clan totems.
    • After that we turned our attention to animal myths, totems and characters, and I asked them to draw each of themselves as animals with which they identified.
    • Is it a sign, is it a totem, that normal society has returned?
    • The meat of one's clan totem was traditionally avoided; even today animals representing totems are rarely eaten.
    • As he turned around, he saw a pile of small, stone animal totems had appeared next to the book.