In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1zombiezombilike a zombie — como un/una zombie / zombi
- The living dead in pop culture are no doubt inspired by the great voodoo zombie legend of Haiti in the heart of the Caribbean.
- He cleared his throat and began to read, "A zombie is an undead person in the tradition of voodoo."
- Basically, it's all about consciousness, and in the voodoo religions, zombies are bodies without soul.
- In folklore, zombies are portrayed as innocent victims who are raised in a comatose trance from their graves by malevolent sorcerers.
- In 1982, an ethnobotanist and independent scholar announced that the chemical is a major component of the voodoo elixir that turns people into zombies.
- Portrayals in modern books, films, games, and haunted attractions, are quite different from both voodoo zombies and those of folklore.
- And in Haiti she found eight ‘authentic cases’ of zombies, one of whom she photographed in a hospital.
- Of course, the people of Haiti claim that they see zombies very often, but no one has been able to prove it.
- Some scientists claim that voodoo zombies are created with this toxin.
- The voodoo zombie is not a dead person, but a living person who has been brain damaged.
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