Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Hindu pipe or nose-flute composed of a gourd or nut-shell into which two wooden pipes or reeds are inserted. It emits a droning or humming sound, and is the instrument commonly used by snake-charmers.
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“In the Ruvu ethnographic record, for instance, Marja-Liisa Swantz found that Zaramo in the Bunju area kept matawango, a religiously-significant clay-pot container in which they placed earthen figurines, pungi, "fashioned from clay and mixed with some parts of the skin, hair and nails of the ancestral guardian of such pots.”
“Swantz reported that at the time she did her research, pungi figurines were no longer made in Bunju, though there was an actively used matawango shrine in the area, which generated both fear and reverence among those who believed in its significance.”
“Throw yourself out of the path of a spray of missiles, and you will find yourst impaled on pungi sticks hidden in the low vegetation.”
“The certainty of his trying to escape or of his falling on some pungi stakes didn't mean anything to me until later when I had thought about it and it dawned on me what they meant to do.”
“At that point, Kerry wrote, the Nung's Green Beret adviser, who had remained aboard Kerry's boat, turned to him and said, "I wouldn't be surprised if our prisoner tries to escape or if he falls on some pungi stakes in there.”
“On the North Vietnamese team you have “pungi sticks” and boobytraps, or mortars and mines or explosion packs.”
“It was he who did the most cutting, chopping with his machete while simultaneously staying alert for trip wires, booby traps, and pungi pits.”
“My body was still hard and lean, my skin brown, the old scar from the dung-tipped pungi stick like a broken gray snake embossed on my stomach.”
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