Sarbacane


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Sarbacane

 

a tube for shooting arrows that is used in hunting by the Indians of the South American rain forests. A similar weapon, called the sumpit, is used by the peoples of Indonesia and Malaysia.

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Ces attributs sont habituellement: la couronne de lumiere (maiti), le collier de poitrine (paoti), le bouquet d'herbes parfumees (moe), la pierre magique (incanto), la pipe a tabac (shinitapon), l'arc, les fleches et les epines magiques (canoti, pia, et huanin), la sarbacane (tepi) et la flute (rehue) (Arevalo 1985; Gebhart-Sayer 1987).
Longs tubes rigides guidant le souffle des gravitations coups de sarbacanes dorees il lance ses tiges ses pointes empoisonnees a travers la foret vierge de la terre In other words the violation of the taboo is expressed through metonyms of both equivalent metaphors established in the first stanza.