Nagual vs Nahualism - What's the difference?

nagual | nahualism |

Nagual is a see also of nahualism.


As nouns the difference between nagual and nahualism

is that nagual is while nahualism is the mesoamerican belief that (certain) human beings can transform into animals.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

nagual

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • * 1986 , John M. Ingham, Mary, Michael, and Lucifer: Folk Catholicism in Central Mexico , page 119:
  • If a cross of lime is painted on the bottom of a metate it becomes "too heavy" for a nagual to carry.

    Derived terms

    * nagualism ----

    nahualism

    Alternative forms

    * nagualism

    Noun

    (-)
  • The Mesoamerican belief that (certain) human beings can transform into animals.
  • See also

    * nahual (nagual) * tonal (tona, tonalli) English words suffixed with -ism