Objects Used In Daily Taino Living


Amaraca = n : Sacred Ceremonial Wooden Rattle. made of black Capa wood.

Baira = n : Bow.

BOhio = n : house or Roundhouse.

Bure'n = n : Cooking Plate. a round flate plate made of clay.

Cabuya = n : Thin Cord, a fishing line.

Caney = n : Longhouse or the Chief House.

Canoa = n : Small Boat.

Cemi = n : Totem.

Cibuca'n = n : Extractor or Squeezer.

Digo = n = : Soap, used to wash the body made from a plant.

Dujo = n : Ceremonial Chair.

Guagua = n : Bus or Car, a form of transit.

Guajey = n : Gord Scraper also known as a Guiro.

Guani'n = n : Chiefs Golden Medallion.

Guayo = n : Grater.

Hamaca = n : Hanging Bed.

Inagua = n : Long Loincloth made of white cotton. used by the married women.

Jaba = n : Carrying Basket.

Ja'bao = n : Three stinged musical Gourd Instrument, See the word Jabao.

Jagua = n : Black Dye, used for dying cotton cloth and for body paint.

Jico = n : Cord or rope.

Manaya = n : Hachet.

Maraca = n : Gord Rattle, Musical Instrument made of Higuera gord.

Nagua = n : Small Loincloth made of white cotton. Also used today by Taino Men.

Naje = n : Oar, used for rowing the Canoas or boats.

Piragua' = n : Longboat or War Boat.

Tatagua = n : Ear Rings, made of Gold or sea shells.

Ture = n : Chair with short legs made of wood.

Yuke = n : Stone Ceremonial Belt.

 

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