Well Wishes, Praises and Incantations
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(2018-03-31)Sanal relays 5 well wishes that are uttered in different life situations. (1) A well wish said to a newborn child: ‘Let the newborn have its umbilical cord healed quickly and have strong legs/ Let the newborn glorify his/her ...
(2018-03-31)Sanal says that Kalmyk men utter praises (magtal) in order to cheer themselves or others up. He says a praise about how to skillfully throw a lasso: ‘In a place full of holes and bumps/ In complete darkness where the eye ...