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date: 14 November 2019

Húkadlolocked

  • Ivan Mačak

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Bullroarer of Slovakia. It is a thin, oblong piece of wood, sometimes with notches cut in the sides, and a hole in one end for the cord by which it is whirled. The húkadlo has lost its original magic significance, but sometimes preserves the form of a fish, a symbol of fruitfulness and prosperity, thus recalling its former spiritual significance. It is also called ...

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