Meaning of zemi in English:

zemi

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noun

(also zeme)
historical
  • A god or ancestral spirit venerated by the Taino, an indigenous people formerly inhabiting the Caribbean; a representation of such a god or spirit, especially one taking the form of a carved triangular object of stone or shell.

Pronunciation

zemi

/ˈziːmi/ /səˈmiː/

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Eden (c1520–1576), translator. Originally (i) from post-classical Latin zemes (plural; accusative singular zemen);.