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by Micha F. Lindemans
The northern Dahomean word of cult-initiate, that has been carried over into Haitian usage. The word, originally Fon, means literally deity-wife (
, wife). In Haiti, it is used to denote any devotee on an African deity.
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Article "Hunsi" created on 21 April 2000; last modified on 21 April 2000 (Revision 1). 38 words.
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