wistiti


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wistiti

(wɪsˈtiːtiː)
n
(Animals) a small South American monkey of the family Hapalidae
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acaso no podriamos racionahnente suponer que esta expresion presenta la mayor analogia posible con el termino N'gischiqui, mediante el que los shawanos, pueblo primitivo de America, designan, segun Heckewelder, la accion de alumbrar a alguien en su posicion, y, como en ciertas sociedades americanas el gran vigilante se llama Wiskinki, no seria tambien de la raiz de esta palabra, perteneciente a las dos idiomologias, de donde se habria tornado el hombre mismo del wistiti, (1) que no equivale en Paraguay sino al hombre de Titi (2)?
My father broods on the simultaneity of ugly and lovely things, at least until the first shot cracks through the gloom and Lieutenant Ainslie falls against the brazier, fly only half-buttoned, his final cry that of a mauled wistiti.
He sold his stuffed tanagers, his lyrebird, his Quetzal; sold his six hawkbill tortoise shells, the pearl in the shape of a pig, the skull of a wistiti.