wampum - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "wampum" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

wampum / ожерелье из раковин
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Перевод
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ожерелье из раковин
wampum
Определения
имя существительное
a quantity of small cylindrical beads made by North American Indians from quahog shells, strung together and worn as a decorative belt or other decoration or used as money.
From the early 1620s, coastal Indians supplied wampum (sacred shell beads, polished and strung in strands, belts, or sashes) to Dutch traders who exchanged it with inland natives for beaver pelts.
Примеры
Federal negotiators, in turn, received wampum , pipes, and sometimes weapons.
a belt consisting of thousands of wampum
Wampum was American Indian bead money, and the purple interior of the quahog shell was used for high-denomination wampum .
A wampum of dark color signaled a serious purpose, sadness, or perhaps great political importance.
strings of wampum
From the early 1620s, coastal Indians supplied wampum (sacred shell beads, polished and strung in strands, belts, or sashes) to Dutch traders who exchanged it with inland natives for beaver pelts.
Three beads of wampum separating the two purple rows symbolize peace, friendship and respect.