Gris-gris new orleans meaning
Gris-gris new orleans meaning: a talisman, amulet, voodoo charm, spell, or incantation believed capable of warding off evil and bringing good luck to oneself or of bringing misfortune to another.
How is gris-gris pronounced?
noun, plural gris-gris [gree-greez].
Where does gris-gris come from?
History. The gris-gris originated in Dagomba in Ghana and was associated with Islamic traditions. Originally the gris-gris was adorned with Islamic scripture and was used to ward off evil spirits (evil djinn) or bad luck.
What does gris-gris mean in Cajun?
Gris-gris [gree-gree] To put a curse on someone. Frequently used in jest, not in reference to actual black magic. “Grandma got so mad when I ate her pie, she put a gris gris on me.”
Is gris-gris French?
Gris is the French word for “gray,” and gris-gris is a Creole term used in the French Caribbean, signifying a type of practice that is not black magic nor white magic, but gray magic – a conjuring practice.
Gris Gris oil is a traditional magical oil used to strengthen mojo bags, charms, candles, or spells. Multiple uses include: wearing on your body