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In Hausa (a language of Northern Nigeria) it means "evil spirit" whereas in English it denotes: "An object used as a fetish, a charm, or an amulet in West Africa."; what two syllable word is it?




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Answer: juju

It also denotes: a style of Nigerian popular music featuring electric guitars and traditional drums.

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