Sekretos

JK recites Ah Hooch', a spell for fire ants. This spell, or "sekreto" , as the Lacandones refer to these types of texts, was volunteered by JK after CNK asked her to recite any spells she knew. The setting is casual and there is a small audience comprising of CNK, KM, KP, and JK and KM's brother, KMJKBr. An explanation of this text is provided in Exp_AhHooch_JK.
JK narrates Ah Hooch', a spell for fire ants. The purpose is to record sekretos 'spells'.
JK recites the spell, or "secret", of the yucca. The collector had asked for spells, or "secrets", as the Lacandones call these speech acts, which summon some kind of supernatural force to whatever it is they direct the power to. In this case, it is the yucca. Her niece, CNK, asked JK to recite Ah Ts'in. An explanation of this text is provided in Exp_Ahts7in_JK.
JK recites the spell, or "secret", of the yucca. The purpose is to record sekretos "spells".

Citation

Suzanne Cook (2005). Item "Sekretos" in collection "Lacandon Cultural Heritage". The Language Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0005-6671-3. (Accessed 2024-05-21)

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