message stick

message stick
палочка-послание (палочка длиной ок. 30 см, цилиндрической или плоской формы, являющаяся знаком полномочий гонца, передававшего устные послания одного аборигенного племени другому. На палочке не было письменного послания, но был нанесён рисунок, по кот. гонец мог найти источники воды)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Message stick — Mes sage stick A stick, carved with lines and dots, used, esp. by Australian aborigines, to convey information. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Message stick — For the Australian television series, see Message Stick. A message stick is a form of communication traditionally used by Indigenous Australians. It is usually a solid piece of wood, around 20–30cm in length, etched with angular lines and dots.… …   Wikipedia

  • Message Stick — For the form of communication traditionally used by Indigenous Australians, see Message stick. Message Stick is an Australian television series about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lifestyles, culture and issues. It began screening in 1999 …   Wikipedia

  • message-stick — messˈage stick noun (Aust) A carved stick carried as identification by an Aboriginal messenger • • • Main Entry: ↑message …   Useful english dictionary

  • message stick — noun (among Australian Aboriginals) a stick carved with symbolic patterns, used to convey a message from one community to another …   English new terms dictionary

  • message stick — /ˈmɛsɪdʒ stɪk/ (say mesij stik) noun a carved stick or piece of wood used among some tribal peoples to convey messages from one community to another …  

  • message stick — noun : a carved stick serving as a mnemonic device and means of identification for messengers among some primitive peoples (as in Australia and Africa) …   Useful english dictionary

  • message stick — noun A piece of wood, etched with angular lines and dots, traditionally used by Australian aboriginals to communicate messages between different clans and language groups …   Wiktionary

  • message — n. & v. n. 1 an oral or written communication sent by one person to another. 2 an inspired or significant communication from a prophet, writer, or preacher. 3 a mission or errand. 4 (in pl.) Sc. & N.Engl. things bought; shopping. 1 send as… …   Useful english dictionary

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