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Trini Folklore: Loup Garou

  • Loup Garou, Lugahu (n): In folklore, a human who takes the form of an animal, generally, at night. <French loup garou ‘werewolf’>.

Loup Garou and other Trini folklore such as Papa Bois is an oral tradition meant to pass on the stories to the next generation. Other Trini phrases in the vernacular are Kote-si Kote-la, Light Candle, Sprawl Off, Jhorts, Sancoche, Kaka-Nay, Rum Jumbie.

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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer

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