maljoe, maljeu(n): Evil eye; the belief that a conscious or unconscious look of envy or ill will can harm someone. <French Creole malzie, Spanish mal de ojo‘evil eye’; Yoruba fi oju buruku si‘put uglyeye on, Igbo /ole anja‘look ugly eye’, Kikongo / ntadidi je disu/ ‘look with badeye’
- I heard them say how my donkey grows, It seems like they want to give it maljo… The whole this is through jealousy , Because they want to buy me donkey from me.
- A disease, attributed to
maljo, characterized by fever, changed colour, inability to urinate, loss of appetite and weight, greenish stool.