Ad astra per alia porci (paulistano) wrote in linguaphiles,
Ad astra per alia porci
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In the useless_facts community today, someone posted the below-quoted text. Can anyone tell me if this is true or not? I'm always wary of linguistic trivia like this.

Belief in were-hyenas is so entrenched within the traditional lore of the Bornu people of north-eastern Nigeria, that their language even contains a special word bultungin which translates as "I change myself into a hyena".

Here's a link to the original post if you so desire.
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