practice magic

The Greek that is translated as “practice magic” in English is translated practiced as “know magic words” in Lalana Chinantec, “reading the paper belonging to the demons” in San Mateo del Mar Huave, and “practice witchcraft” in Teutila Cuicatec. (Source: Viola Waterhouse in Notes on Translation August 1966, p. 86ff.)

See also magician.