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What is athame mean?
Last Updated: 16th February, 2020
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People also ask, what does the athame represent?
The athame represents the magical element of fire, associated with the Sun and the Horned God; while the chalice represents the magical element of water, associated with the Moon and the Goddess.
Additionally, what are witches Athame? Athames. On every Witch's/Wiccan's/Pagan's altar is an athame. An Athame is a double bladed knife often with a black handle that is used like a wand. It's point functions much like the top of a pyramid, energy concentrates at the blade tip and runs down both edges to the hand and arm of the person using it.
Also asked, how do you say Athame?
-'thä-me, 'a-th?-mē, ?-'thām, or something else? [I have used the phonetic alphabet of Merriam-Webster's Dictionary.]
What are ceremonial dagger used for?
A dagger is a knife with a very sharp point and usually two sharp edges, typically designed or capable of being used as a thrusting or stabbing weapon. Daggers have been used throughout human history for close combat confrontations, and many cultures have used adorned daggers in ritual and ceremonial contexts.