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How is a male witch called?

I mean, warlock means oath-breaker and it’s a slur.

Is a male witch a wizard, a mage, a sorcerer, a shaman….?

I mean, witch is a feminine word.
I know in Asatru a seidhr practicioner is called a seidhrman or seidhrwoman, but how is a male witch called in other pagan traditions?
Hm, so in Wicca they’re both witches, but in general purpose language it’s wizard and witch. Ty!

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Traahiuhluna
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Traahiuhluna

The word “Witch” has never been for just females. Male witches and female witches aka witches were invented at the same time. Women have always been more active in the witch department in Hollywood only. Doesn’t anyone read books anymore?

Bella
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Bella

Witch is not a feminine word, its just a word. A male witch is just that: A male witch.

Darth Eugene Vader
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Darth Eugene Vader

sorcerer and wizard are the terms I heard more frequently.

kiowarose777
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kiowarose777

Witch is interchangeable for both male and female these days.
Traditions may vary however.

Butch Vlad - Heathen dude
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Butch Vlad - Heathen dude

response – witch. It’s not gender specific

sorcerer = ceremonial magician

wizard = fantasy character

shaman = very specific magic worker, usually a solitary

Stranger
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Stranger

a male witch is called a witch, simple as that

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-FYOP- Ruler Of None -1111-

Just a witch … plain and simple … no gender is implied

MSB
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MSB

Male Witches are called Witches.

Shamanism, sorcery, etc., are different practices.

Impossile?
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Impossile?

gee. I would think to call Him by his name

but hey I am funny like that

in most pagan practices they are called what ever that practice is

not really hard to understand

Random Panther Loves Kitteh
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Random Panther Loves Kitteh

Desmond,as in there’s nothing but Desmonds in my coven,it’s a damn sausage fest.

Wait…they’re called source sages.

serf
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serf

From M-W:

Middle English wicche, from Old English wicca, masculine, wizard & wicce, feminine, witch;

so, wizard I guess.

Kit-Kat Jesus
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Kit-Kat Jesus

A Mitch.

Beware of guys named Mitch. They use black magic.

Ishtar
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Ishtar

In Wicca, the term “witch” applies to both genders.

In Satanism, men are “warlocks” and women are “witches”.

In non-religious traditional folk magic, a male using “witchcraft” would be a “hedge wizard” or “cunning man”.

Ol' Doc
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Ol' Doc

I usually call him by his name. But, if you want a specific honorific, then a male witch is called a witch. Warlock was invented by morons that needed to differentiate between male and female witches

Jeremy
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Jeremy

Silly believers in superstition, just like the females

Pigpen 1
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Pigpen 1

warlock…………………………

Nekhtet
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Nekhtet

In wicca they are simply a witch. I think that witch got its femininity from the horribly innaccurate depictions of an old warty lady. All of the men I have worked with in rituals and met at various gatherings have all proudly claimed the term witch.

Samuel J
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Samuel J

black magician

Why do you have to assign a sex to the job?

Winterwolf
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Winterwolf

The word “Witch” can refer to male or female.

Alex B introspective emo ranger!
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Alex B introspective emo ranger!

Depends on their beliefs…I still would say witch, Or wiccan…Like I said depends on their beliefs