catechize

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examine through questioning and answering

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give religious instructions to

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Yes, of course, these men were devout priests, and during their voyage they mounted daily religious services, catechised sailors and, very wisely, offered up nine masses to the Virgin Mary before tackling the perilous Cape of Good Hope.
Certain intriguing, though quite fortuitous, congruities between the Portuguese and Tupi vocabularies were noted, such as pe/pi (foot) and hoje/ojei (today), which revived the hoary theory that the Indians had once been catechised in Latin by none other than St Thomas the Apostle, whose name the Tupi had corrupted to Sume, their legendary progenitor who had come from across the ocean to teach them the arts of agriculture.