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bakunawa [bakunáwa] n The mythological seven-headed snake which eats the moon during an eclipse; a dragon. bakunawa Ingkaon kono it bakunawa kag buyan tong magiklipse. The dragon that according to them, ate the moon when an eclipse occurs. syn: amamayay. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake, 4.9.4.7 - Omen, divination.) comp. ingkaon it bakunawa

ingkaon it bakunawa [ingka-on it bakunáwa] (comp. of kaon, bakunawa) say Eaten by seven-headed snake or dragon (said at the time of an eclipse). (sem. domains: 1.1.1 - Sun.)

amamayay [amamayáy] n Snake species, which is a small snake that will live in the roof of houses or under the fireplace shelf. Tuytuga nang lata para makibot tong amamayay ag indi gi kaonon kag buyan. You strike the can so the dragon can hear and won’t eat the moon. syn: bakunawa. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)