linnawa comm. the life principle in man and animals; believed to live on after death; spirit, soul. Nate ot ume nan linnawa nad langit. He died and his spirit went to heaven. Cultural note: The traditional religious system involved a belief that animals had spirits. Animals were sacrificed during a religious ritual, and the spirits of the dead animals would then go to other worlds to provide for the spirits of gods, ancestors or dead relatives. Sim: alimadduwan, espiritu. (sem. domains: 3.1 - Soul, spirit.) id. dumop-ay linnawak