hantu gĕtah

The Gutta Demon, one of the tree spirits. Each tree has its own special variety of demon (hantu), and all these trees were treated ceremonially and surrounded with taboos. See also hantu gharu and hantu kapor.



  • Skeat, Walter Wm. (1906). Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula. London: Macmillan, pp. 182, 302.