One of the three grandmothers who live under the earth and guard the roots of the stone which supports the heavens. She is the daughter of Yak Lepeh, and is mentioned as the wife of ta Ped'n.

Jalang is also mentioned as the sister of Jamoi, both daughters of Ag-ag, the crow; Klang, the hawk, was their brother.1



  1. Evans, Ivor H. N. (1937). The Negritos of Malaya. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 149.


  • Leach, Maria, ed. (1984). Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend. New York: HarperCollins.