Mythology from the Philippines, an archipelago of over seven thousands islands in Southeast Asia. The main islands are Luzon, Mindanao, Panay, Leyte, Negros, and Samar.
Common words appearing in the names of female deities are Bugan and in, for example, Bugan inWigan, meaning "Divine Wife of Wigan." Similarly, nak means "son/daughter of," for example Balitok nak Magnad, "Balitok son of Magnad." The word ud or hi means "in," "at", or "of a place."
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