A Little Book of Filipino Riddles eBook

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321.

No nacariing nacamulagat; no nacaturog nacamuldagat. 
    (Iloc.) Uleg

If awake, his eyes wide open; if asleep, his eyes wide open. 
    Snake

322.

Anano nga sapat nga con maglacat, dala nia ang iya balay? 
    (Bis.,—­also Pang.) Ba-o

What animal carries his house wherever he goes? 
    Turtle

323.

Tata a tolay icacangcalinna na balena. 
    (Gad.) Dagga

A man who always carries his house along with him. 
    Turtle

324.

Magmagna itugtogotnat balayna. 
    (Iloc.) Pag-ong

Walking and walking and carrying his own house. 
    Turtle

325.

Eto na si caca may sunong na dampa. 
    (Tag.) Pagong

Here comes brother with a house over his head. 
    Turtle

326.

Magma nagcal-logong no maibagam pag-ong. 
    (Iloc.) Pag-ong

Walking, wearing his hat. 
    Turtle

Road.

327.

Bulong ti saba umac-acaba; bulong ti niog umat-atid-dog. 
    (Iloc.) Calzada

Leaf of a banana become wider; leaf of a cocoanut become longer. 
    Road

328.

Nagmolaac iti carabosa iti santac na macada non idiay Manila. 
    (Iloc.) Calzada

I planted a calabash; its branches can reach to Manila. 
    Road

    Also has for answer, telegraph line.

329.

Nan ta ne mac na laver ed Dagupan angad diay lanioto. 
    (Pang.) Calzada

I have planted a betel-tree in Dagupan but its roots reach to here.  Road

Shade, Shadow, etc.

330.

No aoan sapolsapolen ngem no adda saan mo met nga alaen. 
    (Iloc.) Linong

Tf there is none you are seeking it; if there is some you do not
take it. 
    Shade

331.

Ania ti umona nga aramiden diay vaca no lumgac ti in it? 
    (Iloc.) Quitaenna diay anninioanna

What is the first thing the cow does when the sun rises? 
    Looks at its shadow

332.

No magnaac iti nasipnget aoan caduac quet no magnaac iti nalaoag
adda caduac. 
    (Iloc.) Anninioan

If I walk in the dark I have no companion; if I walk in the light I
have one. 
    Shadow

333.

No tilioec tilioennac; no itarayac camatennac. 
    (Iloc.) Aninioan

If I catch, it catches; if I run away it chases me.  Shadow

334.

Diad ogtoy agueo oalay mapalit con anapuen no na anap co agco alaen. 
    (Pang.) Serom

At noon I must depart to find; if I can find it, I will not take. 
    Shadow

335.

Milub yang alang liban, linual yang alang liualan. 
    (Pamp.) Anina tamu a mayayaquit quing salamin.

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