He came in through no door and went out through no
Reflection in a mirror
San Fernando at Bakulod sabay na nasunog.
San Fernando and Bacolor were burned at the same time.
The paper and the tobacco are consumed together.
Storm, Sky, etc.
Daluang dahon nang pinda-pinda, sing lalapad sing
(Tag.) Langit at lupa
Two leaves of pinda-pinda equal in width and beauty.
Sky and earth
Quinosicus a barraas; no maib-agam cucuanac.
Twisted like a barraas; tell it and I am yours.
The word barraas is local. Perhaps the name of some vine.
Baston ni San Josep indi ma isip.
Saint Joseph’s canes cannot be counted.
Drops of rain in a tropical storm may well suggest rods or staves.
Buhoc ni Adan, hindi mabilang.
Adam’s hair cannot be counted.
Isbu ti guelang-guelang di mabilang.
Guelang-guelang’s piss, you cannot count.
Vaca co sa Maynila, hangang ditoi, dinig ang unga.
My cow in Manila, whose mooing is heard here.
Aniat magna a saan a maquita?
What walks that cannot be seen?
Etuna-etuna hindi mo pa naqui-quita.
Here it comes, yet you do not see it.
Picabaluan de ding malda alang maca ibic uaga.
He is known everywhere but no one can explain what
Tal-lo a pugot natured ti pudut.
The three supports for the
pot are meant. It seems that the pugot
(ghost) is black.
Tatlong magkakapatid nagtitiis sa init.
(Tag.) Tungko nang calang
Three brothers suffering from the heat.
Tatlong mag kakapitid sing pupute nang dibdib.
Three sisters with equally white breasts.
They are equally white—i.e.
they are all three black from
Nagcal-logong nag pica nagcaballo tallot sacana.
It has a hat and a spear, a horse and three feet.