Meaning of awóg



A spell or enchantment believed in by the superstitious, and supposed to make one remain within a rather narrow circle, unable to go far away; spell-binding. Also used as a verb. Ginbutangán níya sing awóg ang íya karabáw. He cast a spell on his buffalo (so that the buffalo should not be able to go far astray). Naawogán ang makáwat. The thief had a spell put on him (in order that he should be unable to escape to a place far away). Naawóg siá sang balíkbálik. He is bound to come back again, he is forced to go to and fro, he is, as it were, spell-bound and keeps returning to the same place. (see lúmay, lumáy).