Meaning of máwmaw

máwmaw

Hiligaynon

An evil spirit, bogy, bogey, goblin, hobgoblin, bugbear, bugaboo, a mischievous ghost. Karón ipadakúp ko ikáw sa máwmaw. Now I shall hand you over to the máwmaw. Halá, ára na dirâ ang máwmaw. Look out, the máwmaw is over there. (see mámaw; N.B. These terms are often used to intimidate or threaten disobedient children).



máwmaw

Hiligaynon

Long, robust, strong (of limbs, etc.). (see maláwhan).