Another set of riddles for our Filipino students and enthusiasts… This time, the topic centers on animals.
1. May alaga akong hayop, malaki ang mata kaysa tuhod. (I have a pet animal whose eyes are larger than its knees).
2. May ulo’y walang buhok, may tiyan walang pusod. (It has head without hair, it has a stomach without a navel.)
3.L Larawan ng kabagalan, uliran ng kasipagan. (It’s the portrait of slowness; the ideal picture of diligence).
4. Heto na si kuya, may sunong nang baga. (Here it is now, carrying embers on its head).
You have one week to guess the answers before we post them next Wednesday (August 1)!
— UPDATED: July 27, 2005:
For those asking for more bugtong (Filipino riddles) you’ll be glad to know we have a page full of riddles, and you can find the compilation in this page: Mga Bugtong / Filipino riddles.
Have fun guessing ‘em!