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  • At one point, I found myself in the arms of a tikbalang.

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  • Our folklores have a lot of grim creatures such as the tikbalang (man with a horsehead), kapre (a tobacco-smoking giant perched on a tree), manananggal (a vampire woman whose upper half can detach from her lower body and fly), and the like.

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  • So an homage/fan-fic piece, like Dracula in Dagupan, or Sherlock Holmes chasing a lost tikbalang in gas-lit London, might be considered, depending on how well-written and original the piece is Note: Dracula and Sherlock Holmes are characters of the public domain now, as are all of Shakespeare's plays.

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  • *I mention this quote only because it thrills me that Sir Butch found Beneath The Acacia the story with the kapre and the tikbalang by Celestine Marie G. Trinidad "a great job".

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  • The primary meaning is "to draw water from a well," from timba, pail. tikbalang: An evil spirit, capable of assuming various forms, but said to appear usually in the shape of a tall black man with disproportionately long legs: the "bogey man" of Tagalog children. tulisan: Outlaw, bandit.

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  • Eto ang drama nang ibang mga tikbalang na mga mortgage at lending companies dito sa US.

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  • Sa isip-isip ko, I swear, I probably need a lot of those dahil balak kong ibato sa tikbalang na to ang laptop.

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  • The movie is populated by Philippine mythical creatures like the manananggal, tikbalang, siyokoy.

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