Question: Bugtong vs Tangi?

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Author Photo by: Kersheys
Sep 03 2021, 9:29am CST ~ 3 weeks, 1 day ago. 
Question: Bugtong vs Tangi?
I'm aware bugtong can mean riddle, however looking at the definitions of both of these words they can both mean "the only one". Could someone explain please?
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Author Photo PinoyTaj Badge: SupporterBadge: Serious Supporter
Sep 03 2021, 12:55pm CST ~ 3 weeks, 1 day ago. 
Bugtong as an adjective it is a synonym of “tangi” and as a noun it means riddle(palaisipan).
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Author Photo OmpongIbarra Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
Sep 04 2021, 2:25pm CST ~ 2 weeks, 7 days ago. 
@Kersheys some words in tagalog may have 2 meanings. "Bugtong" is one. Contemporary use normally means riddle. In Old tagalog also means "sole" or "only one". Rarely used nowadays.
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