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Question: Isn't "Bakunawa" a real word? Should there be another

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Author Photo by: Zandero
Sep 16 2020, 7:45pm CST ~ 1 week, 2 days ago. 
Question: Isn't "Bakunawa" a real word? Should there be another entry for that, or is "dragon" more often used than "bakunawa"?
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Author Photo Bituingmaykinang
Sep 17 2020, 8:48am CST ~ 1 week, 2 days ago. 
Bakunawa isn't a "dragon" but a kind of sea serpent. It is Visayan than Tagalog. The Tagalog equivalent is "Lawo".
 
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Sep 17 2020, 10:40am CST ~ 1 week, 1 day ago. 
Bicolano Myths
 
BAKUNAWA the god of the deep and cause of the eclipse
 
Popularly known as the enemy of Haliya.Bakunawa was a god worshipped by the Bicolanos and a demon feared by the Visayans and by the Tagalog people.
 
Bakunawa was a beautiful diwata a goddess in the sea, some say she was a naga and was the most powerful. In Bicolano myths, the Bakunawa was a goddess punished for her arrogance and greed for coveting the moons. She was punished to lose her beauty and forever remain into a dragon-like being that guards the gates to the underworld.
 
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