aswang

noun
\ äˈswäŋ \
variants: or less commonly asuwang \ ˌäsəˈw-​ \ or asuang \ äˈswäŋ \
plural -s

Definition of aswang

Philippines
: witch : evil spirit

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Tagalog asuwáng, aswáng

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“Aswang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aswang. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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