engkanto

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish encanto (a charm, a spell).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: eng‧kan‧to

Noun[edit]

engkanto

  1. a creature with very humanlike appearance but lacking a philtrum, it is often associated with the forest and is believed to be aversed to salt

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:engkanto.


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish encanto (charm, spell).

Noun[edit]

engkanto

  1. (folklore) A fairy, elf or spirit associated with the forest that appear in Philippine folklore.