Dd is for Francisco Dagohoy

We celebrate the 4th letter of the Bisayan alphabet and honor the longest revolt in Bohol led by a babaylan, Francisco Dagohoy, learn more about the THE DAGOHOY REBELLION 1744–1829. I remember as a youngster marching along a song about him by a Boholano, Yoyoy … Continue reading

Bb: Babaylan, Baluto, Bigiw, Butbot

B, b – the 2nd letter in the Sugboanon Bisaya alphabet; pronounced as ‘ba.’ Below are some of the new bisayan words i’ve learned that starts with B,b: babaylan per wikipedia is a Visayan term identifying an indigenous Filipino religious leader, who functions as a … Continue reading