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Some Ancient Filipino Lunar And Atmospheric Terms


In recent times, the Filipino ancestry had been studied about astronomy for the part of their daily living. Do you know what are the native tongue translation of some lunar terms are? Even other science branches will do, the following are the Visayan terms (since I’m a Cebuana) of wind directions and the phases of the moon. Some may have learned this.

 PHASES OF THE MOON New Moon= Himatayon
Crescent Moon= Subang
Half Moon = Mudtong Bulan
Gibbous Moon= Hawin
Full Moon= Daktol
North Eastern wind= Amihan
North Western wind= Kanaway
Western wind= Balugo
Eastern wind= Dumagsa
South eastern wind= Habagat Tigulang
Southern western wind= Habagat Batan-on
These are just few examples and I know there are lots more.

Bansamoro Basic Law: What Does It Implies To The Philippine Nationhood.

  On last January 25, 2015, the whole country was bombarded by news of Philippine Police SAF and Moro Islamic Liberation Front's encounter which killed our forty-four south trooper. However, instead of sanctioning the liable armed groups, the scenario goes left. On April 7 2015, the court hearing of Bangsamoro Basic Law opened again, thus, rather than consoling the sympathizing constituents like me, it fired up my heart with anger, doubt to our leaders, I even laughed though because I think imposing it would be the sign of our foolishness. So if this Bangsamoro Basic Law, what this implies to us? Simple here it goes.
1.  The State's vulnerability.
    No doubt to this, I believe, as a country, we build a wall against to the intruders, and if this wall is built substandard, we were wrecking just a flip.
 2. That the Authority Is a Nanny.
    The authority failed to ease these criminals by law enforcement  the result they are making them brats thinking it would be the …