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  • Aswang — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Aswang (AFI: [a swaŋ]) es un duende, brujo o demonio de la mitología filipina, conocido en casi todo el archipiélago filipino, particularmente entre los tagalos, pampangos, bicolanos, etc. Es un demonio nocturno que… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Aswang — est un film américain réalisé par Wrye Martin et Barry Poltermann, sorti en 1994. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du film …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aswang — For the 1994 film, see Aswang (film). Aswang Title Aswang Description Philippine ghoul Gender Female Region [Visaya AND MINDANAO …   Wikipedia

  • Aswang — Ein Aswang (oder Asuwang) ist ein Ghul, ein leichenfressendes Wesen, der philippinischen Mythologie. In anderen Gebieten ist der Aswang eine vampirähnliche Kreatur, die mit ihrer langen, dünnen und hohlen Zunge die Babys im Mutterleib einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aswang — (Az wang) Aswang, the Tagalog word for dog, is appliedto anything and everything that is considered a vampire. There are six different types of aswang vampires, the ASWANG MANDURUGO, ASWANG MANNANANGGAL, ASWANG SHAPE SHIFTER, ASWANG TIK TIK,… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Aswang Shape-Shifter — Variations: Ungo This species of ASWANG is found throughout the Philippines. It can look either male or female but typically appears as an old woman with bloodshot eyes, long black HAIR, and a long black tongue. A sorcerer can decide to become… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Aswang Tik-Tik — (AZ wang TICKTICK) This species of aswang from the Philippines gets its name from the small owl that accompanies it. The owl will make a cry of alarm that sounds like tik tik, alerting a potential sleeping victim. This aswang only hunts at night… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Aswang Witch — (AZ wang Witch) A living VAMPIRIC WITCH from the Philippines, the aswang witch is born a human female who is then trained in the art of magic and witch craft (see LIVING VAMPIRE). As she ages, the witch learns to make a magical ointment that when …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Aswang Mandurugo — (AZ wang Man door roo go) Variations: DANAG, Mandragore In the Philippines, the Capiz province isknown as a haven for witches and for a species of elusive demonic vampires known as the aswang mandurugo. It appears as a beautiful woman by day, but …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Aswang Tiyanak — (AZ wang TEA ya nak) Variations: Anak Ni Janice, Tyanak This vampiric demon from the Philippines is the offspring between a woman and a demon, but it can also come into being when a child dies without having been baptized. Another way an aswang… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

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