Bayok - A topical singing done in moderate tempo. Topic deals with love, nature, things of expository character and highlights od a person's life or that of the family or the clan.

Word: bayok

Category: dance

1. Ethno-linguistic group: Maguindanaon

2. General physical description: one of the two types of love chants which is syllabic andtetrachordal.

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Source:CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, Volume I, Peoples of the Philippines, K-Z