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Word: uyayi

Category: repertoire

Ethno-linguistic Group: Tgl

General Description: A song to bring a child to sleep. The contents are usually about the desirable characteristics of a child, the mother's reasons for leaving, the chores the caretaker will do when the child falls asleep, the rewards the child will receive when he wakes up and the wishes of the parents for the child when he grows up. Also known as huluna.

Source: Musika Jornals 1977, Ang Mga Awiting Tagalog by Marialita Yraola