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LIWANAG or LIGHT is IWAG in Hiligaynon. It could mean both the literal and the figurative “light.” . For example, Ang sugâ nagaíwag sang hulút (The lamp gives light to the room); or Kabáy pa nga iwágan sang Mahál nga Diós ang áton madulúm nga panumdúman (May God enlighten our dull understanding). Palihog pasanaga ang suga (Please turn on the light).

In Pototan, Iloilo, Iwag Festival of Lights is celebrated every December. This historic town is illuminated with colorful lights to celebrate the birth of Christ, the light of the world for Christians. Ano ang liwanag sa inyong katutubong salita?

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