galubwai1snake species, greenGalubwai: Weso Ida'idahena.Galubwai is a green snake.188.8.131.52.1Snake1.6Animal2Galubwai ClanGalubwai is used as a clan totem in Milne Bay Southern Massim groups. The galubwai, a type of green snake,is used as clan identifier for some of the Igola people (originally from the middle of Kakabai Mountain range) and also names a clan or land owners group at Leileiyafa and in other parts of the Buhutu region. The same snake is know in the Tawala area as well an in other "Yaleba"-related groups as verified in the Gamadoudou Sociolinguistics Survey, 1997). 184.108.40.206Clan namesSee also birds which are clan totem identifiers: Gubalim, Waliliya, Bunebune.comp.Sulu GalubwaiNPGalubwai Clan
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Sulu Galubwaicomp. ofgalubwaiGalubwai ClanBoubouwa: Igola nu'una yai oya tupina hesa hesana. Sulu Galubwai mahudo'idi amainiya sa miya esega na habahim sa faidabalalaidi.Boubouwa: in the Igola region, there is a certain mountain of this name. All of the Galubwai Clan lived there together and then they spread out. Birds, trees, snakes, etc. were used as totemic clan designations, among the birds were: Gubalim, Waliliya, Dawati, Magesubu, Malibon & Bunebune. It is asserted in this text that the Galubwai Clan spread out from the Igola region at Boubouwa Mountain. Sulu Galubwai however, refers to the snake designation for a clan, not to the bird designation. Russ C. 2018-09-220.127.116.11.3Clan names18.104.22.168.1Snake
wesoSUmotaWSmota1snakeov. syngabadi 1gabadi 1gabadi 1gabadi 2salama 1sena'uli 2weso 22.214.171.124.1Snake2snake who becomes humanNa weso wa ya tole wapina.But the snake put off his skin.Weso delena ya oiyen, mate adi gabu ya hani'i.The snake struck his tail, and with that the garden was, er, [finished clearing].Waihin wa weso ya bwalai. Iyen, "U sigu bwa'i. Yau haba ai muli."The woman tricked the snake. She said. "You bathe first. I'll [go in] later."Weso wa ya wahilu be wapina ya tole na tau wananahana ya lidi be ya sigu.The snake shed his skin and he put off his skin and became a real person and he went down and bathed.generic word for snake, see also pythons, death adders, etc. the motif of the snake as a shape-changers (becoming a human and marrying) are commonly used in Buhutu and other Suauic stories.ov. syngabadi 1weso 13snake4snake5snakes