Bugtong is a Filipino word for "riddle." Examples of some traditional Filipino riddles:
Mababa kung nakatayo, mataas kung naka-upo
Trans: He is short when standing, but tall when sitting
Ans: Aso (dog)
Aling pagkain sa mundo, ang nakalabas ang buto?
Trans: What food in the world has the seed on the outside?
Ans: Kasoy (cashew)
May puno walang sanga, may dahon walang bunga
Trans: It has a trunk without branches, with leaf but no fruit.
Ans: Sandok (ladle)
Buto't balat lumilipad
Trans: Bones and skin flying
Ans: Saranggola (kite)