Hantu Songkei

Hantu Songkei (loosening demon) In Malayan mythology, a demon who sets about untying the knots made by hunters in snares for wildfowl. He is invisible below the waist, and he has a nose of enormous length (a symbol of his penis) and eye sockets stretched sideways to such an extent that he can see all around him.


Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow– Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante