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Grandpa Tiger

Literary means “Datuk Harimau”. “Datuk” is also an honorific title meaning “Sir”. The tiger, like the elephant and the bear, is believed to possess a powerful spirit. And thus, it’s addressed by the Malays and indigenous people as “Sir”. “Datuk Harimau” is also a traditional children’s game in which the person in the role of the tiger gets to chase after the other players.


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