Meanings of "Night owl"
someone who stays up late at night.
Isang taong karaniwang gising sa gabi.
полуночник; ночной гуляка
"Night owl" in lyrics
Like burnt-out torches by a sick man's bed
Gaunt cypress-trees stand round the sun bleached stone;
Here doth the little night-owl make her throne,
And the slitht lizard show his jeweled head.
When I was a kid, I'd often ask my mom out of curiosity:
"Mom, Why there is baykuş and not bayankuş?"[fn]the word Baykuş means night owl. It's literal meaning is male bird. BayanKuş literally means female bird but doesn't refer to a female owl[/fn]
My mother would stop, think and give me an answer with a deep meaning which I could not figure out then; saying