kabal1nThe thin cellophane-like membrane that sometimes covers a newborn infant when it is born.2vstatUndergoer: -enFor a newborn infant to be born with a thin membrane covering it.Ang molang kabalen mga ba-long pinangana midio agbongoton ta silopayn.A baby who is covered with a membrane when newly born looks as if it is wrapped in cellophane.This membrane is often dried and saved. Later, if the child becomes ill, the dried membrane can be burned and its smoke inhaled by the child as a means of treatment. Some people also believe that if a piece of the membrane is tied to the foot of a fighting cock it will bring it good luck.

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