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Compound of barong (literally bear) +‎ *sai, partial calque of Chinese Min Nan 弄獅弄狮 (lāng-sai, “lion dance”).

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barongsai (plural barongsai-barongsai, first-person possessive barongsaiku, second-person possessive barongsaimu, third-person possessive barongsainya)

  1. lion dance (traditional Chinese dance where performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume)

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