1. A Malaysian genie. A three-foot greenish creature that sucks on their master's big toe at night. Afraid of crabs. Used to steal neighbour's money. Employed by human. Those who own toyol in Malaysia are usually filthy rich.
2. A person who owns a toyol uses it mainly to steal things from other people, or to do mischief. According to a well-known superstition, if money or jewellery keeps disappearing mysteriously from your house, a toyol might be responsible. One way to ward off a toyol is to place some needles under your money, for toyols are afraid of being hurt by needles. According to Javanese mythology, the creature is believed to be kept by a person that practicing pesugihan tuyul black magic. Pesugihan is derived from Javanese word sugih means "rich". It is a kind of magic to help people to become rich instantly, but in exchange he or she must perform some rituals or offering tumbal (sacrifice something) to keep the tuyul happy. According to Javanese myth, tuyul can be kept for financial gain, but in exchange a female member of the family must allow it to breastfeed from her, actually it was blood that it sucked.
3. Aznil Nawawi's song.
"Toyol hisap kaki sakinah engkau. Itu pasal la die kurus!"
Translated: "Sakinah is thin because her blood is sucked by a toyol".