List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter B - Page 19

balántak

Hiligaynon

Bamboo, bolo, or the like, woven into the walls or partitions of a building. The bamboo is flattened into broad strips and the weaving is done (usually) not upright and across, but diagonally. Also verb: to make or apply balántak. Ang balántak, kon maáyo ang trabáho, matahúm nga tulúkon. Balántak weaving, if well done, is beautiful to look upon. Balantakí ang idálum sang talamwáan. Place balántak-work under the window. Balantaká ang pagdíngding. Weave the partitions in balántak-fashion. Díngding nga binalántak. Sides or partitions woven in the manner of balántak. (see rára-to weave baskets, mats, etc.; tádtad-to flatten bamboo, etc. for balántak-work).



balántang

Hiligaynon

Symmetry; balance; proportion; to be symmetrical, harmonious, well proportioned, well set-up, balanced. Nagakabalántang ang íya dágway. His figure is well proportioned. (see kamalántang).


balántik

Hiligaynon

An insect often found in sweet potatoes, etc. It causes the infected part to become very bitter and unpalatable. Kamóti nga binalántik. Sweet potatoes infested with the insect balántik.


balantikí

Hiligaynon

A kind of grass used against tooth-ache, etc.


balantikón

Hiligaynon

Pertaining to balántik, infected or spoilt by balántik.


balantitúon

Hiligaynon

One who has to represent, or to play the role of, a Chinaman. (see bantítù).


balantúgon

Hiligaynon

(H) Deserving to be known or celebrated, to be proclaimed, worthy of fame and recognition, praiseworthy. (see bántug, balanságon).


balántyong

Hiligaynon

A kind of small fish, whitish in colour.


balányos

Hiligaynon

(H) Ointment, salve, unguent, anything used for rubbing into the skin to ease pain. (see bányos).


balaód

Hiligaynon

(H) Dysentery. May balaód siá or ginabalaód siá. He has dysentery.


baláraw

Hiligaynon

Dagger, poniard, stiletto, knife. (see dága, punyál).


balás

Hiligaynon

(H) Sand. (see barás).


balás-baláson

Hiligaynon

(H) Sandy, not fertile, barren (of soil).


balás-on

Hiligaynon

(H) That is to be wetted or soaked in water. Balás on sa palígos. Bathing-dress, costume for a bath or swim. (see basâ).


balása

Hiligaynon

(Sp. barajar) To mix or shuttle cards. Balasáha ang baráha. Shuffle the cards. Balasáhi akó sing baráha. Shuffle a pack of cards for me. Ibalása akó ánay. Please, shuffle for me.


balasahón

Hiligaynon

Reading matter, periodical, magazine, newspaper, paper, etc. (bása); cards to be shuffled. (see balása).


balásan

Hiligaynon

To bespeak, speak to, warn, forewarn, inform beforehand of a secret plan, a hidden scheme and the like. Ginbalasánan níya silá nga--. He told them beforehand that--. Balasáni siá sinâ. Warn him of that. Give him a hint of that or inform him of it beforehand. Binalasánan níla ang pagháwid kag pagbukás sang íya nga mga sulát. They agreed or conspired to retain and open his correspondence. Ibalásan mo akó sa íya siníng áton ginkasugtánan. Kindly inform him of this our agreement. Ipahibaló mo sa íya iní, agúd mabalasánan siá sang tanán nga takús níya buháton. Report this to him, that he may know what he should do or that he may be aware of everything and can make his arrangements accordingly.


balásbas

Hiligaynon

Oblique, diagonal, not vertical or horizontal, slanting; to be, become or make diagonal, etc. Ang balásbas dílì tíndog. What is oblique is not vertical. Balasbasón mo ang pagtakúd sang láso sa ákon báyò. Fasten the ribbon obliquely across my jacket. Walâ níya pagtadlungá ang pagarádo, kóndì ginbalásbas níya. He did not plough straight across the field, but diagonally, from corner to corner. Ibalásbas iníng láso sa pakô sang ákon báyò. Put this ribbon aslant across the sleeve of my jacket.


balaskugáy

Hiligaynon

See baskugáy-a kind of lobster.


balasolón

Hiligaynon

(H) Blameworthy, reprehensible, (básol).


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