List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter B - Page 21

balaúd

Hiligaynon

(H) See balaód-dysentery.



baláw

Hiligaynon

(B) An interrogative particle having the meaning of: How can you think so? Do you imagine that--, unless--? Would one do this or act in such a way, if it were not--? Baláw makádto akó dídto, kon walâ akó sing kinahánglan? Do you imagine I would go there, unless I had a good reason? Baláw tagóon ko iní kón índì ákon? Can you think that I would hide or keep this, unless it were mine? (see balá).


baláw

Hiligaynon

Pitch, tar, bitumen, resin, rosin, asphalt; the pitch of the apítong tree; to pitch, tar, asphalt. Balawí ang kílid sang paráw. Cover the sides of the outrigger with pitch. (see sálong, alkitrán, aspálto).


baláw

Hiligaynon

Spotted, variegated; a fowl spotted black and white. (see baráw).


baláy

Hiligaynon

House, home; building, dwelling, abode; nest, breeding place, shell of a snail, of a turtle, etc. Diín ang baláy mo? Where is your home? Anó nga baláy ang ginadayónan mo dirí? What house are you staying at here? Ang baláy sang ánay. The nest of termites, a white ants' nest. Ang baláy sang pawíkan. The shell of a tortoise, tortoise-shell.


bálay

Hiligaynon

To start building a house, commence the erection of a building; in baseball: to make a home-run. Nagabálay silá. They are starting to build a house. Baláya ang baláy. Commence building the house. Nagbálay na silá sing makaduhá. They have made two home-runs already.


baláy-bálay

Hiligaynon

Dim. of baláy. Hut, hovel, shack, tent, any small dwelling or living quarters; anything resembling a house.


balayád

Hiligaynon

(H) Cash in hand for payment, ready money. (see báyad).


baláyan

Hiligaynon

A large piece of wood, a rafter, especially the length of timber that rests on the wall and reaches to the roof-tree or ridge. The laths or stringers (hawák, anamán) are nailed horizontally across the rafters.


balayán

Hiligaynon

Bedstead; the frame of a bed, of a picture, etc. Nabutangán na ang kátre sing balayán, ápang walâ pa sing salúg. The bedstead has been set up, but as yet is is without the bed itself. (see baláy, baláyan, etc.).


baláybay

Hiligaynon

Parable, simile, similitude, figure of speech, comparison, discourse in figures and comparisons; poetry; poem. Also used as a verb: to liken to. Binaláybay nga hámbal. Poetical speech, a discourse in figures or parables. Binaláybay. What has been expressed in parables, figures, etc.; a poem.


baláydan

Hiligaynon

(H) Debt, liability, account, score, what one owes or what is to be paid for. (báyad, baláyran).


baláye

Hiligaynon

Relation between the parents of married people, the parents of the husband being "ang mga baláye" to the parents of the wife and vice versa; to be related in that way. Nagabaláye silá. They are the parents of husband and wife respectively.


baláyhan

Hiligaynon

(H) A small mortar. (see almirés, lubakán, bayó).


baláyhan

Hiligaynon

(H) Obligation-, duty-, to pound rice. Iníng táo may baláyhan pa sa ákon. This man is under an obligation to pound rice for me. (see bayó, baláyhon).


baláyhon

Hiligaynon

(H) To be pounded, set apart or allotted as food, said of rice in contra-distinction to bilinhíon-rice to be preserved as seed-grain. (see bayó, baráywon).


baláynon

Hiligaynon

(H) Domestic. See balayón.


baláyo

Hiligaynon

(H) A pestle, especially one for a small mortar like almirés. (bayó; baráyo id.; see hál-o-the large pestle for pounding-rice).


balayóbay

Hiligaynon

(H) The fruit-stalk of the coconut-palm, betelnut, etc. (see barayóbay id.).


balayón

Hiligaynon

Domestic, domesticated, accustomed to live in a house, applied to domestic animals like cats, dogs, poultry, etc. Applied to persons it means one who is much attached to the house, living nearly always within and going out but rarely, home-loving, stay-at-home. (baláy).


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