List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter B - Page 25

balingáy

Hiligaynon

A kind of river-crab. (see baringáy).



balínghoy

Hiligaynon

The cassava plant from which tapioca is obtained. (see kamotingkáhoy).


balingíg

Hiligaynon

Not quite vertical, leaning-inclined, slanting; to lean a little, be inclined, etc. Kaína matádlung pa ang halígi, karón nagbalingíg na. A while ago the post was straight, now it has inclined a little. Pabalingigá ang halígi. Slant the post a little. (see hiláy, talingî, talingíg, tingíg).


balíngkat

Hiligaynon

See balikwâ, balíkwat.


balingkókok

Hiligaynon

A kind of tree-snail with a beautifully coloured shell.


balingón

Hiligaynon

(H) Small (sun-dried) fish. Also used as a verb. Ang gunô, balinô kag tabagák ginbalingón sing masamí. Gunô-, balinô-and tabagák-fish are often dried in the sun. (see báog).


balinô

Hiligaynon

A kind of small fish often dried in the sun.


balinónas

Hiligaynon

(B) Water in which rice has been washed before being boiled. (see kinilís, binalónas).


balinsasayáw

Hiligaynon

A small bird living in almost inaccessible rocks. Its nest is much sought after for medicinal purposes. Ang mga áti nagabalígyà sing mga púgad sang balinsasayáw. The Negritos sell nests of the bird called balinsasayáw.


balínsay

Hiligaynon

To roll over and over, turn somersaults, as in falling down-stairs, etc. to play with stones, marbles, etc., as children do. Nagbalínsay siá sa hágdan. He turned a somersault down the stairs. Pabalinsayá siá sa pángpang. Roll him down the river-bank. Ang mga bátà nagahámpang sang balínsay. The boys are playing at turning somersaults-or-are playing (with stones, búskay, etc.) the game called balínsay. (see balíntong, balintotók, bansúlì).


balintawák

Hiligaynon

(From Balintawák, a town near Manila). A kind of coloured cloth, chiefly used as head-dress for women or as a neck-tie for men. Kúdong nga balintawák. A woman's head-dress of such cloth.


balíntong

Hiligaynon

To turn a somersault; a somersault. Makahibaló ikáw magbalíntong? Do you know how to turn a somersault? Sagád siá magbalíntong. He is an expert tumbler, acrobat, an adept at turning somersaults. (see balínsay).


balintotók

Hiligaynon

To turn a somersault. See balíntong, etc.


balintúad

Hiligaynon

To turn several successive somersaults; to gallop fast (of horses). Ang kabáyo nagabalintúad. The horse is galloping. Pabalintuará (-adá) ang kabáyo. Gallop the horse. Make the horse run fast. Maáyo gid siá magbalintúad. He is a fine tumbler, acrobat. (see balínsay, etc.).


balintúnod

Hiligaynon

To grasp, understand, comprehend, know. Walâ akó makabalintúnod sang íya nga hámbal. I could not understand what he said. (see hibaló, áto, sáyod, hántup, hangúp).


balintúwad

Hiligaynon

See balintúad.


bálio

Hiligaynon

(B) To barter, exchange, swap, swop. Ginbaliohán ko ang ákon karabáw sang isá ka báka. I exchanged my buffalo for a cow. Baliohán ko ang ákon kálò sang ímo líbro or Ibálio ko ang ákon kálò sa ímo líbro. I will exchange my hat for your book. Ginbálio níya ang íya báboy sa ákon tínday. He swapped his pig for my calf. (see báilo, báylo, bályo).


balióg

Hiligaynon

A kind of neckcloth or collar worn by Philippine women; to wear or use such a neckcloth. Iníng babáe nagabalióg. This woman wears a neckcloth. Baliogá lang iníng hénero. Just make a neckcloth of this stuff. Baliogí sía. Put a neckcloth on her. Pabaliogí siá. Provide her with a neckcloth. Ginbalióg níya ang ákon balióg. She wore my collar.


balióng

Hiligaynon

Confinement, restraint; to confine, restrain one's liberty, drive into a corner, shut up, fetter, shackle, secure, etc., so as to prevent an escape. (see bánsok, húnong, líkup, balún-ok, bókot, síod, siód, gápus, etc.).


balísa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. baliza) A buoy; a piece of bamboo, a branch of a coconut palm, or the like, stuck in the sand in shallow water as a guide for fishing smacks, etc. (see bóya, tóytoy).


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