List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter B - Page 44

"The staff of St. Joseph", a kind of decorative plant with beautiful green-and red-spotted leaves.



bástos

Hiligaynon

(Sp. basto) Rude, boorish, caddish, uncultured; rough, coarse, unrefined, not well made or done, botched. Bástos nga táo. A low, mean, boorish fellow, a cad, a bumpkin. Bástos nga hénero. Coarse or rough cloth. Bástos nga batásan. Unrefined, rude, bad manners. (see barághal, bá-ul, manól, barúbal).


basúra

Hiligaynon

(Sp. basura) Sweepings, manure, dirt, refuse, rubbish, night-soil, dust-cart, street-cleaning; sewage, sewerage, ordure. (see ságbot, hígkò, rámò, lamawán).


básya

Hiligaynon

See básia-lazy (especially of females).


básyaw

Hiligaynon

See básiaw.


bát-al

Hiligaynon

To bulge, swell out, be stuffed full. Nagabát-al ang íya nga bólsa. His pocket bulges, is full. Guinpabát-al níya ang íya bólsa sang bukáka. He stuffed his pocket with ripe kamúnsel-fruit. Indì mo pagpabat-alón ang sáko sing támà, kay básì magísì. Don't cram the sack too much, for it might burst. (see báknal).


bát-aw

Hiligaynon

A kind of peas, similar to patáni.


bát-ol

Hiligaynon

Having a large stone and little pulp, said of fruits like plums, lúmboy and the like; figuratively: dull, stupid, having little brains; to be or become dull, etc.


bat-ólan

Hiligaynon

Dull, stupid; having a large stone, but little pulp (of fruit).


báta

Hiligaynon

(Sp. báta) Night-shirt, night-gown. (see kamisón).


bátà

Hiligaynon

Child, baby, boy, girl, son, daughter; serving-boy, servant; to bear a child, give birth to a child, be delivered of. Nagbátà siá. She gave birth to a child. Nabátà siá sa Igbarás. He was born in Igbarás. Sa dílì madúgay magabátà iníng báka. This cow will now soon calve. Ang mga binátà. Offspring, progeny. Pilá ang íya mga bátà? How many children has she? (see anák, táo, inanák, etc.).


batâ

Hiligaynon

Uncle. (see tíò, tíyò).


batâ-bátà

Hiligaynon

Dim. of bátà. Also: servant-boy, serving-boy, servant-girl, serving-girl, maid. (see sologoón, hinúptan).


batá-báta

Hiligaynon

To apportion, divide, distribute, hand out, give out, dole out. Batábatáha ang kán-on. Dole out the rice (equally to all), (see katákáta).


batád

Hiligaynon

A kind of plant yielding an edible grain; millet.


bátak

Hiligaynon

To pull upwards, to raise, lift, hoist, draw or pull aloft. Batáka ang bálde, ang bayóng, etc. Draw or pull up the pail, the bamboo water-container, etc. Batáki akó sing kawáyan. Pull up a bamboo for me. Ibátak akó ánay siníng sáko. Kindly lift this sack for me. Binatákan nía ang atóp sing sin. They hauled up to the roof some sheets of zinc. Batáki (pabatáki) ang bátà sang íya nga dungán, agúd magáyo. Raise (have raised) the child's tutelary ghost or genius, that it may get well. (This is a superstitious phrase).


batakán

Hiligaynon

A frame-work with a hole or slot through which bamboo, bólò, rattan, etc. is passed when dressing or cleaning it for weaving purposes. (see talapgohán).


batakán

Hiligaynon

Pulley, block, crane; any contrivance for lifting, drawing or pulling upwards. (bátak).


batán-on

Hiligaynon

Childlike, infantine, infantile, juvenile, boyish, girlish, pertaining to children, natural of a child. Batán-on nga kalípay. Childlike pleasure. Batán-on nga balatyágon. Simple, natural, unsophisticated sentiment (as of a child). (see bátà, bataón, payaón).


bátang

Hiligaynon

(B) To lie down sick, lie up, be sick, stay in-, keep one's-, bed on account of some illness. Nagbátang na siá sang pilá ka ádlaw. He has kept his-, remained in-, bed for several days.


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