List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter B - Page 65

birákra

Hiligaynon

To sit or lie down with legs drawn up and spread far apart. Indì ka magbirákra. Don't sit (lie) down with your legs drawn up and spread far apart. (see bíkà, bákà).



bírang

Hiligaynon

A kind of Philippine gauze. See bídang.


birás

Hiligaynon

Brother-in-law, sister-in-law. See bilás. (see bayáw).


biráw

Hiligaynon

A kind of shrub that yields an acidulous fruit.


bíray

Hiligaynon

A regatta; to celebrate a regatta. Nagabíray silá sa pagpadungúg sang piésta ni San Huán Bautísta. They are holding a regatta in honour of the feast of Saint John the Baptist. (Probably from the Sp. virar).


birgî-bírgì

Hiligaynon

To refuse apparently or merely outwardly, to hide one's real liking for something, etc. See bisyóbísyo, ind-í-índì, birôbírò, istí-ísti id. Nagbirgîbírgì ka, ugá-i naglásti ka man sináng dólse. You refused to take that sweetmeat, yet you really wanted it very much.


A kind of Philippine dance.


bírhen

Hiligaynon

(Sp. virgen) Virgin. Ang Mahál nga Bírhen. The Blessed Virgin. (see úlay).


birî

Hiligaynon

A kind of plant similar to the takinís; also: a species of wild fig.


biribíke

Hiligaynon

(Sp. berbique) A carpenter's brace, a wimble, augur, gimlet.


bírik

Hiligaynon

To twist, etc. See bílik.


biríl

Hiligaynon

(Sp. viril) Monstrance.


birína

Hiligaynon

(Philippine Sp. virina) A small candlestick, socket, or receptacle for a candle, especially for candles around sacred images; globe, glass shade for candles. (see gwardabrísa).


biríng

Hiligaynon

See bilíng id.


bíro

Hiligaynon

Lamp-soot, lamp-black. Also used as a verb. Nabiróhan ang túbo sang kínke. The lamp-chimney got black with soot. (see agyó, agéu).


birô-bírò

Hiligaynon

To joke, jest, talk or act playfully; to refuse or decline apparently, to simulate a dislike or aversion. (see tiáwtíaw, lahógláhog, oróg-oróg, bisyóbísyo, birgîbírgì, indî-índì).


birtúd

Hiligaynon

(Sp. virtud) Virtue.


bis

Hiligaynon

(Sp. vez) Time, times; now and then, occasionally. May bis -- kag may bis --. At one time --, at another time --. Isá ka bís. Once. Duhá ka bis (bísis). Twice. (see bísis id.).


bís-ak

Hiligaynon

To cleave, split. Bis-aká ang káhoy. Split the wood. Bis-akí akó sing gatóng. Split some firewood for me. Ibís-ak akó ánay siníng káhoy. Kindly split this wood for me. (see bíal, etc.)


bisá

Hiligaynon

(Sp. besar) To kiss (the hand); a kiss. Bisahí ang íya nga kamót. Kiss his hand. (see bésa id.; N B. Bisá and bésa are mostly used for kissing the hand, halúk for kissing the face, etc.).


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