List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter B - Page 8

bahâ

Hiligaynon

A swell on a river, freshet, spait, spate, flood, inundation, rising of water in a stream; to swell, etc. Nagbahâ ang subâ. The river was swollen,-was in spate. Nabahaán kamí. We were-overtaken by the flood,-kept by the flood (so that we could not come, etc.). Walâ silá magabút, kay binahaán sang subâ nga walá gid makatabók. They did not come, because the river ran so high that they could not cross.



bahâ-bahâ

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of bahâ. A small inundation, a slight-rise,-flood,-swell.


báhad

Hiligaynon

To sharpen a pencil or the like. (see táhad).


bahág

Hiligaynon

A loin cloth; to wear only a loin-cloth. Indì ka magbahág, kóndì magpuróy ka gid. Don't go out in a loin-cloth, but wear at least short breeches. Bahagá lang yanáng hénero. Simply use that cloth as a cover for your loins. Pabahagí siá. Have a loin-cloth put on him. Provide him with a loin-cloth. Ang mga mananggéte nagabahág. Tuba-gatherers wear loin-cloths.


bahál

Hiligaynon

Stale, flat, sour, of yesterday, applied to palm-wine or toddy; stale, of yesterday, old, applied to meat and other food-stuffs; to get stale, etc. Ang tubâ nga nakúhà sa hápon kag naagahán ginatawág nga bahál. Tuba gathered in the afternoon and left over till next morning is called "bahál". Dílì mo pagpabahalón ang tubâ. Don't let the palm-wine go stale or sour. Kárne nga bahál. Yesterday's meat.


bahándì

Hiligaynon

Treasure, valuables. (see kamahálan).


bahandiánon

Hiligaynon

Rich in treasures, valuable, precious.


bahandíon

Hiligaynon

Precious, rich, costly, something to be treasured. Nagapanapút silá sang labíng bahandíon níla nga mga panápton. They dressed themselves in their costliest garments. (see bahándì, mahál, bilídhon).


bahaón

Hiligaynon

(B) To sneeze. Nagbahaón siá. He sneezed. Indì mo akó pagpabahaonón. Don't make me sneeze. Indì mo akó pagbahaonán. Don't sneeze at me. (see átsi, pangátsi).


báhas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. baja, bajar) Dropped-, expunged-, from the list, expelled, removed, separated from. Báhas na siá. He has now been dropped from the list. Báhas na siá sa buluthóan, sa polisíya, etc. He has been expelled from the school, dismissed from the police-force, etc. (see dágdag, tángtang, pahalín).


báhaw

Hiligaynon

(H) Cold rice, cold food; to become cold (of food); to be cold or indifferent (as regards religion, etc.). May báhaw kamó? Have you any cold rice? Ang kán-on nagbáhaw na. The rice has got cold. Pamáhaw-to breakfast, eat cold food, from the fact that the rice taken at breakfast has usually been cooked the day before. (see kápog, táhaw, búgnaw).


baháw-baháw

Hiligaynon

Small red ants that are often to be found on cold rice; hence the name.


baháy

Hiligaynon

A kind of plant and its fruit used for medicinal purposes.


bahayón

Hiligaynon

Pertaining to baháy, like baháy, said of grains of rice, etc. that are spotted white and red.


báhì

Hiligaynon

A wooden dibble, a pointed stick or stake used for digging. Aghò and sibúkaw are the woods mostly used for making dibbles. (see tagád-a dibble with an iron point).


bahî-báhì

Hiligaynon

Dim. of báhì. A small dibble; anything resembling a dibble; hard, stubborn, brazen, shameless (from the fact that only hard wood is suitable for a dibble).


bahî-bahían

Hiligaynon

Shameless, etc. See bahîbáhì.


báhin

Hiligaynon

Ministry, department, division, office, bureau. Báhin sang áway. Ministry of War. Báhin sang katínlò. Bureau of Health.


báhin

Hiligaynon

Part, division, lot, share, portion; to divide, make parts of, share out, separate into pieces, lots or parcels. Pilá ang ímo báhin? How much is your share or part? Bahína iní. Divide this. Bahíni si Fuláno sing isá ka báhin. Let N. N. have one share. Apportion to N.N. one share. Ginbáhin níya ang íya mánggad sa ápat ka párte. He divided his property into four parts. Ibáhin akó ánay siníng duhá ka pásong nga humáy sa tagápat ka gántang kag isóhol sa mga mamumugón. Kindly divide these two bushels of rice into heaps of four gantas each, and pay it out as wages to the workmen.


bahín-báhin

Hiligaynon

Dim. of báhin. To divide into parts of various sizes, to divide or share out unequally. Malápad kaáyo ang íya mga palangúmhan, ápang dílì bilóg, kóndì bináhinbáhin. His plantation is very extensive, though not in one stretch, but distributed in several lots.


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