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To gnash one's teeth. See bágrot id. Even in Hiligáynon "bágrot" is more commonly used than báglot.



(B) To bundle together, to wrap up in one's apron or other convenient part of one's dress. Bagtongá ang tinápay. Wrap up the bread (in your apron, the lower part of your skirt, etc.). Bagtongí ang tampíon mo sang tinápay. Wrap your apron around the bread. Wrap the bread up in your apron. Binágtong-a bundle. N.B. A binágtong is always wrapped up in, and somehow fastened to, one's dress, as an apron, the lower part of the skirt, a loose jacket, etc.; if a bundle is entirely separate from the body, it is not called a binágtong, but pinutús; in Hiligáynon, however, binágtong and pinutús are often used promiscuously. (see bántal).



Energy, industriousness; to be active, industrious, assiduous, diligent. Nagabákas siá sa tanán níya nga trabáho. He is diligent in the performance of all his tasks. Bakási ang ímo trabáho, kay kon dílì magútum ikáw. Be industrious at your work or you will go hungry. (see písan, úkud).



An artificial canal in a river narrowing towards the end and provided there with a fish-trap. (see pailíg id.).



To practise, drill, apply oneself to, be diligent. Kon magbalándra siá, magamaáyo siá nga manugtahî, manugkánta, etc. If she applies herself, she will become a good seamstress, singer, etc. (see hanáshánas, bánggad, ságad).



To speak to, be on speaking terms with, converse with, have social relations with, make friends with, make it up. Walâ na gid silá magbugnohánay siníng duhá ka simána nga naglilígad. They have not spoken to each other for the last two weeks. Magbúgno ka sa íya or bugnohá siá. Speak to him. Converse with him. Humalín sang pagsúay níla sádtong isá ka ádlaw walâ gid silá magbugnohánay. Since their quarrel the other day they have not spoken to each other. Walâ na silá pagbugnohánay. They are not on speaking terms any more. (see támyaw, pakigpulóngpúlong, hámbal, abíábi).



Dim. of butók. Also: to be constantly at it, do much, be diligent, assiduous. Indì ka magbutókbútok sang kádlaw, hibî, káon, óbra, etc. Don't laugh, weep, eat, work, etc. so much. Butókbutóki ang pagtahî. Be very diligent in sewing. (see úkud, písan, bákas).



The letter D in Visayan is pronounced as in English. D after various prefixes such as pan-, hi-, ha-, etc. is very frequently either elided, or changed into N, e.g. panáhon (dáhon-leaf); panílap (dílap-to lick); hinangát (dángat-to reach); hanúmdum (dúmdum-to remember), etc.

D followed by a suffix is often (especially in Hiligáynon) turned into R, e.g. tahúron, katahurán, matinahúron (táhud-to respect); ginsugúran (súgud-to commence); palabuarán (búad-to breed), etc. See also padóng-paróng; dadâ-darâ; tádung-tárung; tudúk-turúk^, etc.



To acquire a habit or custom of, be used to, be quick at, be an old hand at, be good at, to be addicted to, fall into the way of. Indì ka magdágmit sa paghámbal-or-índì mo pagdagmitón ang paghámbal sing mga púlong nga maláw-ay. Don't get into the habit of using bad language. Magdágmit ka sa pagtrabáho sing mapísan kag mabinalákon. Accustom yourself to work diligently and carefully. (see hánas, ánad, ábtik, buyó).

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