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bákhay

Hiligaynon

To dig, to dig out, make holes in the ground with any pointed instrument, as a báhì, tagád, sadól, etc. Bakhayá ang dútà, banáyan, etc. Dig the earth, dig out the banáyan-root, etc. Bakhayí akó sing banáyan. Dig out a banáyan-root for me. Iníng tagád ibákhay mo sa dútà. Use this iron-pointed dibble to dig up the earth with. (see káli, sadól, tubúng).



bángbang

Hiligaynon

To widen by digging, to dig away earth, etc. Bangbangán mo ang lúblub, agúd magsángkad ang dálan. Widen the hollow or narrow passage by digging, in order that the road may become broader. Ginbangbangán níla ang búhò, kay makitíd. They widened the hole in the ground, for it was too narrow. Ibángbang iníng tagád sa pángpang sang subâ. Make use of this iron-pointed dibble to dig away the earth from the river-bank. Ipabángbang iníng búhò. Get this hole widened. Ang mga kaminéro nagabángbang sang bakólod sa higád sang dálan. The road-menders are digging away the side of the hill near the road. (see bákhay, káli).


pamákhay

Hiligaynon

Freq. of bákhay-to hoe, dig, etc.


tubúng

Hiligaynon

(B) To dig, hoe (with a dibble, spade or shovel, etc.), to till the soil. Anó ang óbra na?-Tubúng. (Náno ang íya pangítà?-Bákhay sang dútà). What is his occupation?-Digging i.e. farming. (see bákhay, sadól, pangúma).


tagád

Hiligaynon

An iron-pointed bar or dibble used in digging, making holes for fence-stakes, etc. Ibákhay iníng tagád sa dútà. Use this iron-pointed dibble to dig up the earth with. (see báhì-a wooden dibble).