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babáylan

Hiligaynon

Sorcerer, wizard, magician, one versed in superstitious practices. Also used as a verb. Ginbabaylanán sang babáylan ang masakít nga bátà. The sorcerer practised his art or performed his enchantments over the sick child. Ginpababaylanán sang ilóy ang íya masakít nga bátà. The mother got a conjurer to perform his superstitious rites over her sick baby. Ang babáylan kon magbinabáylan maíhaw sing manók ukón báboy kag mapatíkpátik sa pínggan. When the conjurer performs his superstitious rites he kills a chicken or pig and repeatedly strikes a plate. Nakakáon siá sing báboy nga binabaylanán. He ate some pork that had been subjected to superstitious rites.



aníto

Hiligaynon

Superstitious practices, ceremonies and sacrifices; to make use of or perform superstitious rites. Indì ka magpáti sináng mga aníto nga walâ sing naigoán. Don't believe in those superstitious practices that are so nonsensical. Ginanitóhan níla siá. He was subjected by them to superstitious rites. (see diwáta, babáylan, diósdíos).


bán-aw

Hiligaynon

Crystal gazing, crystal vision, divination by means of a magic mirror called ban-áwan; to practise crystal gazing, look (superstitiously) into the ban-áwan. Ang babáylan nagabán-aw sa íya nga ban-áwan. The wizard or sorcerer is-looking into his magic mirror,-practising crystal gazing. (see ban-áwan).


binabáylan

Hiligaynon

Superstitious, credulous, pertaining to practices and observances of those that believe in wizards, sorcerers, conjurors, etc. Binabáylan nga batásan. Superstitious practices or observances. (babáylan).


bótbot

Hiligaynon

To draw or pull out; to pretend to extract an alleged splinter, stone, etc. from a person's body in superstitious practices. Ang babáylan, konó, nagbótbot sing bató, inágsap, biníklan, etc. sa batíis ni Fuláno. The wizard, it is said, took out a stone, chip, splinter, etc. from the calf of N.N.'s leg. Ginbotbotán or binotbotán sang babáylan ang masakít nga bátà sing tátlo ka bató. The wizard removed three stones from the sick boy's body.


híkaw

Hiligaynon

Envy, spite, grudge, ill-will, malice, malevolence, gall, venom, spleen, rancour, virulence; to envy, spite, grudge, covet, harm out of spite, bear malice. Indì ka maghíkaw sang íya sang ibán. Don't covet things belonging to others. Indì ka magpanghíkaw. Don't be envious. Ginahikáwan akó níya. He envies me. Indì mo siá paghikáwan sang íya mga tanúm. Don't damage his plants out of spite. Hinikáwan siá sang babáylan. The wizard harmed him out of malice. (see hísà, tístis).


hulubáton

Hiligaynon

(H) Proverb, saying, saw, maxim, aphorism, adage, axiom, apothegm, apophthegm, truism; incantation, invocation or the like, as used in superstitious rites. Also verb. Anó ang ginahulubáton sang babáylan sa íya nga búhat? What incantations does the soothsayer chant, when practising magic? (see hurubáton id.).


lubús

Hiligaynon

Initiation, purification, ablution; to purify with superstitious rites, especially on Holy Friday, in the belief that such rites will make the participant healthy and strong and give him great courage. Ang mga babáylan nagahímò sing lubús sa ádlaw nga Biérnes Sánto. The medicine-men perform the rite of purification on Holy Friday. Nagapanlubús siá. He is taking part in, or being initiated into, the rite of the lubús. (see panínlò).


panápat

Hiligaynon

Freq. of dápat-to use, apply, etc. Anó nga bulúng ang ginpanápat sa íya sang manugbúlung? What remedies did the doctor apply to him? Also: to wear an amulet, or the like. Ang babáylan nagapanápat gihápon sa íya láwas kon magkádto siá sa búkid. The sorcerer always wears an amulet when he goes to the mountain. Anó karón ang íya ginadalá nga panápat? What kind of an amulet does he wear now? What sort of an outfit has he got now?


pangásì

Hiligaynon

An intoxicating drink prepared from rice, rice-beer. The pangásì is usually sipped by means of a small tube and served only on special occasions as at a marriage-feast, etc. Superstitious practitioners (babáylan) use the pangásì at their yearly assemblies near their "sacred places" called by them the "halígi sang kalibútan".


silík-silík

Hiligaynon

A wizard, witch, sorcerer. (see babáylan).


súlang

Hiligaynon

To interrupt, intrude upon. Indì mo pagsulángon ang babáylan sa íya mga buluhatón. Don't interrupt the hocus-pocus of the (superstitious practitioner) medicine man.


tálì

Hiligaynon

Luck, fortune, fate, lot; the "water" in the game of tinubigán; a piece of stone, an egg, or the like, used by a babáylan for casting lots.


tigadlúman

Hiligaynon

One who is in possession of a charm called tigádlum. Yádtong babáylan, konó, tigadlúman. That sorcerer, they say, has a tigádlum charm (and can make himself invisible).