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banáyan

Hiligaynon

A vegetable creeper with edible root.



alibútdan

Hiligaynon

Half-boiled, half-cooked, not properly cooked, the inside remaining hard, especially applied to all kinds of tubers like potatoes, ube, banáyan, etc. (see bútud).


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).


kalísaw

Hiligaynon

Tastelessness, insipidness, unsavouriness, usually applied to stale tubers like "úbi", "banáyan", "kamóti", etc. (see lísaw).


lísaw

Hiligaynon

To be or become insipid, unsavoury, spoilt, go bad, applied to old tubers or the like. Naglísaw iníng banáyan. This banáyan has become insipid. Nalisáwan akó siníng úbi. This úbi tastes bad to me. I think this úbi is spoilt. (see kalísaw, malísaw, ganás, maganás).


ragótnot

Hiligaynon

See ragátnat id. Ang banáyan nga sagun-otón magaragótnot kon kádton. When one eats the tough-fibred banáyan, there is a sound as of chopping.


sagún-ot

Hiligaynon

The tough fibres in various tubers like banáyan, kamóte, radishes and the like.


sapí-sápi

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of sápi. Also: helping, assisting; to help, assist, lend a hand, take a hand in, eke out. Ang maís sapísápi sa humáy, ang banáyan piánpían. Corn is a valuable addition to rice, and banáyan also helps to eke out the rice. Ang páray karakapítan, ang maís tereteniénte, ang banáyan piánpían, ang kamóti sapísápi. (Ang humáy kolokapítan (kolokapitán), ang maís toloteniénte, ang banáyan piánpían, ang kamóti sapísápi). Rice is captain (i.e. comes first), corn is lieutenant (i.e. comes second), the tuber called banáyan comes third, the sweet potato fourth (as food). (see piánpían, bulígbúlig, tabángtábang, abángábang).


úbi

Hiligaynon

Uvi yam, yam, ubi, an edible tuber belonging to the dioscorea family and growing at times to a large size. There are many varieties: the "kinarabáw, kinárbaw" is of great size and whitish; the "tapól" has a bluish meat; the "tám-is" is sweetish; the "búl-og" grows down deep in the ground; the "likô" is a sort of twisted úbi; the "bagunáw" grows upwards from the ground; the "hilós" is tap-rooted and strikes deep into the soil; the "tayabá" is a kind of small úbi. (see banáyan, buhayán, kamóti).


úbi

Hiligaynon

Uvi yam, yam, ubi, an edible tuber belonging to the dioscorea family and growing at times to a large size. There are many varieties: the "kinarabáw, kinárbaw" is of great size and whitish; the "tapól" has a bluish meat; the "tám-is" is sweetish; the "búl-og" grows down deep in the ground; the "likô" is a sort of twisted úbi; the "bagunáw" grows upwards from the ground; the "hilós" is tap-rooted and strikes deep into the soil; the "tayabá" is a kind of small úbi. (see banáyan, buhayán, kamóti).