Meaning of balátik

balátik

Hiligaynon

The constellation Orion.



balátik

Hiligaynon

A covered pit set with sharp spikes; a kind of trap with a spring attached to a sharp-pointed spike which pierces the victim that steps on the trap. Naglikáw sa súyak kag sa balátik kaámbak. He avoided the sharp pegs and jumped down into the spiked pit, i.e. he fell out of the frying pan into the fire. Gindakúp níla ang talunón sa balátik. They caught the wild pig in the spring-trap.