Meaning of baláy



House, home; building, dwelling, abode; nest, breeding place, shell of a snail, of a turtle, etc. Diín ang baláy mo? Where is your home? Anó nga baláy ang ginadayónan mo dirí? What house are you staying at here? Ang baláy sang ánay. The nest of termites, a white ants' nest. Ang baláy sang pawíkan. The shell of a tortoise, tortoise-shell.



To start building a house, commence the erection of a building; in baseball: to make a home-run. Nagabálay silá. They are starting to build a house. Baláya ang baláy. Commence building the house. Nagbálay na silá sing makaduhá. They have made two home-runs already.