Meaning of balayán



Bedstead; the frame of a bed, of a picture, etc. Nabutangán na ang kátre sing balayán, ápang walâ pa sing salúg. The bedstead has been set up, but as yet is is without the bed itself. (see baláy, baláyan, etc.).



A large piece of wood, a rafter, especially the length of timber that rests on the wall and reaches to the roof-tree or ridge. The laths or stringers (hawák, anamán) are nailed horizontally across the rafters.