Nickname, sobriquet; to nickname, call by a nickname. Ang bánsag níya "bóktot". His nickname is "hunchback". Indì ka magbánsag sa íya or índì mo siá pagbansagán. Don't call him by a nickname. Bansagí siá sing "piáng". Give him as nickname "the lame". Ibánsag mo sa íya "bakéro". Nickname him "cowherd". (see pádià, pádyà).
Praise, exaltation, commendation, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, approbation, a tribute of gratitude or homage; to praise, extol, exalt, commend, laud, belaud, eulogize, panegyrize, magnify, glorify, think highly of. Nagbánsag siá sa kay Fuláno, sang íya baláy, sang íya batásan, etc. He praised N.N., his house, his character, etc. Ginbánsag níya ang íla nga pagpuní sang simbáhan. He praised-, lauded-, highly approved of-, their decoration of the church. Bansagá ang íla nga pagpangabúdlay, kapisanón, kaábtik, etc. Glorify their work, commend their zeal, praise their dexterity, etc. Nabansagán siá bangúd sang íya nga kinaálam (kinaádman). He became famous for his learning. On account of his learning he was-well-known, -highly appreciated. (see dáyaw, saólog, bántug, hangád, kilála).