Meaning of batóy-batóy



(B) To take or pick up things one by one, to do the same thing over and over again in succession, repeat the same action many times. Batóybatoyá lang ang pagpúlut sináng mga bató. Pick up those stones one by one. Ibatóybatóy ang pagtanúm siníng mga gútuk. Plant these seedlings one by one. Batóybatoyá (Batóybatoyí) sa pagkúhà iníng mga kawáyan. Take these bamboos away one by one.