Meaning of bayâ

bayâ

Hiligaynon

An asseveratory or corroborative particle: certainly, surely, what do you mean, no doubt, or the like. Akon iní bayâ. Nagdúmdum ikáw nga ímo? This certainly belongs to me. Did you think it was yours?



báyà

Hiligaynon

(B) To leave, quit, abandon, desert, forsake, relinquish, give up, let-, leave-, alone. Daw sa índì siá makabáyà sang maláut níya nga kinaanáran. It seems as if he cannot give up his evil habits. Bayái lang inâ. Leave that alone. Don't meddle with that. Indì mo siá pagbayáan dirâ nga isá lang. Don't leave him there alone or all by himself. Indì mo pagpabáy-an (pagpabayáan) ang ímong mga ginikánan sa íla nga katigulangón. Don't forsake your parents in their old age. A, galî, binayáan níya akó nga walâ siá maghulát sa ákon? Well now, he has left me in the lurch and has not waited for me? (see bíyà).


báyà

Hiligaynon

(B) Anything given up, left off or discontinued. Báyà ko na ang paginúm sing mga ilímnon nga makahulúbug. I have given up taking intoxicating drinks. Báyà na níya ang sugál. He does not gamble any more. He has given up gambling. (see bíyà).