Meaning of bílang

bílang

Hiligaynon

As, like, as if, as it were, as though, as much as to say. Bílang útud ko siá. He is my brother, as it were. Sagurón ko siá nga bílang anák ko. I shall take care of him, as if he were my son. (see daw, súbung).



bílang

Hiligaynon

To consider as, esteem as, judge, estimate, think, hold, take for, look upon as. Nagbílang siá sa íya nga makáwat. He took him for a thief. He looked upon him as a thief. Bilángon mo siá nga tíyò mo. Consider him (treat him as) your uncle. Ginbílang níla akó nga manugbúlung. They looked upon me as a doctor. Indì mo siá pagbilángon nga maláut, kon walâ mo masayóri. Don't pronounce him bad, unless you know for certain. Nalágyo siá, kay walâ na siá makabatás sang maláin nga pagbílang níla sa íya. He ran away, because he could not stand any longer their bad treatment of him. (see hunâhúnà, dúmdum).