Meaning of buút

buút

Hiligaynon

Will, intention, mind, reason, understanding, intelligence; to will, want, desire, wish, intend, direct, do as one pleases, set one's heart upon. Anó ang buút mo? What is your will, intention? What do you want? Iníng bátà walâ pa sing buút. This child has not yet come to the use of reason. Maáyo siá sing buút. He has good intentions, has a kind heart. Ang buút ko nga magmaáyo ang ákon anák. It is my wish that my child should become good. Ginabút-an níya ang tanán nga kadapátan sa sulúd sang baláy. Everything in the house is subject to his will or direction. Bút-a na lang siá. Now, just accept him (as your bridegroom). Ginbút-an níya ang pagpuní sang simbáhan. He directed-, looked after-, superintended-, the decorating of the church. Nagágaw siá sang ákon dútà, kay ginbuút níya. He took possession of my land, because he had set his heart on it. Bátok inâ sa ákon buút. That is (was) against my wishes (see kabubút-on).



búut

Hiligaynon

To quicken-, hasten-, the ripening of fruit by wrapping it up in leaves or the like and putting it in a sheltered place. Buúta ang ságing. Quicken the ripening of the bananas by the búut-method. Ibúut akó ánay sing mga páhò. Kindly ripen some mangoes for me by the búut-method. Iníng tabungós amó ang pagabuútan ko sing mga páhò. I shall use this basket for quickening the ripening of mangoes.


buút

Hiligaynon

Also: to be about, be on the point of. Sang buút siá-mamatáy,-magsakáy pa Manílà, etc. When he was-about to die,-on the point of embarking for Manila, etc.