Caus. of bátà-to give birth to a child, etc. Also: to help or assist at childbirth, at a lying-in, at an accouchement, said of a midwife. Sín-o ang nagpabátà sa íya? Who was her midwife? Who assisted her at her delivery? Pabatáa ánay ang ímo asáwa kag ugáling magkádto ka sa Négros. First let your wife give birth and then afterwards go to Negros. (see paanák).