Meaning of úbi

úbi

Hiligaynon

Uvi yam, yam, ubi, an edible tuber belonging to the dioscorea family and growing at times to a large size. There are many varieties: the "kinarabáw, kinárbaw" is of great size and whitish; the "tapól" has a bluish meat; the "tám-is" is sweetish; the "búl-og" grows down deep in the ground; the "likô" is a sort of twisted úbi; the "bagunáw" grows upwards from the ground; the "hilós" is tap-rooted and strikes deep into the soil; the "tayabá" is a kind of small úbi. (see banáyan, buhayán, kamóti).



úbi

Hiligaynon

Uvi yam, yam, ubi, an edible tuber belonging to the dioscorea family and growing at times to a large size. There are many varieties: the "kinarabáw, kinárbaw" is of great size and whitish; the "tapól" has a bluish meat; the "tám-is" is sweetish; the "búl-og" grows down deep in the ground; the "likô" is a sort of twisted úbi; the "bagunáw" grows upwards from the ground; the "hilós" is tap-rooted and strikes deep into the soil; the "tayabá" is a kind of small úbi. (see banáyan, buhayán, kamóti).