Search results for "Building materials"

adobe₁ [adóbe] n Clay plaster used in building (as of for plastering walls and making roofing tiles). (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

alambri [alámbri] n Wire (as of the general term for all wire used in building, clothes lines etc). (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

apog [ápog] n Lime (as of the white powder used in making cement and as an in ingredient in betel nut chew). ápog [Traditionally this was offered to the dead ancestors who were believed to still want to chew betel nut chew in the afterlife.] (sem. domains: 5.2.5 - Narcotic, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

asero [aséro] n Steel wire (as of very strong and almost unbendable). Kag kwerdas it ida gitara ay asero. The strings of her guitar are made out of steel. (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

bagutadan [bagutadán] n Tree species used for timber. (Banton) (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

bahi [báhì] n Dense, well grown, developed wood or timber (as of the kind of wood that is good for building). bahi (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

banban₁ [bánban] n Plant species whose stem provides fiber for tying and whose roots have medicinal uses. bambán [The split stems of this herb used in combination with other materials for weaving baskets. Stems are occasionally used for making fish traps, hats, and for sewing nipa shingles. The roots when brewed in decoction are said to act as an antidote for snake bite and blood-poisoning.] Donax Cannaeformis (sem. domains: - Weaving baskets and mats, 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, - Traditional medicine, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

binil [biníl] n Vinyl (as of tiles used on a floor). (sem. domains: - Floor, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

binitlag [binitlág] (der. of bitlag) n A length of split bamboo; a bamboo slat, batten. (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

bitlag [bítlag] 1n Lengths of bamboo split into desired widths for use in building (as of in rooves, walls, floors, window grills etc.). biak na kawayan (sem. domains: - Roof.) 2v To split bamboo into lengths of desired widths for use in building (as of in rooves, walls, floors, window grills etc.). (sem. domains: 7.8.3 - Cut, 6.5.3 - Building materials.) der. binitlag

bloki [blóki] n 1Block of ice (as of the ice-blocks sold in long thin plastic bags for eating, or large blocks of ice from an iceplant used for freezing fish etc.). Usang bloki nak yelo kag ako ingbakay sa planta. I bought one block of ice from the ice plant. (sem. domains: - Piece.) 2Brick. (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

bokbok₁ [bókbok] n Dust from wood borers (as of the feces). (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials, - Insect.)

burdpit [búrd-pit] (irreg. infl. bordpit) n One foot square of timber (as of a block-like measurement used for lengths of sawn timber). Tigpila kag burdpit it inro kahoy nak dos por dos? How much per square foot is your timber that is two by two? [A one square-foot block of timber is 1’x1'x1’ or 12"x12"x12". The parameters may be varied but the total remains 144 square inches in volume. This measurement is from the English term "board feet" using measurements in piyé "feet" and purgáda "inches".] (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

buyos [buyós] n Stalk, pole, length of a whole bamboo. kawayan Kag inggamit nak haligi sa bayay ay buyos it kwadan. The post which they used in the house are whole piece of bamboo. (sem. domains: - Growing grass, 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 6.5.3 - Building materials, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)

danara [danára] (der. of nara) n Imitation grained-wood-look plywood; plywood with a wood veneer (as of an expensive or fancy looking surface like nára "brown grained timber"). (sem. domains: - Wood, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

dapilan [dapílan] n Bamboo building slat, batten to hold thatch in place. (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

gilak [gilák] adj Shiny, brilliant, glittery. kintab Abang gilak kag ida soksok nak baro. The dress she is wearing is very glittery. (sem. domains: - Bright, - Floor, - Metal, - Floor, story, 6.5.3 - Building materials, - Shiny.)

halo-blak [hálo-blak] n Hollow blocks (as of building blocks made out of cement). (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

hidagis [hidágis] vt To clean, trim the uneven pieces off the bamboo, wood. linis ng kawayan Naghihidagis sida’t kwadan nak sayugon. He’s trimming the bamboo that’ll be used for the floor. (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

kabilya [kabílya] n Steel reinforcing bars used to strengthen concrete foundations, floors and posts in house building. (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

kahab-an [kaháb-an] (irreg. infl. mahab-an) n Ceiling beams. Bag-ong ilis yang it kinang kahab-an it inra bayay. The ceiling beams of their house are newly replaced. (sem. domains: - Building equipment and maintenance, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

kahoy [káhoy] n 1Tree (as of the general term for all kinds and sizes of trees). (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.) 2Wood, timber, lumber; stick (as of the substance or part of a tree). káhoy (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.) comp. anit it kahoy , der. kakahuyan , der. pangahoy

katdaw [kátdaw] n Roofing beams which are on an angle (to give pitch to the roof). Bamboo vertical slats attached to roof frame timbers to which palm thatch 'mats' are fastened horizontally. katdaw Nagbutang sindra’t katdaw it bayay ngasing nak adlaw. They put the roofing beams on today. (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials.)

kayap₃ [káyap] v To look for materials for house-building. Pangayapi baga ako it pagbuhon. Will you look for pieces of wood suitable for building the house. (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials, - Look.)

kogon n Grass species; Kogon which is tall, stiff and used in thatching. kogon [Used for thatching in all parts of the archipelago, tender shoots are used for grazing. Kogon stems are used locally to a limited extent in the manufacture of hats. Some of the industrial schools have utilized the plant for making round braided mats suitable for bathroom use. Kogon can be made into a good paper. The fruiting spikes are regarded as vulnerary in decoction, and as a sedative when taken internally.] Imperata Cylindrica, Imperata Exaltata (sem. domains: 6.5.3 - Building materials, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine, - Roof, 6.6.4 - Crafts.)
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