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abang [abáng] adv Very; a lot. Abang taas kag ida yukso. His jump was a very high one. syn: bayabag 4, sagang 1, sapong, harang 3, taming. (sem. domains: - To a large degree.) comp. abang hiwas , comp. abang musang

abang bali [abang bali] n Good. (sem. domains: - Advise.)

abang hiwas [abáng hiwás] (comp. of abang, hiwas) adj Moves a lot; restless. [lit: very moving] syn: mahiwas. (sem. domains: 7.2 - Move.)

abang musang [abáng músang] (comp. of abang, musang) n Very dirty (as of the face of a child). [lit: very face-first-in-dirt] (sem. domains: - Child.)

abang tugas it uyo [abáng tugás it úyo] (comp. of tugas) id Stubborn; hard headed. [lit: very hard of head] Abang tugas it uyo ag indi mabaoy it usang bisaya tong putong anak nina Gemma. The youngest child of Gemma is stubborn and can't be swayed by anything. (sem. domains: - Stubborn.)

abat [ábat] (fr. var. abat ay) part 1Lest; in case; in the event of (as of a warning regarding something unexpected or an anticipated contingency which may effect one’s actions). sim: sabang, sabaling; Syn: baka 1, amat. (sem. domains: 9.2.6 - Particles, - Reason.) 2Probably; likely; might (that something is true or will occur). (sem. domains: - Probably, 9.2.6 - Particles.) der. pa-abat-abat

adilantado [adilantádo/adilantáda] adj Quick to make suggestions. [male/female] Nahahangit si Lino nak abang adilantado kag ida asawa. Lino is angry with his wife because she is so quick to make suggestions. (sem. domains: - Suggest.)

amat-amat [amat-ámat] (der. of amat) 1adv Little by little; gradually. paunti-unti, inot-inot syn: inot-inot 2. (sem. domains: - Slow.) 2v To do something little-by-little, gradually. paunti-unti Maamat-amatey kami it human it bayay habang waya pa it anak. We will start little by little in building a house while we don’t have a child yet. (sem. domains: - Slow.)

anino ni kamatayan [aníno ni kamatáyan] (comp. of matay) id To be aware of, feel the closeness of death; to feel close to death. [lit. shadow of death-one] Tong si Nancy ay mabangga it dyip abe nida ay mamamatayey sida dahil pay nakita nida kag anino ni kamatayan. When Nancy was hit by a jeep she thought she was about to dies because of the shadow of Mr. death. [This is probably a transliteration of the English idiom.] (sem. domains: - Saying, proverb.)

ayo [áyo] 1adj Good; intelligent; knowledgable; skilled; extremely capable. magaling Abang ayo si Karpov mag-idamo it tses. Karpov is very good in playing chess. (sem. domains: - Intelligent.) 2n Wisdom; intelligence; knowledge; skill. Syn: maayam 1. (sem. domains: - Intelligent.) der. maayo

badabas [badábas] n Tree, fruit species; guava. bayabas Abang ramong bitamina C kag mababaoy sa badabas. You can get plenty of Vitamin C from guavas. [This is a 2-3m. high shrub that bears lots of 1-3cm. round fruit with lots of edible seeds. They are a favorite with children. They make good jam or jelly. They are used for many medicinal purposes. One is to clean wounds and another to make a poultice with the leaves.] (sem. domains: - Food from fruit, - Medicinal plants.) der. pambadabas

badoy [badóy] adj Out-moded, old-fashioned style; out-of-style, unfashionable, badly matched clothes. Abang badoy raw tong nagpapangrayaga sa ako magpamaruan. The one courting me wears clothes that are out of fashion. (sem. domains: 5.3.9 - Style of clothing.)

bagahe [bagáhe] n Baggage (as of any kind of things carried by someone travelling). daládalahan Abang ramo nak bagahe si Gail pagpauli halin sa Maynila. Gail had a lot of baggage when she come back from Manila. (sem. domains: - Bag.)

bagtong [bágtong] vt To tie things in a cloth bundle, swag; to carry in one’s apron, skirt or shirt (as of pulling it up to hold things while still wearing it). dala-dala Abang rako kag ida ingbagtong nak madabas. She carried many guavas in her skirt. (sem. domains: 7.5.2 - Join, attach.) der. binagtong

bakang [bakáng] 1adj Bow-legged; bandy (as of the effect on a child of being carried astride the mother's hip). sakang Abang yain gimuyatan kag kabading bakang ag magsoksok it malip-ot. It’s not good for a girl who is bow-legged to wear a mini skirt. (sem. domains: - Leg.) 2v To become bow-legged, bandy legged. (sem. domains: - Leg.)

bakat [bakát] adj Visible through something (as of one's underwear being able to be seen under an intervening thin, transparent fabric, object). náaaninag Soksok it hapslip dahil abang bakat kag imo panti sa manipis nak baro. You wear a halfslip because your underwear is very visible through your thin dress. (sem. domains: - Transparent.)

bakilir [bakilír] adj Sloping downhill (as of a gentle or steep slope of land); where the land drops off. matarík Kag amo gingtam-nan it ubi ay abang bakilir kada ako ay nagligir. The place where we planted ubí was such a steep downhill slope that I rolled down it. (sem. domains: - Mountain.)

baklir [baklír] (irreg. infl. panalikuran) v To cross one's hands behind one’s back (as of a normal position when walking). sa likod ang kamay Si Sandy ay nakabaklir kag damot habang sida ay naglilibot sa banwa. Sandy crossed his hands behind his back while he walked around town. syn: panalikuran. (sem. domains: 7.1.9 - Move a part of the body.)

bakor [bákor] 1adj Stiff, thick, heavy (as of starched cloth or a thick cooking mixture that is hard to stir etc.); viscous mixture. makapal Kag amo uniporme tong nag-eeskwela pa ay abang bakor nak sada ag blusa. Our uniform when we were still going to school was a very thick skirt and blouse. syn: mayapot. (sem. domains: - Stiff, flexible, - Dense.) 2v To stiffen; to become thick and hard (as of a dead body going into rigor mortis or a mixture becoming thick and hard to stir). tigas Nagbakorey kag minatay ay waya pa nabubutang sa kabaong. The dead body has stiffened but it has not yet been placed in the coffin. (sem. domains: - Stiff, flexible, - Dense, - Corpse.)

bakukang [bakukáng] 1n A big ulcerated sore; tropical ulcer on the skin. bakukang Abang rako kag ida bakukang sa siki. He got a big ulcerated sore on his foot. (sem. domains: - Skin disease.) 2v To become ulcerated (as of a sore that develops into a tropical ulcer). (sem. domains: - Skin disease.)

balang-balang [balang-baláng] (dial. var. burog-burog) 1adj Wobbling, staggering, tottering, lurching way of walking or travelling (as of like a drunk person or a wobbling jeep). Nagpapanawey tong yango it pabalang-balang. The drunken fellow is already walking with a stagger. Abang yain gimuyatan kaling tawong yango dahil balang-balang magpanaw. Its not nice to see a man drunk because he staggers from side to side when walking. (sem. domains: - Walk with difficulty, - Balance.) 2vi To wobble, stagger, totter, lurch (as of like a drunk person or wobbling jeep). pasuray-suray Nagbalang-balangey si Mundo pauli sa inra bayay. Mundo was already staggering home to their place. (sem. domains: - Walk with difficulty, - Balance.) 3adj Illmannered; bad mannered (as of speech). (sem. domains: - Impolite.) 4adj To be bad, ill mannered in the way one speaks or answers. (sem. domains: 3.5 - Communication, - Impolite.) der. pabalang-balang

balasa [balása] (fr. var. bayasa) v To shuffle playing-cards. Abang tulin si Bobby magbalasa it mga baraha. Bobby really shuffles the playing cards fast. (sem. domains: - Card game.)

balikutot [balikútot] (dial. var. bayuktot; dial. var. biyuot) (der. of balik) 1adj Bent over, stooped, curled up (as with age, carrying something heavy, curling up in bed to keep warm). baluktót Katong kayaki ay nagbalikutot dahil abang bug-at kag ida pas-an nak payay. That man is bent over because of the very heavy rice he’s carrying on his shoulder. (sem. domains: 7.1.8 - Bend down.) 2v To bend over, curl up (as of to fit in, through a small space). (sem. domains: 7.1.8 - Bend down.) comp. miyentras malip-ot kag tamong, matuon ka it pagbalikutot

balsamo [bálsamo] vt To embalm a dead body. bálsamó Ingbalsamo it ruhang dominggo katong minatay agor indi magbaho habang inghuhuyat kag pag-abot it mga kahalihan. The dead person was embalmed for two weeks so it wouldn’t smell bad while waiting for the arrival of the relatives. [This is done to prepare the body for up to nine days of the wake, during which the body is laid out, family and friends visit the home, donate money, hold religious services and play table games etc. ] (sem. domains: - Plant product, - Corpse, - Medicine.) der. balsamador , der. pabalsamo , der. pangbalsamo

bang-og [báng-og] adj 1Very bad smelling, stinking (as of dirty clothes that have been left unwashed for a long time or a dog that has rolled in feces). mabahó, mabantót Si Raul ay perming mabang-og pagnapaeskul dahil waya nagkakaligos. Raul always had a bad smell when going to school because he’s not fond of taking a bath. (sem. domains: - Bad, 2.3.4 - Smell.) 2To become bad smelling; to stink, become stinking, stinky (as of dirty clothes that have been left unwashed for a long time or a dog that has rolled in feces). (sem. domains: - Bad, 2.3.4 - Smell.)