Search results for "ayho"

ayho [áyho] n Pestle (as of any size, whether used in the kitchen to crush spices or as large a pole used to pound rice). hálo (sem. domains: - Pound in mortar and pestle.)

bayay-bayay [bayay-báyay] (der. of bayay) n Miniature house; doll house; cubby house; play house (as of any miniature house). [lit: house-house] (sem. domains: 4.2.7 - Play, fun.)

tayhop [tayhóp] vbt To cast out evil spirits by blowing on one’s head. Atayhupan it albularyo kag ida anak. The spirit healer will cast out the evil spirit from his child by blowing his head.

bakita [bakíta] v To stuff, pack, tightly bag dried coconut flesh, meat into large gunny sacks. STRESS bakita Abakitahoney ninra kag lugit. They will stuff the copra into into the gunny sacks. Naghuyam sida’t ayho nak ibakita sa lugit. He borrowed a mortar to use in bagging the copra. Abakitahon ninra kag lugit sa kostal. They will pack the copra in the bags. [The lúgit "dried coconut meat/copra" is bagged in kústal "bags" to refine to make lána "coconut oil".] (sem. domains: 7.7.4 - Press, - Growing coconuts, 6.2.6 - Process harvest, - Fill, cover.)

wagas₁ [wágas] vt To mess up; to destroy; to fall apart; to break up into small pieces. wasak Ingwagas it mga anak ka amo bayay-bayay. The children destroyed our playhouse. syn: mumog 1.