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bukaw [búkaw] n 1Owl. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.) 2Term for someone with bulging, owl-like eyes (as of an insulting term. The insulted person will call back a similar insult pakî "lame"). Pay bukaw it mata si Rey dahil abang rako ka ida mata. Rey has owl-like eyes because her eyes are very big. (sem. domains: 2.1.1.1 - Eye.)

bukawi [bukáwi] n A species of bamboo. (Banton) (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

sibukaw [sibukaw] n Tree species; medicinal uses include strengthening one's blood and the cure of urinal problems. The most extensively used (red) dye wood in the Philippines is sappanwood. sibukau Caesalpinia Sappan (sem. domains: 8.3.3.3.6 - Change color, 2.5.7.3 - Medicinal plants.)

paki₂ [pakî] 11.1adj Lame; a lame person. (sem. domains: 7.1.8 - Bend down.) 1.2vi To limp. piláy (sem. domains: 2.1.3 - Limb.) 22.1excl Lame; short-leg; hoppy (as of an insulting term used in retort when called a búkàw ‘bulging eyes of an owl’). Bukaw!...Paki! Owl eyes!…short leg! (sem. domains: 2.1.3.2 - Leg.)