batalya [batálya] vt To strengthen, batten down, reinforce something (as of one’s house before a typhoon etc). patibayin Ingpabatalya kag mga sundalo parayan sa pag-ihersisyo kada adlaw sa rayaag. The soldiers strengthened their muscles by means of exercises every morning on the lawn. Ingbatalyahan it maado ni Tang Igo ka inra bayay dahil igwa it bagyo. Tang Igo strengthened their house well because there was a typhoon coming. (sem. domains: 2.4.1 - Strong.) der. pabatalya
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patibay [patíbay] (der. of tibay) v 1To make firm, strong, secure, durable, last a long time (as of a building). (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - Hard, firm, 22.214.171.124 - Remain, remainder, 6.5 - Working with buildings.) 2To establish; to make strong, secure, endure, last a long time (as of a business, organization, relationship, somebody's personal faith or strength). (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Hard, firm, 8.4.7 - Continue, persevere, 6.9 - Business organization.) 3To witness; to give firm evidence (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Hard, firm, 184.108.40.206.1 - Tell the truth.)