bantay [bántay] 1n A tenant (as on a farm or coconut plantation). (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect.) 2v To do the work of a tenant; to caretake, take care of a farm or plantation. (sem. domains: 6.2.7 - Farm worker.) 3n Minder of children; child minder; carer of sick people or patients. (sem. domains: 2.5.7 - Treat disease, 6.3.2 - Tend herds in fields, 2.6.4.2 - Child.) 4v To take care of, mind, watch animals or people (as of sheep, children or patients). (sem. domains: 2.5.7 - Treat disease, 6.3.2 - Tend herds in fields, 2.6.4.2 - Child.) 5n The defender of a goal or basket in a team game. (sem. domains: 4.2.6.2 - Sports.) 6n To defend, play defence in a team game. (sem. domains: 4.2.6.2 - Sports.) 7n A guard (as of a soldier or police). (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect, 4.7.7.3 - Imprison.) 8v To guard (as of a soldier or police). bantayán syn: toytoy 3, giya 1, tanor, kabulig 2. (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect, 4.7.7.3 - Imprison.) 9v To watch for an arriving vehicle, person. (sem. domains: 3.1.2.1 - Alert.) comp. bantayan it padyak , comp. bantayan it sasakyan , comp. bayay it bantay

gwardya [gwárdya] n Guard. gwardya (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect.)

iskapularyo₂ [iskapuláryo] n Protective thread pendant, medallion which is blessed by a priest. medalyon Si Norma ay perming di soksok nak iskapularyo. Norma always wears a protective thread pendant. (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect.)

kastilyo [kastílyo] n A make believe castle. kastilyo Nagpuni sindra’t kastilyo tong pista. Last fiesta, they decorated the make-believe castle. [The kastilyo is the decorated entrance to the plaza at fiesta time, made to look like a castle, using streamers.] (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect, 4.6.1.1 - King's family.)

pangdipensa [pangdipénsa] (der. of dipensa) n 1Weapon, training to use in self defense (as of knife, gun or ability in karate etc. used to go on the attack). (sem. domains: 4.8.2.4 - Defend, 4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot.) 2Something which provides shelter, protection from wind, rain etc. (as of a blind, wall, raincoat, umbrella, shield etc. used to hide behind). (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect, 6.5.2 - Parts of a building, 4.8.2.4 - Defend, 5.3.4 - Clothes for special occasions.) 3A brace, cross-brace, as in building support. (sem. domains: 6.5.2 - Parts of a building, 6.5.3.1 - Building equipment and maintenance.)

sipsip [sipsíp] v To curry favour from someones of making up to a teacher, boss, leader. (sem. domains: 4.4.4.5 - Protect.)