biso-biso [biso-bíso] v To greet with a kiss or cheek-to-cheek touch on both cheeks (as of showing affection between women of status). (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others, 4.3.9.1 - Custom.)

da-da [dá-dà] 1n Talk, gossip, chatter, chat. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.8.4 - Gossip, 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.) 2v To talk, gossip, chatter, chat. tsismis Waya sida’t inghuhuman pag waya kag ida asawa kundi ay magdada. When her husband is out, she has nothing else to do but gossip. syn: tabil 1, tsismis 2, istorya 1, himplo, bisaya 3. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.8.4 - Gossip, 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.) der. kada-da

hanggang [hanggáng] 1prep Until (as of pre-span-end time). hanggang Nagtiner ako ruto hanggang Lunes. I stayed there until Monday. 2conj Until when something happens. Ingbuyar ninra sa adlaw hanggang mauga. They dried it in the sun until dry. (sem. domains: 8.4.6.1.4 - Until.) 3conj While (as of simultaneous events). Indi ako magbakay hanggang nagbibisaya ikaw. I won’t buy while you are talking. Hanggang waya pa sinra it sarili nak bayay dili maistar sinra sa amo. While they still don’t have a house of their own here they will live at our place. Mabisaya ako hanggang indi sida magbakay. I will talk until she buys it (lit: ‘I will talk while she does not buy). syn: miyentras, habang, hastang 2, samantalang. (sem. domains: 8.4.1 - Period of time.) 4conj As long as something is happening. Hanggang nagtatrabaho sida waya ako’t mabibisaya. As long as he does the work I have no objection. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.1 - Markers of transition, 3.3 - Want, 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.) 5conj Unless (as of unfulfilled condition giving rise to an unfulfilled result). Hanggang waya’t kwarta si Rosa, indi kita makakasuyor sa sine. Unless Rosa has some money we won’t be able to go to the movies. (sem. domains: 9.6.2.8 - Condition.)

himplo [hímplo] vbt To talk; to converse. pinag-usapan Inghimpluhan ninra kag parti sa pagnegosyo. They talked about how to operate a business. syn: tabil 1, tsismis 2, da-da 2, istorya 1, bisaya 3. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.)

kabisaya [kabisáya] (der. of bisaya) n Somebody to talk to; talking companion. kausap Inabuyong ako sa bayay dahil waya ako’t kabisaya. I feel lonely in the house because I don’t have someone to talk to. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.)

kada-da [kadá-dà] (der. of da-da) n The one being talked, chatted, gossiped to; one's talking companion. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.8.4 - Gossip, 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.)

laygay [láygay] vbt To counsel; to give advise. paalala Naglalaygay sida sa ida mga anak tungkol sa maadong pamatasan. She advises her children on good manners. syn: tugra 1. (sem. domains: 3.6.1 - Show, explain, 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.)

paabot [pa-ábot] (der. of abot) 1n An expectant wait. NOUN? (sem. domains: 3.2.7 - Expect.) 2v To expect, anticipate, hope for, look forward to something. Inapaabot nako kag pamilya it ako hali sa petsa 24. I am anticipating the arrival of the family of my relative on the 24th. Karugayey nako’t kapapaabot kag usang kahong libro halin sa Manila. I’ve been expecting a box of books from Manila for a long time now. Apaabuton nako kag bulig ninro sa masakit natong kasimanwa. We will expect your help for our sick townmate. (sem. domains: 3.2.7 - Expect.) 3v To give, pass, send something to somebody; to make sure something gets to somebody. (sem. domains: 7.3.3.3 - Send.) 4v To give, pass, news or information to somebody; to make sure information reaches somebody. Ipaabot nimo kag ako mensahe sa inra. Let them know my message. Ipaabot nimo kang Greg nak imbitado sida. Let Greg know that he is invited. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.) 5v To make something last or endure until a certain time. (sem. domains: 8.4.7 - Continue, persevere.)

pakikipag-istorya [pakikipag-istórya] v To converse together with others. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.)

pangbugno [pangbúgno] (der. of bugno) v To greet, mix freely among people in order to get to know them. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.)

sabat [sabát] 1n An answer to something. Syn: angal. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.5.1 - Answer.) 2adj Answering person; answers back; talks back. sagot (sem. domains: 3.5.1.5.1 - Answer.) 3vt To answer; to respond. Waya gisasabat katong anak sa ako dahil nahuda. That child doesn’t answer me because he’s ashamed. Mapangutana ako ag sabaton ninro. I’ll ask a question and you answer it. Aya gisabat sa imo nanay! Don’t talk back to your mother! (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.) 4adj Talking back to one’s elders; keep answering back, talking; insolent. sagot Masabat kag ida anak sa eskwela kada permi nabibisar-an it maestra. In school his child keeps on talking back to his teacher so he’s always scolded. syn: labanan. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.5.1 - Answer.) der. masabat , der. panabat , der. panabat , der. sabtanan

tyika-tyika [tyika-tyíka] (sp. var. chika-chika) v To chat. (modern colloquial) (sem. domains: 3.5.1.4 - Speak with others.)