Asi - English


bag-ong tubâ [bag-ong tubâ] (comp. of bag-o, tuba) adj Newly picked, cut (as of bananas). (sem. domains: - Growing bananas, - New.)
bag-ong yanggaw [bág-ong yánggaw] (comp. of bag-o, yanggaw) 1n Newly accredited, empowered (as of somebody newly gaining the flying powers of an áswang "witch"). bagong asuwang Kaling kabadi ay masupog dahil bag-ong yanggaw. This woman is agressively following witchcraft because she’s a newly empowered witch. [A newly empowered flying witch aswáng is agressive and dangerous, and is said to be likely to kill sombody they encounter near rivers alone at night.] (sem. domains: - Demon possession, - New.) 2id Neophite; greenhorn; novice (as of an enthusiastic beginner at playing mahjong or preaching). baguhan Si Bulog ay bag-ong yanggaw sa pagmadyong. Bulog is a greenhorn at playing mahjong. (sem. domains: - Expert, - New.) 3adj Agressive, enthusiastic, overpowering, pushy. (sem. domains: - Enter by force.)
bag-oy [bág-oy] (irreg. infl. bagoy) ques Isn’t it so? (is a rhetorical question marker to which the implied answer is known). Bag-oy nauna ako sa imo magpauli. Isn’t it so that I was the one who went home first. (sem. domains: - Question words.)
baga₁ [bagá] 1part Question; is it so?; is that the one? (as of an action, person, time, place etc). [This particle is the 6th position enclitic in the Verb Phrase as well as moveable.] kaya Naglargay baga si Ann? Has Ann left already? Mabuot baga kag imo maestra? Is your teacher nice? Sida baga kag nagraog nak Miss Odiongan? Is she the one who won Miss Odiongan? Riin baga ikaw naghalin? Where was it you came from? syn: no, baga 2. (sem. domains: - Question words.) 2part Sf Tag question; isn’t it? kaya NagpaMaynila sinra baga? They went to Manila didn’t they? syn: no, baga 1. (sem. domains: 9.2.6 - Particles.) 3part In my opinion; I think; what I mean is. [moveable particle] Kaado baga tong baro nak imo ingsoksok it kag Lunes. I think the dress you wore on Monday was nice. Katong puya baga! I mean that red one! (sem. domains: - Think about.) 4part Please won’t you; Come on! (as of applying polite social pressure or request). [moveable particle] Hipos baga kamo raha! You there, please bequiet! (sem. domains: 4.3.7 - Polite, 4.3.8 - Change behavior.) comp. bali baga , id. matuor baga
baga₂ [bága] 1n Hot, smoldering, burning coals or embers (as of still smoldering pieces of wood, charcoal or coconut shell which are fuels for cooking fires). baga Inaihawan it isra kag baga. Grill the fish on the coals. (sem. domains: 5.5.5 - What fires produce.) 2vi To become embers or ashes. baga Nagbagaey kag rabok nak bagoy. The coconut shells that were used for firewood have already produced ashes. (sem. domains: 5.5.5 - What fires produce.) 3v To be red hot (as of metal). Nagbabaga nak saysayon kag tumama sa ida kada sida ay napaso. Red hot metal hit her therefore she was burnt. (sem. domains: 5.5.5 - What fires produce.) der. pabaga
baga₃ [bágà] n Lung. bágà (sem. domains: 2.1.8 - Internal organs.)
bagabayay [bagabayáy] (der. of bayay) adj As high as a house (as of the size of waves). bagabahay Bagabayay kag humbak nak nagrayan sa inra lugar. The waves are like the height of a house which passed their place. (sem. domains: 8.2.2 - Long.)
bagahe [bagáhe] n Baggage (as of any kind of things carried by someone travelling). daládalahan Abang ramo nak bagahe si Gail pagpauli halin sa Maynila. Gail had a lot of baggage when she come back from Manila. (sem. domains: - Bag.)
bagahis [bagáhis] n Baggage, luggage (as carried when travelling). bagahe Raya-raya ni Eno tong ida bagahis aber hariin sida magpagto. Eno always carries his travelling bag with him wherever he goes. (sem. domains: - Bag.)
bagákay [bagákay] n Bamboo species which is tall thin and smooth (without thorns and used for fishing rods and spears). anos Kag inra gingkuray sa atubangan it bayay ay bagakay. The fence which they put in front of their house is a thin bamboo. [This is used by Filipinos for making blow guns. It is also used for various purposes for which all thin-walled bamboos are utilized, and after boiling, even for weaving fans, cushions, and hats; broad splints prepared from it are used in making the broad shallow baskets used for winnowing rice. It grows thickly in groves.] Schizostachyum Lima or Schizostachyum lumampao (Blanco). (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
bagamuta [bagamútà] adj Small amount, quantity of something. (sem. domains: - Less.) der. abagamuta
bagawbaw [bagáwbaw] n Paunch; fat belly; pot belly; beer belly. [vulgar term] tiyán Kayain gimuyatan kaliong kabadi nak ragko it bagawbaw. It isn’t good to look at a woman with big stomach. (sem. domains: - Stomach.)
bagay [bágay] 1n Thing, matter, item, issue (as of more abstract concepts). (sem. domains: 9.1.3 - Thing.) 2adj Suits somebody; looks lovely on somebody (as of clothes). bagay Bagay sa ida kag puyang baro. A red dress looks lovely on her. (sem. domains: - Compatible, 5.3 - Clothing.) 3adj Acceptable; suitable; appropriate, in harmony with. Nabagay kag ida baro sa ida. Her dress suits her. (sem. domains: - Compatible.) 4v To adjust, adapt one thing to another (as of one language to another in translation etc.) ayon, iayos Inabagay kag pagsalin it Biblia sa mga kaugalian it tawo. The translation of the Bible was adapted to the customs of the people. (sem. domains: - Compatible.) 5vt To harmonize with others socially; to go along with something; to blend. Ingbabagay nida kag mga kwerdas it gitara. He tunes the strings of the guitar. Kag kanta ay inabagay sa tuno it gitara. The song lyric goes with the melody on the guitar. syn: tuno. (sem. domains: - Compatible.) 6vt To tune an instrument; to harmonize, blend one's voice or instrument with that of others when singing. (sem. domains: 4.2.3 - Music.) der. pakigbagay
bagbag [bagbág] v To get, be blown, washed, driven, flung ashore somewhere (as of when an airplane or boat is wrecked or suffers engine trouble, etc). padpad Nabag-bag kag inra motor sa isla it Simara. Their motor boat flung ashore on the island of Simara. Gingbagbag sinra’t bagyong Undang tong naglarga sinra patabok it ragat Pacifico. Their ship was wrecked by typhoon Undang when they sailed across the Pacific. (sem. domains: - Travel by water.)
baghot [bághot] v To throw, eject, toss something or somebody out. ihagis, itapon Ingbaghot ni Arlene tong regalo it ida manang dahil buko nida gusto. Arlene threw out the gift of her sister because she didn’t like it. (sem. domains: - Throw.)
baghuan [baghú-an] (der. of bag-o) adj Newly harvested dehusked grain (as of rice, corn). baguhan Ging paray-an kami ni Tatay it payay nak baghuan. Father sent us newly harvested rice. (sem. domains: - Food from seeds, - Mill grain.)
baging [báging] 1n Vine. baging (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.) 2adj Having many of vines hanging; viney (as of frightening place where snakes can be mistaken for vines). (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.) 3vbt To swing on a vine or rope. baging, lambitin Nagbaging si Raul pagtabok it sapa. Raul swung on a vine in crossing the river. Ingbagingan nao katong nagbibiling nak higot sa kahoy. I swung on the rope that hangs on the tree. (sem. domains: 4.2.7 - Play, fun.)
bago₁ [bágo] n Plant species with large green leaves that is eaten as a vegetable. bágo, lamparan [Seeds are eaten either boiled or roasted, young leaves and tender tips are used as vegetable.] Gnetum Gnemon (sem. domains: - Food from leaves.)
bago₂ [bagó] 1n A fly fastener, tie that is used to fasten a fly to a fish hook. [This is a tie, string wrapped around a fish hook.] (sem. domains: - Fish with hooks.) 2v To put a fly fastener, tie on a fish hook so as to be able to attach a fly to it for fishing.
bago-bagi [bago-bagî] n Plant species which is a kind of vine for making baskets. [lit: vine-kind] baging Kinang mga bago-bago ay nababaoy sa bungkag. Those vines for making baskets can be taken from the jungle. (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
bagos [bágos] dial. var. of yat puyos
bagoy₁ [bagóy] n 1Dry unused, empty shell of a coconut. báo (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2Dry discarded bone of a cuttlefish. (sem. domains: 1.6.2 - Parts of an animal.) 3Dry empty shell of an egg. (sem. domains: - Egg.) der. baguyan
bagoy₂ [bágoy] irreg. infl. of bag-oy comp. bagoy imaw kali Isn’t this the very one! (exclamatory rhetorical question). [lit: isn't-it-so like-that this] di ba ito yon
bagoy₃ [bágoy] 1n A game played with dry split, half coconut shells in various ways. They may be held in the hands, balanced on the head while running to hit some others placed at a distance on the ground. It can also be played by bending backwards and jumping with flip-flops, thongs across one's feet. (sem. domains: - Game.) 2v To play the game that is played with half coconut shells. (sem. domains: - Game, 4.2.7 - Play, fun.)
bagoy imaw kali [bágoy imáw kalí] (comp. of bagoy, imaw, kali) excl Isn’t this the very one! (exclamatory rhetorical question). [lit: isn't-it-so like-that this] di ba ito yon Bagoy imaw kali kag dating plano it bayay asing ingliwat ray. Isn’t this the very one for the said plan of this house and why did you change it again. (sem. domains: 9.2.7 - Interjections.)