bantang 1n Pronged fish spear. see fr.: salapang; see: salapang. 2v To fish with a spear, as to wait and watch for them to come so one can spear them. Ko ogpamantang, ogbabantayan nu ka sawog no diò pad to mariù. Ko ogpakalongod ka ogbayò, ogpamantangon on to ogpamilak. When you fish with a spear, you watch for the silver-colored fish when it is still far away. When it passes near, [you] spear it as you jab/thrust at it. 3v To watch in readiness to spear, as a fish Ogbabantang ka to isdà no ogligad no ko ogpakalongod on, ogbantangon on ka ogpilak. You watch in readiness to spear a fish and when one happens to get close, you spear it as you jab/thrust at it. 3.1v To lay in wait to ambush a person. see: gopas 1. 4v To be struck, as by light. Ka baloy ni Amò, ogbantangan to allow. Ko ogsilò ko masolom on, lagboy ogkabandogan to layag to allow. As for Fathers house, it is struck by [the light of] the sun. When it rises in the morning, it is very much inadvertantly struck by the rays of the sun. see: bandog; see: sugat 1. 5v To come into clear view Ko ogpakalongod on kanta ka sawog, ogkabantang ta. When the sawog fish comes next to us, it comes into our clear view.. [Also would apply to the image through binoculars which brings the image near and makes it very clear.] 5.1v To be sighted, as with a gun or binoculars Ko ogtuturan ta ka manukmanuk, no ko ogkabantang tad, ogpabotu-on ka pusil no ogkasugat on. When we |aim [a gun] at a bird, and when we have sighted it, [we] shoot the air gun (lit. cause the gun to explode) and then i[the bird] is hit. see: kita 1; see: molog 1.