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abaka n Abaca plant used to make hemp before it is stripped or shredded. [The abaka plant grows wild in the forest. It also has a banana-like fruit.] see: bulig.

bakalow n 1Armband, used as a charm. [such as igpakobol, a charm used to prevent someone from being penetrated by a bullet.] 2Having two wives Titimbal ku bakalow. I have two wives

balakayu n 1A kind of bamboo, used for flutes (saguysuy, poluondag and to make lupit scrapers. [dark green, about 1/2 to 2 inches in diameter.; used to make an instrument for smoothing of wood or bamboo called banus.] 2Kind of rice. 3A zither (kobbiung) tune.

balukas cf: bakuli 4. v Ransom, redeem someone, esp a slave; recover upon payment. Woy kid ogkalipuas ko nigbalukas kid on. Ogligkat to imbalukas. We cannot be freed unless we have been redeemed/ransomed. It comes from that which was used as a ransom. [Used in the New Testament in the sense of being redeemed from the penalty for sin. DB says term also applies to what they do for a widow to free her from the obligations of her widowhood.] see fr.: lipuas.

balungkag 1n The long hair at the back of the neck. Ko du-on ka malayat bulbul to tongol to otow, ogngaranan to balungkag to babuy. Ka lituk, ogpoko-utol to babuy no magintalunan. Ka dangob no lituk to sikan, ogsu-ut to babuy. If a person has [some strands of] long hair at the base of the neck, it is called the balungkag of the pig The meaning is that he will be able to get a wild pig. The other meaning is that he resembles a pig. [especially of a pig or goat] 2n A necklace or belt made with beads sewn or woven into hair. [This may be a chain-like necklace of human or animal hair but is often made from hair of a horse's talil.; May be made into a necklace or belt.] see: bagakis; see: siapid. 3v Have hair standing on end, as of pig or cat.

bangkalow 1n A hoop, such as a rattan one which is thrown or a plastic one which is put around the waist to twirl. Ka bangkalow, balagon no oglangkungon to ogmalibusonon, no igbangkalow to pogliid no ogsabo-on to ogpilak ka ogli-ag no mgo batò. A hoop is [made of] rattan which is wound in and out into a circle which is tossed to roll and is caught with a thrust of [of a stick] as the children play. 2v To throw a hoop so that it rolls. Koddì ka ogbangkalow to sikan no balagon no nalangkung. I’ll be the one to roll the hoop of coiled rattan. [This is a game where one person throws a hoop so that it rolls. Another person tries to catch it with a stick through the center. If he fails, he will be the one to throw it next.] 3v To roll as a hoop which is tossed 4n A kind of sugarcane with a grey, hard outside layer [There is a another kind called bakalawan to ubal “hoop of the monkey” which is a hard sugarcane and can only be chewed if the hard surface is shaved off.] 5v The run or walk of a lizard. ??