Browse Vernacular - English
bagwos dial. var. of balos
bagyasan n A very large, light-colored land snail [gets as big as 5 incles in diameter and is about a hand span long when moving.]
bailan n Shaman, one who contacts the spirit world. [He may have one or more familiar spirits. He makes sacrifices on behalf of the sick or to counteract the effects of bad luck, bad omens or to convey or reverse the effect of charms.] see: papaganò; see fr.: ganò 3.
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
bakbak n A large edible frog. [This includes at least three kinds of edible frogs including a black frog with a body about 3 1/2 inches long, a brown frog, about 4 inches long and a white frog, about 5 inches long.] see fr.: balagagag.
bakit 1v Castrate. [Ata Manobo people usually castrate only pigs or dogs. They usually want to use their larger animals to produce offspring as this generates income.] 2deriv n Neutered, as pig.
bakò n Chin, jaw. [Includes whole area of bone and flesh around the jaw bone including the chin.]