Browse Vernacular - English
baniwal dial. var. of banigwal
bansag 1n A yell. 2v To yell. Ka otow no nago-onan to kuddò din, nigbabansagon to ma-agbot no bansagon din to, "Maniò to ian a now ogkago-onan ka warò utang ku kaniu?" The person whose horse was confiscated for a debt, yelled with a loud yell, “Why is it that I am the one from whom you take something for a debt [when] I have no debt to you?” 3v Loudly brag. Ka igparakoldakol to songo otow, ko diò to alukuyon, ogbabansagon sikandin to ogkagi to, "Koddì ian no ngaran ka ogpokohonat to duma ta no ogkalonod to problima." As for a person exhalting [himself], when in a discussion, He loudly brags and says, “My own name is that which is able to lift up our companion who is overwhelmed by (lit. drowning in) a problem.” see: dayandayan 1; see: parakoldakol; see fr.: dayangdayang 1.
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.
bantow 1v To watch, view 2n A village on the Libogonan river between Manikì and Bulisung. [reportedly named after soldiers and Chinese settlers came in and people were watching the boats go up and down the river.]
baras v Beat, whip or hit [as with a switch, small stick, belt or rope. Can be a single stroke or several.]