Entries Explained

In the Bolinao browse view, the entries consist of a headword followed by the pronunciation in brackets, followed by the source language if applicable in parentheses, followed by usages in curly brackets. Then the abbreviation for the part of speech is given. The definition in Bolinao is given following the abbreviation "Bol:" This is followed by the associated words in other languages such as Tagalag "Tag:" Ilocano "Ilo:" and an English "Eng:" definition.

The example below illustrates a verb:

*kirmag [kirmag] Bol: Si sayay tawo nin sambuten nay mayi konran mako sa baybay magkunswilo; si sayay tawon rabay nay kialuyon konran mako sa piknik. Tag: Makipagsaya. Eng: To join and enjoy the company of a group.
The following example shows noun with a derived form:

*esad ['ɘs`ad] Bol: Anro nin darekded a main tadem na; i'sad ya sa luta' pigaw main ubot ket inabo' itaw sa ubot a bikoy a rabay mon imula ket tumubo'. Tag: Tulos.Eng:A dibble stick; a pointed stick used to make the holes for planting corn or rice; generally used in the kaingin system of planting. Form: Der.i'sadmangsad

The following usage is obsolete indicated by the {obso}.

*atik ['atik] n {obso} Bol:Asikaso; rumnge'; mamin galang.Tag:Atensyon; pansin; asikaso; pakikinig; pagsubaybay.Ilo:Atinsyon; panagdengeg; panagasikaso; panagrispito; pangimdeng Eng:Attention; listen; give ear; be guided; respect.