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bukobukóCebn bamboo node, node in a stemAn kawayan damo-damo sin buko.The bamboo has-many nodes.buku-bukójoint. Refers to joints or the back of animate bodies
bukogbukógCebn 1bone. Refers to bones of animals and fishAn bukog san karabaw kag baka daragko.The bones of-the water-buffalo and cow are big.2finAn bukog san balila matarigwis.The fins of-the balila fish are sharp-pointed.bukúganadj has plenty of bones
bukol1búkolCebv [c8] MAG- exp; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accnagapamúkolv bud, starting to bear fruitNagapamukol na an amon mga lubi.Our coconut-trees-are now starting-to-bear-fruit.cfbunga1 fruit
bukol2búkolBkl; Ceb; Hlgn lumpIgwa siya sin bukol sa liog.She has a lump on-the neck.cfbugonlumpsynludog lump
bukrat1bukrátv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmagbukrátv open. This is a vulgar word for openDili ka magbukrat san dili imo baol.Do not open a trunk which does-not-belong to you.cfukab1 synbuka2 openabri 1openmuklat
bukrat2búkratv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmagbúkratv kill, wipe out, take a lifeNano kay nagabukrat ka san buhay san iba?Why do you take another's life?
buksolbuksólv [c2] MAG- actmagbuksólv rush, lungesyndasmag rushduksol rush
buktotbuktótadj hunchbacked, slouchedmakabuktótv [c2] MAKA- exp. able to become hunchbacked
bukyabúkyaCebn medium size jellyfishWara ka sin kusog. Baga ka an bukya.You have no strength. You are like a medium-size-jelly-fish.mabukyahánv [c14] MA-..-AN pat. be stung by jellyfishNabukyahan si Marita.Marita was-stung-by-a-bukya-jelly-fish. mabukyáhonadj has plenty of bukya jellyfishcfsalabay pal-itjellyfish species
bulabúlaSpn ballNano kay ginpahuram mo an imo bula?Why did you lend your ball to someone?magburúlav [c2] MAG- act. play ball. Refers to playing ball games such as basketball or baseball or similar gamesNagaburula na sinda niyan.They are-playing-ball now.
bula-bulabula-búlan sewing threadAn pinakabarato na bula-bula piso an buron.The cheapest sewing-thread is one-peso a spool.cfburonsewing spool
buladbuládn dried fishDamo kami sin bulad sa balay.We have-plenty of dried-fish in-the house.ibuládv [c7] MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- acc. sun dryIbulad an banig.Dry the sleeping-mat in-the-sun.nabubuládonn drying rackTaktakon na an pakas sa nabubuladan.The dried-fish on-the drying-rack are-ready now.
bulagbúlagCebv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmagbúlagv separate, dissociate, disengageAn mag-asawa nagbulag.The couple separated-from-each-other.makibúlagv divorce, separateHabo si Jose makibulag sa iya asawa.Jose does not want to-divorce his wife.bulágonv be scattered, be separatedDili mo bulagon an akon mga gamit.Do not scatter my things.synpurak ragrag bungkag ibulágv [c6] scatter withpl.iburulágbulagónadj segregated
bulakbolbulákbolEngn bystander, hanger on, joblessmagbulákbolv [c2] MAG- act. waste time
bulambulanbulámbulann shellfish species. The bulambulan is an edible shellfish which lives in a small sea shell. They are dug out of the sandy mud flats at low tide, then boiledNakakaon na ako sin bulambulan.I have-eaten a bulambulan shellfish.
bulanbúlanCebn 1moonSi Armstrong kag an iya mga kaupod nakaabot sa bulan.Armstrong and his companions have-reached the moon.2monthNano an bulan yana?What is the month now?bulan-búlanadv monthly, every monthGinabayadan ko sinda bulan-bulan.I am-paying them monthly.bulánonn moonlight
bulang1búlangn cockfightAn bulang dili maayo na dibirsyon.A cockfight is not a good recreation/diversion.synpurok cockfight crowdbulangánn cockpit. Refers to the place for cockfights (rooster fights)Adto sinda sa bulangan.They are at-the cockpit.ibúlangv [c6] MAG- ag; -ON- pat; I- acc. have a rooster fightSa fiesta na ibulang ko ini na akon manok.During-the fiesta I will-have this rooster of-mine fight.iburúlangn cockfighting rooster, rooster for cockfightsPinatay ba niyo idto'n akon iburulang?Was that cockfighting-rooster of-mine killed by-you-pl?bulángonv cockfight, rooster fightBulangon ta an aton higot?Shall we have our tied-ones rooster-fight?
bulang2bulángn steel spur. Refers to the sharpened steel spur attached to a rooster's ankle to enable him to kill another rooster in a cockfightcfbulang1 cockfight
bulasbúlasn cogon field. Refers to a tall wild grass found in open country but not in forestsPakaabot niya sa bulas uruingkod anay siya.When he got to-the cogon-field he first sat down.synkugon cogon grassVariantbalas bush
bulatibulátin worm. Refers to any kind of worm: earthworm, intestinal worm, etc.Sabi san mga doktor, 'Tanan na tawo may bulati'.The doctors say, 'Everybody has intestinal-worms'.bulatíhonadj wormy, plenty of intestinal wormsSi Jose bulatihon.Jose has-plenty-of-intestinal-worms.
bulbolbúlbolCebn pubic hairsynbungot 2pubic hair
buldyarbúldyarEngn glass jar, glass jug, crystal container. This word is derived from the Ball brand jar used for canning food
bulibulîn vaginasynbilat vagina
bulig1búligCebn bunch, cluster. Refers to bananas, coconuts or other fruits on a stalk or branchIgwa sin isad ka bulig na saging sa bodega.There-is a bunch of bananas in-the storeroom.
bulig2búligv [c7] MAG- act; -AN goal; I- acc/benmagbúligv help, assistKon nagabulig ka man la didi sa pagkita, maayo pa na humali ka didi.If you are just helping here by looking-on, it is best now that you leave here at-once.bulíganv help someoneBuligan mo si Jose pag-alog.Help Jose to-carry-water.ibúligv help benefit someone. This form of the verb has the meaning of helping someone do something for his benefitIbulig man ako niyo sana na gurang pagtindog kay dili nakatindog.You-all please help me stand-up that old-one because he is not able-to-stand-up-by-himself.kabúlign helper, assistant, aide, ally, colleague, attendantNag-uli an amon kabulig.Our helper went-home.mabuligónadj helpfulMabuligon ini na bata.This child is helpful.syntabang help