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bisSpn timePira ka ka bis magkaon sa isad ka adlaw?How-many-times do you eat in a day?Variantbes
bisanbísanconj even though, even if, thoughDili ako makaon bisan ako lunusan.I will not eat even-if I starve.bísan sín-oindef prn whoever, anyoneBisan sin-o siya maato ako.I will-challenge anyone to-fight.bísan nánoindef prn whatever
bísan nánoindef prn Variantnano anything
bisitabisítaSpn visitor, guestIgwa kami sin bisita sa balay.We have a visitor at home.bisitáhonv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. be visitedBisitahon ta si Granny sa hospital.Let us visit Granny in-the hospital.bisitahónn destination of visit
bispirasbispírasSpn vesper, eve of an event
bistebísteSpn suit of clothes, clothes, uniformMahalon an iya biste.His suit-of-clothes is expensive.cfbado dressbistihánv [c7] MAG- act; -AN goal; I- acc. be dressedBistihan mo siya sin tama sa okasyon.Dress her appropriately for-the occasion.
bistin dress, clothes
bistidabistídaSpn dress. Usually refers to feminine clothesKumos an iya bistida.Her dress is crumpled.synbado dressbistidahónn dress materialMay bistidahon ako na georgette.I have some georgette dress-material.bistidáhiv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. dress someone (obligatory)Bistidahi si Lorna.Dress Lorna.
bistikbístikEngn beefIsuso mo an bistik sa suka.Dip the beef into-the vinegar.
bisyobísyoSpn vice, faultSugal kag sigarilyo an iya mga bisyo.Gambling and smoking are his vices.bisyúsan prostituteBisyusa ina na babayi.That woman is a prostitute.bisyúson womanizermagbísyov [c2] MAG- act. indulge in vices. Refers to indulging in activities characterized religiously as destructive to a life style such as playing cards, playing mahjong, smoking, drinking alcoholic beverages, etc.Nagabisyo ina na tawo.That man indulges-in-vices.
bitadbitádv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmagbitádv unroll, spread out
bitaminabitamínaSpn vitaminKulang siya sa mga bitamina.She is lacking in vitamins.adj vitaminAn duga san limon mayaman sa bitamina C.Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C.
bitaybítayn hanging, executionAn bitay sa mga paralugos hihimuon buwas.The execution of-the rapists will-be-done tomorrow.Variantpagbitaymagbítayv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. hang, suspendMagabitay ako sin parol sa bintana.I will-hang a lantern at-the window.bitáyonv be executedAn kriminal bibitayon buwas.The criminal will-be-executed tomorrow.bitayónn one to be executed, death row inmate
bitbitbítbitCebv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmagbítbitv hand carrySir, si Pedro wara magbitbit sin bato.Sir, Pedro did not hand-carry a stone.cfsakbitcarrydara thing broughtbitbítonn thing to be lifted
bitiisbitîisCebn lower leg, shank. Refers to the part of the leg from the knee to the ankleAn iya bitiis ulaton.His lower-leg is full-of-scars.Mabinhod an akon bitiis.My lower-leg is numb.Variantbatiislower leg
bitik1bitíkCebn flea, tickAn iya ido damo sin bitik.His dogs have lots of fleas.synporgasfleabitikónadj full of fleas
bitik2bitíkCebv [c8] MAG- act; MA-, -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmabitíkv snare, trap, ensnare, entrapPaghimat basi mabitik ka san pisi.Be careful, you might be-snared by-the rope.
bitlakbítlakCebn sunrise, rising of the sunPantayan ta an bitlak san adlaw.Let us watch the rise of-the sun.synsirang shiningsubang1 magbítlakv [c2] MAG-, MA- act. sun rises, sun appearsNagabitlak na an adlaw.The sun is already rising.
bituonbitùónn starGusto mo na makaabot sa bituon?Do you want to-be-able-to-reach the star?
biulitabìulítaSpn violet. Refers to a plant with violet flowers
biyabiyâv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- accbiyàánv leave somethingGinbiyaan ko si Juan sa tindahan.I left Juan in-the store.synbaya left overbilin leftover
biyahebiyáheSpn journey, tripMapriparar kita para sa biyahe.Let us prepare for the trip.mabiyáhev [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. travel, goMabiyahe sinda paLeyte.They will-travel to-Leyte.
BiyernisBiyérnisSpn FridayBiyernes yana.Today is Friday.
biyobíyòv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accbiyûonv be combined, be merged, be unified. Refers to combining items togetherGinbiyo an inda mga balon.Their provisions were-combined.magbíyòv live togetherNagbiyo sinda sa isad na balay.They lived-together in a house.makibíyòv join, associate withMakibiyo kami sa iyo grupo.We will-join your group.kabíyòn housemate, concubineAn kabiyo ni Anita makawat.Anita's housemate is a thief.synsambay concubinekabit2concubinebiríyòadj togetherBiriyo kami sa isad na balay.We-excl are together in one house.cfupod
biyudabiyúdaSpn widowAn biyuda in-asawa mismo ni Juan.The widow was-married by Juan.cfbiyudowidowersynbalo1 widow