List of Cebuano words starting with the letter B - Page 46

balingay

Cebuano

v. hook something at the back of the shoulder, esp. the bamboo palm-toddy container (kawit). Balingaya (ibalingay) ang kawit, Carry the toddy tube hooked on your shoulder.



balingbing

Cebuano

n. carambola, a small cultivated tree with oblong fruit having longitudinal angular lobes. The fruit is fleshy and acidic and consumed fresh or pickled: Averrhoa carambola.


balíngit

Cebuano

see tukaw.


balingkágas

Cebuano

v. become skinny because of overindulgence in vice. Makabalingkágas (makapabalingkágas) nang pagsilábig pamutakal, Overindulgence in women can make one skinny.


balingkawang

Cebuano

see balat-ang.


balingkút

Cebuano

a. hard to please. Pagkabalingkút bayang tawhána. Dílì madalag paayun-áyun, How stubborn he is. No matter how hard you try, you can’t persuade him; v. become hard to please.


balingug

Cebuano

see balingag.


n. kind of small edible bivalve clam.


balinsay

Cebuano

n. kind of game of tossing a handful of small objects, usually cowries, to be caught by the back of the hand, and then tossed again caught on the palm. The pieces that fall to the floor are paired off. In each pair one is made to hit the other by flicking it. If the player misses or hits more than one piece, he’s burnt (pasù) and loses his turn. The object is to get rid of the pieces without losing one’s turn; v. 1. play balinsay. 2. toss things in the air as if playing balinsay. Dì balinsáyun ang kwarta kay makagábà, Don’t flip money in the air because it will bring you divine retribution.


balinsáyaw

Cebuano

see sayaw.


balinsiyána

Cebuano

n. 1. Arroz a la Valenciana; 2. type of stitch whereby the seam is sewn twice in such a way that it won’t frazzle and is invisible; v. 1. make into Arroz a la Valenciana; 2. sew with a double stitch.


balinsuguan

Cebuano

see súgù.


balinsúngag

Cebuano

v. be placed with the ends in a random disorderly way. Ayaw balinsungága (ibalinsúngag) pagbutang ang mga sugnud arun dílì muílug ug lugar, Don’t stack the firewood in any old way so it won’t occupy too much room. ka- v. be completely topsy-turvy. Nagkabalinsúngag ang mga patayng sundálu sa nataran sa panggubátan, The soldiers were lying about in every which way on the battlefield.


balintang

Cebuano

see balintung.


balintawak

Cebuano

n. 1. a woman’s dress consisting of a blouse with puffed butterfly sleeves, a long striped skirt, and a piece of cloth overlaid; v. wear, make into a balintawak. 2. see linambid. see lambid.


balintayins

Cebuano

n. one’s Valentine on Valentine’s day. — dí n. Valentine’s Day. — kard Valentine’s greeting card. — parti Valentine’s party; v. hold a Valentine’s party.


balintung

Cebuano

n. kind of mackerel or tuna.


balintung

Cebuano

v. get knocked down, fall down from a standing position with force. Mibalintung (nabalintung) siyang naigù sa ákung kúmù, He came down with a crash when I hit him with my fist. Kinsay nagbalintung sa mga síya? Who knocked the chairs down? Culu- v. 1. turn over writhing. Unsa bay nakáun mung nagbulubalintung ka man dihà? What did you eat that makes you writhe? 2. somersault.


balintúwad

Cebuano

v. 1. fall headlong on the face. Pagkasángit sa ákung tiil sa bágun, nabalintúwad ku, My foot tripped on a vine, and I tumbled forward; 2. pick someone up by the feet and hold him upside down. Musúkul ka gánì balintuwárun ta ka, If you defy me, I’ll turn you upside down.


baliog

Cebuano

neckerchief


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