n. 1. section, flat piece cut from a whole. Nanglatas kami sa lagpad nga banáta sa pilapilan, We traversed the wide sections of the rice field; 2. division in a cabinet or room. Sa kinaubsang banáta sa aparadur, On the lowest shelf of the cabinet. Ang banáta nakapangitngit sa kwartu, The partition made the room dark; 3. sheet of woven cloth, a fathom wide; v. 1. divide into sections, partition. Arun way sámuk ibanáta (banatáha) ang yútà, So there will be no disagreement, divide the land; 2. do something by pieces. Banatáhun (ibanáta) ku pagpalit ang panaptun, I will buy the cloth cut into pieces; 3. put a shelf, section.
v. 1. for liquids to be spread over an area, spread liquids. Daghang dugù ang mibánaw sa kalsáda, The road was streaming with blood. Kinsay nagbánaw (nagpabánaw) sa túbig sa salug? Who poured the water over the floor? -an(→) n. container of water for fowl to drink or bathe in.
n. 1. strand of hair that grows by itself in a place where there is no other hair; 2. a similar characteristic of chickens, a wire-like feather that is said to give a cock special fighting abilities; 3. the vine of the balyákag which climbs up bamboos and other tall plants. banawgan a. possessing a banáwug.
n. kind of coral that looks like a leafless shrub. The body is sponge-like in consistency and tough. The color varies: black, red, orange, dark brown.
n. 1. immediate family consisting of parents and their children; 2. family consisting of ascendants, descendants, and lateral relations as well. ka- n. one who is related by blood. ka-an n. group of people related by blood.
n. tassel of plants. paN- v. growing tassels. Namánay na ang mais, The corn is growing tassels now.
see ubánay. see uban.
a. 1. a white and brown striped color of cats; 2. cats tending to steal food; 3. persons going to parties and taking as much food as they can get at. Banbánun sad nímug simud! Wà may pistang palabyun, You sure are greedy! You don’t miss a fiesta; 4. be greedy for women. Banbánun sad nang lakíha. Bísan kinsa man lang, What a sex maniac he is. Anyone will do.
n. kind of centipede with a light green body.
n. band of musicians; v. make a band.
n. band, strip of cloth; 1. cloth worn diagonally in front of one as a mark of having obtained a certain honor or rank; 2. band wound around a sack filled with something v. put a band on something binandáhan n. banded sack full of copra.
v. for something heavy to strike and bounce off something Nabanda (mibanda) ang batu sa bungbung, The stone bounced off the wall. tris bandas n. shot in billiards in which the ball bounces three times against the edges of the table before hitting the ball aimed at. bandabanda v. bounce back and forth, reverberate. Nagbandabanda ang íyang tíngug sa dapit nga mamíngaw, His voice reverberated in the lonely place.