a. famous, notorious. Bantug kaáyung ngálan sa nátad sa pulitika ang Usminya, Osmeña is a well-known name in the field of politics. — ra no wonder (such-and-such) a particular thing happened. Bantug rang dílì kasulti kay amang diay, No wonder he couldn’t talk. He’s a deaf-mute. — na man just because. Bantug na mang nagkinahanglan kug kwarta patas-an nímug tantu, Just because I need money you increase the interest; v. become famous, notorious. pasi- v. boast about one’s ability, skill. Maúlaw ku magpasibantug sa ákung kadátù, I’m ashamed to brag about my wealth; n. bragging. ka- n. fame, honor. Ang kabantug ni Ilurdi sa pamuksing, Elorde’s fame as a boxer. -an a. famous, notorious. Bantúgan nga mananambal, A well-known doctor; v. become famous, notorious.
a. 1. hard and compact. Bantuk kaáyung unud sa gábi, Taro meat is very firm; 2. for muscles to be firm. Bantuk kaáyu siyag kaunuran, He has firm muscles. Bída, bantuk giyung busúga, My, I’m filled to bursting! 3. — sa dughan filling the breast. Kalípay nga bantuk sa dughan, Happiness that fills the breast. — ug nawung shameless, hardened to others’ opinions. — ug úlu a. thick-skulled. Bantuk kag úlu. Kápuy itudlù nímu, You are thick-skulled. It’s terrible to try to teach you. b. stubborn; v. 1. make something harden, harden. Mibantuk (nabantuk) ang basakan sa kataas sa húlaw, The rice field hardened because of the long drought. Bantúkun nátù ang nataran kay himúung baylihan, Let’s tramp the yard down so we can use it as a dance floor; 2. inure, get inured to something Nagbantuk na ning ákung nawung sa mga biaybíay, I have become hardened to their taunts. Nagkabantuk na ang ákung dughan sa kaguul, My heart has become hardened to grief.
n. kind of small, excellent eating fish with poisonous spines, not deadly but very painful, and a frog-like face.
v. pound buri palm strips in a wooden trough-like mortar to get the starch out. -an(→) n. a trough in which strips of buri palm are laid lengthwise and pounded.
a. 1. daytime weather conditions where there is a light cloud cover: the sun shines but its heat is mitigated; 2. for the sea to be rippling slightly, but on the whole calm; v. 1. be, become lightly overcast. Nagkabantulinaw na man, maáyu nang iduwà, Now that it is gradually clouding over lightly, it is a good time to play; 2. for the sea to be rippling slightly.
n. kind of shiny black or greyish-black olive shell, or a species with jet-black speckles.
n. light thudding sound of a falling object; v. 1. make a light thudding sound in falling. Nahúlug nga pútut tung mibantut, That thudding sound was a coconut bud that fell; 2. for a top to fail to spin; 3. for a business to fail. Ang súgal makapabantut sa nigusyu, Gambling can cause a business to fail. -un(←) a. 1. having tendency not to spin well. Bantutun ang kasing gaan, Light tops tend not to spin well; 2. having a tendency to fail in business.
v. for work or an undertaking to come out good. Nabánu tingáli ang íyang pagpaninda kay midakù man ang íyang tindáhan, Her business must have been successful because she has enlarged her store.