n. 1. mouth; 2. any mouth-like opening. Bàbà sa lángub, Mouth of the cave. Bàbà sa butilya, Mouth of the bottle. — sa atay pit of the stomach; v. 1. hit in the mouth. Bàbaun (bàbáun) ku siyag pátid, I’ll kick him in the mouth; 2. put a mouth-like opening. Bàbáan ku ang alkansíya, I’ll saw a slit on the piggy bank; 3. utter a truth without even knowing that one is doing so. Hibàbaan nákù siya nga nangáwat, I hit on him as the thief without even knowing it. paN- v. 1. rant at or scold someone in a loud voice. Nagpamàbà na sad ang maldíta níyang asáwa, His termagant wife is ranting at him again; 2. say words glibly. Maáyu siya mamàbà mau nga daghang trátu, He is glib. That is why he has many girl friends; 3. say special prayers to ward off evil. Manágan giyud ang mga dautang ispiritu ug pamàbáan nákù, The evil spirits will run away from me if I utter special prayers against them; n. 1. ranting; 2. gift of gab; 3. prayers to ward off evil. -in- n. oral. Nahagbung ku sa pasúlit nga binàbà, I failed in the oral examination. -an, -un a. tending to rant in a loud voice. tigpaN- n. spokesman, press relations officer. Ang tigpamàbà sa wilgista abugádu, The strikers have a lawyer as their spokesman.