a. 1. slow to comprehend. Balà kaáyu siya sa klási, He is very dull in class; 2. very inferior in quality, roughly or hurriedly done. (←) v. 1. become dull. Mubalálà (mabalálà) kag dì ka magtuun, You’ll become dull if you do not study; 2. get to be inferior in quality. Nagkabalà ang íyang tinahian nga nagkadaghan ang íyang súkì, Her sewing is getting to be more and more inferior in quality since she started to get lots of customers.