Meaning of banting



n. 1. rope or chain tied to something to steady it, hold it down. Hugti ang banting sa balay kay talibagyu, Tighten the rope holding the house because a typhoon is coming; 2. fetter placed on the feet of prisoners; v. secure or steady something by fastening something to it; make into a fastening rope. Ug nakabanting ka pa sa bungsud, dílì untà maánud, Had you secured the fish corral, it wouldn’t have been washed away. Lambu ang ibanting sa tabánug, Use a string to balance the kite.