v. for the eyes to get swollen. Mibuaw (namuaw) íyang mata ug kinatúlug, Her eyes got swollen from sleeping too much.
v. for a part of the body to swell after being struck. Nabúaw ang kumagkù níyang natudturan sa martilyu, He accidentally struck his thumb with a hammer, and it swelled. particle: magical expression used to qualify a statement which praises someone, said for the purpose of avoiding harm to the person praised. Maáyu búaw kang mulútù, You cook well, evil spirits beware. Gwápu búaw kag anak, You have a beautiful child, evil spirits beware.