n. kind of large fruit bat with a dark brown color, growing to a five or even seven-foot wingspan. The flesh is highly esteemed. kabgan n. abode of this sort of bat. -in- v. stay awake at night and sleep during the day like a bat. Pirmi kung mabilar kay nagkinabug ang bátà, I’m always losing sleep because the child stays awake at night; n. a kind of triple-looped hitch used to fasten a line to a piece of wood so that it will not slip when the rope is pulled parallel to the wood. So called because the loops form what look like a bat’s claws holding to the wood.
n. variety of millet (dáwa) that is small, rounded, and dark, but highly prized.