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banyosbányosCebv [c7] MAG- act; -AN goal; I- accmagbányosv rub on, applybanyusánv rub on something. Refers to rubbing oil or linament on something as in massagingBanyusan mo an imo tuhod sin Omega Pain Killer.Rub your knee with Omega Pain Killer.banyúsanadj rubbable
baolbàólSpn storage trunk, clothes chest
baporbapórSpn ship, steamship, vessel, schooner. Refers to large sea going vesselssynbarkoship
barbarEngn bar exam. Refers to the exam to qualify a person to practice law in courtNakalusot siya sa bar.He was-able-to-pass the bar-exam.
bara1báraSpn crowbarAn bara ginagamit pagkutkot sa duta kun mahimo ka sin bubon.The crowbar is-used in-digging into-the earth when you make a well.cftagad digging barsynpirnocrowbarbarita2small bar of somethingpambárasomething used as crowbar
bara2báraCebn yard measure. Refers to a measurement equivalent to one yardNagbakal ako sin tulo ka bara na garter.I bought three yards of garter.
bara3baráEngn hindrancemagbaráv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. block, clog, barDili ka magbara sa agihan.Do not block the way.synabang roadblockbarahónv interruptDili mo barahon an inda pag-iristorya.Do not interrupt their conversation.barádoadj clogged, barred
baradiro1baradíroSpadj tossing about, uncertainBaradiro an basnigan.The fishing-boat is tossing-about.
baradiro2baradíroSpadj being repaired, in dry dock. Refers to the maintenance schedule of a ship
baragsabaragsâv [c2] MAG- actmagbaragsâv guess, talk nonsenseNagabaragsa ka lang paghimo san balay.You are just guessing in-making the house.cfpaburuangcarelesssynbarasangwild guesspabaragsâv do thoughtlessly
baraha1baráhaSpn playing cardsHain an imo baraha?Where-are your playing-cards?magbaráhav [c9] MAG- act; I- acc. play cardsNagabaraha an mga tawo sa ubos.The people downstairs are-playing-cards.
baraha2baráhan true personality, whole beingAram na namon an imo baraha.We already knew your true-personality.
barahibobarahíbon 1body hair. Refers to body hair of humans or animalsKurong an barahibo niya sa butkon.His hair on-the arm is curly.2feathers, plumagePuti an barahibo sadto na banog.The feathers of-that hawk are white.3fur of dogs, cats, monkeys, etcAn barahibo san amon ido itom.The fur of our dog is black.4wool. Refers to wool of sheepAn barahibo san karniro kururikot.The wool of-the sheep is curly.barahibûonadj hairyBarahibuon ina na tawo.That man is hairy.synbarbonhairy
barakabarakân grouper fish. This fish is also called the lapu-lapu fish although some say it is the name for the barracuda fishNagapakas sinda sin baraka.They are-making-dried-fish of-a grouper-fish.Serranidae family
baralanggobaralánggòadj topsy-turvyNano kay baralanggo ini na mga gamit?Why-are these things topsy-turvy?cftiwi magbaralánggov [c9] MAG- act; I- acc. talk nonsense. Refers to persons talking nonsense. This does not mean that they are mentally unbalanced but rather that what they are saying is irrelevant to the discussionAyaw siya pag-intindiha kay nagabaralanggo lang ina.Do not mind him because he is just talking-nonsense.cfbalanggo synbaranghiwitalk nonsense
barandilyan Variantbrandilyarailing
barangbárangCebn curseWara ako madutli san iya barang.I was not affected by his curse.syntiaw2 cursebarángonv [c13] -ON pat; I- acc. be cursed. Means to attempt to harm someone by means of demonic powerBarangon ka ni Lucasta kun dili ka sa iya mag-ayo sin tawad.Lucasta will curse you if you do not beg her for forgiveness.barángann demonic powerSi Torcuato may barangan.Torcuato has demonic-power.cfkulam curse
baranghiwiv [c9] talk nonsense
barasahonbarasahónn literature, reading materialcfbasa1
barasangbarásangn wild guess, random guesssynbaragsa guess
barasulonbarasúlonn fault findercfbasol
baratilyobaratílyoSpn bargain sale
barationbaratìónn things to be listened tocfbati1
baratobarátoSpadj cheap, inexpensiveBarato an isda sa merkado.Fish is cheap in-the market.
baraylibaráylin dance. This is a generic term. It can refer to any dance in general, but usually means any form of social dancingHamos kita sa barayli.Let us go to-the dance.baraylíhann dance hall, dance floor. Usually a place on the plaza for dancing or a dance hallWara ko siya makita sa baraylihan.I did not see her in-the dance-hall.magbaráyliv [c2] MAG- act; PA-..-ON pat. dancepabaraylihónv have someone dancePabaraylihon ko ini na mga kabataan.I will-have these children dance.synsayaw dance