abaniko

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish abanico, from abano +‎ -ico, diminutive of abano, from Portuguese abano, from Latin a winnowing basket, from Proto-Italic *watnos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weh₁- (to blow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧ga‧sas

Noun[edit]

abaniko

  1. the blackberry lily (Iris domestica)
  2. a handheld folding fan
  3. an eskrima striking blow, resembling a fanning motion

Hiligaynon[edit]

Hand-held fan

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish abanico.

Noun[edit]

abaníko

  1. Folding fan.

Verb[edit]

abaníko

  1. to fan, cool one's self

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish abanico.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaniko

  1. Folding fan.
    Gamitin mo ang abaniko kung gusto mong magpalamig.
    Use the folding fan if you want to have some fresh air.

Verb[edit]

abaniko

  1. To fan.
    Nag-aabaniko ako para 'di ako mapawisan pa.
    I'm fanning myself so I wouldn't sweat more.