alibangbang

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Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔaliˈbaŋbaŋ/, [ʔa.l̪iˈbam.baŋ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧li‧bang‧bang

Noun[edit]

alibángbáng (Basahan spelling ᜀᜎᜒᜊᜅ᜔ᜊᜅ᜔)

  1. (Naga) dragonfly
    Synonym: atibagros
  2. (dialectal) butterfly
    Synonyms: kulagbaw, kalibangbang, mariposa

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baŋbaŋ (compare with Ilocano kulibangbang, Coastal Kadazan kohibambang plus Brunei Malay kulimambang and kalimambang) from Proto-Austronesian *baŋbaŋ (compare with Amis adipangpang).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔalibaŋˈbaŋ/, [ʔʌ.l̪ɪ.bʌŋˈbaŋ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧li‧bang‧bang

Noun[edit]

alibangbáng

  1. butterfly
    Synonym: kabakaba
  2. orchid tree, and their leaves whose sap is used as a souring agent
    1. orchid tree (Bauhinia purpurea, syn. Phanera purpurea)
    2. yellow bell orchid tree (Bauhinia tomentosa); Saint Thomas tree
    3. Malabar orchid tree (Piliostigma malabaricum); Malabar bauhinia
  3. butterflyfish
  4. angelfish
  5. the pennant coralfish (Heniochus acuminatus)

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References[edit]

  • John U. Wolff (1972) A dictionary of Cebuano Visayan[1] (in ceb, en), Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, page 24

Higaonon[edit]

Noun[edit]

alibangbang

  1. butterfly

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

alibángbang

  1. butterfly

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alibangbáng (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜎᜒᜊᜅ᜔ᜊᜅ᜔)

  1. Malabar orchid tree; Malabar bauhinia (Piliostigma malabaricum)
  2. small, roadside, yellow-winged butterfly

See also[edit]

Waray-Waray[edit]

Noun[edit]

alibangbáng

  1. butterfly

Yami[edit]

Noun[edit]

alibangbang

  1. flying fish