balay

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *balay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General Cebuano) IPA(key): /ˈbaˌl̪aɪ/
  • (Cebu) IPA(key): /ˈbaɪ/
  • (Surigaonon) IPA(key): /ˈbaˌjaɪ/
  • (Leyte, Boholano) IPA(key): /ˈbaˌl̪aɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
  • Hyphenation: ba‧lay

Noun[edit]

balay

  1. house

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *balay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

Noun[edit]

baláy

  1. home, house
  2. building

Verb[edit]

bálay

  1. to start building a house
  2. (baseball) to hit a home run

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *balay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

Noun[edit]

balay

  1. house

Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *balay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

Noun[edit]

balay

  1. house