balay

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧lay
  • IPA(key): /baˈlai/, [baˈlaɪ̯]

Noun[edit]

baláy

  1. (Tabaco–Legazpi–Sorsogon) house; home
    Synonym: harong

See also[edit]


Binukid[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

balay

  1. house

Cebuano[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • bay (Metro Cebu)

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧lay
  • (General Cebuano, Leyte, Bohol) IPA(key): /baˈlai/, [bʌˈl̪aɪ̯]
  • (Urban Cebu) IPA(key): /bai/, [baɪ̯]
  • (Surigaonon) IPA(key): /baˈjai/, [bʌˈjaɪ̯]
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Noun[edit]

baláy

  1. house
  2. home base (in sports or children's games)

Derived terms[edit]

Quotations[edit]


Cuyunon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

balay

  1. house

Higaonon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

balay

  1. house; home

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧lay
  • IPA(key): /baˈlai/

Noun[edit]

baláy

  1. home, house
  2. building

Verb[edit]

bálay

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

Ibanag[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

baláy

  1. house

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧lay
  • IPA(key): /baˈlaj/, [bɐˈlaɪ̯]

Noun[edit]

baláy (plural balbalay)

  1. house

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Masbatenyo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

baláy

  1. house

Remontado Agta[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

baláy

  1. house

Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

baláy

  1. house