banta

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See also: Banta and bánta

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

bántà

  1. opinion

Verb[edit]

bántà

  1. guess, conjecture

Pangutaran Sama[edit]

Noun[edit]

banta

  1. enemy

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the last name of William Banting, author of an early diet.

Verb[edit]

banta (present bantar, preterite bantade, supine bantat, imperative banta)

  1. To diet (in order to lose weight)
  2. To slim

Derived terms[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

bantâ

  1. (archaic) intention
  2. threat
    May banta sa akin ang mga kaaway ko.
    My enemies have a threat against me.
    Banta sa seguridad ng bansa ang planong pagpasok ng ilang teroristang grupo mula sa Gitnang Silangan.
    The planned entry of terrorist groups from the Middle East constitute a national security threat.

References[edit]

  • Rosalio Serrano (1854) Diccionario de terminos comunes tagalo-castellano[1] (in Spanish), page 16