barangay

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tagalog barangay.

Noun[edit]

barangay (plural barangays)

  1. The smallest local government unit in the Philippines, a subdivision of a city or municipality.
  2. Alternative form of balangay (type of boat)

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older balangay; a type of wooden watercraft used by a group of Austronesian people when they migrated to the Philippines.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ran‧gay
  • IPA(key): /baɾaŋˈɡai/, [baɾaŋˈɡaɪ̯]

Noun[edit]

barangay

  1. The smallest local government unit in the Philippines, a subdivision of a city or municipality.
    Synonyms: balangay, baryo

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older balangay, from balangay; a type of wooden watercraft used by a group of Austronesian people when they migrated to the Philippines.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ran‧gay
  • IPA(key): /baɾaŋˈɡai/, [bʌɾ̪ʌŋˈɡaɪ̯]

Noun[edit]

barangay

  1. The smallest local government unit in the Philippines, a subdivision of a city or municipality.

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older balangay; a type of wooden watercraft used by a group of Austronesian people when they migrated to the Philippines.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barangay

  1. The smallest local government unit in the Philippines, a subdivision of a city or municipality.

Maranao[edit]

Noun[edit]

barangay

  1. boat

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog barangay.

Noun[edit]

barangay m (plural barangayes)

  1. (Philippines) barangay

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Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ᜊᜎᜅᜁ (balangai); a type of wooden watercraft used by a group of Austronesian people when they migrated to the Philippines.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ran‧gay
  • IPA(key): /baɾaŋˈɡai/, [bɐɾɐŋˈɡaɪ̯]

Noun[edit]

barangáy

  1. barangay (the smallest administrative division in the Philippines, a subdivision of cities and municipalities)
  2. (historical) local polity or settlement during the Philippine precolonial period

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