barangay

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

barangay ‎(plural barangays)

  1. The smallest administrative division in the Philippines; a village, district, or ward.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra‧ngay

Noun[edit]

barangay

  1. The smallest administrative district in the Philippines, headed by a barangay captain.

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

barangáy

  1. subdivision of a town

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

barangay

  1. The smallest local government unit in the Philippines, often a subdivision of a city or municipality.
  2. A village.
  3. A district, ward.

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