barong

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

barong (plural barongs)

  1. A cutting weapon similar to a cleaver, with a thick back and thin razor-like edge, used by the Moros of the Philippines.

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧rong

Noun[edit]

barong

  1. a barong; a bladed weapon
  2. the comb pen shell (Atrina pectinata)

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

baróng

  1. shirt

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Balinese ᬩᬭᭀᬂ (barong) and Javanese ꦧꦫꦺꦴꦁ (barong), from Old Javanese barong (literally bear), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baʀuaŋ (bear). Doublet of beruang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbarɔŋ]
  • Hyphenation: ba‧rong

Noun[edit]

barong (first-person possessive barongku, second-person possessive barongmu, third-person possessive barongnya)

  1. the barong: the beneficent force of nature which works against evil spirits, embodied in the figure of an animal carried by two men, with a lion's mask
  2. (dance) the dance of the barong.
  3. (clothing) certain batik design, with the head of a lion motif.

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Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

barong

  1. Romanization of ꦧꦫꦺꦴꦁ

Mansaka[edit]

Noun[edit]

barong

  1. barong (a kind of bolo)

Maranao[edit]

Noun[edit]

barong

  1. barong

Verb[edit]

barong

  1. to carry (on shoulder, especially a person)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ellipsis of barong-tagalog.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧rong
  • IPA(key): /baˈɾoŋ/, [bɐˈɾoŋ]

Noun[edit]

baróng

  1. barong Tagalog (a Philippine embroidered long-sleeved formal shirt for men)
    Synonyms: barong-tagalog, barong-pilipino
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧rong
  • IPA(key): /ˈbaɾoŋ/

Noun[edit]

barong

  1. barong (cutting weapon used by Moros in the Philippines)