butang

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧tang

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. Compare Hiligaynon butang.

Noun[edit]

butang

  1. that which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept
  2. a possession; something that is owned
  3. an individual object or distinct entity

Verb[edit]

butang

  1. to put something down
  2. to place; to put (an object or person) in a specific location

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb. Compare butangan.

Noun[edit]

butang

  1. a beating; the action by which someone is beaten

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:butang.


Hiligaynon[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

butang

  1. item, matter,stuff, thing
  2. place

Usage notes[edit]

This word is used for anything that exists as well as anything that is perceived to exist.

Verb[edit]

butang

  1. to place an object, usually on a surface

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Cebuano butang (a thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

butang

  1. (physics) matter

References[edit]

  • Maugnaying Talasalitaang Pang-agham Ingles-Pilipino

Etymology 2[edit]

From Cebuano butang (to place). Compare butangan.

Noun[edit]

butáng

  1. act of beating or hitting a person mercilessly (as of a thug)