libak

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *libak (to attack from a hidden spot).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /liˈbak/, [l̪iˈbak]
  • Hyphenation: li‧bak

Noun[edit]

libák (Basahan spelling ᜎᜒᜊᜃ᜔)

  1. backbiting
    Synonym: pakaraot
  2. criticism
    Synonym: tatsar

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *libak (to attack from a hidden spot).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: li‧bak
  • IPA(key): /liˈbak/, [l̪ɪˈbak]

Noun[edit]

libák (Badlit spelling ᜎᜒᜊᜃ᜔)

  1. backbiting

Verb[edit]

libák (Badlit spelling ᜎᜒᜊᜃ᜔)

  1. to backbite, to backstab

Derived terms[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *libak (to attack from a hidden spot).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: libak
  • IPA(key): /liˈbak/, [lɪˈbak]

Noun[edit]

libák (Baybayin spelling ᜎᜒᜊᜃ᜔)

  1. mockery; derision; ridicule; insult
    Synonyms: aglahi, biro, insulto, kutya, paghamak, tuya, uroy, uyam; see also Thesaurus:kutya

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Further reading[edit]

  • libak”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018