Bikol, Central

Facts

  • Language: Bikol, Central
  • Alternate names: Bikol, Central Bicolano
  • Language code: bcl
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Greater Central Philippine, Central Philippine, Bikol, Coastal, Naga
  • Number of speakers: 2500000
  • Script:

Introduction

Bikol, Central is a language of Philippines. It is spoken in Luzon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, southern Catanduanes, northern Sorsogon, and Albay provinces.

Dialects

Legaspi, Naga.

The Bikol, Central Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitekagat, macagat
to blowhayupon, huyop, maduros
to breathehangos, maguinhawa
to burnmapaso, sulu-on/masulô
to buymabacal, mabakal
to chewmama, masapâ
to choosemag-pili, mapilì
to climbmagsakat, masacat, matucad
to comemaabot, makanhi
to cookmagâgâ, magluto, maluto
to countmabilang, mag-bilang
to crymaghibi, mahibi
to cut, hackti-a-con, tigbas
to die, be deadmagpacagadan, matigbak
to digmaducag, mag-ukad
to dreammag-inop, mangiturugan
to drinkmainum, uminom
to eatkumaon, makakan
to fallmahulog, takdag
to fearmahaduk, matakot
to flowbulus, mag-anod
to flymag-layug, malupad
to growmag-tubo, matubo
to hearmadangog, mag-bati
to hidemagtago, matago
to hitmapacol, rapado
to holdkapotan, macapot
to huntmag-dakup, mang-ayam
to killmagadan, magpatay
to know, be knowledgeablemaaram, tatao
to laughma-ngisi, ma-oloc, matinawa
to lie downmag-higda, mahigdâ
to live, be alivemabuhay
to open, uncoveriluwas, mabucas
to plantmag-tanom, matanom
to pound, beatmabayo, mag-bayo
to saymagsurumaton, masabi, mataram
to scratchmacagao, mag-katol
to seemag-imod, mahiling
to sewmag-tahi, matahî
to shootmag-pana, mapanà
to sitmag-ingkod, matucao
to sleepmaturog
to sniff, smellmabaho, mahamot, maparong
to spitmagluda, malutab
to splitba-a-con, tunga-on
to squeezemapigâ, puga-on
to stab, piercebuno, masaksak
to standmag-tindog, matindog
to stealmagkawat, mahab-on
to suckmasupsup
to swellmagatoc, mag-dakodako
to swimmalangoy
to thinkmaisip
to throwmaapon, magbato
to tie up, fastenbugkuson, igapos, itali
to turnmabiric, maliko
to walkmalacao, malakaw
to vomitmagsuka, masuka
to workmag-uma, ma-oma
to yawnmag-hagab, mahacay