Baler Words of the Week #2

Welcome to the second installment of our Baler dialect lesson. Our words for the week are:

Wakil – to hit with the flat side of a bolo (winakil, wakilin). Niyabat o itinaboy ng itak. Ex: Wakilin mu nga iyan ay mga babuy at kinakain itu ay mga tanim kung kamuti.

Dapil – very very hungry. The next stage after dapil is palas. Ex: May bahaw ka diyan da at akuy dapil na dapil na!

Bulastug – bulaan, sinungaling, liar. Ex: Bulastug ka, sabi mu namumukut kayu ay nagsyo-syoktong na pala.

About kidlat

Joseph T. Gonzales, aka Kidlat is the creator of Batangbaler, the website and online community of all the scattered Balereños and Aurorans on Earth. He is based in Baler.

3 thoughts on “Baler Words of the Week #2”

  1. it’s nice to read baler words..it’s funny,but its happy to remember the days past by when i was der in baler..
    tnx for batangbaler,!and more power!!

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