bantay trans. to guard; watch over someone or something. Bantayam tun igattang inam. Watch over these goods your mother is selling. Mumbantay kah tu. Guard this place. Ha-oy di oggan mumbantay nah tendaan ya ha-oy di mangdon hi aladdun nan drawer. I am the one who frequently watches over the store and I am the one who holds the key to the drawer. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, muN‑/nuN‑. 5C Goal oriented sites. Sim: adug. Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.