BAYANI

 

bayani
hero

 

bayaning Pilipino
Filipino hero

 

pambansang bayani
national hero

 

Si Jose Rizal ang pambansang bayani ng Pilipinas.
Jose Rizal is the national hero of the Philippines.

 

pagkabayani, kabayanihan
heroism

 

 

Bayani is also a popular native Tagalog name for boys.

 

Bayani Casimiro (1918–1989) was a Filipino dancer of bodabil (vaudeville) in the 1930s.

 

Bayani is also the title of the second full-length album by the Seattle-based alternative hip-hop group Blue Scholars. The word is also a Persian word meaning "the Word." Two members of the group are Filipino and Persian.