anáno

Hiligaynon

(H) What; of what kind, condition or quality; What? Of what kind? What is the definition, explanation or meaning of-? Anáno ang pagkaláwat? What is Communion? What does Communion mean? Makahibaló ikáw kon anáno ang pagkaláwat? Do you know what Communion is? Can you give a definition or explanation of the meaning of Communion? (see náno, anó; "anó" and "anáno" are often used promiscuously, though they are not quite identical in meaning; "anó" refers simply to the thing itself or asks its name, whilst "anáno" inquires into the real aim, purpose, explanation or definition of a thing together with its qualities, use, utility, etc. Anó, iní? What is this? What is the name of this? What do you call this? Anáno, iní? What kind of thing is this? What are the qualities, use, purpose, utility, etc. of this?



gága

Hiligaynon

See under "gágo".


hamatâ

Hiligaynon

Having or bearing many children, fecund, prolific, teeming, of great fecundity. (bátà).


homóg

Hiligaynon

Damp, wet, moist, dank, humid, muggy, soggy. See hamúg, hámog, humúg.


húmoy

Hiligaynon

See hómoy-taciturn, silent, etc.


kalísto

Hiligaynon

(From the Sp. listo) Cleverness, sharpness, intelligence, quickness, capacity, sagacity, brightness, resourcefulness, gumption, capableness; trickiness.


Dim. of kápa. Also: To slap the water with the hands as in swimming, flap the wings, throw about one's hands and the like. (see kapáykápay).


kay

Hiligaynon

(H) For, because, on account of, for the reason. Indì akó magkádto dídto, kay nagaulán. I am not going there, because it is raining.


kuntánì

Hiligaynon

See kúntà.


kutáw-kútaw

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of kútaw-to mix with water, dilute. Indì nínyo pagkutáwkutáwon iníng talapuánan sing mga táo nga dílì hamílì kag matárung ang íla katuyoán. Don't allow into this society any men who have no honest or upright intention.


láb-on

Hiligaynon

(H) Cont. of laboón from labô. Láb-a (láb-on mo) siá. Smite or slash him.


lágsak

Hiligaynon

Sound, tune, strain, noise; to sound, slap, clap, clatter. Ari na ang mga musikó. Sa dílì madúgay saráng na kamó makasaútsáut sa lágsak sang lánton. The musicians are here. Soon you can dance to the sound of music. (see lágtik, huní, lagásak).


lúas

Hiligaynon

To go-, reach-, beyond or outside of. Indì mo pagluáson ang ímo tíngug sa ímo nga baláy. Don't permit your voice to reach outside your home, i.e. don't talk so loud as to be heard by outsiders.


obíspo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. obispo) Bishop, the Ordinary of a diocese; to be or become a bishop. Nagobíspo siá. He became-, was-, bishop.


pábo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. pavo) Turkey (the bird).


paluyáw

Hiligaynon

Caus. of luyáw-to be out in the open air, etc. (see palayáw).


pangági

Hiligaynon

Freq. of ági-to go or pass by, etc.


súlsug

Hiligaynon

See súlput, with the difference that súlsug implies a motion backwards and forwards, and súlput just one push through.


tamarán

Hiligaynon

Lazy, indolent, idle, slack, remiss, slothful, sluggish; not-inclined,-minded,-disposed,-in the vein,-in the humour, averse to; to be disinclined, etc. Ginatamarán akó magkáon, maglakát, magpanahî, etc. I am not in an eating mood, I am averse to walking on foot, I am not in the humour to do any sewing, etc. (see támad).


taríwis

Hiligaynon

(B) Sharp-pointed, etc. See taláwis, talíwis, taráwis.


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