bádlak

Hiligaynon

To sparkle, shine, glisten, glitter, flash, twinkle. (see sídlak, sílak, sílì, ínggat, igpát-ígpat, kipát-kípat).


búknit

Hiligaynon

To take hold of with the thumb and fore-or middle-finger, pinch, pluck. Ginbúknit gid lang níya ang bátà. He just took hold of the child with his thumb and finger (and pulled it along). Indì mo pagbuknitón ang ákon báyò. Don't finger my jacket. Buknití siá sa pakô sang íya báyò. Pluck the sleeve of his jacket. Ibúknit akó sa íya nga dulúnggan. Please pinch his ear. (see píknit).


butigón

Hiligaynon

A liar, prevaricator, story-teller, fibber; lying, misleading. (see butíg).


dokól-dókol

Hiligaynon

To show signs of life, move or push against the sides of the womb, applied to embryoes. Nagadokóldókol ang bátà sa tiyán sang íya ilóy. The child is moving in the womb of its mother.


esperánsa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. esperanza) Hope, expectation, expectancy, confidence, reliance, trust, bright prospect, reassurance, hopefulness. (see láum, sálig).



kaakupón

Hiligaynon

See kaákup.


kidáng-kídang

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of kídang.


kuripót

Hiligaynon

Wrinkle, crease; wrinkled; stingy, close, miserly. (see koritót, kurinót, maímot).


maduhá-duháon

Hiligaynon

Doubting, etc. See madinuháduháon.


malabárok

Hiligaynon

Well cooked, properly cooked, done to a turn; very soft boiled (of rice). (see balatanóg-insufficiently cooked; alibútdan-underdone, still hard inside; lágdos-hard-boiled; basâ-soft-boiled, boiled in too much water; buád-ad-split, burst in boiling, overdone).


mamalá

Hiligaynon

Dry, exsiccated, desiccated, arid, waterless, parched, free from moisture, drained; seasoned (of wood). Mamalá nga pagkádlaw. A dry laugh i.e. not a hearty smile, not an honest laugh, but a forced smile. (see malá, mabasâ-wet).


pamutúl

Hiligaynon

Freq. of putúl-to maim, lop or cut off part of a limb, etc.


pangabaníko

Hiligaynon

To wave a fan, to fan oneself. (see abaníko, panguyáb).


patámà, patamâ

Hiligaynon

To exceed, do to excess, overdo, overstep the mark, go beyond the limit, affect too much; cause to exceed, etc. Ginpatám-an níya siá sing mga ilímnon nga makahulúbug. He went beyond the limit in treating him to intoxicating drinks. Ayáw pagpatám-i sing pangabúdlay ang mga bátà. For heaven's sake, do not overwork the children. (see támà, palakás).


piíl

Hiligaynon

Wedge; to wedge, fasten or secure with a wedge. Píl-i (piilí) ang halúg nga káhoy. Secure the loose piece of wood with a wedge.


seminarísta

Hiligaynon

(Sp. seminarista) Seminarist; student in a seminary.


tághap

Hiligaynon

To be apprehensive, shy, timid, afraid. Indì ka matáhap (magkatáhap) magsulúd. Don't be afraid to enter. (see táhap, hádluk).


túgbong

Hiligaynon

To enter, fill (with water, etc.). Natúgbong sang túbig ang íya dalúnggan. His ears were filled with water.


tumalánum-tubó

Hiligaynon

-lánot, -tabákò, etc. A sugar-planter, a hemp-producer, a tobacco-grower, etc.


ulunúngan

Hiligaynon

A benefactor, a person whom one is bound to love and serve out of gratitude; attached to, united with, always in company of, joined to. (see únung).


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