alhíbi

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aljibe) A water-tank or reservoir, especially one used for storing rain-water.



dagóok

Hiligaynon

A rumbling, rolling sound; borborygmus, borborygm; to emit such a sound. Abáw, kabáskug sang dagóok sang tián mo! Oh, how loud your stomach is rumbling! (see dághob, dagúbdub, dagúob).


dakál-dákal

Hiligaynon

Gravel, pebbles, small stones. Láktan mo ang seménto sing pitó ka párte nga dakáldákal kag tátlo ka párte nga balás. Mix the cement with seven parts of gravel and three parts of sand.


hulumáyan

Hiligaynon

(H) Rice-land, paddy-fields, fields fit for the cultivation of rice. (see humáy).


i

Hiligaynon

The letter "i" is pronounced in Visayan as in Spanish, except when it has an abrupt sound as in the words:-dalî, dalîdálì, tahî, hibî, etc. To avoid an hiatus "i" slurs into a following vowel as if a "y" had been inserted, and in fact "y" is often inserted in modern spelling, e.g. hiás, hiyás, tián, tiyán; íos, íyos, etc. However a distinct hiatus occurs when an abrupt "i" is followed by a vowel, e.g. daliá, dali-á, not dalyá; tahión, tahi-ón, not tahiyón; ginharían, ginharí-an, not ginharíyan, etc. (From dalî, tahî, hárì, etc.).


imáy

Hiligaynon

Grandmother; ancestor, granny, grannie. (see bayí, úyang, úway).


kahéro

Hiligaynon

(Sp. cajero) Cashier, treasurer, cash-keeper. (see kúymi, kwími, tesoréro).


kahíta

Hiligaynon

(Sp. cajeta) A little box; cash-box, jewel-case.


kámbad

Hiligaynon

To encircle, wind around, entwine. Ikámbad mo sa ákon bútkon iníng tinábas. Wind this piece of cloth round my arm. Kambarí (-adí) ang bútkon ko sang bínda. Bind up my arm with the bandage. (see kámbat, kámbod, sabúd).


kitíkot

Hiligaynon

See kilíkog, kilíkot-to clean a hole, a wound, etc. by means of a feather, a small stick or the like.


lagás

Hiligaynon

To pursue, run after, chase. Lágsa (lagasá) ang mga kánding. Chase the goats. Iníng idô maábtik maglagás sang talunón. This dog is clever at chasing wild pigs. Ilagás akó ánay sináng mga karnéro nga nagsulúd sa ámon pamulákan. Please run after those sheep that have entered our garden. Awát man lang ang íya paglagás sa bátà, kay walâ níya maabúti. His chase after the boy was of no avail, for he could not catch him. (see láas).


na

Hiligaynon

In combination with a negative: Not any more, not any longer, not again, never again. Indì ka na magbúhat sinâ. You shall not do it any more. Dílì na siá matámbok. He is not fat any longer. Walâ na siá magbálik dídto. He did not go back there again. He never returned to that place. Walâ na silá sing humáy. They have no rice any more. (see the following na).


pamadô

Hiligaynon

To go to a banquet, assist at a feast. Indì siá buút magpamadô karón, kay masákò siá. He does not like (wish) to assist at the feast, because he is very busy. (see bádù).


pángot

Hiligaynon

To touch, establish physical-, come in-, contact with. Napángot ang duhá ka bóla (pálo). The two balls (masts) touched each other. (see ángot, angót, doót).


rása

Hiligaynon

(Sp. raza) Race, breed, stock, lineage. (see kalíwat, kaliwátan, kabikáhan).


sawáy

Hiligaynon

Brass, bronze.


sídlang

Hiligaynon

To shine, etc. See sídlak.


sig-angón

Hiligaynon

Fit for, or pertaining to, a tripod. Bató nga sig-angón. One of the three stones of a stone tripod as used on open hearths (for supporting a pot, etc.).


sinsóro

Hiligaynon

(Sp. chinchorro) A large fishing net, a drag-net, seine. (see paninsóro-to fish with a drag-net).


tón-an

Hiligaynon

From toón-to learn, etc. (tún-an id.).


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