List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 14

agúnta

Hiligaynon

To wheeze, be short of breath. Kon mamuérsa ka sa paghákwat siníng bató, magaagúnta ka. If you exert yourself much in lifting this stone, you will gasp for breath.



agúnto

Hiligaynon

See agúnta id.


aguráng

Hiligaynon

(In olden times) Chief, lord, master, Sir. (see dátò, ginóo).


aguráng

Hiligaynon

A term of endearment used towards persons that are older than the one who addresses them.


agúrò

Hiligaynon

To moan, sigh, sob, etc. See iyagúrò, aguyóng, iyágak, bákhò).


águs

Hiligaynon

To clean or scrape with a sharp-edged tool. Agúsi ang owáy. Clean the rattan. Scrape the rattan smooth and clean. Owáy nga inagúsan. Clean, trimmed or dressed rattan ready for binding or weaving purposes. Iágus ang binángon sa siní nga liníyas nga kawáyan. Scrape this piece of split bamboo clean with the bolo.


agutílò

Hiligaynon

Resentment, grudge, ill-will, antipathy; to have-, entertain-, harbour-, a grudge, etc. May agutílò or nagaagutílò siá sa ákon. He has a grudge against me. (see aligótgot, kasíb-ot).


agutíng

Hiligaynon

Decay, rottenness, decomposition, caries of the teeth. Ang kalawág bulúng sa agutíng. The kalawág-plant is a remedy for decaying teeth.


agutingón

Hiligaynon

Pertaining to, or suffering from, decaying teeth. Ang agutingón índì magkáon sing dólse, kay magabúsug ang íya ngipon. One suffering from decayed teeth should not eat sweets, for it will give him tooth-ache.


aguyóng

Hiligaynon

A moan, groan, sigh; to moan, groan, sigh. Nagadígwà siá, nagaaguyóng kag nagahápò ang íya ginháwa. He is retching (as if about to vomit), groaning and breathing with difficulty. (see agóy, aragóy, bákhò, ugayóng).


ágwa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. agua) Water; perfume, scented water, scent. Ano nga ágwa ang ímo ginagámit? What sort of scent do you use? (see túbig-Water for drinking, cooking and washing is nearly always called "túbig" or "túbì", whilst the term "ágwa" is almost exclusively applied to perfumes). (see pahamút).


agwáda

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aguada) To get or fetch water (especially with two tins suspended from a pole carried over the shoulder). Agwáda ka or magagwáda ka sing túbig sa subâ kag dálha dirí. Fetch water from the river and bring it here. Agwadáhi akó sing túbig sa madalî, kay ilútò ko sa panyága. Fetch me some water at once, for I'm going to use it for cooking the dinner. (see ság-ub).


agwadahán

Hiligaynon

Vessel for fetching or carrying water, water-bucket.


agwadór

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aguadór) Water-carrier. Húy, agwadór, agwadáhi akó sing túbig sa ímo agwadahán. Hello! Water-carrier fetch me some water in your bucket.


agwáhi

Hiligaynon

See aguáhi.


agwánta

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aguantar) To bear, tolerate, suffer, let pass, put up with. Dáw dílì na akó makaagwánta sinâ. I seem not to be able to bear it any longer. Anhon mo, kóndì magagwánta lang? What can you do, but suffer it patiently? Agwantahá lang! Just bear it with resignation! (see batás, ántus).


agwantádo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aguantádo) Robust, strong with great powers of resistance to fatigue, pain and stress; one who can stand or bear much, one suffering patiently or with fortitude. Agwantádo siá sa tungâ sang tanán nga pagpangabúdlay kag kalisdánan. He bears up bravely in the midst of all fatigues and difficulties. Dúro siá kaagwantádo. He can stand very much. He is able to bear-, support-, a good deal.


agwardiénte

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aguardiente) Brandy; alcohol; any strong spirituous liquor.


agwása

Hiligaynon

(Sp. guasa, guason) Lively, cheerful, good-humoured; to be lively or of a cheerful disposition; to flow freely; to exude, to break forth, particularly applied to matter or pus oozing out of a wound, ulcer or boil. Ang komód nga táo dílì agwása. A man inclined to retirement and silence is not of a lively disposition. Nagaagwása na ang hubág. Pus is now flowing from the tumour. Ginapaagwása níla ang hubág. They are using remedies to cause the pus to flow from the tumour. Paagwasáha ang hubág. Make the tumour (by pressure, etc.) discharge its matter. Ipaagwása akó ánay sang ákon hubág sa lí-og. Kindly remove the matter (by pressure, poultices, etc.) from the tumour on my neck. Si Fuláno dúro gid kaagwása sa íya mga sugilánon. N.N. is very cheerful in his talk. N.N. is a chatterbox.


agwáson

Hiligaynon

A very poisonous snake, growing to the thickness of a man's arm, living mostly in the jungle and looking for its prey, wild chickens, etc., at night-time. It is quite dangerous to meet an agwáson, for instead of gliding away it often attacks persons coming upon it.


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