List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 15

agwatáto

Hiligaynon

Procurer, pimp, go-between. (see búgaw).



ágyu, agyú

Hiligaynon

See agéu id.


ah

Hiligaynon

An exclamation: Ah! Oh! (see a).


ahâ

Hiligaynon

To beseech, ask fervently, insist on obtaining some favour, importune. Nagahâ siá sa ákon sing bulúng sa pilás. He asked me insistently for some medicine for the wound. Ginahaán akó níya sing diótay nga humáy, kay nawád-an siá. He earnestly begged a little rice of me, for he had run short of it. Dilì matúod nga akó amó ang nagahâ sa íla, kóndì, hinonóo gánì, silá nagpangáyò sa ákon. It is not true that I importuned them, but, on the contrary, they asked me.


áhag

Hiligaynon

To choose, select, pick out. (see ág-ag, árag, pílì, áno).


aháng

Hiligaynon

Daring, boldness; to be or become daring, bold, impertinent. Nagaháng siá galî or ginahangán níya galî! Was he really so bold! Magaháng ka lang sa pagkúhà sing lubí or ahangí lang ang pagkúhà sing lubí. Pluck up courage and take a coconut. (see ahás, dahás, káhas).


áhao

Hiligaynon

Newly harvested rice. Karón may áhao na nga ginatíg-ang. There is new rice now being cooked or there is now new rice to cook. Ang áhao dílì maúkad. New rice does not swell much (when boiled).


ahás

Hiligaynon

See aháng, káhas id. Ahasí (pangahasí) lang ang pagbukás sang ganháan. Open the door boldly.


ahát

Hiligaynon

Compelled, constrained, forced, obliged, against one's will, nolens volens; sudden, premature. (see pílit).


ahát

Hiligaynon

To do something prematurely, before the regular or proper time or even against one's inclination. Ahatá lang ang pagpópò sang páhò. Pluck the mango, even though it is not yet quite ripe. Ginaahát níla ang ságing nga línghod. They are eating unripe bananas. Ahatón mo ang buót mo sa paglakát, bisan índì ka malúyag. Make up your mind to go, although you do not like to. Masakít karón ang íya solóksolók, kay man gin-*ahát níya ang mga sirig-wélas nga hiláw. Of course he has stomach-ache, he has eaten green plums.


aháw

Hiligaynon

(Probably from the Sp. ajado) Spoiled, crumpled, rumpled. Aháw nga báyò. A crumpled jacket.


aháw

Hiligaynon

Pure, unmixed, genuine; all, complete, entire, without exception. (see lúnlun, lubús, túnay, lúnsay, pulús, pasáy).


áhaw

Hiligaynon

See áhao.


aháy

Hiligaynon

Ah! Oh! Alas! Aháy, nga pagkawaláy pálad! Alas, bad luck! Aháy, pagkalisúd sang ákon maláut nga kapaláran nga dáw waláy paaliwánsan! Oh, the wretchedness of my fate from which there is no escape!


áhay

Hiligaynon

See aháy id.


áhè

Hiligaynon

Milt, spleen, (see áyì).


ahedrés

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ajedrez) Chess. Nagahámpang silá sang ahedrés. They are playing chess.


ahénsya

Hiligaynon

(Sp. agencia) Agency, an agent's office; pawnbroker's shop, an agent's or commissioner's bureau, especially one for the advancing of money on pledges or for buying second-hand goods.


ahénte

Hiligaynon

(Sp. agente) Agent, actor, minister, commissioner. (see manugtátap, tulugyánan, manugpalápnag).


ahíg-ahíg

Hiligaynon

To treat with neglect, to disregard, pay no attention to, to ignore, take no heed or account of, to put aside contemptuously. Ginaahíg-ahíg níla ang mga manák. They are neglecting their stepchildren. Ahíg-ahigá lang inâ. Simply ignore it or treat it with contempt or pass it over without notice. (see ihíg-ihíg id.; ihíd, pabayâ, pabíyà, támay).


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