List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 24

alensyáno

Hiligaynon

Clever, skilful, expert, adept. (see ansyáno, antígo, anad, sagád, batíd).



álgo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. algo) Something, somewhat. Máy álgo dirâ. There is something behind, some secret or the like. May álgo siá sa kay Fulána. He is somewhat in love with N.N.


algodón

Hiligaynon

(Sp. algodon) Cotton, cotton cloth, cotton thread. (see búlak, búrak, hílo).


algwasíl

Hiligaynon

(Sp. alguacil) Sheriff, bum-bailiff, bailiff, under-bailiff, any other judiciary official below a judge; an armed patrol or guard.


alhebrá

Hiligaynon

(Sp. álgebra) Algebra.


alhíbi

Hiligaynon

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


álhom

Hiligaynon

(H) Not burning well, that does not soon catch fire, difficult to light, said of green wood, wet leaves, tobacco, cigars, etc. Also used as a verb: to be or become difficult to light, etc. Alhom kaáyo iníng abáno. This cigars burns very badly. Naalhomán siá sang ákon abáno. He could not light the cigar I gave him, or he had difficulty in lighting my cigar. Dî mo pagpaalhomón ang tabákò. Be careful with the tobacco, lest it should get wet, burn badly or be difficult to light, (see arúm).


alì

Hiligaynon

Liked, appreciated, cherished; attached to, partial to; to like, etc. Alì ko gid iníng kálò, tulún-an, pagkáon, etc. I am partial to this hat, this book, this kind of food, etc. Ginaálì or ginapakaálì ko gid iníng mga sapátos. I like these boots very much. Dáw sa dílì gid matahúm iní, ápang ginálì mo. This does not seem to be nice at all, yet you liked it. Alíon mo na lang ang bág-o nga huégo nga ginhátag sa ímo ni tíyà mo. Just try to be contented with the new suit that aunt gave you. (see lúyag, palánggà, úyon, wíli, pakamahál).


alî-álì

Hiligaynon

Dim. of the foregoing. To consider rather nice, etc.


álì, alî-álì

Hiligaynon

Also: Prominent, foremost, the best (of a kind). (see lutáw, tínggas, etc.).


álias

Hiligaynon

To fly off, to fly out in all directions from a hole or receptacle, as rice grains from the mortar, if pounded unskilfully. Magaálias ang humáy sa lusóng kon tótwon sing bikwálon. Rice-grains will fly off in all directions from the mortar, if pounded awkwardly. Dî mo pagpaaliasón ang humáy. Don't let the rice-grains scatter. Don't send the rice-grains scattering or flying off in all directions. Sang pagbayó ni Fuláno naaliasán ang salúg sing madámù nga bináto nga humáy. When N.N. was pounding rice, many grains flew out and scattered over the floor. (see ályas, id.; ásik, ágsik, ásang, álwak, ályak-to spill (of water, etc.); wisík-to sprinkle, splash).


alíb-álib

Hiligaynon

A circular arrangement around a common axis as the steps of a winding staircase; arranged in such fashion; to arrange in a circle around a common centre. Alíbalíba ang paghaníg sang kólon. Arrange the leaves in a circle, when you line the bottom of the rice-kettle. Alíbalíbi sing mga dáhon sang burí ang tabungós, kon maggákut ka sang humáy nga bilinhíon. Close the tabungós-basket with burí-leaves arranged in a circle, when you tie up the rice to be preserved as seed-grain.


alibáhod

Hiligaynon

See bugáhod-rubbish, refuse.


alibákaw

Hiligaynon

The quite ripe betelnut that is preferred for chewing. Malúyag akó magmamâ sang alibákaw. I like to chew ripe betelnuts.


alibálay

Hiligaynon

A kind of very sayoury fish.


alibángbang

Hiligaynon

Butterfly; a tree with beautiful leaves resembling butterflies.


alíbhon

Hiligaynon

A shrub whose leaves possess cough-curing properties.


alibiár

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aliviar) To mitigate, alleviate, ease, relieve, to afford relief. Ang amó nga bulúng nagalibiár sa bátà. That medicine has given some relief to the child. (see hagánhágan, pahagán-hágan).


alíbio

Hiligaynon

(Sp. alibio) Belief, ease, mitigation, alleviation; consolation, comfort. (see bulúng, tábang, paaliwánsan, utwásan).


alibógbog

Hiligaynon

A slight headache, vertigo, dizziness and pain in the head. Also used as a verb. Nagaalibógbog ang úlo ko. My head feels giddy. Ginaalibógbog akó or may alibógbog akó. I have a slight headache.


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