List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 3

ábi

Hiligaynon

For instance, for example; to imagine, think, say. Hunâhunáon ta, ábi, nga-. Let us imagine, for example, that-. Kon magmasakít ikáw, ábi, ánhon mo? If you should get sick, say, what would you do? Anó, ábi, ang mahanabû kon-? What do you think will happen, if-? Also used ironically and sarcastically, especially in the phrase: Abi mo? Do you really think so? implying that he who thinks so is quite wrong, very imprudent, foolish, and the like.



abí-ábi

Hiligaynon

Greetings, salutations, regards; to greet, salute, shake hands with; to treat or receive hospitably. Ginapadalá ko sa ínyo ang ákon abí-ábi. I send you my regards. Sa íla nga tanán ang ákon pagabí-ábi kag pagtáhud. To all of them I tender my greetings and respect. Abí-abíha siá. Salute him. Shake hands with him. Treat him well or hospitably. (see aláw, tátap, támyaw, támiaw).


ábian

Hiligaynon

Friend, comrade; to be friends. Siá maáyo ko gid nga ábian. He is my best friend. Nagaábian silá. They are friends. Magabiánay kamó. Be friends.


abiár

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aviar) To provide for a journey, get things ready; to invite, treat to refreshments, etc. Abiahá siá. Provide him with provisions. Invite him. Sín-o ang nagabiár sa ímo? Who invited you? (see pabálon, ágda, hágad, kángay, dápit).


abibár

Hiligaynon

(Sp. avivar) To urge, stimulate, animate, enliven, quicken, rouse. Abibahá siá. Urge him to greater exertions. Rouse or stimulate him. Abibahí ang íla trabáho. Put some liveliness-, animation-, energy-, into their work.


abierto

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abierto) Open, accessible, affording free entrance or passage. Abierto ang bintánà, alágyan, etc. The window is open, the passage is free, etc. (see nabúksan from bukás-to open, etc.).


abíl

Hiligaynon

(Sp. hábil) Capable, especially with regard to procreation. Mostly applied to domestic animals.


abíl-abíl

Hiligaynon

Dim. of abíl. Rather capable.


abíl-abilón

Hiligaynon

See abíl-abíl id. Often also used in connection with men of loose morals: Lecher, fornicator, whoremonger; lewd, unchaste, lecherous.


abilay

Hiligaynon

Shawl; to cover the shoulders, (see abláy, abrígo, kúnop).


abilidád

Hiligaynon

(Sp. habilidad) Ability, capacity, expertness, talent, mastery, knowledge, dexterity. Walà siá sing abilidád sa amó nga palangakóan. He has no capacity for such an office, (see kasángkul, álam, kaábtik, takús, tinón-an).


ábiog

Hiligaynon

To move to and fro, to swing, to rock. See hábiog, hábyog, id.


abiogán

Hiligaynon

A swing. See habiogán, habyogán, halabiogán id.


abír

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a ver) Let us see. Let us have a try. Hóo, abír, kon makabúhat ka sinâ. Yes, let us see, whether you can do that. (see tan-awón, ta, ipakítà, mo, tilawán, ta, etc.).


abír

Hiligaynon

(Sp. haber) Property, assets. (see pagkabutáng, mánggad).


abisár

Hiligaynon

(Sp. avisar) To advise, send notice, notify, inform. Nagabisár ka sa íya? Did you inform him? Magsálig ka sa ákon, magaabisár gid akó sa íya. Trust me, I will certainly notify him. N. B. Abisár seems to be in use only in the active voice; for the passive abíso is commonly used.


abíso

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aviso) Notice, information; to give notice, to send word, to notify, to inform. Abíso! Notice! Attention! Abisóhi siá sang kamatáyon ni Fuláno. Inform him that N.N. is dead. Paabisóhan mo siá sang pagabút dirí sang íya amáy or ipaabíso mo sa íya nga nagabút dirí ang íya amáy. Send him word (through somebody else) of the arrival here of his father or that his father has arrived here. (see balítà, pahibaló, pasáyod, paálam, paáman, paándam, pamáan, etc.).


abitsuélas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. habichuela) French-bean, kidney-beans in general.


áblang

Hiligaynon

(B) Width, breadth, to widen, broaden, to make wide or wider. Sádto ánay makitíd ang dálan, karón nagáblang na. Formerly the road was narrow, now it has widened. Gináblang níla ang plása. They widened the public square. Ginpaáblang níla ang plása. They have had the public square widened. Sogóa ang pánday nga ablangón níya ang lamísa. Order the carpenter to make the table wider. Naablangán akó siníng takúd. This shutter (door, etc.) is too broad for me, or appears to me to be very broad or too broad. (see lápad).


áblaw

Hiligaynon

(B) Affability, friendliness; sociability; to be or become affable; friendly, sociable. Nagáblaw siá karón. He has become affable or sociable now. Naablawán akó sa íya. He seems to me to be very friendly. Ipakilála ko sa ímo si Fuláno, kay sa waláy duhádúha paga-*ablawán ka gid sa íya. I will introduce N.N. to you, for without doubt you will find him very sociable, agreeable, affable. (see búgno, mabinugnóhon, kaáblaw, kaabláwan, mainabláwon, etc.).


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