List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 31

aloghogán

Hiligaynon

The channel, tube, groove, rings and the like through which an alóghog is passed. (see haloghogán id.).



alók-alók

Hiligaynon

Desultory, rambling, passing from one thing or work to another and not completing any; to work by fits and starts, to do something in a desultory manner. Alók-alók nga pangóbra inâ. That is a poor, jerky way of working. Abáw, natápus na galî ang baláy nga ginalók-alók níla sa sulúd siníng limá ka túig. Why! They have actually finished the house at which they have been busy by fits and starts these last five years. Indì mo pagpaalók-alokón ang mga táo sa íla trabáho. Don't allow the men to slacken at their work. (see aláng-álang).


alók-álok

Hiligaynon

To run after each other, one trying to catch, the other to escape, (as is often done by children at play). Nagaalók-álok silá. They are chasing, running after, each other. (see lagás, lagsanáy).


alokabá

Hiligaynon

The shell of eggs, turtles, crabs, etc. (see olokabá id.).


alóla

Hiligaynon

A small, coarsely woven basket made of buri-leaves, etc. and serving chiefly as a hen-nest or receptacle for various fruits and garden-produce. From the smallness and low value of an alóla it has become a synonym for: trifle, a small matter, of little concern, etc. Alóla lang inâ sa ímo. That is only a trifle for you. Such a thing matters little to you.


álom

Hiligaynon

(H) A mole, a small, black (or even white) spot or pimple, never larger than a wart. It is indelible, being a birthmark. Larger protuberances, even if accidentally acquired, are called "bokól" and more extensive moles of various discolorations are known as "kaláhà, karáhà". (see álong, árong id.).


álom

Hiligaynon

A tree, whose bark is superstitiously worn by some in the form of a collar round the neck as a supposed remedy against various ills and diseases, especially against "ugám".


alóm

Hiligaynon

Dark, dim, dimmed, tarnished, lack-lustre, having lost lustre or shine; to be or become dark, to lose lustre or whiteness, said of metals, skin, surface of furniture and the like. (see ilóm, itúm).


alóm

Hiligaynon

See álhom. (see arúm).


alompílan

Hiligaynon

A kind of creeper with acidulous leaves that are used as condiment. (see alupídan).


álon

Hiligaynon

Fire, blaze, conflagration. (see súnug, kaláyo).


alón-on

Hiligaynon

(B) To wind and double yarn or thread on a reel. Alon-oná iníng isá ka ágpang nga bunáng. Wind up and double this hank of yarn. Iníng bunáng alon-onón (ialón-on) ko sa alon-onán. This yarn I am going to wind up and pair on the doubling-machine. Ialón-on mo akó ánay siníng bunáng. Kindly double this yarn for me on the doubling machine.


alon-onán

Hiligaynon

(B) A device for winding up and doubling or pairing yarn for weaving purposes, a doubling-machine or doubling-reel.


álong

Hiligaynon

A mole. (see álom, árong).


alóng-ong

Hiligaynon

To know, understand. (see inalóng-ong, hibaló, sáyod, áto).


alóp

Hiligaynon

A plug, peg, bung, wedge driven into an object from underneath or behind; a boss, stud, knob. (see halóp id. and more commonly used).


alóp

Hiligaynon

The lid or cover at the bottom of a portable fish-trap made of wickerwork.


álop

Hiligaynon

To plug, bung up, stop up a hole by means of a pin, bolt, wedge or the like driven in from inside or from underneath the object to be plugged or mended. Alópi ang lusóng. Plug the rice-mortar. Iálop ko iníng káhoy sa lusóng. I am going to stop up the hole in the rice-mortar with this piece of wood. (see hálop; for the cork or stopple of a bottle "súngsung" is to be used).


alóphop

Hiligaynon

(B) To cook or boil only a small quantity of rice, especially by means of the ánglit, a much smaller rice-pot than the kólon. Alophopí akó. Cook a little rice for me. Paalophopí akó. Get somebody to boil a little rice for me. Kon mga saráng ialóphop mo akó ánay sing diótay nga bugás. Kindly cook a small quantity of rice for me. (see halóphop id. and more in use).


alopí

Hiligaynon

A rice-cake made of rice-flour mixed with sugar and coconut-meat, wrapped up in banana-leaves and boiled. (see bagódbod).


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