List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 33

alubáksan

Hiligaynon

The waist; the place where a native skirt called "patádyong" is fastened or secured; the securing, fastening of a patádyong (by tucking in one end at the waist), (see ulubítan, ubít).



alugakâ

Hiligaynon

Loose, slack, not tight, not well secured. (see halugakâ, halúg, halugâ, hugák, talungkakâ).


alugáyan

Hiligaynon

A bamboo-mat, square, either quite flat or, more frequently, with the edges turned up a little, used chiefly to catch the chaff when newly pounded rice is tossed in the "kalálaw" to separate the rice from the chaff. Kon táphan ang binayó isálud ang alugáyan. When you toss the rice free from the chaff, place the alugáyan underneath, (see lugáyan id.).


alugáynay

Hiligaynon

Slow, gentle, soft, mild, not quick, not impetuous, not impulsive; chronic, not acute (of disease); to be or become slow, gentle, mild. Ang mga balatían nga alugáynay. Chronic diseases. Nahúlug siá sa bintánà, ápang walâ siá masamári, kay nagalugáynay ang pagtupâ níya sa dútà nga mahómok. He fell out of the window, but was not hurt, for his fall was soft on the loose earth. Alugáynay gid lámang ang íya nga pagpangítà sing kabuhián. He earns his livelihood with difficulty. His earnings are coming in but slowly. (see ananáy, inanáy, hínay, nagáynay).


alugbáti

Hiligaynon

A creeper, whose soft shoots are edible.


aluká-it

Hiligaynon

Empty, deprived of contents, said of husks and pods, especially the emptied kamunsel husks; empty-headed, stupid, brainless. (It is to be noted that the aluká-it are still attached to the plant, but empty through the action of birds or vermin. Otherwise empty pods are called "úpak", the general name for the exterior coating of fruits, as: skin, husk, pod, peel, rind).


alulakúb

Hiligaynon

Eyelid. (see ilalakúb, ilalangúb); kílay-eyebrow; amimilók-eyelash; kalimutáw-eyeball; taótáo (sang matá)-pupil (of the eye).


álum

Hiligaynon

Mole. See álom.


alúm

Hiligaynon

See alóm.


alumílaw

Hiligaynon

(H) Very light, not deep, easily to be awakened from, with half-closed eyes, said of sleep. Nagkatulúg ikáw?-Hóo, ápang alumílaw lang ang ákon panúlug. Did you sleep?-Yes, but I was only dozing, my sleep was very light. (alamílaw id.).


alumílaw

Hiligaynon

Also: To burn dimly, give a feeble light (of a lamp, etc.). (see kiráwkiráw, kirótkirót).


alunga-óg

Hiligaynon

Tasteless, stale, vapid, stagnant; not well done, underdone, insufficiently or badly cooked, performed carelessly or negligently. Alunga-óg nga pangóbra. Careless work. Alunga-óg nga tiníg-ang. Insufficiently or badly cooked rice.


alungá-og

Hiligaynon

Tastelessness, insipidity, vapidness, staleness, flatness; to be or become tasteless, vapid, stale, etc. Kon madúgay nga dílì masag-ahán ang áwang, magaalungá-og ang túbig. If a cistern is not cleaned out for a long time, the water becomes stale. Indì mo pagpaalunga-ogón ang túbig. Don't allow the water to become vapid.


alungáy

Hiligaynon

An insistent request, solicitation, petition; to importune, to ask earnestly, to solicit, petition, request. Alungayá inâ sa kay nánay. Ask mother for it. Alungayá sa kay nánay mo ang súbong sinâ nga hampangánan. Ask your mother for a plaything like that. Ialungáy mo akó sa kay tátay nga tugútan níya akó sa pagkádto sa Ilóngílong. Please ask father for me to let me go to Iloilo. Inalungayán níla akó siníng mga páhò. They kept asking me for some of these mangoes. Ginalungayán níya si tátay túbtub nga nakadángat siá sang íya ginahándum. He begged hard of father till he obtained his wish. (see ahâ, pangáyò).


alungáyngay

Hiligaynon

To hang or droop loosely, to fall or break down in a heap, to sink or drop to the ground in great weakness. Nagalungáyngay siá nga daw mapatáy. She sank to the floor as if about to die. Walâ níya pagluatí ang pagbálbal sa íya kon walâ siá magalungáyngay kag magpaalumátay sa salúg. He would not have desisted from giving him more blows, if he had not dropped to the floor and pretended to be dead.


aluntagá

Hiligaynon

Step, rung, round (of a ladder), stair (of a flight of stairs). (see alintagá).


aluntagón

Hiligaynon

To do something slowly, step by step, in several stages or in successive parties. Nagaluntagón ang ámon paglakát. We walked quite slowly or our party broke up on the march into several bands.


alupídan

Hiligaynon

A kind of creeper with acidulous leaves that are edible.


alusíman

Hiligaynon

A kind Of grass that is often fed to pigs; a kind of purslain, purslane.


álwag

Hiligaynon

Width, wideness, breadth, broadness, spaciousness; to be or become spacious, wide, large, extensive, broad. Nagálwag na iníng sála, kay ginísol níla ang díngding. This reception room has become large, for they have set back the partition-wall. (see áblang, lápad, álway, hanáhay, áwhag).


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