List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 34

álwak

Hiligaynon

Spilling, spilth; to spill. Kon uyúgon ang báso, magaálwak ang túbig. If the glass is shaken, the water will spill. Indì mo pagpaalwakón ang túbig sa pitsíl. Don't spill the water out of the pitcher. Naalwakán ang lamésa sang túbig. The water was spilt on the table. (see ályak id.).



álwan

Hiligaynon

Liberality, munificence, generosity, open-handedness, bounty, bounteousness; to be or become generous, liberal, open-handed, munificent, bounteous, bountiful, free. Maímot (maínot) siá sádto ánay, ápang karón nagálwan na. He used to be stingy, but now he is quite generous.


álway

Hiligaynon

Width, breadth, wideness, broadness, extensiveness, largeness, spaciousness, ampleness, amplitude; to be or become wide, broad, large, spacious, extensive, ample, roomy. (see lápad, sángkad, álwag, aliwána, aliwánay, hanáhay, áblang).


alyágan

Hiligaynon

A sieve, (see ayágan, arayágan, ayág).


ályak

Hiligaynon

To spill. See álwak id.


ályas

Hiligaynon

To fly off in all directions, etc. See álias id.


áma

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ama) Housewife, mistress, landlady, proprietress. (see agálon, tagíya). Also shortened from the Sp. "ama de leche"-wet-nurse.


amád

Hiligaynon

Lazy, indolent, slothful; to be or become lazy, indolent, slothful, slack. Ang amád nga táo amó ang isá ka táo nga may katámad. A lazy man is one who has the vice of sloth. Indì ka magamád. Dont get lazy. Walâ siá makapasár sa íya grádo, kay nagamád siá sa pagtoón. He could not pass his grade, because he was too lazy to study. Naamadán siá sa pagsímba. He is (was) too lazy to go to church. (see támad, ágol, agohós, ligóy, pasalipótpot).


ámag

Hiligaynon

Attraction, enticement, allurement, inducement, lure. Ang kárne ámag sang idô. Meat is a lure for dogs. Ang mga búlak ámag sang putyókan. Flowers attract bees.


amág

Hiligaynon

To be attracted by, to be drawn towards. Ang mga ragárága nagaamág sang sugâ. The insect "ragaraga" seeks the light or is drawn towards the light. Ang bátà nagaamág sa íya ilóy. The child clings to-, desires to be with-, its mother. Paamagí ang idô sing kárne. Attach the dog to you by giving him some meat. Iníng dólse iamág (ipaamág) ko sa bátà. These sweets I'll use to draw the child towards me. Ang pamulákan ginaamagán sang mga alibángbang. The flower-garden allures the butterflies. Iníng táo nagaamág lang sang kinaíya, dílî sang kaayóhan sang bánwa. This man is working for his own profit, not for the good of the town.


amahán

Hiligaynon

The large beads of a rosary, the "Our Father" beads.


ámak

Hiligaynon

Easily lighted material, as shavings, dry leaves, grass, etc. used to start or kindle a fire. Paámak is generally used, also as a verb. Mangítà ka sing ámak or paámak. Look for some kindling. Paamáki ang kaláyo. Put some easily lighted material on the fire. Ipaámak ko iníng lukáy. I'll use as kindling these dry coconut leaves. Pangitái sing paámak iníng mga rámò kag tútdan mo. Go in search of something to set fire to this refuse and burn it up.


amákan

Hiligaynon

Bamboo matting used for drying rice, copra, etc. in the sun. Also for partition walls, ceilings, floor-carpets, etc.


amalánhig

Hiligaynon

One who appears after death and haunts houses, etc.; a ghost, spectre, phantom, spirit, shade, wraith, spook, apparition; to appear after death, to haunt. Nakítà balá nínyo ang amalánhig? Have you seen the apparition? Si Fuláno, konó, nagaamalánhig sa íya baláy. N.N., they say, is haunting his house. May amalánhig iníng baláy. This house is haunted by a spectre. Indì ka magpáti sináng mga ginasugídsúgid nga mga amalánhig. Don't believe the stories about people who are said to have risen from the grave or who appear in-, haunt-, houses. (see amamánhig, malánhig, maránhig).


amamákol

Hiligaynon

A kind of edible mushroom, often found in banana groves.


amamánhig

Hiligaynon

(H) See amalánhig id.


amán

Hiligaynon

(B) For "a, man". Dílî ka magpáti sa íya, kay amán butigón siá. Don't believe him, for he is certainly a liar.


áman

Hiligaynon

To add, superadd, throw in, give something in addition to what has been bought or is contracted for. Amáni akó sing isá ka gamól nga humáy. Add one handful of rice gratis or give me one handful of rice over (in addition to my share for harvesting, etc.). Iaman mo sa ákon iníng isá ka bílog nga ísdà. Let me have this fish too (in addition to the fish I have bought, etc.). Also used as a noun. Walâ sing áman? Is there no gratis-addition? May diótay gid man nga áman kon matambingán mo ang báyad. There is a little more thrown in, if you pay spot cash. (see támba, dúgang).


áman

Hiligaynon

To prepare, get-, make-, ready, make preparations for. Magáman ka sa paglakát. Get ready for the march. Nagáman ka na sa pagkonpesár? Have you prepared for confession? Mangáman ka! Be prepared! Be careful! Beware! Amána ang ákon higdáan. Make my bed. Amáni akó sing pagkáon. Prepare me some food. Naáman na ang tanán. Everything is ready. Iáman ko iníng hábul sa bisíta. I am going to prepare this blanket for the visitor. (see hímos, híkot, híwat).


amáng

Hiligaynon

Father, parent. (see amáy, tátay, tay, pa, papá).


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