List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 41

ánda

Hiligaynon

(B) Their, theirs. Anda diá nga nióg. (Ila iníng lubí). This coconut is theirs-, belongs to them. (see íla).



andadór

Hiligaynon

(Sp. andador) A kind of baby-carriage on rollers or small wheels made use of in teaching little babies to walk.


ándak

Hiligaynon

To boast, brag; boasting, bragging. Nagaándak silá sing támà. They are boasting too much. (see hágak, wákal, etc.).


ándam

Hiligaynon

Caution, wariness, carefulness, prudence, circumspection; to be cautious, to beware, to be careful, wary, circumspect. Andamá ang pagkapút sang báso, agúd índì makapalús sa kamót mo. Grasp the glass carefully, lest it should slip out of your hand. Andamí iníng báso. Handle this glass with care. Paandamí sa íla iníng karabáw, kay palasúngay. Let them beware of this buffalo, for it tosses. Iándam akó ánay siníng báso. Kindly take care of this glass for me. Inandamán níla gid ang síngsing, agúd índì madúlà. They were very careful with the ring, lest it should be lost. Ipaándam ko sa ímo iníng taknáan. I entrust this watch to your care. Andam ka! Beware! Be on your guard! Look out! (see anám-anám, tagám).


andámio

Hiligaynon

(Sp. andamio) Gangplank, gangway, gangboard, a narrow framework or platform for the passage of vehicles and pedestrians; scaffold; to use or apply a gangboard, etc. Butangí sing andámio ang baróto. Place a gangplank on the ferryboat. Andamiohí ang alágyan. Put a gangplank where the people pass. Iandámio ko iníng tápì. I'll use this board as a gangway. Andamiohá iníng káhoy. Make a gangway out of this wood. Paandamiohán mo sa íla ang sakayán, agúd makasákà ang mga sumalákay. Let them put a gangway to the boat, that the passengers may be able to go on board. (see latayán).


ándan

Hiligaynon

For anáran from ánad-to accustom, practise, etc.


andána

Hiligaynon

(Sp. andana) File, line, row, tier; to walk in file or line. Ang mga soldádo nagaandána. The soldiers walk in file. Paandanáha silá. Make them, or let them, march in line. (see ídas, kóro).


ándas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. andas) A bier, litter or stretcher with shafts; a pedestal for a statue, fitted with shafts for carrying in a procession. (see ándras id.).


ándo

Hiligaynon

(Perhaps from the Sp. andar) One go, push, jerk, toss or pull; to take-, lift-, pull off-, with a jerk, etc. Andohá ang baráha. Lift the card-or-take off one card after another from the pack. Isá lang níya ka pagándo (ándo) ang isá ka pínggan nga laúya. He just gulps down in one go a plateful of boiled meat. (see gólpe, hinálì).


ándot

Hiligaynon

(B) How? Why? How is that? How was that? Andot haw? Why? How was (is) that? (see ngáa, ámpat, tungúd, sa, anó, paáno).


ándras

Hiligaynon

See ándas.


anékdota

Hiligaynon

(Sp. anécdota) Anecdote, story, yarn. (see súgid, ági, tabô, inágyan, etc.).


ang

Hiligaynon

The definite article: The. Ang baláy. The house. Ang káhoy. The tree or wood. In many instances the Visayan language uses the definite article where it is left out in English, e.g. Ang Diós, ang lángit, ang pagkaláwat, ang bádlis, ang Manílà, ang Ameriká, ang pagkalipát, etc. God, heaven, Communion, Extreme Unction, Manila, America, forgetfulness, etc. (see si).


áng-ang

Hiligaynon

To stammer, to stutter; stammering, stuttering. Nagaáng-ang siá kon maghámbal. He stammers when he talks. Indì ka magáng-ang sing támà. Try not to stammer so much. (see gágo, pihít, hát-on).


angá

Hiligaynon

A small fish, very small tabyós-fish; small fry.


angá

Hiligaynon

Half-witted, idiot, (see hángà, balingá, balingág, tipangág).


angá

Hiligaynon

Pretending to be deaf, stubborn, acting as if not hearing; to be or become stubborn, etc. Angá nga bátà. A child that pretends not to hear-or-is stubborn. Ginaangaán kamí sa íya. We consider him stubborn, we get the impression that he merely pretends not to hear. (see ágbà).


angán

Hiligaynon

(B) To wait for, to expect. Anganá akó sing diótay nga hóras. Wait for me a little while. Iníng kán-on iangán ko sa kay tátay. This cooked rice I am keeping in expectation of father's coming. Nagaalipasá akó sa pagpaúlì, kay ginaangán akó níla sa pagpanyága. I am in a hurry to get home, for they are waiting for me to come to dinner-or-are waiting dinner for me. (see hulát).


angán-angán

Hiligaynon

Dim. of angán. To wait a little, etc.


ángay

Hiligaynon

Match, equality, suitability, propriety, fitness; matched, equal, suitable, proper, fit, adapted, proportioned; to be well matched, equal, suitable, fit, etc. Waláy ángay nga kalípay. A joy or pleasure that has no equal. Iníng báyò ángay gid sa ímo. This jacket fits you well. Dílì ángay inâ. That is not proper, is unharmonious, is out of proportion, etc. Dílì magángay sa ímo iníng kálò. This hat does not suit-, fit-, you. Iníng bátà maangayán gid sináng bistído, duág, etc. That short dress, colour, etc. will suit this girl very well. (see ányò).


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