List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 5

abóy-abóy

Hiligaynon

(B) Dim. of abóy: Also A primitive cradle or hammock made of a blanket, an old skirt or the like. Ang bátà nagakatulúg sa abóy-abóy. The baby is sleeping in the make-shift hammock. (see dúyan, duyán-dúyan).



abóyon

Hiligaynon

(B) Abóyon without prefix is not in use; paabóyon is employed in the sense of: To accede to one's wish, do one's bidding, let one have his will or way. Paaboyóni siá. Let him have his will. Let him do as he may see fit. Let him please himself. Ipaabóyon ko lang sa ímo iníng mga ságing nga ginapangáyò mo. I'll let you have these bananas you ask for.


abrasíta

Hiligaynon

To hug-, clasp-, take-, in one's arms. Nagaabrasitaháy silá. They are walking arm in arm. (see hakús, púgus, abráso).


abráso

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrazo) Embrace, clasping, hugging; to embrace, clasp, hug, press to one's bosom. Sang pagabút níya sa balay ginabrasóhan siá sang íya nga ilóy. When he arrived home, his mother clasped him to her bosom. Indì siá magpaabráso. She does not allow herself to be embraced. Nagabrasoháy silá. They embraced each other. (see hakús, púgus).


ábri

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrir) To unlock, unfasten, open; to begin, commence, said of schools, classes, sessions, meetings, etc. Abrihi ang puérta, ang bintánà, etc. Open the door, the window, etc. Naabrihán na ang mga kláse. Classes have commenced. Ang makáwat walâ makaábri sang káha. The thief could not unlock-, open-, the safe. Kon walâ ka sing yábi nga ikaábri sa ganháan, bingkalá na lang. If you have no key that can unlock the door, simply burst the door in. (see bukás).


abrigána

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrir, gana) Stimulant, appetizer, hors d'oeuvre, anything taken before a meal to whet the appetite.


abrígo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrigo) Shawl; to use a shawl, etc. Abrigóhi siá. Put a shawl on her, cover her with a shawl. Ang mga babáye, nagapangabrígo. Women wear shawls. (see abláy, kúnop).


abríl

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abril) April. (see Kilíng).


abrilátas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrir, latas) Can-opener, tin-opener.


abrisíta

Hiligaynon

See abrasíta.


absolbér

Hiligaynon

(Sp. absolver) To absolve, acquit, declare free. A, kon amó inâ, índì akó makaabsolbér sa ímo. Oh, if that is so, I cannot absolve you. Absolbehí siá. Absolve him. Give him absolution. (see patáwad, luás, pasáylo).


absolusyón

Hiligaynon

(Sp. absolución) Absolution, acquittal. (see pagpatáwad, kapatawáran).


absuélto

Hiligaynon

(Sp. absuelto) Absolved, acquitted, declared free. Also used as a verb. Ginabsueltohán siá sang hukóm. He was acquitted by the judge. (see pinatáwad, luwás, luás).


absúrdo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. absurdo) Absurdity, nonsense: absurd, nonsensical, foolish. (see pagkabúang, puriákot, waláy, sáyod, binúang, linóko, tinónto).


ábtan

Hiligaynon

For abután from abút-to arrive.


ábtik

Hiligaynon

Dexterity, adroitness, skill, quickness, expertness in invention or execution; to be or become expert, adroit, dexterous, skillful. Bisán pa gánì ang búndul nga táo kon maghánas sing may kapísan magaábtik. Even a slow man, if he practises diligently, will become dexterous. Abtiká ang pagsulát. Try to write quickly. Naabtikán gid akó sang iya nga pagtahì. I was much impressed by her skill at sewing.


abúd

Hiligaynon

(B) Hem, edge; to hem, or edge garments by doubling and sewing. Abdi ang kamiséta ko or butangán mo sing abúd ang ákon kamiséta. Hem my shirt. (see sidsid, pilô, píod, dóble).


ábud

Hiligaynon

A plant with medicinal properties.


abuéla

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abuela) Grandmother. (see úlang, úyang, úway, bayí).


abuélo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abuelo) Grandfather. (see úlang, úyong, lakí).


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