List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 54

aráw-aráw

Hiligaynon

See aráo-aráo.



aráy

Hiligaynon

An exclamation of joy, pleasure, surprise, pain. Ah! Oh! How nice! (see aráw, aráw-aráw, abáw, kananáks, aragóy).


aráy-aráy

Hiligaynon

Dim. of ráy. Also: To receive or welcome with pleasure, to show one's pleasure by signs, to ingratiate oneself by manifestations of affection, as a cat purring on one's lap, a dog fawning on its master, children desirous of obtaining a favour from their parents, etc. Ang bátà nagapangaráy-aráy sa íya tátay. The child is welcoming its father with joy. Nagaaráy-aráy siá sa ákon, segúro, kay buót siá pahulamón sing kwárta. He is paying me great attention, for the reason, no doubt, that he wants to borrow money of me. (see pangilô-ilô).


arayágan

Hiligaynon

(B) A sieve. See alyágan id.


árbol

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arbol) Tree. (see káhoy).


árbol de puégo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arbol de fuego) Fire-tree. (see kabalyéro).


árbol de puégo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arbol de fuego) Fire-tree. (see kabalyéro).


árbol de puégo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arbol de fuego) Fire-tree. (see kabalyéro).


ardíl

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ardid) Astuteness, cunning, artifice; a ruse, an astute clever lie, sharp practice, a cunning misleading of others; to play a trick on, to mislead, to contrive by cunning or by clever stratagem. Ginardíl lang níya inâ. He did (said) that only to mislead others. Ardilí siá. Play him a trick, deceive him by a ruse. Iardíl mo sa íya inâ. Play that trick on him.


ardilóso

Hiligaynon

(From the Sp. ardid) Clever, cunning, astute, tricky, tricksy, misleading others by an artifice or under plausible and specious pretexts. (see antígo).


areglár

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arreglar) To regulate, arrange, settle. (see húsay).


argólya

Hiligaynon

(Sp. argolla) Rings, also called "stirrups" suspended by ropes, for athletic exercise.


ári

Hiligaynon

(H) Here, here is. Ari akó. Here I am. Ari siá dirí. He is here. (see yári, rúgya, doón, dínhi).


arí-arí

Hiligaynon

Stunted, backward in growth, not growing well, undersized, short in the straw; to be or become stunted, etc. Nagarí-arí ang maís, kay walâ maulaní. The corn was backward, did not grow well, for lack of rain. (see agíl-agíl, ari-kotóy).


aría

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arriar) An expression used frequently by men directing the lifting of heavy loads. When the latter have been raised sufficiently for placing them where desired, they shout: "Aria"-"Let loose". "Let go. Slacken the rope"! Ariáhi ang kalát. Slacken the rope. (see tugák, hugák, labóy, táboy, aríya).


arígay

Hiligaynon

To woo, to court, be nice to. Si Fuláno nagaarígay sa kay María-or-ginaarígay si María ni Fuláno. N.N. is courting Mary. (see lígay, paayónáyon).


arík-ik

Hiligaynon

To laugh heartily; a merry, jovial laugh, merriment. (see arók-ok, talángkaw, halák-hak, See also kádlaw-to laugh, smile, in general).


arikís

Hiligaynon

A skin disease, resembling prickly heat but itching more, and, consequently, causing much greater discomfort, (see kagídkid).


arikisón

Hiligaynon

Pertaining to arikís, one affected by arikís. (see kagidkirón).


arikotóy

Hiligaynon

Under-developed, stunted, injured in growth; to be or become stunted, etc.; not well made or done. Arikotóy nga táo. A man of very low stature, below the normal size. Arikotóy nga trabáho. Clumsy work, a bungling performance. Nagarikotóy ang talóng, kamátis, kamóti, tabákò, etc., kay lakás ang ínit kag kúlang ang ulán. The egg-plants, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, tobacco-plants, etc., were injured in growth by too great heat and lack of rain. (see arí-arí, agíl-agíl).


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