List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 56

armáda

Hiligaynon

(Sp. armada) Navy, fleet, squadron, warships, (see sakayán, sakayán-áway).



ármas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arma) Weapon, arms. (see hinganíban).


armasón

Hiligaynon

(Sp. armazon) Mounting, frame, framework, skeleton; hull, hulk (of a ship).


armidól

Hiligaynon

Starch. (see amidól, almidón).


armoníya

Hiligaynon

(Sp. armonia) Harmony, concord. (see sinántò, ígò, ángay, bágay, bagáy, hilóong, hilitóhog).


armónyo, armonyón

Hiligaynon

(Sp. armonio) Harmonium.


arníbal

Hiligaynon

(Sp. almibar) Thin, freely-flowing molasses in the initial stage of the process of sugar-milling. 1.) inutús-the watery juice squeezed out of the sugar-cane. 2.) arníbal-very thin molasses containing much water. 3.) lasáw-thickening molasses, syrup of the consistency of light honey. 4.) pulút-thick molasses nearing the stage of crystallization or hardening. The pulút, very sticky and viscous, is taken from the cauldron and put into troughs, where by cooling and stirring it slowly hardens or crystallizes to the finished, but unrefined, product of sugar. This last stage of the process of sugar-milling is called "pagasúkar sang pulút"-"to turn the pulút into sugar". See under asúkar. 5.) asúkar, kalámay-sugar.


árnika

Hiligaynon

(Sp. árnica) Arnica, a medicinal plant.


árnis

Hiligaynon

Fight, quarrel; to fight, quarrel, come to blows. Si Huán kag si Pédro nagaarnísay. Peter and John are fighting, have come to blows, are quarrelling. (see híbag, ális).


arô

Hiligaynon

Leprosy. May arô siá or inarô siá. He has leprosy. (see aroón).


aró-aro, arô-arò

Hiligaynon

(B) To play with, fondle, dandle, pet, caress. Aroaróha (arôaróa) ang bátà. Play with the baby. Fondle the child. (see álò, dálò, ánggà).


aróad

Hiligaynon

(B) To stuff, cram in (food), eat much. Ginaroádan námon ang pagkáon sa ámon píknik. We ate much at our picnic. Indì mo pagiaróad ang kán-on. Don't stuff in the rice so greedily.


aróba

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arroba) A measure for liquid and dry goods, in weight about twelve kilograms.


arogóy

Hiligaynon

See aragóy id.


aróhal

Hiligaynon

(B) A joker, jester, one who talks ridiculous nonsense exciting laughter. Aróhal siá nga táo. He is full of fun. He is a great joker. The verb is inarohál. Nagainarohál siá sa ákon or ginainarohalán níya akó. He is telling me funny stories (recounting some of his jokes to me). (see haróhal id.).


arók-ok

Hiligaynon

(B) To laugh heartily, but not boisterously. Anó ang ginaarók-ok mo? Why are you laughing so merrily? Iníng súgid takús nga arókokán. This story deserves a good laugh. (see aríkik, halák-hak, talángkaw, kádlaw, yúhum).


aról

Hiligaynon

See aróhal id. The verb is inaról.


aróma

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aroma) Aroma; a kind of fragrant plant.


áron

Hiligaynon

Blaze, fire. See álon. (see kaláyo, súnug).


árong

Hiligaynon

(B) Mole. See álong, álom.


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