List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 57

árong

Hiligaynon

See áron.



aróod

Hiligaynon

(B) To press or squeeze against something hard. Iaróod siá sa díngding. Press him against the wall. Aroódi (-óri) ang díngding sang íya úlo. Squeeze his head against the wall. (see oróod id.).


aroón

Hiligaynon

Leprous, affected by leprosy, pertaining to leprosy. (arô).


aroró

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arrurruz) Arrowroot; the flour and starch obtained from that plant. (aloró, sagó).


arórong

Hiligaynon

A circular protection for young plants made of coconut-leaves, of the stripped off layers of banana-stems and the like; to provide such protection for plants. Aroróngi ang ímo mga tanúm, agúd nga índì magláyà. Protect your plants, or else they will wither.


arós

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arroz) Rice, especially hulled rice. (see humáy, pálay, páray, bugás).


aroséra

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arroz) Rice-mill. (see bulugasán, galingán, sang, bugás).


arót

Hiligaynon

(B) Voluble, glib, swift of speech; close, near together; to speak swiftly, volubly, glibly, flippantly, rapidly, to pour out words, talk fast. Arót nga táo. A rapid talker. Arót ang íya hámbal. He talks fast. Nagarót siá sang ininglís. He talked English very fluently. Nagaarót siá sang bisán kon anó ang íya nga ginasúgid. He talks very quickly no matter what he is saying. Ginarót níya ang paghámbal. He (purposely) spoke very fast. N.B. For the verb, inarót is more in use than the simple arót. Nagainarót silá. They are talking very quickly. Ginainarót níla ang íla suguilánon. They are holding an animated conversation. (see garót).


aróy

Hiligaynon

An exclamation of pain and suffering: Oh, dear me! The verb is pangaróy-to cry out in pain, etc. to repeat "aróy, aróy", when in pain or distress. (see aragóy, arogóy, haróy, pangharóy).


árpa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arpa) Harp; lyre.


arsénico

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arsénico) Arsenic: ratsbane.


artamísa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. artemisa, artemisia) A plant much used for medicinal purposes; wormwood, mugwort.


árte

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arte) Art, skill; artifice.


artemísa

Hiligaynon

See artamísa id.


artíkulo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. artículo) Article. (see pangúna).


artísta

Hiligaynon

(Sp. artista) Artist; artisan, dancer. (see makiambúngon, bailarína, sumalaút).


arúad

Hiligaynon

(B) To spit out, eject from the mouth. (see lúad, urúad).


arukahík

Hiligaynon

(B) To volunteer, to do something-of one's own free will,-of one's own accord, to move, stir, work without being told or without waiting for orders. Nagarukahík siá sa pagtígang, bisán walâ pa magabút si nánay níya. She boiled rice without waiting for the arrival of her mother. Akó lang nga isá ang nagaarukahík sa baláy, kay tanán silá nagamalasakít. I alone am up and working in the house, for all the rest are ill. (see matómató).


arúm

Hiligaynon

(B) Not easily inflammable, slow burning, difficult to light; to burn badly, smoulder. See álhom.


arúm

Hiligaynon

Dark; tarnished; to darken, blacken, lose lustre, tarnish. See alóm id. Ang buláwan walâ pagarúm, ápang ang tumbága nagaarúm. Gold does not lose its lustre, but pinchbeck does. (see itúm).


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