List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 62

atatálo

Hiligaynon

(H) A caterpillar, worm; particularly a caterpillar that is very injurious to some plants like dágmay, kadiós, etc. Atatálo sang sóklà-silkworm.



atatáro

Hiligaynon

(B) See atatálo.


atatáyog

Hiligaynon

Of no use, useless, unprofitable, no good; to be of no use, etc. Atatáyog nga táo, bátà, etc. A useless man, bad boy, etc. (see walâ, sing, pulús, walâ, sing, águd, walâ, sing, ásoy, waláy, sáyod, etc.).


atatayóg

Hiligaynon

See atatáyog id.


atáy

Hiligaynon

The liver.


atáy-átay

Hiligaynon

Quagmire. See hatáy-hátay.


atáy-átay

Hiligaynon

The best or central part of a thing; core, marrow; palm of the hand, sole of the foot, (see tungâ, alibútud, ótok, pálad, dapá-dapá^).


atáyan

Hiligaynon

Having a big liver; brave, bold, courageous, unafraid, fearless, undaunted, intrepid. (see maísug, matútum, isganán, makáhas, etc. in the sense of not being easily scared).


atemóya

Hiligaynon

A kind of fruit tree.


atendér

Hiligaynon

(Sp. atender) To attend to, look after, take care of, pay attention to. Atendehí ang ímo mga katungdánan. Attend to your duties. Atendehá ang ímò asiénda. Look after your plantation. Iatendér akó ánay siníng kwárto, kay may kadtoán akó. Please keep an eye on this room for a while, for I have to go out. (see tátap, sapák, alingá, bántay, baláka, ripára, dipára).


atensyón

Hiligaynon

(Sp. atención) Attention, heed. Atensyón! Attention! Take care! (see talámdan, tagám, ándam, památì).


áthag

Hiligaynon

Clearness, distinctness; to become or make clear, distinct. Athagí akó sinâ. Make that clear to me. Nagáthag na ang íya sulát, hámbal, pamítlang, etc. His writing, speech, pronunciation, etc. has become clear. Athagá ang ímo paghámbal. Speak clearly, distinctly. Iáthag mo gid sa íya and dakû ko nga kinahánglan. Explain to him clearly my great need. (see sánag, ásoy, sáysay, tígdas, pasáyod).


áti

Hiligaynon

Negrito, a member of the dark-skinned tribes living in the mountains; a beggar, mendicant, from the fact that the Negritoes often leave their mountains and come down to the plains to beg alms. Also used as a verb. Daw áti ikáw. You are like a Negrito. You are an awful beggar. Nagáti ka galî? Have you become a Negrito? (said of one who is dark from long exposure to the sun or who is very dirty, etc.).


atí

Hiligaynon

To sack, rob, steal, plunder. Ginatí níla ang bánwa. They sacked the town. Dílì nínyo pagatión (pagatihón) ang báryo. Don't plunder the village. Ang mga buyóng nagapangatí. Brigands rob and steal. Indì kamó magpangatí. Don't rob and steal like brigands. Iníng bánwa inatián (inatihán) sang mga buyóng sang duhá na ka túig. This town was partly plundered by robbers two years ago.


atí-áti

Hiligaynon

Dim. of áti. Resembling a Negrito in blackness, etc.; dark, blackish. Maís nga atí-áti. Dark maize, black corn.


atíd

Hiligaynon

"Pal", friend, chum, mate, constant companion, (see akíd, idól).


atímon

Hiligaynon

A kind of wild melon or cucumber, edible but not very savoury.


atingayón

Hiligaynon

(B) The little finger. (see kumalíngking, tingáy-tíngay, tingayón).


atióg

Hiligaynon

A pedlar, huckster, hawker, petty dealer, travelling salesman, chapman, costermonger.


atiótis

Hiligaynon

(Probably from the Spanish achiote, achote) Arnotto, annatto, a spice-tree and its fruit giving a peculiar taste and reddish colour to soup or to a sauce; bixa orellana. (see estiwítis, tiwítis id.).


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