List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 65

áw

Hiligaynon

See áo.



áw-áw

Hiligaynon

See áo-áo.


áwà

Hiligaynon

A kind of fish.


áwà

Hiligaynon

Mercy, compassion, pity, commiseration, sympathy; to have compassion, to pity, feel for, have mercy on, be compassionate. Nagakaáwa, akó sa íya. I pity him. Ginakaawáan námon ang maláut níya nga kapaláran. We sympathize with him in his bad luck. Maáwà kitá sa íya! Let us have pity on him! (see ló-oy, mainawáon, maawáon, kaáwà).


awâ-áwà

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of áwà. Indì mo pagawáawáon ang bátà, kay magahibî gid lang. Don't speak so very compassionately to the child, for it is certainly going to cry.


áwak, awák-áwak

Hiligaynon

To overflow, spirt out, spill, exude, ooze. (see álwak, áwas, búswit, púswak, tubúd, ágay, ílig).


áwang

Hiligaynon

(B) Well, cistern, pithole for bathing or drawing water, water-hole. Also used as a verb. Ginawángan námon ang apán. We dug pits for the locusts (to kill and bury them in), (see bubón, bubón and áwang are used promiscuously in some places, but more generally "bubón" means a water-hole near a river, etc. for bathing purposes, and "áwang" a well or cistern for drawing water for household purposes).


áwas

Hiligaynon

An overflow; to overflow, escape or spill over the rim, said chiefly of liquids. Nagaáwas ang túbig sa láta or ang láta ginaawásan sang túbig. The water is overflowing the can. Awas may also mean: a pollution. Paáwas sang láwas-Masturbation; to cause pollution. (see káwas).


awát

Hiligaynon

Occupation, business, engagement, work, anything that detains; to keep busy or engaged, to hinder from doing or attending to something else. May awát akó. I have some task to perform, some work in hand (and, consequently, I beg to be excused). Ginawát akó níya. He kept me occupied, hindered me from attending to something else. Dî mo akó pagawatón. Don't hinder or interrupt me. Iníng trabáho iawát ko sa ímo. I'll give you this work as an interruption to your present engagement. Awatí sing malíp-ot nga tión ang ímong buluhatón. Interrupt for a moment your present occupation. Allow your time to be encroached upon for a while. Awát man lang inâ. That was only an interruption, was of no avail, to no purpose, was a complete failure. Indì ka magkádto dídto, kay awát man lang ang ímo pagkádto. Don't go there, for your going there will be only a waste of time. (see kaawátan, mainawáton, libáng).


áwat

Hiligaynon

Of use, worth something, etc. See yáwat. (see yádì, pangunyádì, panginyáwat).

-ay, (Short for -anay) A very frequently used suffix denoting reciprocity or an action by many, e.g. pilasáy, pinilasáy (pílas-to wound); bukaráy, binukaráy (búkad-to open, disclose); hikayáy, hinikayáy (híkay-to disparage, criticize); hikawáy, hinikawáy, (híkaw-to envy, spite); agawáy, inagawáy (ágaw-to snatch, take); sulátay, sinulátay (sulát-to write); minulayáy (múlay-to carp, cavil, run down); tabanáy, tinabanáy (tában-to run away with), etc. etc.


áway

Hiligaynon

Fight, battle, struggle, conflict, fray, strife, contention, tussle, scuffle, scrimmage, encounter, fighting, quarrelling, war, combat; to fight, quarrel, come to blows, go to war, etc. Nagaáway silá. They are fighting or quarrelling. Nagakaáway silá. They are enemies. Dílì kamó mag-ináway or mag-ilináway. Don't fight or quarrel amongst yourselves. Anó ang ginawáyan nínyo kahápon sang hápon? What were you quarrelling about yesterday evening? Awáyon ko gid siá. I am certainly going to fight him. Tápus na ang dakû nga áway sa Orópa. The great war in Europe is finished. (see kaáway, kaawáyan, kaawayón, mangangawáy, ális, árnis, bagâ, bángig, banggiánay, etc.).


áwhag

Hiligaynon

To be or become wide, spacious, roomy, extensive, (see álway, hanáhay, háw-ag, lápad).


áwhang, áwhog

Hiligaynon

See áohang, áohog.


awís

Hiligaynon

The male of the tamburúkò or tibó-tíbo, a snail with an elongated spiral shell. The snail is edible and its shell is often used to make lime for betelnut chewing.


awó-áwo

Hiligaynon

The rope in the form of a sling or loop attached to the shafts of a cart, rig, etc. and passed under the neck of an ox for fastening the yoke. (see kalambúsay).


awóg

Hiligaynon

A spell or enchantment believed in by the superstitious, and supposed to make one remain within a rather narrow circle, unable to go far away; spell-binding. Also used as a verb. Ginbutangán níya sing awóg ang íya karabáw. He cast a spell on his buffalo (so that the buffalo should not be able to go far astray). Naawogán ang makáwat. The thief had a spell put on him (in order that he should be unable to escape to a place far away). Naawóg siá sang balíkbálik. He is bound to come back again, he is forced to go to and fro, he is, as it were, spell-bound and keeps returning to the same place. (see lúmay, lumáy).


áwot

Hiligaynon

(B) Toughness, hardness, tightness, immovability; to move with difficulty, to be hard-, difficult-, to deal with. Nagáwot na ang tinápay nga dáan. The stale bread has become hard. Gináwot níla ang súngsung sa botílya. They made the cork fit very tight in the bottle. Sang tingádlaw mahapús ang pagbukás siníng ganháan, ápang karón, kay tingulán na, nagáwot. In the dry season it was easy to open this door, but now in the rainy season it is difficult. Naawótan akó sa paggábut siníng lánsang. It was a hard job for me to draw out this nail. Ginawótan akó sináng táo sa pagpaháylosa íya. I had great difficulty in bringing that man over to my point of view. Iníng kárne maáwot. This meat is tough. (see tíg-a, húnit, hugút, paganót).


See áoto, aotorisár, aotorisasyón.


áy

Hiligaynon

An exclamation of surprise, joy, sorrow, or pain. Ah! Oh! Aye!


áy-ay

Hiligaynon

To spread out before, show, display. Ginayayán níya akó sang íya bág-o nga huégo. She showed me her new dress. (see ládlad).


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