List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 66

ayá-ay

Hiligaynon

Scarce, rare, uncommon, seldom seen, seldom met with, hard to get; to be or become scarce, etc. Ayá-ay-or-nagaayá-ay ang ísdà sa karón nga túig. This year fish is scarce. (see íwat, hínà).



ayá-ay

Hiligaynon

The neap-tide, lowest tide.


ayád

Hiligaynon

(B) Well, good, cured, in good condition; to get well, be cured, etc. Nagayád 'ron tána?-Hóod, ayád 'ron tána. Has he got well?-Yes, he is cured now. (see Nagáyo, na, siá?-Hóo, maáyo, na, siá).


ayád-áyad

Hiligaynon

(B) Fine, nice, pretty, beautiful, charming, handsome, comely, good-looking. Abáw kaayád-áyad ba! By Jove! How beautiful! (see maayó-áyo, matahúm, madálig, magayón, maámbong, maányag).


ayádan

Hiligaynon

(B) To get on well in life, to prosper, make progress from a material point of view, to be well off. Nagaayádan 'ron si Fuláno. N.N. has got on well lately. Sa karón nga túig nagaayádan ang kahimtángan ni Fuláno. N.N. is better off this year. (see kaayohán, not to be confounded with kaayóhan-benefit, etc.).


ayág

Hiligaynon

Sifting, a shaking movement like that of a hand-sieve in action; to shake up and down or to and fro like a sieve; to sift, screen, riddle. Ayagá ang upá. Sift out the rice-chaff. Ayagí ang ayágan. Shake the sieve. Iayág akó ánay siníng upá. Please, sift out the chaff for me.


ayág-áyag

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ayág. To shake up and down, move to and fro.


ayágan

Hiligaynon

A sieve, screen, riddle. (see alyágan, arayágan, aryágan id. and all words derived from ayág).


áyam

Hiligaynon

(B) Dog. (see idô).


ayám

Hiligaynon

To send a dog after, pursue with a dog. Ayamá ang mga kánding. Send a dog after the goats. Iayám ko iníng idô sa mga báboy. I'll pursue the pigs with this dog. Pagpangayám-to hunt with dogs.


ayám-áyam

Hiligaynon

(B) Dim. of áyam. Also: Gossip, go-between, procurer, pimp. Also used in depreciation of election-agents and the like. (see búgaw, agwatáto, ilóg-ilóg).


ayám-ayám

Hiligaynon

A kind of large, black ant.


ayáo

Hiligaynon

A prohibitive particle: You must not--. You shall not--. Don't by any means--. Ayáo, paghimóa inâ. Oh, don't do that. Beware of doing that. Ayáo, pagbayái ang ímong mga ginikánan. Ah, you must never forsake your parents. (see índì (gid), dílì nga más-a).


áyao

Hiligaynon

Satisfaction, sufficiency, enough; to satisfy, come up to the mark, fill up what is short, be sufficient or enough. Makaáyao balá ang isá ka pásong nga humáy sa ánum ka táo sa isá ka búlan?-Abáw, índì gid, hálus gánì nga makaáyao sa íla ang ápat ka pásong. Will one bushel of rice be sufficient for six men for one month?-Oh, no, by no means; four bushels will scarcely be sufficient for them. Kúlang pa ang pitó ka gántang sa isá ka pásong; ayáoa lang iníng pitó ka gántang. There are still seven gantas short of one bushel; just add seven gantas to make the measure complete. Magkúhà ka lang sing diótay nga humáy sa ákon tambóbo, ápang índì mo pagayáoon nga isá ka pásong. Take a little rice from my granary, but do not take a whole bushel. Kon magkádto ikáw sa malayô nga mga báryo maayáoan ka sa paglakát. If you go to far villages you will get quite enough of walking.


áyap

Hiligaynon

Participation, share, portion; to participate, share in, have a share in, partake, get a share or part of. Kon buót ka magáyap sinâ--. If you like to get a share of that--. Paayápa akó siní. Let me have part of this. Ayápi akó siní. Get me-, provide me with-, a portion of this. Kon malúyag ka ipaáyap ko sa ímo iníng duhá ka baríta nga tinápay sang napúlò nga binakál ko. If you like I'll let you have these two bars of bread of the ten I bought. (see ámbit, ámò).


ayát

Hiligaynon

Challenge, provocation, defiance; to defy, challenge, provoke. Ayatá siá. Defy him. Challenge him. Ayatí siá sang binángon. Challenge him with the bolo. Balángan ko ang íya baláy sing mga bató sa pagayát sa íya-or-nga iayát ko sa íya. I'll pelt his house with stones to provoke him. (see ákiat).


áyaw, ayáw

Hiligaynon

See áyao, ayáo.


áyhan

Hiligaynon

Perhaps, may be, mayhap, possibly, by chance. Also used as a verb. Indì ka magayhán-áyhan, kay kon matúod, matúod. Don't say "perhaps, perhaps", for if it is true, it is true. (see dámlag, básì, kabáy).


áyî

Hiligaynon

Milt, spleen, (see áhè).


áyo

Hiligaynon

(H) To be or get well, recover, to get cured or healed; to mend, emend, amend, improve, make good or better. Ang masakít nga bátà nagáyo na. The sick child is cured or has recovered. Iníng bulúng nagpaáyo sang íyang balatían. This medicine cured his sickness. Ayóha ang ímo mga batásan. Mend your manners. Improve your behaviour. Gináyo siá sang manogbúlong. The doctor cured him. Kaáyo-to mend, repair. Kaayóha iní. Repair this. Mend this. Sín-o ang nagkaáyo sang ímo baláy? Who repaired your house?


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