List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 67

ayô

Hiligaynon

Haggling, higgling, bargaining, beating down the price of; to haggle, higgle, bargain, beat or knock down the price, ask for less than charged. Baráto man lang iní; ngáa nga nagaayô pa gid ikáw? This is really cheap; why then do you still haggle? Ayoá sa íya iníng hénero, kay masiádo kamahál. Try to beat down his price for this cloth, for it is too dear. Ayoí siá sing bisán limá ka dakû lámang. Make him lower the price even if by only five centavos. Walâ sing ayô dirí sa ámon, kóndì ang tanán nga ámon balalígyà may bilí nga napát-ud. There is no haggling with us, for all we sell has a fixed price.



ayô

Hiligaynon

Pet name, familiar name, as known amongst friends and relatives. Ipíng amó ang ayô ni Filípe. Iping is the pet name of Philip. (see hayô id.).


ayô

Hiligaynon

To ask, request. Nagayô siá kay tátay nga malakát sa Ilóng-ílong. He asked father to be allowed to go to Iloilo. (see pangáyò).


ayó-ayó

Hiligaynon

(H) Pretty well, a little improved in health or behaviour, to be a little improved or better, etc. Ayó-ayó na siá or nagayó-ayó na siá. She is doing pretty well now. She is a little better now.


ayó-áyo

Hiligaynon

(H) Rather nice or beautiful; to be a little improved in looks. Ayó-áyo siá or nagaayó-áyo siá. She is pretty. Naayóayóhan akó sa íya. She appears to me to be rather good-looking.


áyod

Hiligaynon

A very obscene expression denoting the act of copulation. (see iót, iyót).


ayód-áyod

Hiligaynon

Freq. of áyod; also a kind of insect.


ayón

Hiligaynon

The principal hand, the hand one works with most; one's strong point. Anó ang ayón mo? Toó lang?-Toó kag walá. What is your principal hand? Are you only right handed?-I am both right-and left-handed. Ayón níla ang búrà. Gossip is their strong point.


áyon

Hiligaynon

Towards, in the direction of, near, in the vicinity of. Diín áyon ang baláy mo, sa búkid áyon ukón sa báybay áyon? Where about is your house, near the mountains or near the sea? Tíndog ka dídto áyon. Stand over there. (see náyon, dámpit, dapít).


ayóp

Hiligaynon

Now and then used instead of paayóp. Ginayóp (ginpaayóp) níya si Fuláno. He-adopted N.N.,-took care of N.N. See the following ayóp.


ayóp

Hiligaynon

One under the care and protection of another, a ward, protegé, one who is given shelter and protection; to seek refuge, look for shelter and protection, seek an asylum, etc., as orphans, or the like. Ayóp níla siá. He is their ward, protegé. Ang mga ímol nagaayóp sa mga manggaránon. The poor look for help to the rich. Paáypa (paayopá) akó, kon mga saráng. Grant me shelter and protection, if possible. Ipaayóp ko sa íya iníng makaloló-oy nga táo. I will give this poor man into his care. Yádtong ílo nga bátà nga ginpaayóp níya ginbílang níya nga sumúod nga anák níya. That orphan boy, whom he had taken pity upon, he treated as if he were his own son. (see aláypan, dangúp).


ayopáka

Hiligaynon

(B) Very childish, silly, foolish, out of one's wits, senile, particularly applied to old people in their second childhood. (see tsótso, alogadí, ulianón, urumánon, payaón).


áypan, áypon

Hiligaynon

etc. from ayóp.


ayúda

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ayuda, ayudar) Help, aid, succour, assistance; enema, clyster; to help, assist; to administer an enema. Ayudahí siá. Help him. Ginaayudahán níya ang tagumatáyon. She is assisting the dying person (by saying the prayers for the dying, etc.). Notice the accent in the following: Ayudáhi siá. Administer him an enema. (see búlig, tábang, agubáy, kalíya, labatíba).


ayudánte

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ayudante) Assistant, adjutant, aide-de-camp; helper, partner. (see kaúbay, kabúlig, katímbang, binangî).


ayúno

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ayuno) Fast, fasting; to fast. (see puása, paúmud-abstinence).


ayúp

Hiligaynon

See ayóp.


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