List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter A - Page 8

ádò

Hiligaynon

(H) To shake, swing, brandish, flourish (a weapon, or the like). (see barumbáda, túsay).



adóbi

Hiligaynon

(Sp. adobe) Mud-bricks, sun-dried bricks, adobe.


adóbo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. adobo) A dish of meat cut up or sliced and mixed with vinegar and various spices; to make or serve adóbo. Adobóha ang báboy. Work the pork up into adóbo. Bákli akó sing kárne, kay adobóhon ko sa panyága. Buy me some meat, for I am going to prepare from it a dish of adóbo for dinner. Anhon mo iníng kárne?-Adobóhon ko. What are you going to do with this meat?-I am going to make adóbo of it. Adobóhi ang mga bisíta. Treat the visitors to a dish of adóbo. Makahíbalo ka magadóbo? Do you know how to prepare adóbo? Anhon mo iníng lánggaw?-Iadóbo ko sa kárne. What are you using this vinegar for?-I am going to use it for a dish of adóbo.


adódos

Hiligaynon

To glide, slide, slip down. (see dáhog, dalús-us, alóg-og).


adorasyón

Hiligaynon

(Sp. adoracion) Adoration, worship. (see pagsímba, sa, Diós).


adórno

Hiligaynon

(Sp. adorno) Adornment, ornamentation, decoration, embellishment; to ornament, adorn, embellish, decorate. Butangí sing mga adórno ang simbáhan or adornohí ang simbáhan. Decorate the church. Iníng púngpung nga búlak iadórno ko sa tulungtúngan sa tungâ sang balatonán. With this bunch of flowers I'll adorn the table in the middle of the reception-room. (see puní).


ádtang

Hiligaynon

The forehead. (see ágtang).


ádto

Hiligaynon

That, that there; it is there. Ang ádto dídto. The one that is there. Adto ang ímo kálò. There is your hat. Ang ímo kálò ádto dídto. Your hat is over there. (see yádto, ató).


aduána

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aduana) Custom-house; customs-duty, toll, tax, import duty.


adudúlay

Hiligaynon

A large earth-worm, dew-worm (larger in size than the lalágo).


ádyò

Hiligaynon

A contr. of tarádyon-irascible, irritable, getting angry on the slightest provocation. (see pikón).


ág-ag

Hiligaynon

To separate, cull, pick, weed out. Ag-agá ang mga bató sa balás. Pick out the stones from among the sand. Ag-agi ang saburán sang hilamón. Weed out the grass from the plot of rice-seedlings. Iág-ag akó ánay sang mga óhot sa humáy. Please gather the empty ears from among the rice-grains. Inag-agán mo na sang mga lánsang ang sinapíyo? Have you picked out the nails from among the shavings?


ága

Hiligaynon

Morning, from near sunrise to mid-day; to be or become morning. Kaína sang ága. This morning. Buás sa ága. Tomorrow morning. Kon magága or umága na----. When morning comes---. Duhádúha gid kon maagahán pa ang masakít. It is very doubtful, whether the sick person (man, woman or child) will live until tomorrow morning. Naagahán kamí sa alipokpokán sang búkid. By morning we were on the top of the mountain. Maáyong ága. Good morning. Mapaága akó anay kag ugáling malakát. I'll wait till morning and then start. Naagahán silá sang kinánta, sináut, panahî, lagás sa makáwat, etc. They sang, danced, sewed, pursued the thief, etc. the whole night through till morning.


agá-ága

Hiligaynon

Every morning, regularly in the morning. Agá-ága or sa agá-ága makítà mo siá sa íya sululátan. Each morning you will find him at his writing desk.


agá-ága

Hiligaynon

Of a morning, every morning. (see agáagá, agahán).


agá-agá

Hiligaynon

Rather late in the morning. (see hapónhapón-rather late in the evening).


agád

Hiligaynon

Notwithstanding, in spite of, still, but yet, contrary to what one would expect, in defiance of all one would be led to believe. Nagpaninguhâ siá gid sa pagmánggad, agád namúsmus siá. He made great efforts to get rich, and yet he became very poor. Agád ginamligán ko ang ákon pagtikáng sa madánlug nga dálan, tapát gánì nakadúpyas akó. Although I carefully picked my steps on the slippery road, yet I slipped. Agád ginahingabút ang Sánta Iglesia sang íya mga kaáway, tapát gánì nagadúgang ang mga tumulóo. In spite of the fact that Holy Church is being persecuted by her enemies, her faithful adherents increase. Agád nahúlug akó. In spite of all I fell down. Agád napatáy siá! Yet he died! Who would have thought that he would die! (see tapát, hinonó-o).


ágad

Hiligaynon

To serve, especially applied to prospective husbands serving for their betrothed. Nagapangágad na siá dídto. He is serving there for his betrothed. May batásan silá nga ang mga laláki mangágad or magpangágad sa baláy sang íla pangasáw-on (nga íla pangasáw-an). They have the custom that the men should serve in the house of their intended wives (of their future parents-in-law). The Freq. pangágad is mostly used; ágad without the prefix pang occurs in umágad-son-in-law.


agád-ágad

Hiligaynon

Freq. of ágad. Also: To wait for, expect. Indì ka magdúgay dirâ, kay agád-agádon ko ikáw sing diótay nga oras lámang. Don't tarry there long, for I will wait for you only a short while. (see angán-angán, hulát).


agahán

Hiligaynon

Morning tuba or palm-wine collected from the coconut-palms in the morning. (see haponán-tuba gathered in the afternoon or evening).


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