List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter D - Page 7

dahílan

Hiligaynon

Pretext, sham, pretence. Sa dahílan nga --. Under the pretext of --. Dinahilán lang níya inâ kag ang íya nga dahílan amó --. He put that forth as an ostensible reason (motive) and his pretence (claim) is --. N.B. Dahíl and dahílan seem to be of Tagalog origin. (see balíbad).



dahilî

Hiligaynon

A kind of coconut palm. It is smaller than the ordinary variety. (see guyúd).


dahô

Hiligaynon

(H) To receive, accept, take from, take hold of. Nagdahô silá sang íla diplóma. They received their diplomas. Idahô akó sinâ. Kindly accept that for me. (see dawô, dáwat, dáwhat, báton).


dahóg

Hiligaynon

Shoot, tendril (of a vine, creeper, etc.).


dáhog

Hiligaynon

To slide, glide, skid, skate, slip, move or shoot along. Magdáhog ka sa kalát, lapgósan, etc. Slide down the rope, the may-pole, etc. Ipadáhog lang ang káhoy sa bánglid. Simply slide the tree down the incline.


dahóg, dáhog

Hiligaynon

Sliding, skidding, skating; selling well, much in demand. Dahóg gid ang ámon mga páhò, ságing, etc. Our mangoes, bananas, etc. are selling well. (see dáhog, mabákal, maáka-in the sense of selling well).


dahól-dahól

Hiligaynon

(B) Pretty well, rather much, satisfactory, average, tolerable; to be pretty well off, to do or act in a satisfactory manner. (see bolobáyhon, dawâdawâ, hingánhingán, gáwa).


dáhon

Hiligaynon

Leaf, petal, blade, frond. Ang mga dáhon. Leaves, foliage, leafage.


dahón-dahón

Hiligaynon

A kind of green insect; mantis, prayer fly, praying mantis.


dáhop

Hiligaynon

(B) To urge, occupy, keep busy, ply with work, give much to do. Dahópa ang táo sa pagóbra. Keep the man busy at work. Gindáhop níya akó sa pagarádo, sa pagbáyad sang ákon útang, etc. He urged me to plough vigorously, to pay my debt at once, etc. (see sákò).


dahúm-dáhum

Hiligaynon

To think about, muse upon, reflect upon, imagine, ponder. Anó ang ginadahúmdáhum mo? What are you thinking about? Walâ na akó sing pinadahúmdáhum (ginapadahúmdáhum) sa íya. I have now no longer anything to remind me of him. I have no reason to occupy my thoughts with him. I know nothing of his present whereabouts. (see hunâhúnà, dúmdum, panúmdum).


dahúmon

Hiligaynon

Idea, thought, inkling. Walâ gid siá sing dahúmon. He knows nothing about it. It's none of his business. He hasn't an inkling or idea of it. (see dahúmdáhum, dinahúmdáhum).


dái-a

Hiligaynon

To drift, float; bear, carry. (i.e. water bears,-carries). Gindái-a sang balúd ang sakayán nga nalúnud sa binít sang báybay. The waves floated the foundered boat to the water-edge. (see dágsà).


dai-áhan

Hiligaynon

Shore, beach, water-side, coast, sea-side, strand. (see báybay, baybáyon).


daíg

Hiligaynon

(B) Kindled, lighted. (see dabók).


dáig

Hiligaynon

(B) To light, kindle, ignite. Daíga ang kaláyo. Light the fire. Daígi akó sing kaláyo. Kindle a fire for me. Idáig mo akó ánay sang kaláyo sa dapóg. Please kindle the fire on the hearth for me. (see dábok).


daígon

Hiligaynon

Christmas-song,-carol,-waits; to sing Christmas-carols, etc. Nagakánta silá sing daígon-or-nagadaígon silá. They are singing Christmas-carols. (Formerly there was a custom of lighting fires along the road for the carol-singers, hence the name daígon from dáig-to light).


daíl

Hiligaynon

(B) To train, discipline; form, ground, habituate, familiarize with, prepare, coach; qualify. Dailá siá. Train him. Gindaíl ko siá gid sa pagpangúma. I prepared him well for the work of a farmer. Idaíl akó ánay siníng bátà sa pagpangabúdlay. Please do me the favour of making this boy used to work. (see hánas, ánad).


dáit

Hiligaynon

Peace, etc. See dáet.


daítol, da-ítol

Hiligaynon

To put or place on (upon), to push, press, compress, squeeze, crush. (see dát-ol, dát-og).


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