List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter K - Page 66
Living from hand to mouth, etc. See abátabát.
Destitution, poverty, misery, penury. (músmus). (see kaimolán).
(Sp. como está) How are (you)?; to greet, salute, shake hands, inquire after another's health, etc. Kamústa ka man? How do you do? How are you? Kamustahánay kitá ánay. Let us shake hands first. Nagkamústa siá sa ákon. He asked me how I was. He saluted me. He shook hands with me.
(From the Sp. mucho) Much, a large amount. Abáw, kamútso sang ímo kináon! Goodness, what an amount of food you have taken! What a lot you have eaten! (see kadámù).
To strive, exert oneself, strain every nerve, do one's best, make great efforts; to fight, wage war, join battle, enter into conflict, engage in a fight. Nagakamútut (nagakinamútut) silá sa pagdaúg. They are making great efforts to win. (see pamurúg-ot, himúd-os, paningúhà, panikasúg).
(B) Article for the dative and accusative. (see sa, kay, sang, kang).
(B) When, at what time, (always with reference to the past). (see sán-o, pa, id.).
Food, especially cooked rice. (see káon).
(B) Him, her, it; to, at, from, by, etc. him, her, it. (see íya, sa, íya).
To test, try, examine, probe. (see tiláw).
(B) Lowness, shortness in height. (nabâ; see kanobô).
Shallowness, little depth. (see nábaw).
Test, trial, probe, examination, contest, competition. (see kaná).
(B) To me, etc. (see sa, ákon).
(Sp. canal) Channel, ditch, trench, conduit. Also: Verb. Kanalí ang higád sang dálan. Make a ditch at the side of the road. (see kalóg, ililigán).
A large-sized, very savoury banana.
To do quickly, thoughtlessly, absentmindedly, unawares. Nakanalî lang akó sa paghámbal sinâ. I uttered that thoughtlessly. (see tabinás, dalî).
Sweetness, deliciousness; nicety, niceness, beauty, comeliness. (námì)