List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter M - Page 56

manobô

Hiligaynon

Low, depressed, short, not high or tall. (see nobô, manabâ).



manobô-nóbò

Hiligaynon

Dim. of manobô. Rather low, rather short, of low stature, a little less than normal in height. Maníwang siá kag manobônóbò. He was lean and rather low in stature.


manog

Hiligaynon

A prefix denoting occupation with what the root or term implies to which it is attached, e.g. manogarádo-a plougher; manogdumúg-a wrestler; manoghábul-a weaver; manoglála-a basket-weaver, one who makes wickerwork; manogabút-one about, or expected, to arrive; manogkádto-one about to leave or go somewhere, manogtapús-one about to finish or complete (his studies, a job, etc.). N.B. Very frequently the prefix manog-produces a shifting of the accent of the term to which it is attached, e.g. manogdumúg (dúmug); manoghábul (habúl); manogtapús (tápus) and many more. (manug-id.).


manogpalungsúnug

Hiligaynon

A member of a fire-brigade, fireman. (see pálong, súnug).


manohán

Hiligaynon

An object played from the hand in various games, as a ball, stone, marble, card, etc. (see máno).


manók

Hiligaynon

Fowl, chicken; cock, gamecock; poultry. (see agák, sulúg, mungâ, pisô, sumaláyhaw, kilawát, dumalága, damulága).


manók-manókon

Hiligaynon

Somewhat like or resembling a chicken; squinting slightly.


manól

Hiligaynon

Low, mean, boorish, uncultured, very common, rough, coarse, rude, vulgar, not fit or proper for educated or refined people. (see bástos).


mánong

Hiligaynon

The eldest brother. (see mánang-the eldest sister).


manóng

Hiligaynon

The vocative of mánong.


manóso

Hiligaynon

(Sp. manojo) A handful; a bunch, batch, string of, rope of, bundle; a bundle of one hundred tobacco leaves on a string, or the like.


manóy

Hiligaynon

(H) Eldest brother (familiar). (see mánong, manóng).


mánsa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. mancha) Stain, blotch, blur, taint, spot, blot, blemish, dirt. (see dágtà, bulíng, hígkò, etc.).


mansánas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. manzana) Apple.


mansanílya

Hiligaynon

(Sp. manzanilla) The common chamomile, a medicinal plant.


mansebádo

Hiligaynon

See amansebádo-one living in concubinage.


mansisiwá

Hiligaynon

Nurse, wet-nurse, children's nurse. (see yáya, sisiwá).


mansistér

Hiligaynon

(English: manchester) White cotton cloth, twill, drill, Manchester goods or wares.


mánso

Hiligaynon

(Sp. manso) Tame, domestic, domesticated, gentle, meek, willing, broken in, well trained, subdued, tractable. (see mahagúp, mabúot, antâ).


mánta

Hiligaynon

(Sp. manta) A woollen blanket; shawl, travelling rug. (see hábul, abláy, kúnop, kápay).


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