List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter M - Page 57

mántas

Hiligaynon

Reliable, etc. (of watch-dogs). See mángtas id.



mantéka, mantékà

Hiligaynon

(Sp. manteca) Lard, fat, dripping. (see támbok).


mantékilya

Hiligaynon

(Sp. mantequilla) Butter.


mantél

Hiligaynon

(Sp. mantel) Table-cloth, altar-cloth, table-cover. (see tabón).


mantelyína

Hiligaynon

(Sp. mantellina) Mantilla, a woman's head-shawl, woman's veil. (see kúnop, kúmbung, takuróng, tákdong, kúdong).


mantenér

Hiligaynon

(Sp. mantener) To maintain, keep up, hold out, support, keep alive, manage to go on. Nagamantenér gid lang silá sang íla pangabúhì. They are just managing to keep alive, they are supporting themselves rather poorly or with difficulty. Mantenehón mo ánay ang kalát, kay kuháon ko pa ang tigíb. Hold the rope in position, for I am going to fetch the chisel. Komústa kamó?-Nagamantenér kamí. How are you?-We are getting along pretty well. Nagaduhádúha akó kon makamantenér siá dídto sing maláwig nga tión. I wonder (doubt), whether he will be able to support himself there (remain there) for any length of time. Mantenér lang. It will do-for the present,-to go on with. It is only-a make-shift,-a temporary substitute, or the like.


manteníya

Hiligaynon

See mantenér.


mantéu

Hiligaynon

A ghost. See mantíw.


mantihón

Hiligaynon

Bewitched, charmed, wonderful. (see mantíw).


mantíw

Hiligaynon

A bugbear, a ghost supposed to be of gigantic proportions and of terrible aspect; jinnee, jinn.


mantiwón

Hiligaynon

Bewitched, etc. See mantihón.


mántò

Hiligaynon

(Sp. manto) A head-covering, head-shawl (for women). (see mantelyína).


mántyo

Hiligaynon

A ghost. See mantíw.


manúbad

Hiligaynon

Preying upon, devouring, ravening, rapacious, catching and tearing to pieces. (see subád-sibád, síbà, manúkub).


manug

Hiligaynon

See manog-.


Butcher, slaughterer, dealer in meat. (see íhaw).


manug-ísdà

Hiligaynon

Fisher, fisherman, angler, fishmonger or dealer in fish, seller of fish. (see ísdà).


manúgang

Hiligaynon

(B) Daughter-in-law. (see umágad-son-in-law; in some places manúgang and umágad are used promiscuously for son-in-law and daughter-in-law). (see dúgang, ágad).


manugáyo

Hiligaynon

Doing well, recovering, getting well, improving (of sick persons); promising, likely to turn out well (of crops, etc.). (see áyo, marayádon).


manugbákal

Hiligaynon

Buyer, purchaser, customer. (see bakál, súkì).


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