List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter N - Page 10

nióg-níog

Hiligaynon

A kind of plant with roots that yield a very sticky juice, much used as a glue in the making of musical instruments.



nípà

Hiligaynon

The nipa-palm and its leaves much used for thatching.


nipáan

Hiligaynon

A place abounding in nipa-palms; a man who possesses many nipa-palms.


nípay

Hiligaynon

A kind of vine with down on its seed-pods. This down causes great pain and annoyance, if brought in contact with one's skin; to treat with nípay, blow or sprinkle nípay upon somebody as an act of revenge or punishment. Nanipáyan siá. He was blown upon (sprinkled) with nípay, received a dose of nípay. Ginnipáyan níya si Fuláno (Nagnípay siá sa kay Fuláno). He gave N.N. a dose of nípay. (see kulahós, which is still more painful than nípay).


nípi

Hiligaynon

(Perhaps from the Sp. naipe) The payment of a certain portion of the winnings at cards for the use of the cards, light, rooms, etc.; to pay for the use of rooms, cards, light, etc. with a certain percentage of the winnings. Naganípi silá sang baráha sa baláy ni Fuláno. They are paying for the use of the cards at N.N.'s house. Kon malúyag kamó magsugál dirí sa ákon baláy, nipíhan nínyo ang ákon baráha. If you wish to play at cards here in my house, you must pay me for the use of my cards.


nipihán

Hiligaynon

A box or receptacle for the "nípi".


nipís

Hiligaynon

To be, become or make thin, to thin, reduce, attenuate. Nipisón mo ang tápì. Make the board thin. Nanipisán akó siníng hénero. This cloth is too thin (flimsy) for me. Utdon mo ang tápì sa nanipisán. Cut the plank, where it is thin. Nagnipís siá, kay nagmasakít. He became thin, for he was sick.


nirág-nirág

Hiligaynon

Quiet, silent, motionless; to be quiet, etc. (see pahimúyong, hípus, pabánol, pabánok).


nísnis

Hiligaynon

To clean by rubbing, polish, burnish, brighten, shine, make-bright,-shine, put a polish on. See hínis, núsnus. Nisnisí-hínsi.


nítò

Hiligaynon

A kind of black rattan. It is much used for making hats and wickerwork.


nitó-nitó

Hiligaynon

Black, dark, swarth, swarthy, dingy, murky, pitchy, dusky, sable, ebon, sooty, sombre, jetty; to be or become black, dark, etc., to blacken, darken. (see ngitóngitó, itúm, ilúm).


níwang

Hiligaynon

To be or become thin, lean, emaciated, meagre, gaunt, lank, lanky, skinny, scrawny, scraggy, light, bony. Nagníwang siá dídto sa lakás nga pagpangabúdlay. He got lean there on account of too much work. Maganíwang ikáw, kon índì ka magkáon sing maáyo. You will get thin, unless you eat well. (see hágpis, nipís, kanít).


niyán

Hiligaynon

Now, nowadays, at present. (see nián).


no

Hiligaynon

(Sp. no) No, not. In Visayan this "no" is often used in the meaning of: isn't it-so?-true?-as I said? or as a sort of exclamation: You don't say so! Indeed! Is it really so? Nagtámbong ka gid dídto, no? You were there, isn't it so?


nobedád

Hiligaynon

(Sp. novedad) News, notice, latest information, any new incident, happening or event worth recording. (see balítà).


nobína

Hiligaynon

(Sp. novena) Novena, a religious devotion performed every day for nine successive days.


nobô

Hiligaynon

(H) To be, make or get low or short, to shorten, lower. See nabâ.


nobô

Hiligaynon

(H) To be, make or get low or short, to shorten, lower. See nabâ.


nóbya

Hiligaynon

(Sp. novia) Bride, betrothed, affianced, intended, fiancee. (see kalasálon, katípan).


nobyá-nóbya

Hiligaynon

To be betrothed, be engaged-, pay one's addresses-, make love-, to a girl, to woo (either seriously or otherwise). Naganobyá-nóbya siá. He has a sweetheart. He is courting (a girl). Indì ka magnobyánóbya kon walâ ka sing katuyoán nga matárung. Don't make love to a girl, unless your motives are honest.


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