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ában

Hiligaynon

To finish, take away or off (a loom or the like). Abána ang ákon háblon sa madalî nga saráng mahímò. Get my cloth off the loom as soon as possible. Ginában sang subâ ang ámon dútà. The river has washed away our land. Abánon mo na ang íya nga balayoón, kay nagtú-gon siá nga, kon maában na, ipadalá sa íya sa waláy lídan. Finish the cloth for making dresses, for she ordered it to be sent to her at once, when it was ready. Abáni akó sing duhá ka patádyong. Get me off the loom two native skirts, i. e. cloth sufficient for two such skirts called patádyong. Dílì makaában ang subâ siníng umá, kay may pángpang nga dínglì. The river cannot carry (wash) away this farm-land, for its bank is of hard sandstone. Naában na ang tátlo ka búlan sa napúlò nga inogbulúthù níya sa koléhyo. Three months have gone by already of the ten he has to study at college. Ginában níya ang dakû níya nga mánggad sa mga kalingáwlingáwan kag waláy pulús nga mga kahinguyángan. He spent his great wealth on diversions and useless extravagance. (see hingápus, hingapús, kúhà, búhin, áb-ab, etc.).



áb-ab

Hiligaynon

To eat or bite off a piece: to undermine and carry off, wash away (of water). Ab-abá lang ang tinápay kag ang mabilin nga inab-abán ihátag mo sa ímo mánghud. Just bite off a piece of bread, and give the remainder to your younger brother (sister). May katalágman nga ab-abón sang subâ ang pángpang. There is danger that the river will undermine and carry off its banks. Indì mo pag-ipaáb-ab[*] ang kárne sa idô. Do not let the dog snap at the meat. (see áp-ap, kábkab, kádkad, ríbrib).


alabá-ab

Hiligaynon

Moderate warmth, tepidity, lukewarmness; to be or become warm, lukewarm, tepid. Ang alabá-ab sang gúgma, sang sílak sang ádlaw, etc. The (mild, soft) warmth of love, of the rays of the sun, etc. Ang sópas nga maínit kaína, nagalabá-ab na. The soup that was hot a while ago is lukewarm now or has become tepid. Paalaba-ába lang ang túbig, índì mo pagpainíton gid. Make the water only lukewarm, do not make it quite hot. Naalaba-ában ang íya nga dúghan sang matám-is nga handumánan. His heart waxed warm with sweet recollections. Padálhi akó sing ísa ka báso nga tsa nga maalabá-ab. Get somebody to fetch me a glass of lukewarm tea.


alabú-ab

Hiligaynon

Leavings, sediment, dregs, lees, admixtures; offspring, progeny. Ang alabú-ab sang túbig. The sediment of water. Ang alabú-ab or inalabú-ab sang táo. The progeny or offspring of a man. Also used as a verb. Nagalabú-ab ang túbig. The water has formed a sediment. Ginaalabu-ában akó sang túbig sa sulúd siníng áwang. The water in this cistern contains too much sediment for me or it appears to me that the water in this cistern is mixed with sediment. (see lábud-dregs of wine, tubâ, vinegar, etc.; lágtok-sediment in a tube, tobacco-pipe, etc.; halabú-ab id.).


gús-ab

Hiligaynon

To bite, snap, nip, gnaw, champ, manch, crunch, craunch, nibble (a bone or the like). Gingus-abán sang idô iníng túl-an. The dog has gnawed this bone. Halá, gus-abá lang sing maáyo ang ímo báyò, kay madámù ang pílak mo nga inugbalakál! You just bite the sleeve of your jacket, as you have so much money to buy (a new) one! (sarcastically said to children biting their sleeves in anger or disappointment). Ipagús-ab lang sa idô iníng mga túl-an. Give these bones to the dog to gnaw. Andamí ang idô, kay daw buót siá maggús-ab sang ímo pusúpusuán. Beware of the dog, for he looks as if he means to nip you in the calf of the leg.


hingában

Hiligaynon

To finish (weaving, etc.). Nakahingában ka na sang ákon delargóhon? Have you finished the cloth for my trousers? Pilá ka térno ang ímo ginhingában? How many suits of clothes have you finished weaving? Mahingabánan mo balá akó sang ákon térno sa sulúd siníng pituádlaw? Can you finish (weaving) my suit of clothes this week? Indì akó makahingában sang ímo háblon sa sulúd sa isá ka búlan. I cannot get your cloth off the loom within a month. (see ában).


lúk-ab

Hiligaynon

To open, lay open in folds, lay bare, expose. Nalúk-ab ang íya úlo, kay naígò siá sang lisó. His brain was laid bare, for he was hit by a bullet. Luk-abá ang dútà sang ímo tagád. Open the ground with your dibble. Luk-abí akó sing isá ka púnò nga asuséna, kay itanúm ko sa ákon pamulákan. Dig out (with roots and earth) one white lily for me, for I wish to plant it in my garden. Naluk-abán siá sang íya úlo kag napatáy. His head was split open and he died. (see lúkba, húl-ab, ukáb).


sábsab

Hiligaynon

To take within (one's) range, to spread to and destroy, said of fire, etc. Ginsábsab sang kaláyo ang túmpi nga humáy. The fire took in and destroyed the rice-stack (stack of rice). (see ában, áb-ab).


ábang

Hiligaynon

To take within range or sweep (of fire, etc.). Sang pagkasúnug sang baláy ni Fuláno naábang man ang ámon baláy. When N.N.'s house burned down, our house also was involved. Kon may súnug nga malapít sa plása, may katalágman nga abángon man sang kaláyo ang simbáhan. If a fire breaks out near the public square, there is danger that the church may also come within its destructive range. (see ánas, úmid).


abáng

Hiligaynon

(B) Greediness, avarice, cupidity, covetousness; to be greedy or desirous of getting a larger share than others. Indì ka magpangabáng. Don't be greedy. (see pangunyádì, hákug, kágud, panginyáwat).


abáng-ábang

Hiligaynon

A tree well known for its beautiful leaves and large pods. These latter contain a great number of winged seeds that look like butterflies (alibángbang).


abáng-ábang

Hiligaynon

(B) To help, assist, aid, succour, lend a helping hand. Abáng-abángi siá. Help him. Render him assistance. Lend him your aid. (see tábang, tabángtábang).


abaníko

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abanico) Fan; to fan. Abanikóhi akó, mamá, kay magín-ot. Fan me mother, for it is sultry. Kuyabí akó sang ímo abaníko. Fan me with your fan. Paabanikóhi ang mga bisíta, kay mabóhot kaáyo. Provide the visitors with fans, for it is very close. (see kuyáb, kuluyáb, kuruyáb, páypay).


abáno

Hiligaynon

(Sp. habano) A cigar, especially one made by machinery, and sold by tobacconists (in contradistinction to the piokós-a home-made cigar, rolled by hand for private use). Bákli akó sing duhá ka abáno nga taglimá ka sentimós. Buy me two cigars of five centavos each. Indì akó makaúyon sang abáno kay matáb-ang; ginapasolabí ko gid ang piokós, kay labíng maísug. I do not like cigars sold by tobacconists, for they are too mild; I much prefer home-made cigars, because they are very strong, (see tabákò, tabakô, piokós).


abansáda

Hiligaynon

(Sp. avanzada) Exposed, open (to the wind), (see ábong, bansáda).


babaná

Hiligaynon

A tropical tree and its edible fruit, soursop, bullock's heart. (see gwabaná id.).


barbában

Hiligaynon

Bearded, whiskered, one with a large beard. (see bungóton, bungtanán).


gabáng

Hiligaynon

More than half-full; to fill more than half-full. Iníng báso nagabáng sang túbig. This glass is more than half-full of water. Iníng gantángan gingabáng níla sing humáy. They filled this ganta more than half-full with rice. Indì mo paggabangón ang báso sing bíno. Don't fill the glass more than half-full with wine. Indì mo siá paghatágan sing humáy nga gabáng sa paníga. Don't give him more than half a fanega of rice.


gwabaná

Hiligaynon

(Sp. guanabano, guanabana) A tropical tree and its edible fruit, bullock's heart, soursop. (see babaná).


(H) Field of grass, meadow, grazing ground, grass land, pasturage, pasture land. (see hálab, halálban).


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