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ábtik

Hiligaynon

Dexterity, adroitness, skill, quickness, expertness in invention or execution; to be or become expert, adroit, dexterous, skillful. Bisán pa gánì ang búndul nga táo kon maghánas sing may kapísan magaábtik. Even a slow man, if he practises diligently, will become dexterous. Abtiká ang pagsulát. Try to write quickly. Naabtikán gid akó sang iya nga pagtahì. I was much impressed by her skill at sewing.



antígo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. antiguo) Old, experienced, cunning, clever, full of tricks and resources, one who is "an old hand at the game", one who "knows the ropes". Antígo siá magsugál, magsáot, magtokár, magpaníkas, etc. He is an experienced gambler, a clever dancer, a skilful music-player, a cunning sneak, etc. (see anád, banád, ábtik, batíd, sagád, lísto, sampáton).


dágmit

Hiligaynon

To acquire a habit or custom of, be used to, be quick at, be an old hand at, be good at, to be addicted to, fall into the way of. Indì ka magdágmit sa paghámbal-or-índì mo pagdagmitón ang paghámbal sing mga púlong nga maláw-ay. Don't get into the habit of using bad language. Magdágmit ka sa pagtrabáho sing mapísan kag mabinalákon. Accustom yourself to work diligently and carefully. (see hánas, ánad, ábtik, buyó).


dásay

Hiligaynon

To be quick, swift, fast, rapid, speedy, expeditious, do quickly, hasten, make haste. Dasáya ang ímo paghámbal. Speak faster. Come to the point quickly. (see dásig, dalî, ábtik).


kaábtik

Hiligaynon

Dexterity, adroitness, quickness, agility, expertness, swiftness. (ábtik).


líkis

Hiligaynon

To manage or arrange things well for oneself, know how to get results, gain one's point or the like. Maáyo siá maglíkis-or-sing líkis. He is an adept at arranging things well. He knows how to get results. He is very resourceful in whatever he undertakes. (see hímos, híwat, lísto, ábtik, etc.).


maábtik

Hiligaynon

Dexterous, expert, apt, adroit, deft; swift, nimble, quick: clever, skilful, skilled. (ábtik).


kaabtikón

Hiligaynon

See kaábtik.


lábtik

Hiligaynon

A flick, flip, stroke, blow, hit; to flick, flip, strike, lash, whip, beat. Ginlabtikán siá níya sang bulunál. He struck him with the whip-or-He gave him a flick of the whip. Labtikí siá bangúd sang maláut nga íya nga ginhímò. Let him smart for his wicked deed. Indì mo siá paglabtikán sang matalúm mo nga dílà. Don't lash him with your bitter (sharp) tongue. Nabáton níya ang tátlo ka lábtik. He received three strokes. Metaphorically: To give to understand, hint at. Linabtikán níya si Fulána sang íya gúgma. He gave Miss N.N. an inkling of his love for her. (see lábyog, búnal, hámpak, hánot).


abilidád

Hiligaynon

(Sp. habilidad) Ability, capacity, expertness, talent, mastery, knowledge, dexterity. Walà siá sing abilidád sa amó nga palangakóan. He has no capacity for such an office, (see kasángkul, álam, kaábtik, takús, tinón-an).


bánsag

Hiligaynon

Praise, exaltation, commendation, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, approbation, a tribute of gratitude or homage; to praise, extol, exalt, commend, laud, belaud, eulogize, panegyrize, magnify, glorify, think highly of. Nagbánsag siá sa kay Fuláno, sang íya baláy, sang íya batásan, etc. He praised N.N., his house, his character, etc. Ginbánsag níya ang íla nga pagpuní sang simbáhan. He praised-, lauded-, highly approved of-, their decoration of the church. Bansagá ang íla nga pagpangabúdlay, kapisanón, kaábtik, etc. Glorify their work, commend their zeal, praise their dexterity, etc. Nabansagán siá bangúd sang íya nga kinaálam (kinaádman). He became famous for his learning. On account of his learning he was-well-known, -highly appreciated. (see dáyaw, saólog, bántug, hangád, kilála).


bíbo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. vivo) Lively, animated, hustling, daring, audacious, energetic, vivacious. (see mabákas, mapísan, maúkud, mapántok, lísto, alísto, maábtik, sagád, batíd, anád, matinguháon).


binaláybay

Hiligaynon

Parable, similitude; poem, poetry; to use poetical language. Hámbal nga binaláybay. A figure of speech. Poetical expression. Pagsermón nga binaláybay. Preaching in the form of parables. Ang mga binaláybay nga sinulát ni Fuláno matahúm. The poems written by N.N. are beautiful. Maábtik siá magbinaláybay. He is an adept in the use of poetical language (whether spoken or written). (see baláybay).


dílà

Hiligaynon

The tongue; to lick with the tongue. Mapísan ang íla mga dílà. Their tongues are very busy. They are great gossips. Ang íya dílà waláy túl-an. His tongue is unbridled. Literally: His tongue is boneless. Ang mga babáye nga matalíwis sing dílà maábtik magbuyágyag sang mga tinágò sang íla isigkatáo. Sharp-tongued women are quick to let out the secrets of their neighbours. Indì ka magdílà sang ímo kamót, kay maláw-ay. Don't lick your hand, for it is not a nice thing to do. Gindiláan sang idô ang pínggan. The dog licked the plate. Ngangahá kag ipadiwál ang dílà mo. Open your mouth and put out your tongue. (see dílap).


dokól-dokól

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of dokól. Ang ámon sakristán maábtik gid magdokóldokól sa mga akólito nga nagsayúp. Our sacristan is an adept at knuckling acolythes that make mistakes.


ísip

Hiligaynon

Reckoning, counting, count, numbering, enumeration, tally, tale, mind, reason, thinking, idea, thought, reasoning; to reckon, count, carp, number, enumerate, compute, tell. Isípa sing maáyo iníng mga kawáyan kon pilá ka nahót ang kúlang pa. Count well these bamboos to find out how many are still short. Isípi siá sing limá ka gatús nga maís nga binílog. Count him out five hundred full corn-cobs. Iísip akó ánay siníng kwárta. Please count this money for me. Ginaisípan níya ang íya mga útud. He is selfish or niggardly in dealing with his brothers and sisters (i.e. counting and making notes of everything they spend, constantly reminding them of what it costs him to support them and the like). Maábtik siá magísip. He is an expert at counting. Daw sa nawád-an siá sing ísip. He is, acts, looks, as if he had lost his senses or reason. He is (was) puzzled or bewildered. Dílì maáyo iní nga ísip. This is not a good idea or thought. It is bad reasoning. (see hunâhúnà, painóíno).


hánas

Hiligaynon

To drill, train, exercise, practise, rehearse, habituate, become familiar with, familiarize, make used to, accustom, inure to, break in to. Hanása ang mga bátà sa pagsulát. Practise the children in writing. Ginhánas níya ang manók sa pagsámpok. He trained the cock for fighting. Hanási akó sang ákon karabáw sa pagdáro. Do me a favour and break in my buffallo to the plough. Kon mapísan ikáw maghánas sinâ maábtik ka sa dílì lang madúgay. If you practise that diligently you will soon become skilful at it. (see ánad, ságad, sáli, buyó, bánggad, balándra, gálit).


ísip

Hiligaynon

Reckoning, counting, count, numbering, enumeration, tally, tale, mind, reason, thinking, idea, thought, reasoning; to reckon, count, carp, number, enumerate, compute, tell. Isípa sing maáyo iníng mga kawáyan kon pilá ka nahót ang kúlang pa. Count well these bamboos to find out how many are still short. Isípi siá sing limá ka gatús nga maís nga binílog. Count him out five hundred full corn-cobs. Iísip akó ánay siníng kwárta. Please count this money for me. Ginaisípan níya ang íya mga útud. He is selfish or niggardly in dealing with his brothers and sisters (i.e. counting and making notes of everything they spend, constantly reminding them of what it costs him to support them and the like). Maábtik siá magísip. He is an expert at counting. Daw sa nawád-an siá sing ísip. He is, acts, looks, as if he had lost his senses or reason. He is (was) puzzled or bewildered. Dílì maáyo iní nga ísip. This is not a good idea or thought. It is bad reasoning. (see hunâhúnà, painóíno).


kapágsi

Hiligaynon

Swiftness of movement, speediness, quickness, nimbleness, etc. (see kalígsi, págsi-lígsi). Also: activity, energy, agility, etc. (see kaábtik).


katúdus

Hiligaynon

Force, impetus, vigour in the use of one's hands, as in striking, boxing, throwing, etc.; harshness, roughness, abruptness (of speech). (see katígdas, kaábtik).


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