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ágaw

Hiligaynon

See ágao.



agáw

Hiligaynon

Usurper; one who takes (or is accustomed to take) things by force; highhanded, overbearing, violent. (see ágaw).


agáw-agawón

Hiligaynon

What is to be or should be snatched from or saved at once. Sang pagabút námon dídto walâ na siá sing pangalibútan kag agáwagawón gid siá. When we arrived there he was already unconscious and it was high time for us to try to save him. (see ágaw, hingagawón, hilingagawón).


áka

Hiligaynon

To sell well, be much in demand, be much sought after. Nagáka karón sa Ilongílong ang páhò, ságing, ísdà kag manók. At present mangoes, bananas, fish and chickens are much in demand in Iloilo. Sang túig nga tinalíkdan maíwat ang pamaligyáon sang sibúkaw, ápang nián nagáka na. Last year the market for sibúkaw-wood was dull, stagnant, but now it is much in demand. (see maáka, kaáka, mabákal, bákal, ágaw, dásà).


áwat

Hiligaynon

Of use, worth something, etc. See yáwat. (see yádì, pangunyádì, panginyáwat).

-ay, (Short for -anay) A very frequently used suffix denoting reciprocity or an action by many, e.g. pilasáy, pinilasáy (pílas-to wound); bukaráy, binukaráy (búkad-to open, disclose); hikayáy, hinikayáy (híkay-to disparage, criticize); hikawáy, hinikawáy, (híkaw-to envy, spite); agawáy, inagawáy (ágaw-to snatch, take); sulátay, sinulátay (sulát-to write); minulayáy (múlay-to carp, cavil, run down); tabanáy, tinabanáy (tában-to run away with), etc. etc.


hábwà

Hiligaynon

To seize-, grasp-, take-, grab-, much of, be eager to get, scramble or make for, make a run at, struggle to obtain, rush upon. Ginhábwà lang níla ang kárne sa ilihawán, ang humáy sa alányan, etc. They rushed upon the meat at the butcher's, upon the rice in the harvest-field, etc. Indì kamó maghábwà sang tinápay-or-índì nínyo paghabwaón ang tinápay. Don't make such a scramble for the bread. Diín siá nakahábwà sing pílak kay manggaránon siá karón? Where did he pick up the money, for he is rich now? (see káka, kúhà, ágaw, típon, karipón).


hásà

Hiligaynon

Much in demand, well resorted to; to be much in demand, sell well. Hásà (naghásà) ang pamaligyáon sa tiénda ni Fuláno. The goods for sale at N.N.'s store are much in demand. (see áka, bákal, ágaw).


hilingagawón

Hiligaynon

(H) See hingagawón, agáw-agawón. (see ágaw).


hingágaw

Hiligaynon

To reach the goal, terminate, complete, finish, get ready, dispatch. Saráng ka makahingágaw dirí sa las dóse? Can you be here at twelve o'clock? Hingagáwon mo ang ákon talahíon sa buás. Finish (or dispatch) my sewing to-morrow. Ginhingágaw níya ang baláy sa walâ magulán. He reached home before it rained. Hingagáwa ang koríyo. Try to reach the mail (i.e. be there when the mail comes in). Makahingágaw ka balá siní túbtub karón sa hápon? Do you think you can finish it this evening? (see ágaw, tápus, hingápus).


inágaw

Hiligaynon

To scuffle, scramble, fight for the possession of. Ang mga bátà nagainágaw sang mga bukáka. The boys are fighting for the ripe fruit of the camunsil-tree. (see ágaw).


inágaw

Hiligaynon

To scuffle, scramble, fight for the possession of. Ang mga bátà nagainágaw sang mga bukáka. The boys are fighting for the ripe fruit of the camunsil-tree. (see ágaw).


kaágaw

Hiligaynon

Attraction, charm, captivation, fascination. (ágaw: see kailáan, kaáka).


kádwas

Hiligaynon

To grasp or snatch greedily, with out-stretched arm and clawing hand, seize precipitately, catch unceremoniously. Indì ka magkádwas sang súd-an. Indì mo pagkadwasón ang súd-an. Don't snatch at the side-dishes so greedily. (see búklas, ágaw).


maágaw

Hiligaynon

Ravishing, charming, captivating, taking, bewitching. (ágaw).


maáka

Hiligaynon

Much in demand or much resorted to (as a shop, merchandise, etc.). (see áka, mabákal, maágaw, ágaw).


paágaw

Hiligaynon

Caus. of ágaw-to seize, etc. Also: To contend, compete, scramble for. (pa, ágaw).


pangágaw

Hiligaynon

Freq. of ágaw. Usurpation, forceful appropriation, expropriation, dispossession; to take by force, usurp, etc.


sánggit

Hiligaynon

To seize, snatch, take hold of. (see sáklit, tában, ágaw, kúhà, lábnit, lámang).


bulagáw

Hiligaynon

Bright red, yellowish; blond, golden, light and fair (said of hair, eyes, complexion, etc.).


hagáw

Hiligaynon

Weak, thin, soft, faint (of voice). Naghagáw ang íya tíngug. His voice became weak. (see hágas).


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