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áswang

Hiligaynon

See ásuang.



abáyan

Hiligaynon

Liable to fall under a spell by which a benefit is changed into its opposite evil. Indì mo pagsingganán ang bátà nga matámbok siá, kay básì abáyan. Don't tell the child that it is fat, because it might fall under an evil spell (and become lean or sick). N. B. This is a superstition. It is likely that after "abáyan" "sang áswang" is understood.


ahós

Hiligaynon

To tease, to stroke or caress a child against its will, to pat or fondle a child averse to such handling till it cries, gets angry or runs away. Ahosá siá. Tease him. Ipaahós mo sa íya ang bátà. Let him tease the baby. Nagmasakít ang bátà kay inahós ni Fulána nga áswang. The baby got sick, because the witch N.N. had caressed it or had teased it. (see ulít, tiáw-tíaw, lahóg-láhog).


ásuang

Hiligaynon

A wizard, witch, one that practises witchcraft, a sorcerer, magician, enchanter, one supposed to be in league with the devil and capable of doing harm by spells and enchantments; the devil. (áswang id.).


balúndò

Hiligaynon

Change, transmutation, transformation, metamorphosis; to transform-, change-, turn-, fish into meat, cats into birds, wood into stone, etc. A superstitious belief has it, that "áswang" can do such things. Ang ísdà nabalúndò sa kárne. The fish was changed into meat. Nabalundoán siá sing kárne. He had some transformed, or mysterious meat placed before him. Binalundoán siá sing ísdà. He was given mysterious fish (something transformed into fish). Ang kuríng ginbalúndò sang manogbalúndò sa píspis. The wizard turned the cat into a bird. (see bálhin, bályo, báylo).


dúmug

Hiligaynon

Wrestling; to wrestle, grapple, struggle, scuffle. Magdúmug-or-dúmug na kamó. Wrestle now. Start wrestling. Dumúga siá. Wrestle with him. Grapple with him. Dumúgi siá. Get him to fight a wrestling bout with you. Ang mga waláy sing tinón-an nagapáti gid silá nga kagáb-i gindúmug sang áswang si Fuláno. Silly folks actually believe that last night the evil spirit wrestled with N.N. Madámù nga mga pamatán-on ang magatámbong kon may dúmug. Many young fellows will attend if there is wrestling.


pakpákan

Hiligaynon

Having large wings, broad-or large-winged; winged (in general). Also: an evil spirit, the áswang.


sungáyan

Hiligaynon

Horned, having horns; the devil, an evil spirit (áswang).


tandáyag

Hiligaynon

Infernal, hellish, devilish, demoniacal, fiendish, diabolic, malevolent, malign, malignant, evil-minded, mischievous, execrable, accursed. Tandáyag nga bátà iní. This is-a very bad,-very naughty boy,-a demon of a boy. This boy is the very devil. (see yawán-on, sárot, gátud, sutíl, maláut, áswang).


wákwak, wakwákan

Hiligaynon

Witch, wizard, sorcerer, one in league with the devil, one who practises the black art (necromancy, magic). (see pakpákan, silíksilík, áswang).