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áta

Hiligaynon

See ágtà id. Kaáta sa ímo. How black you are.



atá

Hiligaynon

See áta id.


átà

Hiligaynon

Sepia, the black fluid of the-squid,-devil-fish,-cuttle-fish.


abrilátas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrir, latas) Can-opener, tin-opener.


agwatáto

Hiligaynon

Procurer, pimp, go-between. (see búgaw).


alapátan

Hiligaynon

(H) Measuring one fourth or quarter; a measure for the fourth part of. Pulakán nga alapátan. A measure containing one fourth of a gantang. (see talatlóhan-measuring one third).


alatasán

Hiligaynon

(H) A water channel that can be drained for catching fish by the method of "átas", (which see).


alatasón

Hiligaynon

(H) Fish to be caught by draining away water and leaving them stranded. (átas).


alátay

Hiligaynon

A disease manifesting itself by trembling and great dizzines; chickens are particularly liable to, and often die of, this disease. May alátay or ginaalátay ang manók. The chicken has been,-is attacked by alátay. Also: a swelling and inflammation of the eyelids. (see arátay id.).


One suffering from alátay.


alipatá

Hiligaynon

A kind of poisonous plant.


aliwatán

Hiligaynon

The wrist. Taknáan nga sa aliwatán. A wrist-watch, wristlet-watch.


alpargátas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. alpargata) Sandals or shoes made of cloth and having thick hempen soles.


arapátan

Hiligaynon

(B) See alapátan id.


arátay

Hiligaynon

(B) See alátay.


atábay

Hiligaynon

Shoring, shoring material, temporary props, supports, lining; to shore up, to line, to prop, support temporarily. Atabáyi ang bubón. Line the water-hole. Iatábay ko iníng pánit sang burí sa áwang námon. I will use this bark of the buri-palm to line our well with. Atabáyon ko ang pánit siníng burí. I will make shoring or lining of the bark of this buri-palm.


atád

Hiligaynon

To separate from, set apart, expose. The Dim. atád-atád is mostly used.


atád-atád

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of atád. Also: Spread out, spaced, not close together, not near to each other. (see putá-putá, aták-aták).


atádo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. atado) Tied, bound; a bundle or heap; a certain measure, particularly used in selling small fish. Nakabakál akó sing duhá ka atádo nga bilóng-bilóng, balingón, etc. I have bought two measures of bilóng-bilóng, balingón etc. N.B. Fish are often arranged for sale in little heaps to suit the dealer and his customers. The size of the heap may range from a handful to a hatful, and the price of each heap may vary from two centavos to half a peso, according to the quantity and quality of the fish. (see dulún, túmpok).


aták-aták

Hiligaynon

Spaced, spread out, not joined, not united, not together, not close to each other; to be or become separate or segregated from one another, etc. Sádto maíkit ang mga baláy siníng báryo, karón nagaták-aták na. Formerly the houses in this village were close together, now they are widely spaced. Ginaták-aták níla ang mga baláy. They spread the houses out singly with considerable distances between them. Aták-aták gid lámang dirí ang mga páhò, dílì gid pinúnsok. Mango-trees here are to be met with only one here and there, not in groups. Maáyo gid ang pagpaaták-aták sang mga baláy nga kawáyan kag nípà, kay kon gutúk sa minurô kag may kaláyo maúmid silá nga tanán. Houses made of bamboo and thatched with nípà should be spaced far from one another, for if they are close together within a village and a fire breaks out they will all be involved (in the calamity). (see atád-atád, putá-putá, malakâ, isáísa).


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