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asawá

Hiligaynon

To be husband and wife, have marital relations. Nagaasawá or nagaasawaháy silá. They are married, are husband and wife. Ang mga magasawá. Married folks, wedded couples.



áwak, awák-áwak

Hiligaynon

To overflow, spirt out, spill, exude, ooze. (see álwak, áwas, búswit, púswak, tubúd, ágay, ílig).


áwang

Hiligaynon

(B) Well, cistern, pithole for bathing or drawing water, water-hole. Also used as a verb. Ginawángan námon ang apán. We dug pits for the locusts (to kill and bury them in), (see bubón, bubón and áwang are used promiscuously in some places, but more generally "bubón" means a water-hole near a river, etc. for bathing purposes, and "áwang" a well or cistern for drawing water for household purposes).


áwas

Hiligaynon

An overflow; to overflow, escape or spill over the rim, said chiefly of liquids. Nagaáwas ang túbig sa láta or ang láta ginaawásan sang túbig. The water is overflowing the can. Awas may also mean: a pollution. Paáwas sang láwas-Masturbation; to cause pollution. (see káwas).


awát

Hiligaynon

Occupation, business, engagement, work, anything that detains; to keep busy or engaged, to hinder from doing or attending to something else. May awát akó. I have some task to perform, some work in hand (and, consequently, I beg to be excused). Ginawát akó níya. He kept me occupied, hindered me from attending to something else. Dî mo akó pagawatón. Don't hinder or interrupt me. Iníng trabáho iawát ko sa ímo. I'll give you this work as an interruption to your present engagement. Awatí sing malíp-ot nga tión ang ímong buluhatón. Interrupt for a moment your present occupation. Allow your time to be encroached upon for a while. Awát man lang inâ. That was only an interruption, was of no avail, to no purpose, was a complete failure. Indì ka magkádto dídto, kay awát man lang ang ímo pagkádto. Don't go there, for your going there will be only a waste of time. (see kaawátan, mainawáton, libáng).


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.


áway

Hiligaynon

Fight, battle, struggle, conflict, fray, strife, contention, tussle, scuffle, scrimmage, encounter, fighting, quarrelling, war, combat; to fight, quarrel, come to blows, go to war, etc. Nagaáway silá. They are fighting or quarrelling. Nagakaáway silá. They are enemies. Dílì kamó mag-ináway or mag-ilináway. Don't fight or quarrel amongst yourselves. Anó ang ginawáyan nínyo kahápon sang hápon? What were you quarrelling about yesterday evening? Awáyon ko gid siá. I am certainly going to fight him. Tápus na ang dakû nga áway sa Orópa. The great war in Europe is finished. (see kaáway, kaawáyan, kaawayón, mangangawáy, ális, árnis, bagâ, bángig, banggiánay, etc.).


bakunáwa

Hiligaynon

A fabulous large snake or dragon believed to devour the moon at the time of an eclipse; eclipse of sun or moon. Ang búlan ginalámon, konó, sang bakunáwa. The moon, they say, is swallowed by the bakunáwa. (see eklípse).


a-â

Hiligaynon

Pooh! Whew! Foh! Faugh! Now then! Fie! An expression employed to prevent others from touching things they should not. A-â inâ! Don't touch that. Keep off. Pooh, it's filthy! Now then, keep away from that.


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).


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.).


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).


ábat

Hiligaynon

To follow, go after (frequently with the meaning implied of summoning or calling back). Abáta siá. Follow him (and tell him to come back). Summon him. Ipaábat ko siá sa kay Hosé. I shall send Joseph after him. Iábat mo ang bátà sa íya ilóy. Take the child after its mother. Paabáti si Andres sa kay Pédro or ipaábat si Andres sa kay Pédro. Order Peter to go after or call Andrew. Nagpaábat siá sa ákon sing kabáyo. He sent a horse after me. (see ápas, sunúd, tawág).


abát-ábat

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ábat. Also: to follow up, follow from place to place. Ginabátábat sang mga polís ang makáwat túbtub nga íla madakúp (nadakúp). The police followed the thief from place to place till they caught him. Abát-abáton nínyo ang duhá ka pamatán-on nga nagtabanáy túbtub nga ínyo makítà kag ibálik nínyo dirí silá nga duhá. Follow the two young people that have eloped till you find them and bring the two of them back here. (see sunúdsúnud).


abáy

Hiligaynon

(B) To join, enter, associate with, take to, mingle. Nagabáy na siá sa pagkapánday, pagkamangangawáy, etc. He has now taken to carpentry, has cast in his lot with the soldiery, etc. Dî mo pagiabáy ang ngálan sang Diós sa mga sugilánon nga kalibutánon. Do not mingle the name of God in worldly conversation. Indì mo pagábyan ang mga dîmatárung. Do not join with, associate with, wicked men. Abyí siá. Join him. Become his companion or associate. Ipa-*abáy mo ang ímo nga anák sa mga kaupdánan nga maáyo sing pamatásan. See that your child associates with companions of good behaviour. (see ábian, ábyan).


abír

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a ver) Let us see. Let us have a try. Hóo, abír, kon makabúhat ka sinâ. Yes, let us see, whether you can do that. (see tan-awón, ta, ipakítà, mo, tilawán, ta, etc.).


áblaw

Hiligaynon

(B) Affability, friendliness; sociability; to be or become affable; friendly, sociable. Nagáblaw siá karón. He has become affable or sociable now. Naablawán akó sa íya. He seems to me to be very friendly. Ipakilála ko sa ímo si Fuláno, kay sa waláy duhádúha paga-*ablawán ka gid sa íya. I will introduce N.N. to you, for without doubt you will find him very sociable, agreeable, affable. (see búgno, mabinugnóhon, kaáblaw, kaabláwan, mainabláwon, etc.).


ábong

Hiligaynon

On the windward side, not under the lee, open or exposed to the wind; to be or become exposed to the wind, etc. Ang ákon hulút ábong sa amíhan. My room is open to the north wind. Ginaabóngan sang habágat ang ámon kalán-an. Our refectory or dining-room is exposed to the south wind. Sádto ánay nalípdan sang kawáyan ang ákon kwárto, ápang karón, kay natapás na ang kawáyan, nagábong sa hángin. Formerly my room was sheltered behind bamboos, but now that the bamboos are cut down, it has become exposed to the wind, (see ámbi-open to the rain; abansáda).


ábri

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrir) To unlock, unfasten, open; to begin, commence, said of schools, classes, sessions, meetings, etc. Abrihi ang puérta, ang bintánà, etc. Open the door, the window, etc. Naabrihán na ang mga kláse. Classes have commenced. Ang makáwat walâ makaábri sang káha. The thief could not unlock-, open-, the safe. Kon walâ ka sing yábi nga ikaábri sa ganháan, bingkalá na lang. If you have no key that can unlock the door, simply burst the door in. (see bukás).


absolbér

Hiligaynon

(Sp. absolver) To absolve, acquit, declare free. A, kon amó inâ, índì akó makaabsolbér sa ímo. Oh, if that is so, I cannot absolve you. Absolbehí siá. Absolve him. Give him absolution. (see patáwad, luás, pasáylo).


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