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á-a

Hiligaynon

An exclamation of sorrow, anguish or the like. A-a, kon amó inâ ang pangabúhî, maáyo na lang nga mamatáy akó! Ah, if life is such, it would be better for me to die! A-a, ano na man iní! Maanó na lang akó! Alas, what does this mean! What shall I do now!



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.


abá-a, abáa

Hiligaynon

Ah! Oh! Alas! Indeed! (see abá, abâ, abáw).


adá-áda

Hiligaynon

To receive in trust, to acquire with the prospect of ultimate ownership, to have some property provisionally settled on oneself during the lifetime of the testator (especially applied to lands distributed to their children by parents with the stipulation that the parents retain the ownership as long as they live, and may at any time change the previous arrangement). Nagaadá-áda siá siníng (or ginaadá-áda níya iní nga) bántud sámtang (miéntras) buhì ang íya ginikánan. This enclosed field is in his possession or administration during the lifetime of his parent (with the promise of ultimate ownership after the death of his parent). Ginpaadá-adahán níya ang íya mga anák sing mga dútà. He distributed some lands among his children.


agá-ága

Hiligaynon

Every morning, regularly in the morning. Agá-ága or sa agá-ága makítà mo siá sa íya sululátan. Each morning you will find him at his writing desk.


agá-ága

Hiligaynon

Of a morning, every morning. (see agáagá, agahán).


agá-agá

Hiligaynon

Rather late in the morning. (see hapónhapón-rather late in the evening).


agumá-a

Hiligaynon

A kind of fish that is frequently cut in two, salted and dried in the sun. Agumá-a nga pinákas. Salt agumá-a.


alâ-álà

Hiligaynon

To hesitate, be in doubt, be undecided. Nagaalâ-álà siá sa pagsulúd or ginaalâ-aláan níya ang pagsulúd. He hesitates to enter (see alág-ag, aláng-álang, duhádúha).


ala-asáwa

Hiligaynon

Concubine, an unmarried or illegally married woman. (see araasáwa, oloasáwa).


(derived from the Sp. hacendera, hacendero) The female (male) owner of a comparatively small farm; a farmer on a small scale.


alabá-ab

Hiligaynon

Moderate warmth, tepidity, lukewarmness; to be or become warm, lukewarm, tepid. Ang alabá-ab sang gúgma, sang sílak sang ádlaw, etc. The (mild, soft) warmth of love, of the rays of the sun, etc. Ang sópas nga maínit kaína, nagalabá-ab na. The soup that was hot a while ago is lukewarm now or has become tepid. Paalaba-ába lang ang túbig, índì mo pagpainíton gid. Make the water only lukewarm, do not make it quite hot. Naalaba-ában ang íya nga dúghan sang matám-is nga handumánan. His heart waxed warm with sweet recollections. Padálhi akó sing ísa ka báso nga tsa nga maalabá-ab. Get somebody to fetch me a glass of lukewarm tea.


alaká-ak

Hiligaynon

Spread, distributed, dispersed over a large area with considerable distances between; to be spread or distributed, etc. Alaká-ak or nagaalaká-ak ang mga háyop sa latagón, ang mga gál-um sa lángit, etc. The cattle are scattered over the open country, the clouds are distributed over the sky, etc. Alaká-ak gid lámang ang mga baláy dídto sa bakólod. The houses there on the hill are widely spaced. (see aták-aták).


alangá-ang

Hiligaynon

A slight cold, catarrh, a touch of fever. May alangá-ang siá or ginaalangá-ang siá. He has a slight cold. Inalangá-ang akó. I contracted a slight cold or catarrh. (see aláng-ang id.).


awâ-áwà

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of áwà. Indì mo pagawáawáon ang bátà, kay magahibî gid lang. Don't speak so very compassionately to the child, for it is certainly going to cry.


ayá-ay

Hiligaynon

The neap-tide, lowest tide.


ayá-ay

Hiligaynon

Scarce, rare, uncommon, seldom seen, seldom met with, hard to get; to be or become scarce, etc. Ayá-ay-or-nagaayá-ay ang ísdà sa karón nga túig. This year fish is scarce. (see íwat, hínà).


babá-an

Hiligaynon

bâbá-an, Gossip, chatterbox. (see bura-án, wakalán, palahámbal, palasúgid, etc.).


dilá-an

Hiligaynon

Long-tongued, having a large tongue; very talkative, a gossip, chatterbox, one who has the gift of the gab. (see buraán, babá-an, wakalán, etc.).


kaayá-ay

Hiligaynon

Scarcity, dearth, lack, want, need. (see ayá-ay).


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