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abá

Hiligaynon

Ah! Oh! Alas! Abá, ang íya sinâ nga katahúm! Oh, the beauty of it! Abá, kanógon gid inâ! Alas, what a pity! (see abáw).



abâ

Hiligaynon

(B) Oh! Ah! Really? Truly? Is it so, indeed? Abâ, matúod iní? Ah, is it really true? Can it be so? Nabáton ko ang isá ka makalilípay nga balítà-Abâ? I have received some joyful news.-Have you, really? (see abá, abáw).


abá

Hiligaynon

(B) The back, shoulder-blades, scapula; the breast of a bird, especially of a fowl; to carry on the back, put on the back. Ibutáng mo iníng bayóong sa abá sang karabáw. Put this bag on the buffalo's back. Toktoká ang abá sang manók. Chop up the breast of the chicken. Ginpaabá akó níya sa pagtabók sa subâ. He carried me on his back across the river. Paábhan mo siá. Get hold of his back. Grasp him behind by the shoulders. (see likód, talúdtud, dúghan, pétso, tíbong, patíbong).


abá-a, abáa

Hiligaynon

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


abád

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abad) Abbot, superior of an abbey.


abadésa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abadesa) Abbess, superioress of an abbey.


abadíya

Hiligaynon


abága

Hiligaynon

The shoulder; to shoulder, carry on the shoulder. Dálha lang iní sa abága mo or abagáha lang ini. Carry this on your shoulder. Malápad ang íya abága or malápad siá sing abága. He has broad shoulders, (see pangabága).


abagánhan

Hiligaynon

One with strong or broad shoulders, broad-shouldered, (see abága).


ábak

Hiligaynon

To follow in quick succession. Nagaábak gid lang ang ulán. The rain pours down at short intervals, one shower or squall following another in quick succession, (see abákabák which is more in use).


abák-abák

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ábak, To follow in succession one thing close upon other, chase each other, come one behind the other. Abáw, nagaalabák-abák gid lámang ang mga nagasalákà. Why, visitors are coming up one behind the other (in great numbers). Nagaabák-abák gid karón ang íla mga kalisúd. At present their difficulties are following one upon another or their troubles overtake one another, (see abútabút).


abaká

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abaca) The hemp-plant; hemp-fibre; hempen, made of hemp. Panápton nga abaká, kalát nga abaká, etc. Hemp-cloth, hemp-rope, etc. (see lánot).


abakahán

Hiligaynon

One who has plenty of-, is rich in-, hemp; containing hemp-plants, suitable for a hemp-plantation. Bakólod nga abakahán. A hill covered with hemp-plants or suitable for growing hemp. Bankílan siá, kay abakahán kaáyo. He is wealthy or influential, because he owns large hemp-plantations.


abákan

Hiligaynon

A small fish of a reddish colour.


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.).


ábang

Hiligaynon

To take within range or sweep (of fire, etc.). Sang pagkasúnug sang baláy ni Fuláno naábang man ang ámon baláy. When N.N.'s house burned down, our house also was involved. Kon may súnug nga malapít sa plása, may katalágman nga abángon man sang kaláyo ang simbáhan. If a fire breaks out near the public square, there is danger that the church may also come within its destructive range. (see ánas, úmid).


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).


abáng-ábang

Hiligaynon

A tree well known for its beautiful leaves and large pods. These latter contain a great number of winged seeds that look like butterflies (alibángbang).


abáng-ábang

Hiligaynon

(B) To help, assist, aid, succour, lend a helping hand. Abáng-abángi siá. Help him. Render him assistance. Lend him your aid. (see tábang, tabángtábang).


abaníko

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abanico) Fan; to fan. Abanikóhi akó, mamá, kay magín-ot. Fan me mother, for it is sultry. Kuyabí akó sang ímo abaníko. Fan me with your fan. Paabanikóhi ang mga bisíta, kay mabóhot kaáyo. Provide the visitors with fans, for it is very close. (see kuyáb, kuluyáb, kuruyáb, páypay).


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