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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).



baká

Hiligaynon

Hemp. (see abaká id.).


kaabakahán

Hiligaynon

An abaca-field, hemp-plantation. (abaká).


lánot

Hiligaynon

Hemp; hemp fibre; hempen, of hemp. (see abaká).


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.


bakábáka

Hiligaynon

Dim. of báka. Anything resembling a cow; also: a kind of vermin.


A kind of grass with round, botton-like seeds.


kabakáhan

Hiligaynon

Cattle, cows, kine. (báka).


kabákal

Hiligaynon

Quality of being much sought after, much in demand or much resorted to, selling well. (bákal).


kabákas

Hiligaynon

Energetic application, zeal, earnestness, industry, industriousness, activity, energy. (bákas).


kabakasón

Hiligaynon

See kabákas.


mabákal

Hiligaynon

Much in demand, much resorted to, selling well; going off well. (bákal; see maáka).


mabákas

Hiligaynon

Industrious, hard-working, energetic, diligent, active, assiduous in work. (bákas).


pabákas

Hiligaynon

To work hard, strive for the mastery, vie with, contend, compete, make great efforts. Pabákas kitá kon sín-o makadángat sing úna sa putókputokán sang búkid. Let us see which of us will reach the summit of the mountain first. Nagpabákas silá kon sín-o sa íla ang maúna makatápus. They tried which of them would finish first. (see bákas, paindísíndis).


pabakasáy

Hiligaynon

Competition, contention, emulation, rivalry, trial of skill or strength, outdoing each other or intriguing against each other; to use every means to beat one's adversary or opponent, etc. (see pabákas).


panlabakára

Hiligaynon

(Sp. lavar, cara) To wash one's face. Manlabakára ka. Wash your face. Papanlabakaráha si Hosé. Make José wash his face. (see panghilám-os).


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).


áka

Hiligaynon

To sell well, be much in demand, be much sought after. Nagáka karón sa Ilongílong ang páhò, ságing, ísdà kag manók. At present mangoes, bananas, fish and chickens are much in demand in Iloilo. Sang túig nga tinalíkdan maíwat ang pamaligyáon sang sibúkaw, ápang nián nagáka na. Last year the market for sibúkaw-wood was dull, stagnant, but now it is much in demand. (see maáka, kaáka, mabákal, bákal, ágaw, dásà).


arisgádo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arriesgado-risky, daring) An adept at making money, accepting profitable contracts, taking part in enterprises that yield a margin of profit; pushing, enterprising, acute, keen, astute, shrewd, clever, go-ahead, go-getter. Arisgádo siá nga táo. He is a clever dealer, a successful, enterprising man. (see pumalatíkang, mabákas).


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