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aláng-álang

Hiligaynon

Neither "fish, flesh nor fowl"; untimely, inconvenient, immature, not quite qualified or capable; to lack maturity, timeliness, qualities or conditions required. Ang mga páhò aláng-álang pa. The mangoes are not quite ripe yet. Aláng-álang pa ang tiémpo. The time is not convenient yet, the weather is still unreliable,-not quite suitable. Iníng batà aláng-álang pa sa pagbúthò. This child is too young to go to school. Also used as a verb. Dílì mo pagaláng-alángon ang pagabút mo dirí. Don't arrive here too late. Ginaláng-alángan akó sa pagdúaw sa ínyo, kay--. I was prevented from paying you a visit, because--. Kalití ang pagpaúlì, agúd dílì ka maaláng-alángan sang ulán. Make use of the first opportunity to go home, lest you should be detained by the rain.



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).


aláng-alangánon

Hiligaynon

Untimely, inopportune, inconvenient, premature; remiss, slack, negligent, careless, falling short of what is required. (see alángálang, alangón).


aláng-ang

Hiligaynon

(B) A trivial cold or slight fever. See alangá-ang id.


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.).


alók-alók

Hiligaynon

Desultory, rambling, passing from one thing or work to another and not completing any; to work by fits and starts, to do something in a desultory manner. Alók-alók nga pangóbra inâ. That is a poor, jerky way of working. Abáw, natápus na galî ang baláy nga ginalók-alók níla sa sulúd siníng limá ka túig. Why! They have actually finished the house at which they have been busy by fits and starts these last five years. Indì mo pagpaalók-alokón ang mga táo sa íla trabáho. Don't allow the men to slacken at their work. (see aláng-álang).


balakáng

Hiligaynon

To spread the feet and legs wide apart in standing, sitting or lying. Nagabalakáng siá sa ganháan. He is standing at the door with his feet wide apart. Ibalakáng or balakangá ang tiíl mo. Straddle your legs. Aláng-álang man nga balakangán ko ang tanán nga buluhatón. It is impossible for me to do all the work. (Literally: it is impossible for me to stretch my legs astride all the work, to bestride all the work. (see bakâ, bakáng, barakáng).


desóras

Hiligaynon

(Sp. deshora) Inopportune, untimely, ill-timed, at an unseemly hour, not the proper time, inconvenient time. (see aláng-álang, disóras).


disóras

Hiligaynon

Untimely, etc. See desóras. (see aláng-álang).


kaaláng-álang

Hiligaynon

Dim. of kaálang.


kaalangón

Hiligaynon

See kaálang, kaaláng-álang. Also: Childishness, foolishness, silliness. (see kapayaón).


maaláng-álang

Hiligaynon

Not quite convenient,-fit,-timely,-opportune. (see alángálang).


pangaláng-aláng

Hiligaynon

To hesitate, doubt, be-undecided,-in doubt,-uncertain, not to know exactly what to say or do. (alángálang).


patsóy

Hiligaynon

Missing the mark aimed at, a miss, beside the mark; to miss, to fail to hit. Sa tátlo níya ka habóy duhá ang patsóy, is álang ang matándà. Of his three throws two were misses, only one a hit.