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alá

Hiligaynon

Pull! Haul! Now then! Hello! An exclamation used in animating workmen, in enforcing attention and the like. Alá na kamó nga tanán! Now then, pull all together! Alá ikáw dirâ, halín ka. Hello! you there, clear out. (see halá id. and the more usual form; perhaps from the Sp. hala).



alâ

Hiligaynon

A Tagala, a Tagalog woman, (tagála id.).


ál-al

Hiligaynon

To get loose, to peel or scale off, as a piece of bark, skin, flesh, etc. Nagál-al na ang kogán sang ákon butí. The scabs of my smallpox have now fallen off. Lauyáha ang kárne túbtub nga magál-al sa túl-an. Boil the meat till it comes loose from the bone. Al-alá or paal-alá ang pánit sang manók. Boil the chicken till the skin comes away.


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.


alág-ag

Hiligaynon

Hesitating, doubtful, timid, shy; to be or become doubtful, etc. Nagaalág-ag ang buót ko sa pagsulát sa íya, kay básì magasúngon. I am afraid to write to him, for he may get angry, or he may take it ill. Indì ka magpangalág-ag, kóndì dayóna lang ang ímo igahámbal. Don't be shy or don't hesitate, but continue what you have got to say. Nagapangalág-ag siá magsulúd, kay básì akígan. He hesitates to enter, for he may possibly meet with an angry reception. (see alâ-álà).


alóg

Hiligaynon

A Tagalog. (see tagálog, alâ-a Tagala, a Tagalog woman).


ambáhan

Hiligaynon

Song, hymn, festive song, vocal music, chant, canticle, lay, ditty; to sing hymns, to praise in song. Nagaambáhan silá or nagakánta silá sing mga ambáhan. They are singing hymns. Magambáhan kitá sa Diós or ambahánan ta ang Diós. Let us sing hymns to God. Alá, iambáhan ta sa Mahál nga Bírhen iníng kalantáhon. Now then, let us sing this song in praise of the Blessed Virgin.


tagála

Hiligaynon

A Tagalog woman. (see alâ).


aláag

Hiligaynon

The waxing moon, near full-moon. (see paugsarón).


aláb-ab

Hiligaynon

See alabá-ab id.


alába

Hiligaynon

(Perhaps from the Sp. alabar) To beseech, ask in prayer, to call on God or the Saints in prayer. The Freq. pangalába is usually employed. Nagapangalába kamí sa ímo---. We beseech you---. Ginapangalába námon sa ímo nga---. Ginapangalabáhan námon ikáw nga---. We beseech thee or we call on thee, that---. (see pangamúyò, pangáyò, pangadî, panawág).


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.


alábri

Hiligaynon

(H) Anything used for the purpose of opening, a key, etc. Also: The plural form of ábri (Sp. abrir) Diín ang alábri? Where is the key? Ang mga lampitáw nagalábri sang tanán níya nga mga baúl. The detectives opened all his boxes, (see lyábi).


alabríhan

Hiligaynon

(H) The point or place where something is opened; key-hole, (see ábri).


alabú-ab

Hiligaynon

Leavings, sediment, dregs, lees, admixtures; offspring, progeny. Ang alabú-ab sang túbig. The sediment of water. Ang alabú-ab or inalabú-ab sang táo. The progeny or offspring of a man. Also used as a verb. Nagalabú-ab ang túbig. The water has formed a sediment. Ginaalabu-ában akó sang túbig sa sulúd siníng áwang. The water in this cistern contains too much sediment for me or it appears to me that the water in this cistern is mixed with sediment. (see lábud-dregs of wine, tubâ, vinegar, etc.; lágtok-sediment in a tube, tobacco-pipe, etc.; halabú-ab id.).


alabu-ábon

Hiligaynon

Mixed with sediment, turbid, etc. (see alabú-ab).


alábut

Hiligaynon

(H) To follow one thing or work after another. Also: The plural form of ábut. Sámtang nga buhî kitá dirí sa ibábaw sang kalibútan ang mga kabúdlay kag kalisúd magaalábut gid sa waláy langán-langán. As long as we are living in this world labours and difficulties will follow one another without ever coming to an end. Nagalábut silá sa íya sa subâ. They overtook him at the river, (see abút-abút, abák-abák).


alabútan

Hiligaynon

(H) Place of arrival, goal, end to be reached or come to. (abút).


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