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apâ

Hiligaynon

Mute, dumb; silent, mum, speechless; to be or become dumb. Nagapâ siá sa hinálî. He was suddenly struck dumb. Ang mga apâ nagainapâ. The dumb (deaf and dumb) talk by signs and gestures. Gininapaán akó níya. He talked to me as one deaf and dumb, (by signs and gestures). Nagainapâ gid lang si Fuláno dirâ sa higád. N.N. just keeps silent there in the corner. Naginapâ siá. He talked by signs and gestures. He said nothing. Makahibaló ikáw mag-inapâ? Do you know how to talk like the deaf and dumb? Can you converse by signs and gestures? (see ágbà).



alakápa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a la capa) For appearance only, for politeness' sake, coldly formal, not heartily or sincerely. Gin-*ágda man akó níya, hóo, ápang alakápa lang. He invited me also, yes, but only to keep up appearances. Nagtámbong man siá, ápang alakápa lang, dílì hutúhut. He put in an appearance too, but in a coldly formal way, not with right goodwill. (see pasamústra, pakuláhaw id.).


alapátan

Hiligaynon

(H) Measuring one fourth or quarter; a measure for the fourth part of. Pulakán nga alapátan. A measure containing one fourth of a gantang. (see talatlóhan-measuring one third).


alimpapáw

Hiligaynon

Superficial, on the surface, not deep, not from the heart, hypocritical, insincere, cool, merely formal; careless, perfunctory, negligent. Abáw, alimpapáw gid lang ang pagtúman mo sang ímo katungdánan. Why, you are very negligent or careless in the performance of your duties. Alimpapáw lang ang íya nga pagsímba. He goes to church only to keep up appearances. (see halimpapáw, salimpapáw, pakuláhaw).


apáhan

Hiligaynon

To be speechless with wonder or surprise, to be bewildered, to be at a loss what to do or where to turn on account of so many things claiming attention. Ginapáhan akó sang madámù nga mga búnga nga nadágdag sa káhoy. I was at a loss what to do on account of the great amount of fruit that fell from the tree (wishing to gather it all up at once). Ginaapáhan siá sang madámù nga pagkáon. He is quite perplexed by the plentiful supply of food (wishing and unable to partake of so many dishes at the same time). (see apâ).


ápal

Hiligaynon

The handle, haft, grip, hilt of a bolo, knife, sword, etc; to provide with a handle, etc. Apáli ang ákon binángon. Fit a handle to my bolo. Mapaápal akó ánay sa pánday sang ákon binángon. I will first go to the carpenter to have a handle put on my bolo. Iápal akó ánay sang ákon binángon. Please fit a handle to my bolo.


apán

Hiligaynon

A full-grown locust. (see palakúkwan-a young locust beginning to grow wings, but not yet able to fly; tárik-a young locust with newly grown wings, able to fly, but not far; lúkso-a young locust without wings, only capable of hopping along the ground). Also used as a verb figuratively. Abáw, nagalapán gid lang ang mga dumulúaw dídto! Why, the visitors there were as numerous as locusts! Dílì nínyo pagapanán ang pagkáon. Don't fall upon the meal like locusts.


ápang

Hiligaynon

But, on the other hand, yet, still. Maáyo ang kaálam, ápang labí nga maáyo ang matárung nga pangabúhì. Wisdom or learning is good, but an honest life is better. Matahúm man kuntánì inî, ápang-This would be nice, yet-. Ari na ang napát-ud nga ádlaw, ápang walâ sia magabút. The appointed day is here, but he has not come. Kon sa isá ka bágay matúod gid man inâ, ápang labí pa gid nga matúod nga-. If, on the one hand, that is perfectly true, still, on the other, it is truer yet to say, that-. Siá magatámbong dídto, ápang akó índì. He will be present there, but not I. (see péro).


apaparí

Hiligaynon

A plant often seen growing under mango-trees or other trees.


aparadór

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aparador) Cupboard, wardrobe, chest of drawers, case or inclosure with shelves, side-board, dresser, show-window.


apás

Hiligaynon

Premature, untimely; to do something prematurely, before the proper time, too soon. Ginapás níla ang paglígos sang bátà. They gave the baby a bath too soon. Dílì nínyo pagapasón ang pagtubâ sang ságing. Don't cut down the banana prematurely i.e. before its fruit is ripe. (see ahát).


apás

Hiligaynon

To cut off near the root or close to the ground. Apasón mo ang paggúnting sang ákon bohôk. Cut my hair very short. Apasá ang pagtapás sang káhoy. Cut off the tree near the ground. Tuód nga inapasán. A stump cut close to the ground i.e. a short stump. (see sóop).


ápas

Hiligaynon

(H) To follow, go after. See ábat. Apása, apási, iápas, etc. abáta, abáti, iábat, etc.


apás-ápas

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ápas-to follow. (see ilógílog, sunúdsúnud).


ápat

Hiligaynon

Four. Apat ka táo. Four men. Apatón mo iní. Divide it into four parts, quarter it.


apát-apát

Hiligaynon

A plant that in its leaves resembles a four-leafed clover. Hence the name from ápat-four.


arápal, arapál

Hiligaynon

(B) A piece of wood suitable for shaping into the handle of a bolo or the like; to handle, manage, cope with. Indî akó makaarapál sang tanán ko nga buluhatón. I cannot cope with all my work. (see ápal, agám, ágap).


arapátan

Hiligaynon

(B) See alapátan id.


(Sp. boca de pato) A pair of pincers, nippers, tongs, pliers, (see kímpit).


(Sp. boca de pato) A pair of pincers, nippers, tongs, pliers, (see kímpit).


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