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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).



abáo

Hiligaynon

An expression of joy, surprise, astonishment, admiration, sorrow, grief and pain. Oh! Ah! Alas! Hurrah! Abáo, katahúm siní nga daw lángit! Ah, how beautiful! How like heaven! Abáo nga pagkamakaloló-oy sang ákon karón nga kahimtángan! Oh the wretchedness of my present condition! May dakû nga súnug kahápon sa Ilóngílong kag madámù nga mga baláy nga dalágkù ang nagabó.-Abáo! There was a great fire yesterday in Iloilo and many large buildings were burned to ashes.-Oh, really! Ah, this is a terrible news! (see abá).


abó

Hiligaynon

Ash, ashes; to treat with ash, apply ashes, use ashes; to turn into or become ashes. Abohí ang púsud sang bátà. Treat the baby's navel with ash. Nag-*abó ang ámon baláy sa kaláyo or ginabó sang kaláyo ang ámon balay. The fire burned our house to ashes. Abohán mo ang pínggan kag báso, agúd makúhà ang kadánlug. Clean the plate and glass with ashes, so that the greasy dirt may be removed. Ang abó nga ginpát-in sa áton mga ágtang sa ádlaw nga Miérkoles de Senísa (Ceniza) amó ang abó sang mga pálua (ráamos) nga nabenditáhan sang ádlaw nga Domingo de Rámos. The ashes with which our foreheads are marked on Ash-Wednesday are the ashes of the palms blessed on Palm-Sunday. Dílì mo pag-*ipaabó sa íya iníng mga tulún-an, kay bisán dumáan na may kapuslánan pa. Don't let him burn these books, for, though they are old, they are still of use. (see ágbon).


abráso

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrazo) Embrace, clasping, hugging; to embrace, clasp, hug, press to one's bosom. Sang pagabút níya sa balay ginabrasóhan siá sang íya nga ilóy. When he arrived home, his mother clasped him to her bosom. Indì siá magpaabráso. She does not allow herself to be embraced. Nagabrasoháy silá. They embraced each other. (see hakús, púgus).


abút

Hiligaynon

To arrive, come to, reach, to appear on the scene. Sán-o pa ikáw magabút? When did you arrive? Sán-o ikáw magaabút? When will you come? Abutan ko ikáw karón sa ímo balay. I will come to see you presently at your home. Inabután siá sing dakû nga kahádluk. Great fear came over him. Anó ang ginapaabút mo? What are you waiting for? Paabutón ta pa ang koríyo kag ugáling magpaúlì. Let us wait for the mail to come in and then go home. Maglakát ka na sing madásig, agúd makaabút pa ikáw dídto sa napát-ud nga táknà. Now, walk quickly, that you may reach there at the appointed hour.


abút-ábut

Hiligaynon

Freq. of ábut. To come and go, pass off and on; to come within reach, to reach nearly, but not quite. Nagaabút-ábut sa íya ang balatían. The disease attacks him periodically or in frequent fits. Ang kánding ginaabút-ábut na sang idô nga nagalagás. The goat is being nearly caught up to by the pursuing dog. Ang tá-ub nagaabút-ábut dirí siníng baybáyon túbtub sa tungâtúngà sinâ nga búgsok. The high tide on this beach usually rises to about the middle of that post.


adórno

Hiligaynon

(Sp. adorno) Adornment, ornamentation, decoration, embellishment; to ornament, adorn, embellish, decorate. Butangí sing mga adórno ang simbáhan or adornohí ang simbáhan. Decorate the church. Iníng púngpung nga búlak iadórno ko sa tulungtúngan sa tungâ sang balatonán. With this bunch of flowers I'll adorn the table in the middle of the reception-room. (see puní).


ág-ag

Hiligaynon

To separate, cull, pick, weed out. Ag-agá ang mga bató sa balás. Pick out the stones from among the sand. Ag-agi ang saburán sang hilamón. Weed out the grass from the plot of rice-seedlings. Iág-ag akó ánay sang mga óhot sa humáy. Please gather the empty ears from among the rice-grains. Inag-agán mo na sang mga lánsang ang sinapíyo? Have you picked out the nails from among the shavings?


ágad

Hiligaynon

To serve, especially applied to prospective husbands serving for their betrothed. Nagapangágad na siá dídto. He is serving there for his betrothed. May batásan silá nga ang mga laláki mangágad or magpangágad sa baláy sang íla pangasáw-on (nga íla pangasáw-an). They have the custom that the men should serve in the house of their intended wives (of their future parents-in-law). The Freq. pangágad is mostly used; ágad without the prefix pang occurs in umágad-son-in-law.


agíd-ágid

Hiligaynon

Similar, like, resembling; to resemble, to be like or similar. Nagaagíd-ágid silá sing pamatásan. They resemble each other in their ways or behaviour. Agid-agída silá, kon nagaparého ang íla dágway. Compare them to see, whether their shape is the same. Iníng baláy, agíd-ágid sa ámon. This house is something like ours. (see ánggid, anggíd-ánggid).


agíl-agíl

Hiligaynon

Stunted in growth, undersized, lean and weak; to become stunted, etc. Agíl-agíl nga táo. An undersized person. Nagagíl-agíl siá sa balatían. He became stunted through illness. (see arí-arí).


áglot

Hiligaynon

A harsh sound of creaking or grating; to creak, to grate. Ang balás nagaáglot sa ng[ípon. Sand grates on the teeth. Ang balás nagapaáglot sang ngípon. Sand makes the teeth grate. (see ágrot id.).


alágad

Hiligaynon

To serve. Magalágad ka sa íya baláy. Serve in his house. Alagári siá. Serve him. Become his servant or employee. (see ágad).


alaká-ak

Hiligaynon

Spread, distributed, dispersed over a large area with considerable distances between; to be spread or distributed, etc. Alaká-ak or nagaalaká-ak ang mga háyop sa latagón, ang mga gál-um sa lángit, etc. The cattle are scattered over the open country, the clouds are distributed over the sky, etc. Alaká-ak gid lámang ang mga baláy dídto sa bakólod. The houses there on the hill are widely spaced. (see aták-aták).


alamotán

Hiligaynon

(H) Contribution, subscription; anything for which contributions or alms are required or solicited. (see ámot, báyad, baláyran, tákay, limós, lilimósan, lilímsan).


alantúson

Hiligaynon

(H) Bearable, tolerable, supportable; to be suffered, tolerated, borne with. Dáw sa dílì na alantúson inâ. That is scarcely to be tolerated any longer. Ang íya balatían makúlì nga búlngon, ápang alantúson, kay dílì gid man mabúg-at ang íya pagbátì. His disease is difficult to cure, but it is bearable, for he is really not seriously affected. (see ántus, balatasón, palas-ánon).


aláo

Hiligaynon

To treat, offer to visitors tobacco, cigars, materials for betelnut chewing, a drink, etc. Ialáo sa íla iníng mga abáno or alaoí silá siníng mga abáno. Offer them these cigars. Alaoón ko silá sa baláy. I'll entertain them at home. Ialáo akó sa íla sang malám-on nga dídto sa hulút. Please offer them the materials for betelnut-chewing that are there in the room. (see amóma-to give food to, offer estables, etc.; aláw id.).


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