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bisán

Hiligaynon

Though, although, even though, even if, notwithstanding. Indì na siá makatulún bisán linúgaw lang. He cannot swallow any more, even rice-porridge. Matámad siá magóbra bisán mahál ang sóhol. He is too lazy to work, even if wages are high. Bisán si sín-o-or-kon si sín-o nga táo. Any man, whoever he be. Hándà siá magkáon sing bisán kon anó lang. He is ready to eat anything. Bisán daw anó man --. Whatever --. However (great, small, etc.) --. (see máskin).



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).


ábtik

Hiligaynon

Dexterity, adroitness, skill, quickness, expertness in invention or execution; to be or become expert, adroit, dexterous, skillful. Bisán pa gánì ang búndul nga táo kon maghánas sing may kapísan magaábtik. Even a slow man, if he practises diligently, will become dexterous. Abtiká ang pagsulát. Try to write quickly. Naabtikán gid akó sang iya nga pagtahì. I was much impressed by her skill at sewing.


agáp

Hiligaynon

To rise early, be early at work, to do early in the morning, anticipate. Agapí ang pagarádo. Be early at the ploughing. Rise early in the morning for the ploughing. Agapá ang pagbúhat sinâ. Do it early in the morning. Gina-*agapán nila ang pagpangítà sing mga tulún-an, bisán madúgay pa ang pagbukás sang mga buluthúan. They are already looking for books, though the opening of the schools is still a long while off. (see pamúka).


ahát

Hiligaynon

To do something prematurely, before the regular or proper time or even against one's inclination. Ahatá lang ang pagpópò sang páhò. Pluck the mango, even though it is not yet quite ripe. Ginaahát níla ang ságing nga línghod. They are eating unripe bananas. Ahatón mo ang buót mo sa paglakát, bisan índì ka malúyag. Make up your mind to go, although you do not like to. Masakít karón ang íya solóksolók, kay man gin-*ahát níya ang mga sirig-wélas nga hiláw. Of course he has stomach-ache, he has eaten green plums.


ánggot

Hiligaynon

To get used to take proper food, to get a liking for, or to relish, proper food, applied especially to a baby or to a young animal just weaned. Sang úna iníng tínday nagdolodámgot (nagdolodánggot) lang sang hilamón, ápang karón nagánggot na sa halálbon. Formerly this calf used only to nibble at the grass, but now it is beginning to graze. Bisán lutasón na iníng bátà, kay maánggot na sa pagkáon sing kán-on. There is no harm now in weaning this baby, because it already likes to eat rice.


ángot

Hiligaynon

To follow close, cling-, stick-, adhere-, to; to be-with,-connected with,-attached to. Ang bátà nagaángot sa íya ilóy. The child clings to its mother. Ginaangótan siníng anák ang íya ilóy sa bisán diín siá magkádto. This child follows its mother wherever she goes. Ipaángot mo ang bátà sa íya tíyà. Let the child be with-, remain near-, its aunt. Nagaangtánay (nagaalángot, nagaalalángot) silá nga tanán. They are all united, attached to-, connected with-, one another. (see amág, tábid, únung).


anó

Hiligaynon

What; what?; Also used as a verb. Bisán anó or bisán kon anó. Whatever, whatsoever. Anó man ang íya sinâ nga kahulúgan? What is the meaning of that? Anó iní? What is this? Ginaanó mo ang idô? What are you doing to the dog? Anhon mo? What will-, can you-, do? Paanó kamó dirâ? How are you there? How are you getting on there? Maanó kamó? What do you want? Nagaanó kamó dirí? What are you doing here? (see anáno).


aránka

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arrancar) To attack, particularly applied to sudden or swift aggression. Arankahá siá! Go for him! Attack him. Sang nagatíndog akó dirâ ginaránka akó níya sa walâ sing bisán kon anó nga kabangdánan. When I was standing there he rushed at me and attacked me without any cause whatsoever. Ngáa man nga nagaránka ka sa íya? Why did you so suddenly attack him? (see soróso). In gambling: To take a card and turn it face up.


arót

Hiligaynon

(B) Voluble, glib, swift of speech; close, near together; to speak swiftly, volubly, glibly, flippantly, rapidly, to pour out words, talk fast. Arót nga táo. A rapid talker. Arót ang íya hámbal. He talks fast. Nagarót siá sang ininglís. He talked English very fluently. Nagaarót siá sang bisán kon anó ang íya nga ginasúgid. He talks very quickly no matter what he is saying. Ginarót níya ang paghámbal. He (purposely) spoke very fast. N.B. For the verb, inarót is more in use than the simple arót. Nagainarót silá. They are talking very quickly. Ginainarót níla ang íla suguilánon. They are holding an animated conversation. (see garót).


arukahík

Hiligaynon

(B) To volunteer, to do something-of one's own free will,-of one's own accord, to move, stir, work without being told or without waiting for orders. Nagarukahík siá sa pagtígang, bisán walâ pa magabút si nánay níya. She boiled rice without waiting for the arrival of her mother. Akó lang nga isá ang nagaarukahík sa baláy, kay tanán silá nagamalasakít. I alone am up and working in the house, for all the rest are ill. (see matómató).


ayô

Hiligaynon

Haggling, higgling, bargaining, beating down the price of; to haggle, higgle, bargain, beat or knock down the price, ask for less than charged. Baráto man lang iní; ngáa nga nagaayô pa gid ikáw? This is really cheap; why then do you still haggle? Ayoá sa íya iníng hénero, kay masiádo kamahál. Try to beat down his price for this cloth, for it is too dear. Ayoí siá sing bisán limá ka dakû lámang. Make him lower the price even if by only five centavos. Walâ sing ayô dirí sa ámon, kóndì ang tanán nga ámon balalígyà may bilí nga napát-ud. There is no haggling with us, for all we sell has a fixed price.


bahô-sálong

Hiligaynon

Literally: The odour or smell of pitch. Often used figuratively in the meaning of: relation, connection or influence. Walâ gid akó bisán bahô-sálong sa íya. I am not at all related to him. I am not even a connection of his.


bánok

Hiligaynon

(B) To be quiet, silent, not to stir or move. Mostly used with pa-. Nagapabánok gid lang siá bisan ánhon mo sang ákig. He just keeps silent, though you are angry with him, scold him, etc. (see bánol).


bígtas

Hiligaynon

To break, snap, sever, part, fall asunder, put asunder. Indì gid siá magpaubág, bisán mabígtas (bigtasón) ang mahírup níla nga paghiliábyanay. He will not yield, even though their friendly relations should be broken off. (see búgtò, útud, bíngkas).


bíhag

Hiligaynon

A captive, prisoner; a cock killed in the cockpit; the remains of a repast, food left on the table after a banquet, etc.; to capture, take-captive,-prisoner, lead into captivity. Bihági silá bisán sing isá lámang sa íla. Capture at least one of them. Ang mga Móros sádto ánay nagpamíhag (nagbíhag) sing madámù nga mga Bisayâ. The Moros formerly led many Visayans into captivity. Nabíhag ang íya tagiposóon. His heart was captivated.


búdloy

Hiligaynon

The tip or end of tubers and other roots. Ginúbus níya sang káon bisán pa ang mga búdloy sang úbi. He finished even the root-tips of the úbi (uvi yam).


Dim. of búgà. Like white sandstone: full of such sandstone. Inday, batóna akó, kay malápad ang ákon dútà; bisán bugâbugâ, ápang kargádo sa pasákà. Sweetheart, accept me, for my lands are extensive; they may be full of white sandstone, but they are watered by irrigation.


dagángdang

Hiligaynon

Bright red, scarlet, etc. See dagáang id. Nagadagáang gid (nagadagángdang gid) ang íya báyò, bisán kon tan-awón sa malayô. Her dress is conspicuously red, even if seen from a great distance.


dagát

Hiligaynon

To make seasick. Ginadagát akó. I am seasick. Ang madagatón dagatón gid, bisán hagánhágan ang linggílínggi sang sakayán. One very liable to get seasick will get seasick, even if the boat should roll only a little.


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