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dalága

Hiligaynon

(H) Maid, maiden, lass, lassie, girl, miss, damsel, young lady, unmarried female, virgin, colleen. Dalága nga laón. An old spinster. (see dalagíta, darága, dumalága, hinalagá).



ágao

Hiligaynon

Prepossessing, charming, captivating, attractive and hence having many admirers, clients or customers, being much sought after or resorted to. Agao nga dalága, magtotóon, manugbúlong, buluthóan, etc. A charming young lady, a favourite teacher, a doctor much in request, a school or college that attracts many pupils, etc.


bukáka

Hiligaynon

The ripe, burst-open pods of the camunsel tree; to become ripe, burst open (of the camunsel-fruit). Nagabukáka na ang kamúnsil. The camunsel-fruit is bursting open. Waláy ángay ang kasádya, ang kamúnsil kon mamúnga, ang mga soltéro kag dalága nagaalágaw sang bukáka. There is no pleasure equal to the time when the kamunsel-fruit ripens; when young lads and maidens fight for the burst-open fruit.


dalagíta

Hiligaynon

(H) Dim. of dalága with a Sp. diminutive suffix. Dalagíta is mostly used in connection with girls between 13 and 16 years of age. (see dumalága, hinalagá).


damák

Hiligaynon

Slovenly, dirty, untidy, slatternly, sluttish, bedraggled, draggletail; to become slovenly, etc. Sádto sang dalága pa siá mahípid siá kaáyo, ápang karón, kay kasáda na, nagdamák. Formerly, when she was single, she used to be very tidily dressed, but now that she is married, she has become a slattern. (see sáprat).


donsélya

Hiligaynon

(Sp. doncella) Single woman, young lady, unmarried female (see dalága).


espého

Hiligaynon

(Sp. espejo) Mirror, looking-glass; used also loosely of a window-pane; model, type; to use or look into a mirror. Espehói ang mga matá mo. Look at your eyes in the mirror. Ginespehóan níya ang íya nawóng. He looked at his face in the looking-glass. Pírme gid lang siá nagapangespého. She is constantly looking in the mirror. Indì ka magpangespého sing lakás. Don't look in the mirror too much. Daw espého gid siá sang dalága. She is a model maiden, a mirror of maidens. (see salamíng, palanganináwan, huluáran).


espého

Hiligaynon

(Sp. espejo) Mirror, looking-glass; used also loosely of a window-pane; model, type; to use or look into a mirror. Espehói ang mga matá mo. Look at your eyes in the mirror. Ginespehóan níya ang íya nawóng. He looked at his face in the looking-glass. Pírme gid lang siá nagapangespého. She is constantly looking in the mirror. Indì ka magpangespého sing lakás. Don't look in the mirror too much. Daw espého gid siá sang dalága. She is a model maiden, a mirror of maidens. (see salamíng, palanganináwan, huluáran).


A kind of bird whose name resembles its cry; to flirt, attract notice, show off, try to make a good impression on others or to impose on them. Tulúka yanáng mga dalága nga nagagirigityáw. Look at those coquettish girls.


hámò

Hiligaynon

To soil, spoil, dirty, defile, tarnish, harm, contaminate (by touch or contact with), make impure, etc. as the food on a plate off which one has eaten. Indì mo paghamóon ang kán-on. Don't touch the rice. Ginhámò níya ang kán-on sa ákon pínggan. He touched the rice on my plate. Indì mo pagihámò ang ímo túdlò sa binahóg. Don't put your finger in the food (mixed on the plate). Iníng dalága nahámò na. This girl has lost her honour. (see hámlò).


hanóg

Hiligaynon

Bruised, injured, harmed, contused, suffused with blood; bruise, weal, contusion; spoilt, defiled, rotten. Hanóg nga dalága. A girl that has been corrupted, deprived of her virginity. (see hánog, hamô).


hinalagá

Hiligaynon

(H) To reach the age of girlhood, be or become a maiden. Naghinalagá ang ákon bátà kag mapatáy. My daughter reached the age of maiden-hood and died. (see dalága).


kadalagáhan

Hiligaynon

(H) Girls, young ladies, maidens, maids, damsels. (see dalága).


l

Hiligaynon

This letter is pronounced as in English. Variously combined with vowels it is frequently made use of in the Visayan Dialect to form adjectives, nouns and plural verbal forms, e.g. bumulúthò, pumalaháyag, kalalát-an, sululátan, isulúlat, nagilinúm silá, nagilísol silá, nagdaláyaw silá, nagailinútud silá, etc. (Búthò, paháyag, láut, sulát, inúm, ísol, dáyaw, útud, etc.).

Many terms that in Hiligáynon contain the letter "l" have the letter "r" instead in Hiniráya, or Binukídnon, e.g. walâ-warâ, ílog-írog, dalága-darága, malayô-marayô, lángsì-rángsì, etc.


lántip

Hiligaynon

Perfect, accomplished, excellent; to be or make perfect. Naglántip na siá nga mamaláybay. He has now become a perfect poet. Ginlántip níya ang íya pagtoón sa Manílà. He finished his studies in Manila. Lantipá ang pagpínta. Paint well. Try to be a good painter. Lantipí ang ságwà sing pínta. Paint the drawing room well. Ilántip mo akó siníng sulát. Please make this letter perfect (correcting all the mistakes, etc.). Lántip siá nga dalága, pamatán-on, manunúon, etc. She is an accomplished young lady, youth, professor or teacher, etc. Maáyo na man siá maginingglés, bisán dílì pa gid lántip. He talks English quite well now, though not yet perfectly. (see hímpit, sampáton, maáyo, gid)


laún, la-ún

Hiligaynon

Old, of a year or more ago. Laún nga humáy. Last year's rice or rice of more than a year ago. Laún nga kawáyan. Mature bamboo that is at least one year old. Laún nga tabákò. Old, mature, mellow tobacco. Laún nga dalága, laún nga babáeng búhat. An old spinster.


likî-líkì

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of likî. Ang mga dalága nga madayáw nagalikîlíkì sa dálan. Vain girls move their shoulders ostentatiously on the road, (when they walk abroad).


madayáw

Hiligaynon

Vain, ostentatious, conceited, showing off, dandyish, snobbish, foppish, dandified. Ang mga dalága nga madayáw kag lándì sing pamatásan--. Girls that are ostentatious and frivolous in their behaviour--. (dayáw).


olitáo

Hiligaynon

A youth, stripling, a young man, a single or unmarried man. (see dalága-a young lady, maiden).


olitáo

Hiligaynon

A youth, stripling, a young man, a single or unmarried man. (see dalága-a young lady, maiden).


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