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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).



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).


dayáw

Hiligaynon

Dandy, coxcomb, fop, dude, masher, exquisite, swell; to be or become a dandy, etc., to deck oneself out for show, dress ostentatiously. Nagadayáw siá, kay dalagíta na. She is dressing herself for show, because she is now growing out of her girlhood. Abáw, kadayáw gid sa íya! Why, he is quite a dandy! (see padayáw).


dumalága

Hiligaynon

(H) A female animal nearing puberty. The corresponding term for human beings is "dalagíta".