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daw

Hiligaynon

Like, as, similar to, as it were, as if, about, resembling, having the semblance of; it seems, appears, may. Iníng káhoy matíg-a nga daw salsálon. This wood is as hard as iron. Daw butíg ang íya nga ginsúgid. What he said seems to be untrue. Daw sa dílì na akó makabatás sinâ. It appears to me that I can stand that no longer. Daw sa magadaúg siá. It looks as if he may win. Kon daw sa walâ gid ikáw sing lúyag sa pagdúaw sa iya, --. If you really shouldn't like to pay him a visit, --. Daw lángit. Like heaven. (see súbung, bílang, ánggid, apít-ápit).



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).


ábo

Hiligaynon

A kind of small fish, growing to about six inches in length, and supposed to be very lazy and sleepy; hence its name is often used to describe lazy and sleepy folks that are slow at their work, etc. Dáw ábo siá. He is like an àábo i. e. he is very lazy. Kaábo sa ímo! How lazy you are! Dáw ábo ka gid. You are just like an ábo. Ábo gid ang gwâ ta. The result of our undertaking is, was, or will be a complete failure.


agóy

Hiligaynon

An exclamation of pain and suffering. Agóy, kasakít siníng hubág ko. Oh, dear me. Oh, the pain of this boil of mine! Agóy, daw sa dílì na akó makabatás siníng kahápdì. Oh, dear, I can hardly stand this pain any longer. (see aragóy).


ágtà

Hiligaynon

Blackish, black, negro-black. Abáw, dáw ágtà ang bátà. Oh, the child is as black as a negro. Diín ka man mag-*ágtà? Where did you become so black? Naagtaán gid akó siníng áti. I consider this negrito very black. (see áta, id.).


agwánta

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aguantar) To bear, tolerate, suffer, let pass, put up with. Dáw dílì na akó makaagwánta sinâ. I seem not to be able to bear it any longer. Anhon mo, kóndì magagwánta lang? What can you do, but suffer it patiently? Agwantahá lang! Just bear it with resignation! (see batás, ántus).


aháy

Hiligaynon

Ah! Oh! Alas! Aháy, nga pagkawaláy pálad! Alas, bad luck! Aháy, pagkalisúd sang ákon maláut nga kapaláran nga dáw waláy paaliwánsan! Oh, the wretchedness of my fate from which there is no escape!


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).


alì

Hiligaynon

Liked, appreciated, cherished; attached to, partial to; to like, etc. Alì ko gid iníng kálò, tulún-an, pagkáon, etc. I am partial to this hat, this book, this kind of food, etc. Ginaálì or ginapakaálì ko gid iníng mga sapátos. I like these boots very much. Dáw sa dílì gid matahúm iní, ápang ginálì mo. This does not seem to be nice at all, yet you liked it. Alíon mo na lang ang bág-o nga huégo nga ginhátag sa ímo ni tíyà mo. Just try to be contented with the new suit that aunt gave you. (see lúyag, palánggà, úyon, wíli, pakamahál).


alungáyngay

Hiligaynon

To hang or droop loosely, to fall or break down in a heap, to sink or drop to the ground in great weakness. Nagalungáyngay siá nga daw mapatáy. She sank to the floor as if about to die. Walâ níya pagluatí ang pagbálbal sa íya kon walâ siá magalungáyngay kag magpaalumátay sa salúg. He would not have desisted from giving him more blows, if he had not dropped to the floor and pretended to be dead.


ánao

Hiligaynon

Deluge, flood; to deluge, flood. Dáw maánao. It looks as if a deluge is coming. (see ánaw id.).


apíke

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a pique) On the point of, impossible for lack of time or opportunity, too late, past mending, etc. Indì na akó makahingágaw sa pagtahî sang ímo báyò, kay apíke na. I cannot finish sewing your jacket, because there is not time enough. Daw sa dílì na makitáan sing bulúng ang íya balatían, kay apíke na ang íya pagbátì. It is now almost impossible to cure him, for his disease is too far gone.


áti

Hiligaynon

Negrito, a member of the dark-skinned tribes living in the mountains; a beggar, mendicant, from the fact that the Negritoes often leave their mountains and come down to the plains to beg alms. Also used as a verb. Daw áti ikáw. You are like a Negrito. You are an awful beggar. Nagáti ka galî? Have you become a Negrito? (said of one who is dark from long exposure to the sun or who is very dirty, etc.).


atitirís

Hiligaynon

(Sp. titerero, titiritero) A puppet-player, puppet-showman, a clown, a fool. Dáw atitirís siá. He is like a puppet-player or acts like a fool.


atúr

Hiligaynon

A term of contempt. Fool, ass, idiot. Dáw ikáw ang atúr. You are (act) like a fool. (see búang, úmang, tampuháw, kalúndong, kolô-kolô, etc.).


ba

Hiligaynon

Placed in the beginning of a sentence or alone as an exclamation "ba" with a rather long drawn-out "a", denotes a negation, non-conformity, aversion, contempt or dislike. Bah! Pshaw! Pooh! Whew! Ba, índì akó magpáti sinâ. Pshaw, I don't believe that. Ba, dáw sa butíg inâ. Pooh, that sounds like a lie.


babáye

Hiligaynon

Woman, female. Idô nga babáye. A bitch. Karnéro nga babáye. Ewe. Kabáyo nga babáye. Mare. Ang mga babáye mapígaw. Women are weak. Dáw babáye siá. He is like a woman i.e. fickle, unmanly, etc. (babáe id.).


badiáng, bádiang

Hiligaynon

A tropical plant with very large leaves. Daw badiáng ang dulúnggan níya. His ears are as large as badiang leaves, a saying applied to one who likes to be praised.


bádlan

Hiligaynon

From balúd for baludán. To be caught-, overrun-, overtaken-, struck-, washed-, by waves. Nabádlan siá. He was caught in a storm. He was overtaken-, detained-, delayed-, by a flood or bad weather. "Daw ginabádlan siá" means: He is in a great hurry, (as if running for his life before pursuing waves, or the like).


bádlit

Hiligaynon

A line, stroke, sign or mark with a pencil, pen or the like; to line, sign, mark with a stroke of the pen, brush, etc. Badlitá or badlití ang papél sang ímo plúma. Mark the paper with a stroke of your pen. Ibádlit ang lápis sa káhoy. Mark the wood with the pencil. Iníng papél nabadlitán sing tátlo ka kúris. This paper has been marked with three strokes. Dílì mo pag-ipabádlit ang papél sa mga bátà. Don't permit the children to make lines on the paper. Indì mo siá pagpabadlitón sang papél. Do not allow him to make lines on the paper. Anhon mo kon amó inâ ang bádlit sang pálad mo? What can you do, if such is the streak in your fate? Ang íya mga kílay dáw binádlit sang isá ka tigduág. Her eyebrows are (were) like the strokes of a painter's brush. (see kúris, kúrit, kurít, kúdlit, etc.).


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