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diótay

Hiligaynon

(H) A little, trifle, morsel, snack; small, little, tiny, wee, scant, meagre, bit, petty, diminutive, few; to diminish, decrease, lessen, be or become small, etc. Nagdiótay iníng bánwa. This town has become small. Diotáya ang pagbutáng sing kalámay sa kapé. Put only a little sugar into the coffee. Diótay man lang ang mga táo nga nagtalámbong. There were only a few people in attendance. Diótay nga butáng. A small, trifling or unimportant matter. Diótay nga táo. A small or uninfluential man. Diótay na lang --. Almost, nearly, close upon, well nigh, all but --. Nadiotáyan gid lang siá (sa paghulúg) nga mahúlug sa busáy. He nearly fell into the abyss. Gindiótay níla ang baláy. They made the house smaller. Ginpakadiótay níla inâ. They made light of it. They considered it a trivial matter. (see dítik, diót, dítay, díting, gamáy, tikî, isót).



diótay

Hiligaynon

Half a centavo. Tátlo ka diótay. One centavo and a half.


agád-ágad

Hiligaynon

Freq. of ágad. Also: To wait for, expect. Indì ka magdúgay dirâ, kay agád-agádon ko ikáw sing diótay nga oras lámang. Don't tarry there long, for I will wait for you only a short while. (see angán-angán, hulát).


agúd-agúd

Hiligaynon

Dim of águd. Diótay lang ang agúd-agúd siníng táo. This man is not of much use.


ahâ

Hiligaynon

To beseech, ask fervently, insist on obtaining some favour, importune. Nagahâ siá sa ákon sing bulúng sa pilás. He asked me insistently for some medicine for the wound. Ginahaán akó níya sing diótay nga humáy, kay nawád-an siá. He earnestly begged a little rice of me, for he had run short of it. Dilì matúod nga akó amó ang nagahâ sa íla, kóndì, hinonóo gánì, silá nagpangáyò sa ákon. It is not true that I importuned them, but, on the contrary, they asked me.


alóphop

Hiligaynon

(B) To cook or boil only a small quantity of rice, especially by means of the ánglit, a much smaller rice-pot than the kólon. Alophopí akó. Cook a little rice for me. Paalophopí akó. Get somebody to boil a little rice for me. Kon mga saráng ialóphop mo akó ánay sing diótay nga bugás. Kindly cook a small quantity of rice for me. (see halóphop id. and more in use).


álsa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. alza, alzar) A rise in price; the raising of merchandise, money, etc. on credit; to raise, lift, hoist; to get on credit. Ang tanán nga mga balalígyà sa almasín siníng komersyánte álsa gid lámang sa Ilóng-ílong or ginálsa gid lámang níya sa Ilóng-ílong. All the goods on sale in the store of this merchant are (were) obtained by him on credit from Iloilo. Alsahá pa gid ang káhoy sing diótay. Raise the wood yet a little. Alsahí iníng lugár sang mga bató. Remove the stones from this place. Alsahá ang tíngug mo. Raise your voice to a higher pitch. Iálsa akó ánay siníng láta nga túbig. Please lift this can of water for me. Alsahán mo gid ánay ang baráha kag ugáling ipanhátag (ipanghátag). First cut the cards and then deal them out. (For an increase in wages and the like "pasákà" is to be used. Napasakáan ang íya sóhol. His wages have been raised).


áman

Hiligaynon

To add, superadd, throw in, give something in addition to what has been bought or is contracted for. Amáni akó sing isá ka gamól nga humáy. Add one handful of rice gratis or give me one handful of rice over (in addition to my share for harvesting, etc.). Iaman mo sa ákon iníng isá ka bílog nga ísdà. Let me have this fish too (in addition to the fish I have bought, etc.). Also used as a noun. Walâ sing áman? Is there no gratis-addition? May diótay gid man nga áman kon matambingán mo ang báyad. There is a little more thrown in, if you pay spot cash. (see támba, dúgang).


angán

Hiligaynon

(B) To wait for, to expect. Anganá akó sing diótay nga hóras. Wait for me a little while. Iníng kán-on iangán ko sa kay tátay. This cooked rice I am keeping in expectation of father's coming. Nagaalipasá akó sa pagpaúlì, kay ginaangán akó níla sa pagpanyága. I am in a hurry to get home, for they are waiting for me to come to dinner-or-are waiting dinner for me. (see hulát).


ángkab

Hiligaynon

A snap, bite; to snap, bite, seize suddenly with the teeth. Ginángkab siá sang idô. He was bitten by the dog. Angkabá siá. Snap him. Angkabí lang sing diótay iníng páhò. Just take a bite of this mango. Hípus ka, kay kon dílì ipaángkab ko ikáw sa ákon idô. Be silent, otherwise I'll get my dog to bite you. (see ikíb, ínkib, kíbkib, kítkit, áb-ab, áp-ap, ót-ot).


áp-ap

Hiligaynon

To bite off a piece, to eat by snaps and snatches, to devour fruit greedily without taking the trouble of peeling it beforehand, etc. Ap-apá lang ang páhò páti bákal. Just devour the mango together with its stone by biting off a small bit at a time. Ap-apí sing diótay ang tinápay. Take a small bite out of the bread. Indì ka magáp-ap (mangáp-ap) sang ímo ginakáon súbung sang isá ka idô. Don't snap at your food like a dog. (see áb-ab, ikíb, ínkib, kíbkib, etc.).


ápok

Hiligaynon

To fly or jump off as a chip of wood, stone, etc. Naapókan akó sang napíngas nga bató. I was struck by a flying piece of stone. Diótay lang akó apókan sang bató. The flying stone nearly hit me. Nagápok ang inágsap nga káhoy sa malayô. The chip of wood flew far. Inápok ang napíngas nga bató. The chip of stone was sent flying off. Inapókan siá sang isá ka báhin sang rekamará nga naglupók. He was hit by a piece of the mortar that burst. (see ásik, ágsik, ásang, ályas).


aríng-ing

Hiligaynon

To warm, heat, cook over a low fire, etc. Aríng-ingá ang tinápay nga dáan. Warm the stale bread. Iaríng-ing akó ánay sing diótay nga ísdà nga inasál. Warm for me, please, a little baked fish. Paaring-ingí akó siní. Warm this for me. (see aráng).


áslum

Hiligaynon

Sourness, bitterness, sharpness, tartness, acidity; to be or become sour, to sour, make sour. Nagáslum ang bíno. The wine has gone sour. Iníng búnga walâ gid sing áslum. This fruit has no tartness at all. Aslumí ang manók, ápang dílì mo pagaslumón. Mix something sour with the chicken, but do not make it quite sharp. Pagapaaslumón ko gid iníng diótay nga tubâ, kay buháton ko nga lebadúra. I will let this little palm-wine get sour, for I am going to make yeast of it. Iníng isá ka kutsára nga lánggaw iáslum ko sa ísdà. I will season the fish with this spoonful of vinegar.


atrasár

Hiligaynon

(Sp. atrasar) To be-, do-, late, to postpone, put off. Nagatrasár siá sing duhá ka táknà (óras) sang íya pagpaúlì sa baláy. He went home two hours too late. Atrasahá sing diótay ang óras mo. Postpone a little the time you appointed. Indì mo siá pagpaatrasahón. Don't cause him to be late. Don't retard him. (see atrasádo, kulihót, olíhi, olihí).


áyao

Hiligaynon

Satisfaction, sufficiency, enough; to satisfy, come up to the mark, fill up what is short, be sufficient or enough. Makaáyao balá ang isá ka pásong nga humáy sa ánum ka táo sa isá ka búlan?-Abáw, índì gid, hálus gánì nga makaáyao sa íla ang ápat ka pásong. Will one bushel of rice be sufficient for six men for one month?-Oh, no, by no means; four bushels will scarcely be sufficient for them. Kúlang pa ang pitó ka gántang sa isá ka pásong; ayáoa lang iníng pitó ka gántang. There are still seven gantas short of one bushel; just add seven gantas to make the measure complete. Magkúhà ka lang sing diótay nga humáy sa ákon tambóbo, ápang índì mo pagayáoon nga isá ka pásong. Take a little rice from my granary, but do not take a whole bushel. Kon magkádto ikáw sa malayô nga mga báryo maayáoan ka sa paglakát. If you go to far villages you will get quite enough of walking.


baáng-báang

Hiligaynon

(B) To warm up, get warm by taking a hot drink, food, etc. Baáng-baángi ang ímo solóksolók sing diótay nga kán-on sa walâ pa ikáw magsúgud sang pagpangabúdlay. Warm your stomach with a little rice, before you start your work. Mainúm akó sing maínit nga tsa sa pagbaángbáang sang ákon solóksolók. I am going to drink hot tea to warm my stomach. Imna iníng bíno, kay magapabaángbáang sang ímo solóksolók. Drink this wine, for it will warm you up. (see bagáng).


bádbad

Hiligaynon

To wind up, to put on a reel; to unravel, disentangle, solve, clear up. Badbará (-adá) ang bunáng. Wind the yarn on a reel. Ibádbad akó ánay siníng bunáng. Kindly wind up this yarn for me. Makabádbad ka siní? Can you solve this? Can you translate it or clear it up? Badbarí (-adí) sing diótay iníng isá ka labág nga bunáng. Unwind a small part of this hank of yarn. Put a small part of this hank of yarn on the reeling-machine.


bagâ

Hiligaynon

(B) Quarrel, dispute, squabble, words, high words, altercation, bickering; to quarrel, wrangle, fall out, squabble, have words with, etc. Ang mga bátà nagabagâ. The boys are quarrelling. May ginbagâ akó kahápon. I had a quarrel with somebody yesterday. Ngáa man nga ginbagâ mo si Hosé? Why did you quarrel with José? Ginbagâ ko siá, kay kinúhà níya ang ákon kasíng. I quarrelled with him, because he had taken my spinning-top. Indì mo siá pagbagaón tungúd siníng diótay nga butáng. Don't pick a quarrel with him for this small matter. Pabagaá si Andrés kag si Hosé. Make Andrew and José quarrel with each other. Ipabagâ si Hosé sa kay Andrés. Make José pick a quarrel with Andrew. (see súay, baísbáis).


bakál

Hiligaynon

To buy, purchase. Báklon ko iní. I am going to buy this. Bákli siá sing isá ka kasíng. Buy him a top. Batóna iníng kwárta nga ibakál mo sing kálò. Take this money to buy a hat with. Nakabakál akó sing duhá ka báka nga tagkapitoán ka písos. I bought two cows for seventy pesos each. Ibakál mo akó sing diótay nga bugás. Kindly buy me some rice.


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