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dirâ-dirâ

Hiligaynon

(H) Rather well to do, but not rich; having a moderate living or income. Inanák siá sang isá ka panimaláy nga may dirâdirâ. He is the scion of a rather well-to-do family. (see dawâ-dawâ).



a

Hiligaynon

Ah, Oh, Well, Why. A, amó gid inâ. Ah, that is it, certainly. A, ikáw galî ang nagabút. Oh, it is you, that have come. A, bayái (pabayái) lang ang mga bátà dirâ. Well, leave the children there alone. A, pagkaláut sang ákon kapaláran! Oh, how unfortunate I am! A, indì ka magsapák sinâ. Why, don't take any notice of it. (see ah).


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).


ági

Hiligaynon

Passage, trace, incident, event; to go by, pass by, pass through. Ang mga ági kag bilín sang salâ. The traces and remains of sin. Ang mga ági sang íya kabúhì. The incidents of his life. Kon magági ka dirí, hapíti kamí. If you pass this way, visit us. Indì ka makaági dirâ, kay nakodalán ang umá. You cannot pass through there, for the field is fenced in. Ang dalán nga íla ginágyan (ginagíhan)-. The road over which they passed-. Iági akó siníng tulún-an sa kay Fuláno. Kindly hand this book over to N.N. in passing. Buás ágyon ko ikáw. Tomorrow I'll call for you in passing (and take you along). Buás ágyan ko ikáw. Tomorrow I'll visit you on my way. Paágyon mo kamí sa ímo umá. Let us pass through your field. Dílì mo pagpaágyan sa íla ang áton umá. Don't allow them to pass through our field. Walâ pa akó kaági (makaági) dídto. I have never been there yet, I have had no occasion to pass that way, I have not seen or passed that place at all.


ágsik

Hiligaynon

To fly off, scatter, spray, splash, bespatter. Sang pagbí-al ko sang káhoy ang mga inágsap nagágsik sa malayô. When I split the wood, the chips flew to a distance. Naagsikán akó sang lúnang. I got bespattered with mud. Indì ka magpalapít dirâ, kay básì maagsikán ka sing binílbig nga bató. Don't go near there, for you may be hit by a flying piece of stone. Paagsiká ang bató. Let the stone-chips fly. (see ásang, ásik, ápok, lásik).


ahóy

Hiligaynon

An exclamation to draw another's attention: Hey! Hello! Ahoy! Ahóy, hulatá akó ánay. Hey, kindly wait for me. Ahóy! kamó dirâ! Kumarí kamó dirí kag bulígan nínyo kamí. Hello, you there! Come here and help us! (see hóy).


ákon

Hiligaynon

My, mine; by or through me; sa ákon-me; to, on, upon, from, away from, towards, in, at, into me. Ang ákon kálò. My hat. Akon iní nga baláy. This house is mine, -belongs to me. Yanâ nga umá ákon gid. That field is my own, -belongs to me alone. Dílì ákon iní nga tulún-an. This book is not mine or does not belong to me. Akon ginhímò iní. This was done by me, I did it. Akon siá pagaluasón. Through me he will get free, I will free him. Walâ siá paghigúgma sa ákon. He has no love for me, does not love me at all. Kon sa ákon lang walâ akó sing kabilinggan. As far as I am concerned I have nothing against it. Nagapalapít siá sa ákon. He is coming towards me, is approaching me. Sa dak-ú nga katístis ginhímò níya iní sa ákon. He did this to me very maliciously. Kútub sang paghalín níya dirí sa ákon túbtub nián walâ ko siá makítà. Since he went away from me until now I have not seen him. Sa ákon bántà índì na siá magbálik sa ákon. In my opinion he will not return to me any more. Kon kís-a dumángat sa ákon ang masubô nga panghunâhúna--. Now and then sad reflections come upon me--. (see nákon, ko, ímo, nímo, mo, íya, níya, ámon, námon, áton, náton, ta, ínyo, nínyo, íla, níla).

N.B. The difference between the use of "ákon" and "nákon, ko" is as follows:

1) in the meaning of a possessive pronoun "ákon" is put before and "nákon, ko" are put after the word they respectively qualify, e.g. Ang ákon idô. Ang idô nákon (ko). My dog. Ang ákon amáy tigúlang na. Ang amay nákon (ko) tigúlang na. My father is now old.

2) in the meaning of a predicative adjective "ákon" is always used and never "nákon" or "ko". Akon iní nga pínggan or Iní nga pínggan ákon. This plate is mine, belongs to me. Dilì ákon iní nga páhò or Iní nga páhò dílì ákon. This mango is not mine, does not belong to me.

3) in the meaning of a personal pronoun with the preposition "s", "ákon" is used exclusively and never "nákon" or "ko" e.g. Ginhátag níya inâ sa ákon. He gave that to me. Nagsúmbag siá sa ákon. He hit (boxed) me.

4) in the meaning of "by me, through me" as a personal agent "ákon" always stands before the verb and can only be used, if the verb is not negatived. Akon ginbúhat iní. This was done by me. Sa waláy duhádúha ákon siá pagaduáwon. Of course, he will be visited by me i.e. I will pay him a visit. Dílì balá matúod nga ákon siá nabayáran? Isn't it true, that he was paid by me i.e. that I paid him? "Nákon" and "ko", if employed in such sentences, take their place invariably after the verb: Ginbúhat ko (nákon) iní. Sa ualáy duhádúha pagaduáwon ko (nákon) siá. Dílì balá matúod nga nabayáran ko (nákon) siá?

But if the verb is negatived "ákon" cannot be used; "nákon" or "ko" must then be employed and be placed between the negative adverb and the verb: Walâ ko (nákon) pagbuháta iní. This was not done by me. Dílì ko (nákon) malipatán iní. I cannot forget it. Indì ko (nákon) malíngkang iníng bató, kay mabúg-at gid. I cannot move this stone, for it is very heavy. Indì pa nákon (índì ko pa) mapúy-an ang bág-o ko nga baláy, kay walâ ko pa (ualâ pa nákon) pagbutangí sing mga galamitón nga kinahánglan. I cannot live in my new house yet, because I have not yet put in the necessary furniture. Walâ ko (nákon) siá pagagdahá kag índì man nákon (índì ko man) siá pagagdahón, kay maláin siá sing pamatásan. I neither invited him nor will I invite him, because he has vicious habits.

5) in sentences where the verb is preceded by a quasi-auxiliary or by adverbs of time or place like "saráng, buót, diín, dirí, dirâ, sán-o pa, etc." "nákon" or "ko" should be used before the verb, even if the latter is not negatived, e.g. Saráng ko mabúhat iní. I can do it. Buót ko ímnon iníng bino. I wish or like to drink this wine. Sán-o ko pa (sán-o pa nákon) mapatíndog ang bág-o nga baláy? When shall I be able to build the new house? Diín ko (nákon) makítà ang kwárta? Where can I find the money?

The foregoing examples and rules are applicable to all personal and possessive pronouns, "ímo, íya, ámon, áton, ínyo, íla" following "ákon" and "nímo, mo, níya, námon, náton, ta, nínyo, níla" following "nákon, ko".


alá

Hiligaynon

Pull! Haul! Now then! Hello! An exclamation used in animating workmen, in enforcing attention and the like. Alá na kamó nga tanán! Now then, pull all together! Alá ikáw dirâ, halín ka. Hello! you there, clear out. (see halá id. and the more usual form; perhaps from the Sp. hala).


álgo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. algo) Something, somewhat. Máy álgo dirâ. There is something behind, some secret or the like. May álgo siá sa kay Fulána. He is somewhat in love with N.N.


ámion

Hiligaynon

Fragrance, sweet smell, agreeable odour, perfume, scent; to be or become fragrant, sweet-smelling, scented, odoriferous. Iníng matahúm nga búlak walâ sing ámion (kaámion). This beautiful flower has no scent. Nagámion na ang hulút tungúd sináng mga búlak. The room became fragrant on account of those flowers. Naamionán akó siní nga búlak, ápang si Fuláno nabahoán. I like the smell of this flower, but N.N. dislikes it. Ang kalabánan sang mga búlak nga dirâ sa ámon pamulákan nagapangámion. Most of the flowers in our garden are fragrant. (see kaámion, maámion, pangámion, ámyon, hamút, humút).


ámpag

Hiligaynon

A prominent place, a foremost, reserved or special seat; to choose a prominent seat, to sit in the front row, take a top seat; to show off, give oneself airs. Paámpag is mostly used. Dirâ silá sa ámpag. They are there in the front row. Indì ka magpaámpag. Don't take a top seat. Don't sit in the front row. Don't show off or be ostentatious. Nagapaámpag gid siá. She is carrying herself proudly or showing off. Dílì mo pag-ipaámpag yanáng mga táo. Do not place those men in the front row. Hándà na ang síya nga igapaámpag ko sa Senyór Obispo. The chair is now ready which I will place in a prominent position for His Excellence.


ánas

Hiligaynon

The reach, sweep or range of fire over dry grass, leaves, shrubs etc., as in jungle-burning (kaingín); to overrun, sweep over, said of fire. Iníng dútà inágyan sang ánas. This land was overrun by fire. Kon may kaingín dirâ maanásan man iníng dútà. If a kaingín-fire is started over there, this land also will be overrun by the flames.


angháw-ánghaw

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ánghaw. Angháwanghawá kamí dirâ, agúd makatúdlò ka sa ámon sa paghíkot siní sing maáyo. Visit us over there that you may show us how to arrange it well.


ángkop

Hiligaynon

To close well, to shut or lock a door, etc. properly. Angkopá ang ganháan, ang ba-úl, talamwáan, etc. Lock the door, trunk, window, etc. Básì nga walâ siá dirâ sa íya hulút, kay naángkop ang mga bintánà. Perhaps he is not in his room, for the windows are shut. (see será, dápat, háom, háup).


aníla

Hiligaynon

A hive; a cluster or swarm of bees, etc. May duhá ka aníla sang putyókan dirâ. There are two swarms of bees over there.


aníno

Hiligaynon

Shadow, outline, trace, silhouette, often used as a figure of speech. Walâ akó sing aníno sa paglakát dirâ. I have not the shadow of a thought or intention of going there. Walâ sing aníno ang tiémpo nga magaulán sa madalî. It does not look at all as if it were going to rain soon. (see lándong, tándà).


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).


apâ

Hiligaynon

Mute, dumb; silent, mum, speechless; to be or become dumb. Nagapâ siá sa hinálî. He was suddenly struck dumb. Ang mga apâ nagainapâ. The dumb (deaf and dumb) talk by signs and gestures. Gininapaán akó níya. He talked to me as one deaf and dumb, (by signs and gestures). Nagainapâ gid lang si Fuláno dirâ sa higád. N.N. just keeps silent there in the corner. Naginapâ siá. He talked by signs and gestures. He said nothing. Makahibaló ikáw mag-inapâ? Do you know how to talk like the deaf and dumb? Can you converse by signs and gestures? (see ágbà).


árà

Hiligaynon

(H) There, there is. Arà inâ dirâ. There it is. Arà balá si Fuláno sa íya hulút? Is N.N. there in his room?


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.


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