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buháy-búhay

Hiligaynon

(B) Dim. of búhay. A rather long time, during a considerable space of time. Buháybúhay ang paghulát níya túbtub nga nadángat níya inâ nga palangakóan. He had to wait quite a long time before he got that position. Buháybúhay ang íya pagántos sang balatían. He had to suffer from the disease a considerable time. (see dugáydúgay).



buháy-buháy

Hiligaynon

(B) Presently, shortly, at once, in a moment, in-, within-, a short time. Karón buháybuháy hapítan ko ikáw. I shall presently call upon you. I shall visit you soon. Karón buháybuháy maabút ang koríyo. The mail will be in shortly, within a short time. (see dugáydugáy).


dugáy-dúgay

Hiligaynon

(H) Dim. of dúgay. Rather long, quite a long time. Dugáydúgay ang pagpuyô níya sa Manílà. He lived quite a long time in Manila. Dugáydúgay ang íla pagbatás túbtub nga nadángat níla ang katawháyan. They had to struggle a long time before they could live at ease. (see buháybúhay).


dugáy-dugáy

Hiligaynon

(H) Dim. and Freq. of dúgay. Presently, shortly, within a short time or while; at short intervals, almost continuously, very often. Dugáydugáy karón maabút ang koríyo. The mail will be in shortly now. Dugáydugáy pa lang nga nalúmbus siá. He left only a short while ago. Ang dugáydugáy nga pangákig dílì maáyo sa láwas. To be very often excited by anger is not conducive to health (is not a good for the health). Duláon mo ang maláut nga batásan sang dugáydugáy nga pagkahubúg. Try to rid yourself of the bad habit of getting drunk so frequently. (see dúgay, dugáydúgay, buháybuháy).


hingalág

Hiligaynon

(H) Unnoticed, unobserved, suddenly, without much ado, unexpectedly; repeatedly, at short intervals, again and again, but always in surprise. (see hinálì, dugáydugáy).


turapók

Hiligaynon

(B) A passing shower of rain, a squall, a fit, jerk, start; at intervals, with interruptions, now and again, off and on, by fits and starts; to do with interruptions, by fits and starts. Urán nga turapók. (Ulán nga tulápok). A shower of rain. A squall of very short duration. Turapók nga pangabúdlay. Work done by fits and starts. Desultory, interrupted, not steady or continuous work. Riá nga táo turapók sa bisán anó nga orobráhon. (Inâ nga táo matalák-on sa bisán náno nga olobráhon. Ang olobráhon níya sinâ nga táo dugáydugáy níya ginabiyáan). Whatever this man does he does by fits and starts. This man-never works long at any job,-gets soon tired of any kind of work. (see tulápok).