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gáwa

Hiligaynon

Somewhat, rather, middling, considering, mediocre, passable, tolerable, not very much or excellent, but still somehow satisfactory under the circumstances. Komústa ka man karón?-Maáyo na akó gáwa. How are you now?-I am pretty well. Maáyo na man ang ímo palatikángan?-A, dílì maáyo gid, ápang, húo, maáyo na gáwa. Is your business running very well now?-Oh, no, not very well, but, yes, passably well. Malápad gáwa ang ímo umá. Your field is rather wide. Madámù gáwa ang nagtalámbong. A rather large crowd attended. (see bolobáyhon).



gáwa

Hiligaynon

To observe, look at, view, gaze at, eye, keep an eye on, watch from a window or the like. Gawáha kon sín-o ang sa idálum. Look out and see who is below. Igáwa akó kon sín-o ang nagaámba dirâ sa hágdan. Kindly look out and see who is singing on the stairs. Dáyon lang siá nagagáwa sa bintánà sa mga umalági sa idálum. She is always looking out of the window to watch the passers-by below. Magbulúsbúlus kamó maggáwa sa gawáng sa mga nagalubás sa dálan kag kon ínyo makítà si Fuláno pahapíta siá dirí. Watch in turns from the window the passers-by on the road, and if you see N.N. invite him up here. Gawáhi sing sugâ ang táo dirâ sa atubángan sang baláy. Take a light and observe the man there in front of the house. Ginawáhan níya sing pasílak ang makáwat. He watched the thief by means of a flashlight. (see bántay, tíid, áwhog, áwhang, ánghaw).


ánghaw

Hiligaynon

To look out of a window, watch, observe, gaze out, thrust out or pop out one's head, to visit, inspect, oversee, superintend. Anghawá kon sín-*o ang árà sa idálum. Pop out your head and see who is down there. Anghawí kamí dirí sa sílong sang baláy. Look down at us here underneath the house. Iánghaw sa ámon ang ímong nawóng. Show us your face. Walâ ka gid magánghaw sa ábyan mo nga nagmasakit. You have not visited your friend who has fallen sick. (see gáwa, láaw, lántaw, bísta, bisíta, dúaw).


bolobáyhon

Hiligaynon

Mediocre, middling, ordinary, indifferent, average, passable, tolerable, pretty, fair, not so bad, so-so, satisfactory, neither large nor small, neither ugly nor beautiful, neither very good nor very bad. (see báyhon, gáwa),


dahól-dahól

Hiligaynon

(B) Pretty well, rather much, satisfactory, average, tolerable; to be pretty well off, to do or act in a satisfactory manner. (see bolobáyhon, dawâdawâ, hingánhingán, gáwa).


dawâ-dawâ

Hiligaynon

Satisfactory, middling, pretty well off, rather well to do, having enough, neither rich nor poor. (see dirâ-dirâ, ayádayád, hingánhingán, maáyo, gáwa).


(H) Observation post, lookout, window or any other position from which one can see who is below or passing by. (see gáwa).


gawahán

Hiligaynon

Watch-tower, observation post, look-out, window. (see gáwa).


halúg

Hiligaynon

Loose, not tight, moving freely; to loosen, get loose. Ang pakô sang íya kamiséta halúg. His shirt-sleeve is loose. Ang síngsing mo halúg sa ákon túdlò. Your ring is too big for my finger. Naghalúg ang háwak sang íya sárwal, kay nagníwang siá. The waist of his trousers became too wide for him, because he had got lean. Pahalugá gáwa ang paláy sa búhò. Make the bolt fit a little more loosely into the hole. Ipahalúg ko sa sapatéro iníng mga sapátos, kay gutúk sa ákon tiíl. I'll get the shoemaker to widen these boots, for they are too tight for my feet. (see tugák, hugák).


láaw

Hiligaynon

(B) To watch, observe, mark, keep an eye on, look out of a window, or the like. Nagláaw silá sa íya túbtub nga nagkábus ang íya likód. They watched him till his back disappeared (in the distance). Laáwa siá sa bintánà. Keep an eye on him from the window. (see lántaw, gáwa, bántay).


lántaw

Hiligaynon

To watch, observe, spy, be on the look-out, keep an eye on, see or notice from afar. Lantawá siá. Watch, him. Observe him. Lantawá ang íla mga gího kag patúga. Watch their movements and plans. Ilántaw mo akó sa íya kag kon magpalapít siá sa áton baláy dapíton mo siá nga magsákà. Please keep him in sight and if he comes near our house invite him to enter. Naglántaw siá sa íya túbtub nga nadúlà sa únhan. He gazed after him till he disappeared in the distance. (see lánaw, lampitáw, gáwa, láaw, panílag).


luág

Hiligaynon

To look out of a window, or the like. (see láaw, lántaw, gáwa).


madawâ-dawâ

Hiligaynon

Satisfactory, pretty good, sufficient, decent, not bad, not very much, but not too little either. (dawâdawâ). (see dirâdirâ, ayádayád, maáyo, gáwa, madahóldahól).


támwà

Hiligaynon

To look out or in, have a peep at something, look at something furtively, gaze at stealthily, pop one's head in (up); to make one's appearance, inspect, look things over, look into, examine. Walâ gid siá pagtámwà sa digamohán. She never even as much as looks into the kitchen. Sang pagligad (paglubás) ko sa íya baláy nagatámwà siá sa bintánà. When I passed his house he was looking out of the window. Nagtámwà siá sa gawáng. He popped his head out of the door (window). Tamwaá siá. Observe him. Watch him. Look at him (from the window, the door, an aperture, etc.). (see gáwa, láaw, lántaw, língling, bántay, panílag, túluk).


gáwad

Hiligaynon

To get at a price, to recover-, redeem-, a pawn, to replevy, replevin, pay off a-mortgage,-a debt on a mortgage, claim something lost from the finder. Gawára (gawáda) ang ímo dútà nga naprénda sa kay Fuláno sing kalíman ka mángmang. Pay off the debt on your land mortgaged to N.N. for fifty pesos. Gawári akó sang arítos nga naprénda ni nánay sa ahénsya. Redeem the ear-rings for me which mother gave as security at the pawn-broker's. Igáwad mo akó ánay siníng kalubihán. Please reclaim for me this coconut plantation. Ari ang napúlò ka písos nga igáwad mo sang ímo karabáw. Here are the ten pesos to redeem your buffalo. Magagáwad akó kuntánì sang ákon báboy nga gindakúp sang polís, ápang walâ akó sing ikagáwad. I would reclaim my pig caught by the police, but I have not got the amount necessary. Maggáwad ka sa madalî sang ímo sédula. Buy your cedula quickly. (see tubús, báwì).


gáwak

Hiligaynon

Hole, cavity, hollow, etc. See gáwhak id. (see gáhuk, gahúk, etc.).


gawáng

Hiligaynon

Door, gate, gateway, portal, exit, entrance; window, look-out. (see ganháan, gangháan, puérta, puertáhan, gawahán, talámbwan, talamwáan, bintánà).


gáwas

Hiligaynon

Except, without, not including, excluding, exclusive of, to the exclusion of. (see luás).


gáway

Hiligaynon

The tentacles of the octopus and of similar animals.


gáway

Hiligaynon

Anything that hangs down or dangles freely, as hair, tendrils, fringes, tassels, etc.; to hang down, dangle. Ang gáway sang kométa. The comet's tail. Nagagáway ang íya bohók sa ágtang. Her hair hangs down over her forehead. Isáblay mo iníng isá ka búgkos nga lánot sa kátre, ápang índì mo (paggawáyon) pagpagawáyon ang íya nga tángkap. Put this bundle of hemp on the bed, but do not allow the ends to hang down. Pagawáyi lang ang likód sang bátà sang íya bohók. Just let the girl's hair hang down her back. (see káway, kábit).


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