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gakám

Hiligaynon

The span of the hand; to span, clasp, grasp, encircle with the hand; to cope with, be able to do, be capable of performing. Gakamá ang ákon bútkon, kay tan-awón ko kon makagakám ikáw sinâ. Clasp my arm with your hand, for I wish to see whether you can span it. Igakám akó ánay sang mga hilimosón sa dígamohán. Kindly undertake to look after the things to be prepared in the kitchen. Makagakám balá siá siní? Is he able to cope with this? Gakamón ko gid, kon malúyag ikáw, ang ímong aradohón. I will undertake to do your ploughing, if you like. (see gakáp, gakóm, gamól, gahús, agám, ágap).



gahús

Hiligaynon

(B) To undertake, deal with, be able to, have capacity for, be capable or competent, tackle, master, accomplish, overcome, outdo, manage. Makagahús ka balá siníng bató nga halakwáton?-Húo, saráng ko magahús iní. Can you tackle this stone that is to be lifted?-Yes, I can tackle it. Kon walâ akó sing búlig índì ko magahús ang tanán nga mga buluhatón sa sulúd sang baláy. Without help I am unable to perform all the house-work. Gahusá lang ang ímo trabáho. Do your best to get your work done (without outside help) Nagahús níya galî ang paghákwat sang mabúg-at nga halígi. After all he was able to lift the heavy post. Naghunâhúnà siá nga íya magahús si Fuláno sa dúmug, ápang nagsayúp siá. He thought he could beat N.N. at wrestling, but he was mistaken. Dugángi ang mga mamumugón, agúd makagahús silá sa pagpatíndog sang táytay sa sulúd sang isá ka simána. Increase the number of workmen, so that they may be able to set up the bridge within a week (see agám, gakám, gakóm, ákò, saráng).


gakáp

Hiligaynon

See gakám.


gakóm

Hiligaynon

See gakám id.


gálhò

Hiligaynon

(B) To take charge of, tackle, handle, perform, execute, work with one's own hands, put one's hand to, accomplish with actual personal labour. Sín-o ang naggálhò sang pagíhaw sang báboy? Who killed the pig? Who actually performed all the work in connection with the killing of the pig? Galhoá lang ang mga hilikotón sa simbáhan sa pándut. Take charge personally of all the preparations in the Church for the feast. Igálhò akó siníng ísdà sa paglútò. Kindly cook this fish for me yourself (in person). Gingálhò ni Fuláno ang ilibusón. N.N. personally got ready all the requisites for making a dish of "íbus". Kon maló-oy ka, galhoón mo lang ang tanán nga mahígkò sang masakít. For mercy's sake, undertake all the work of cleaning the sick person. (see agám, ágap, gamól, gakám, gakóm, gámlò, hámlò).


gamól

Hiligaynon

To grasp, grip, clasp, span, encircle with the hand; to cope with, be able, competent, capable of. Gámla (gamolá) ang bútkon ko, kon makagamól ka sinâ. Encircle my arm with your fingers, if you can. Span my arm, if you can. Indì níya magamól inâ. He is not capable of doing that. (see gakám, etc.).


gukóm

Hiligaynon

A handful, what can be grasped between the thumb and fingers, applied to objects the ends of which protrude from the hand; to grasp, grip, clench, clutch within thumb and fingers. Gukomá ang bastón, lipák, kamóti, etc. Grasp the walking stick, the piece of split bamboo, the sweet potato, etc. Gukomí akó sing duhá ka gukóm nga bunáng. Take up two handfuls of yarn for me. (see gakáp, gamól, gakóm, gakám).


kamógol

Hiligaynon

(B) To grasp, clutch, clench, grapple with, as in wrestling, etc. Nagakamogoláy silá. They are grappling with each other. Kamagóla siá. Grapple with him. Ginkamógol níya akó. He held me in a clench. Siá gid lang nga isá ang nagakamógol sang íya trabáho. He grapples with his work quite alone. (see kámog, gahús, gakám).


atás-átas

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of átas. Also: To run after, to follow, to be constantly behind. Ang ilóy nagaatás-átas sa íya bátà nga nagakámang. The mother is constantly behind her baby that is crawling along the floor. (see abát-ábat, lagás-lágas, alók-álok).


kámas, kamás

Hiligaynon

To fight using hands and feet as in wrestling or as horses when fighting, to rear up, clamber, climb a steep mountain-side using hands and feet. Ang mga kabáyo nagakamasáy. The horses are fighting each other. Kamása siá. Fight him tooth and nail, (with hands and feet). Figuratively: Maáyo ang íya kamás (kámas) sang kadiós nga ginútan ko. He is greedily eating the kadiós-peas I prepared as a vegetable dish.


kambúsà

Hiligaynon

Unseemly, unsightly, slovenly, not well done (of sewing, etc.). Kambúsà (Nagakambúsà) ang ági siníng mákina, siníng talahían, etc. No good sewing is done with this machine,-in this tailoring shop, etc. Also: A kind of small dog with curly hair.


kambúya

Hiligaynon

(From the Sp. compañía) Partner, participant, share-or stock-holder; to combine, form a partnership, company or society. Nagakambúya silá. They are partners. Ginkambuyáhan níla nga duhá ang pahunán sang íla nga negósyo. The two of them contributed the capital of their business. Kambuyáhi akó sa pangomérsyo. Form a partnership with me for a commercial enterprise. Kambúya ko siá. He is my partner. (see kumbúya).


kámpod, kampód

Hiligaynon

(B) To include all, embrace all, comprise all, take in all, leave out none or nothing; equipped, provided or dealt with, in an equal manner. Nagakámpod silá nga tanán sang páyong, sang kálò, etc. All of them have umbrella's, hats, etc. Ikámpod mo sa íla ang mga lápis sa látok. Distribute to them the pencils that are on the table. Kampodán mo silá sing bíntay nga mútyà. Give them all ear-rings made of pearls. Pakampodán mo silá nga tanán sing bág-o nga mga tulún-an. Procure new books for all of them. Kámpod (magkámpod) kamó nga tanán sang binángon kag maglakát. Take (all of you) your boloes and go. (see tápud, túptup).


kamúkhà

Hiligaynon

An equal, one of the same blood, condition or position; to be partners, help or stick together and never fight each other. "Nagakamúkhà silá" may mean "They are idiots or half-fools" or "They are partners and will not fight against each other". (see kaángay, kasúbung). (N.B. kamúkhà seems to be a Tagalog word).


kamúros

Hiligaynon

(B) To lead in work, direct work and take the chief hand in it. Sín-o ang nagakamúros sa ínyo nga pangabúdlay? Who is your leading workman? Or: Who is your boss?


kamútut

Hiligaynon

To strive, exert oneself, strain every nerve, do one's best, make great efforts; to fight, wage war, join battle, enter into conflict, engage in a fight. Nagakamútut (nagakinamútut) silá sa pagdaúg. They are making great efforts to win. (see pamurúg-ot, himúd-os, paningúhà, panikasúg).


katáo

Hiligaynon

To be born. See táo. Sa adláwádlaw may nagakatáo kag may nagakamatáy. Every day-some are born and others die,-there are births and deaths.


makó-makó

Hiligaynon

To like or appreciate the taste of something new, not having tasted the like before; to be selfish, haughty, stuck-up, to despise, look down upon one's former friends with indifference or even contempt, as sometimes happens in the case of those that have risen from a humble position to one of power and wealth. Tilawí iníng mga kalan-ónon, kay mamakómakó (magakamakómakó) ka gid sinâ sa ákon bántà. Taste this pastry, for you will like it very much, I think. Namakómakó siá sang lansónes, kay walâ siá pagpanghátag. He likes (He is very partial to) lansónes, for he does not give any (of them) away. Namakómakó siá sang pílak, kay walâ na siá pagpanámyaw. On account of his newly obtained wealth he has become so stuck-up (haughty) that he does not salute any more (his old friends). (see hígmaw).


matáy

Hiligaynon

To die, expire; meet death, suffer death, become extinct. Nagakamatáy siá. He is dying. Nagkamatáy (namatáy) siá. He died. Ang pagkamatáy. Death. Dying. (see patáy, kinamatáy, himatayón, kamatáyon, namátyan, kalamatáyan).


músing

Hiligaynon

Soil, stain, muck, mire, dirt, filth, grime; to soil, stain, begrime, befoul, bemire, dirty. Namúsing (namusíngan) siá sang lúnang. He got muddy or mud-stained. Andam ka nga índì mo masalapáy ang kólon, kay mamúsing (magakamúsing) ang ímo mga panápton. Be careful not to come in contact with the kettle or your clothes will get dirty. (see bulíng, búlit, hígkò, dágtà, musíngal).