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hapóhap

Hiligaynon

To stroke, fondle, let the hand glide softly over (the skin or the like). Hapohápa siá. Stroke him. Hapohápi siá sa bútkon. Stroke him on the arm. Maálam siá maghapóhap sa mga táo. He knows how to please the people. (see apóhap, kálot, dálò).



apóhap

Hiligaynon

(B) To stroke or touch lightly, to move the hand along with a light touch. Apohápi ang bátà. Stroke the baby. Batíd siá magapóhap sa mga táo. He is an expert at stroking men down i.e. at coaxing them, gaining them over to his side. (see hapóhap id.).


dapúlay

Hiligaynon

To stroke, caress, fondle, dandle, wheedle, cajole, coax. (see apóhap, hapóhap, dalôdálò).


hapúlas

Hiligaynon

To anoint, rub in, dab, etc. See háplas. Also: to stroke, rub gently; ingratiate oneself with. (see hapóhap, apóhap).


pílì

Hiligaynon

Picked out, chosen, selected, the very best; fastidious, particular, overnice, difficult to please as regards food, or the like; to choose, select, pick out, elect, vote for. Pílì nga táo. A picked, prominent, outstanding man (person, personage). Pílì nga heneró. Carefully chosen or selected cloth. Pílì nga káhoy. The very best wood (timber). Mga pílì gid nga pagkáon ang íya nga lúyag. He wants to have the very best food. He is very fastidious as regards food. Pilía ang mga dalágkù sináng mga páhò. Choose (pick out) the large ones from among those mangoes. Magpílì kamó sing mga kandidáto nga maáyo kag matárung. Cast your vote for good and honest candidates. Pilíi sing pásì ang bugás. Pick out the unhulled rice grains from among the pounded rice. Nagapapílì siá liwán? Is he offering his candidature again? Ang ibán nga mga nagapapílì maáyo manghapóhap (mangapóhap) sa mga pumililî. Some candidates are clever at (well versed in) fooling (flattering) the electors. (Note the accent in the following). Napilián siá nga pangúlopuód sang pagpiniliáy nga naglígad. He was chosen Provincial Governor at the last election. Walâ sing pílì kag walâ sing pilían. Without fear or favour. (see luhâ, áno, bóto).