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káwas

Hiligaynon

To go or step over a fence, pass out over the side of a vehicle instead of leaving it by the ordinary way of exit, etc. Nagkáwas lang siá sa bíntana. He simply went out by the window. Dílì mo pagpakawáson ang mga karabáw sa kodál. Do not let (make) the buffaloes step over the fence. Kinmáwas ang kabáyo sa kwádra. The horse escaped from its fenced-in stable. Ang kalámpay nagkáwas sa kólon. The calampay-crabs escaped over the rim of the kettle. Pataáson mo ang díngding sang tángkal agúd índì na makakáwas ang báboy. Make the sides of the pigsty higher so that the pig cannot get out again. (see áwas, sagáhay).



káwat

Hiligaynon

(H) Stealth, secrecy, wiliness, slyness, craftiness; to steal, rob, commit theft, take, pilfer, filch, pinch, nab, prig, appropriate unlawfully. Sa káwat. Secretly. On the sly. Stealthily, craftily, cunningly. Sín-o balá ang nagkáwat sang ákon taknáan? Who has stolen my watch? Indì ka magkáwat (mangáwat). Don't steal. Kinawátan si Fuláno sing duhá ka mángmang. N.N. had two pesos stolen from him. Indì mo pagbáklon ang mga butáng nga nahibál-an mo nga kináwat. Don't buy things you know are stolen. (see tákaw, káwtì, tíkas).


kawatán

Hiligaynon

A thief, robber, stealer, burglar, gangster. (see makáwat).


kawátan

Hiligaynon

Correspondent, lover, paramour (particularly said of one who has illicit relations with a married woman). (see kalólot, kahagúgma, banábána).


káway

Hiligaynon

Anything that dangles or hangs down freely as a tassel, fringe, hair, rope, string, etc.; to dangle, hang down, protrude and shake in the wind, etc. (see gáway, káwal, kábit).


kawáy-kawáy

Hiligaynon

To dangle, swing in suspension, etc. (see káway, kabítkábit, kabílkabíl, gawáygáway).


abát-ábat

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ábat. Also: to follow up, follow from place to place. Ginabátábat sang mga polís ang makáwat túbtub nga íla madakúp (nadakúp). The police followed the thief from place to place till they caught him. Abát-abáton nínyo ang duhá ka pamatán-on nga nagtabanáy túbtub nga ínyo makítà kag ibálik nínyo dirí silá nga duhá. Follow the two young people that have eloped till you find them and bring the two of them back here. (see sunúdsúnud).


ábong

Hiligaynon

On the windward side, not under the lee, open or exposed to the wind; to be or become exposed to the wind, etc. Ang ákon hulút ábong sa amíhan. My room is open to the north wind. Ginaabóngan sang habágat ang ámon kalán-an. Our refectory or dining-room is exposed to the south wind. Sádto ánay nalípdan sang kawáyan ang ákon kwárto, ápang karón, kay natapás na ang kawáyan, nagábong sa hángin. Formerly my room was sheltered behind bamboos, but now that the bamboos are cut down, it has become exposed to the wind, (see ámbi-open to the rain; abansáda).


ábri

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abrir) To unlock, unfasten, open; to begin, commence, said of schools, classes, sessions, meetings, etc. Abrihi ang puérta, ang bintánà, etc. Open the door, the window, etc. Naabrihán na ang mga kláse. Classes have commenced. Ang makáwat walâ makaábri sang káha. The thief could not unlock-, open-, the safe. Kon walâ ka sing yábi nga ikaábri sa ganháan, bingkalá na lang. If you have no key that can unlock the door, simply burst the door in. (see bukás).


ága

Hiligaynon

Morning, from near sunrise to mid-day; to be or become morning. Kaína sang ága. This morning. Buás sa ága. Tomorrow morning. Kon magága or umága na----. When morning comes---. Duhádúha gid kon maagahán pa ang masakít. It is very doubtful, whether the sick person (man, woman or child) will live until tomorrow morning. Naagahán kamí sa alipokpokán sang búkid. By morning we were on the top of the mountain. Maáyong ága. Good morning. Mapaága akó anay kag ugáling malakát. I'll wait till morning and then start. Naagahán silá sang kinánta, sináut, panahî, lagás sa makáwat, etc. They sang, danced, sewed, pursued the thief, etc. the whole night through till morning.


agóng

Hiligaynon

A trickster, sneak, cheat, thief in a small way; to trick, cheat, deceive, obtain under some plausible pretext. Ginagóng níya ang ákon páyong. He deprived me of my umbrella by a mean trick. Agongá ang íya kálò or agongi siá sang íya kálò. Get hold of his hat by some stratagem. Likawí ang mga agóng kag makáwat. Avoid sneaks and thieves. (see dáyà, límbong, tíkas, takáb, káwtì, lág-it).


ágsap

Hiligaynon

To chip-, trim-, dress-, hew-, wood by cutting or splitting off small pieces. Agsapí ang káhoy. Dress the wood by chipping. Inágsap nga káhoy. A chip-, splinter-, of wood. Ang mga inágsap sang kawáyan ginapaámak sa kaláyo. Bamboo-trimmings are useful for lightning or kindling a fire. Iágsap akó ánay siníng káhoy. Please trim this piece of wood for me. Nagtínlò na ang inagsapán nga halígi. The post that was trimmed has become smooth. Paagsapá ang pánday siníng halígi. Let the carpenter trim this post. (see sápsap).


águs

Hiligaynon

To clean or scrape with a sharp-edged tool. Agúsi ang owáy. Clean the rattan. Scrape the rattan smooth and clean. Owáy nga inagúsan. Clean, trimmed or dressed rattan ready for binding or weaving purposes. Iágus ang binángon sa siní nga liníyas nga kawáyan. Scrape this piece of split bamboo clean with the bolo.


aháy

Hiligaynon

Ah! Oh! Alas! Aháy, nga pagkawaláy pálad! Alas, bad luck! Aháy, pagkalisúd sang ákon maláut nga kapaláran nga dáw waláy paaliwánsan! Oh, the wretchedness of my fate from which there is no escape!


ánod

Hiligaynon

To float, glide or swim along the surface of a fluid, to carry off (of liquids). Ginánod sang subâ ang ákon dútà. The river carried off my land. Andamí ang imó nga káhoy nga malapít sa subâ, kay básì anóron (anódon) sang sulúg. Look after your timber lying near the river, for it may be carried off by the current. Ang kawáyan nga pulúnton ginapaánod sa subâ. Bamboos for fish-traps are floated down the river. Ipaánod-or-paanóra (paanóda) ang káhoy. Float the wood. Get the wood down by floating. Paanóri (paanódi) ang túbig sing kawáyan. Throw a bamboo in to float on the water. (see utáw-útaw, lutáw, kútaw).


aták-aták

Hiligaynon

Spaced, spread out, not joined, not united, not together, not close to each other; to be or become separate or segregated from one another, etc. Sádto maíkit ang mga baláy siníng báryo, karón nagaták-aták na. Formerly the houses in this village were close together, now they are widely spaced. Ginaták-aták níla ang mga baláy. They spread the houses out singly with considerable distances between them. Aták-aták gid lámang dirí ang mga páhò, dílì gid pinúnsok. Mango-trees here are to be met with only one here and there, not in groups. Maáyo gid ang pagpaaták-aták sang mga baláy nga kawáyan kag nípà, kay kon gutúk sa minurô kag may kaláyo maúmid silá nga tanán. Houses made of bamboo and thatched with nípà should be spaced far from one another, for if they are close together within a village and a fire breaks out they will all be involved (in the calamity). (see atád-atád, putá-putá, malakâ, isáísa).


áwas

Hiligaynon

An overflow; to overflow, escape or spill over the rim, said chiefly of liquids. Nagaáwas ang túbig sa láta or ang láta ginaawásan sang túbig. The water is overflowing the can. Awas may also mean: a pollution. Paáwas sang láwas-Masturbation; to cause pollution. (see káwas).


áwat

Hiligaynon

Of use, worth something, etc. See yáwat. (see yádì, pangunyádì, panginyáwat).

-ay, (Short for -anay) A very frequently used suffix denoting reciprocity or an action by many, e.g. pilasáy, pinilasáy (pílas-to wound); bukaráy, binukaráy (búkad-to open, disclose); hikayáy, hinikayáy (híkay-to disparage, criticize); hikawáy, hinikawáy, (híkaw-to envy, spite); agawáy, inagawáy (ágaw-to snatch, take); sulátay, sinulátay (sulát-to write); minulayáy (múlay-to carp, cavil, run down); tabanáy, tinabanáy (tában-to run away with), etc. etc.


awóg

Hiligaynon

A spell or enchantment believed in by the superstitious, and supposed to make one remain within a rather narrow circle, unable to go far away; spell-binding. Also used as a verb. Ginbutangán níya sing awóg ang íya karabáw. He cast a spell on his buffalo (so that the buffalo should not be able to go far astray). Naawogán ang makáwat. The thief had a spell put on him (in order that he should be unable to escape to a place far away). Naawóg siá sang balíkbálik. He is bound to come back again, he is forced to go to and fro, he is, as it were, spell-bound and keeps returning to the same place. (see lúmay, lumáy).


báak

Hiligaynon

To crush, squeeze out of shape, crumple, break by pressure, said especially of bamboo, tubes, pipes and the like. Nabáak ang kawáyan. The bamboo has been crushed. Iníng isá ka púnò nga kawáyan nabaákan sing madámù nga mga layón sang pagbágyo. Many full-grown bamboos of this clump were crushed and broken by the hurricane. Ipabáak lang sa alíling iníng kawáyan. Simply crush this bamboo under the wheel (by letting a cart pass over it, etc.). Dílì mo pagbaákon ang kawáyan. Don't crush the bamboo. (see lúmà).


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