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kaálam

Hiligaynon

(H) Wisdom, learning, cleverness, intelligence. (see álam, kinaálam, kinaádman).



álam

Hiligaynon

(H) Knowledge, wisdom, learning; to be or become wise, learned, to know. Walâ siá sing álam. He has no learning, has had no education. Pisáni ang pagtoón mo, agúd magálam ka. Study with application, that you may become learned or well educated. Sádto ánay walâ siá sing tinón-an, ápang karón nagálam na gid siá. Formerly he had no schooling, but now he is quite learned. Indì kamó manúgid sa íya sinâ, kay maaláman man níya sa olíhi. Don't tell him that now, for he will get to know it later on all the same. Paalámi siá. Tell him or warn him beforehand. Anó ang ímo naaláman? What do you know? What have you learned? Ginpaaláman níya kamí nga dáan nga maabút ang manugusísà sa amó nga ádlaw. We were warned by him long before, that the inspector would come on such a day. Ipaálam sa íya nga nagubâ ang táytay. Send him word that the bridge is broken down. (see kaálam, maálam, kinaálam, kinaádman, máan).


ápang

Hiligaynon

But, on the other hand, yet, still. Maáyo ang kaálam, ápang labí nga maáyo ang matárung nga pangabúhì. Wisdom or learning is good, but an honest life is better. Matahúm man kuntánì inî, ápang-This would be nice, yet-. Ari na ang napát-ud nga ádlaw, ápang walâ sia magabút. The appointed day is here, but he has not come. Kon sa isá ka bágay matúod gid man inâ, ápang labí pa gid nga matúod nga-. If, on the one hand, that is perfectly true, still, on the other, it is truer yet to say, that-. Siá magatámbong dídto, ápang akó índì. He will be present there, but not I. (see péro).


bágay

Hiligaynon

Manner, method, kind, class, way; fit, proper, suitable, adapted; to fit, adapt, tune, harmonize. Bagáya ang mga kwérdas. Tune the strings. Ibágay akó sang ákon gitára. Kindly tune my guitar. Dílì bágay sa ímo iníng kálò. This hat does not fit you. This hat does not suit you. Duhá ka bágay ang pagpangurús, hímpit kag láktud. There are two ways of making the sign of the cross, the complete and the short one. Ang salâ may duhá ka bágay, mortál kag beniál. There are two kinds of sins, mortal and venial. Himósi siá sing pagkáon nga bágay sa isá ka dumulúaw nga dunggánon. Prepare some food for him fit to be placed before an honoured visitor. Bagáyi ang ímo mánggad kag kaálam sing maáyo nga batásan. Cultivate a demeanour in keeping with your wealth and knowledge or learning. (see ángay, ányò, ígò, síbò).


dáyaw

Hiligaynon

To praise, exalt, extol, esteem, appreciate, magnify, glorify, make much of, speak well of, honour, admire, laud, think or speak highly of. Dayáwon ang Diós. Praised be God. Blessed be God. Ginadáyaw níla ang bág-o nga simbáhan. They are full of praise for the new church. Dayáwa siá, kay dalayáwon. Honour him, for he is worthy of honour. Gindáyaw ko siá, kay nakasáyod akó nga dalayawón siá, kag iniháwan akó níya sing manók kag ginpainúm sing tubâ. I flattered him, because I knew that flattery goes down with him, and he killed a chicken for me and gave me some toddy to drink. Idáyaw sa íya ang íya bág-o nga baláy, ang íya kaálam, etc. Speak well of his new house, of his learning, etc. Gindáyaw níla siá tungúd sang madámù níya nga pagkasampáton. They exalted him on account of his many accomplishments. (see padungúg).


hágak

Hiligaynon

See hádak. Indì ka maghágak. Don't prattle, boast or brag. Ginhagákan akó níya sang íya kaálam. He boasted to me of his learning. Pahagáka lang siá. Get him to brag-or-Let him rattle on.


hapáw

Hiligaynon

Superficial, on the surface; passing, insincere; to skim, take off the surface. Hapawá ang kán-on sa kólon. Take out of the kettle the top layer of rice. Hapawón mo ang hígkò sa túbig; or: hapawán mo ang túbig sang hígkò. Take the scum off the surface of the water. Ihapáw ang kutsára sa gátas sa pagkúhà sang latáb. Dip the spoon a litte into the milk to take off the cream. Hapáw gid lang ang ímo pagdáro; padútla gid ang arádo. You are ploughing only the surface; press the plough down deep. Hapáw man lang ang íya kaálam. His learning is merely superficial (not deep or thorough). (see salimpapáw, pakuláhaw).


ka

Hiligaynon

A prefix of very wide use in the formation of abstract and collective nouns as well as of an exclamatory superlative which nearly corresponds in meaning to the English "How--!" e.g. álam-kaálam (wisdom, learning); písan-kapísan (diligence, application); píntas-kapíntas (cruelty); ángot-kaangtánan (connection); lábut-kalabtánan (participation, implication); uyáng-kahinguyángan (outlay, expenditure); bátà-kabatáan (childhood; children); baláy-kabalayán (houses, collection of houses); támad-katámad sa ímo! How lazy you are! Dásig-kadásig siníng kabáyo! How swiftly this horse runs! gáhud, galúng-kagáhud kag kagalúng sináng mga bátà! Oh, the noisiness and boisterousness of those children! lisúd-ay, kalisúd! Oh, what a heavy cross! After superlative adverbs like lakás, lám-ag, dúro, masyádo, támà, túman, etc. "ka" is either prefixed to the adjectives or takes the place of ma-, e.g. Dalók-greedy. Lakás kadalók. Very greedy. Layâ-dry. Masyádo kalayâ. Very dry. Maitúm-black. Lám-ag kaitúm. Very black. Madálum-deep. Dúro kadálum. Very deep. Matámbok-fat. Támà katámbok. Very fat. Dakû-large. Túman kadakû. Very large, etc.


kinaádman

Hiligaynon

Learning, knowledge, wisdom, education, cleverness. (álam; kaálam, kinaálam).


kubús

Hiligaynon

Low, mean; sorry, poor, petty, paltry, unimportant, insignificant, nonentity, inferior, not up to the standard, of-little-, -small,-no-, -account,-importance. Kubús nga táo. A man of mean origin, of little worth or influence. Sín-o sa íla nga tátlo ang kubús sa pagdúmug, sa pagkabutáng, sa kataasón, sa kaálam, etc. Which of the three is the least in wrestling, in wealth, in height, in wisdom or learning, etc.? (see kulábus).


lunúd

Hiligaynon

(B) Inferior to, disappearing or inconspicuous in comparison to; to be inferior to, be no match for, not to come up to, not to be compared with. Indì akó magdúmug sa ímo, kay lunúd gid akó. I will not wrestle with you, for I am no match for you. Kon sa kaálam, nagalunúd siá sa kay Fuláno. With regard to learning he is far inferior to N.N. (see kubús, sihág).


lútos

Hiligaynon

Surpassed, outdone, inferior to another in any respect; to surpass, outdo, overcome, be superior to, vanquish, defeat, beat, conquer. Lútos siá ni Fuláno sa mánggad, sa kaálam, sa kataasón, etc. He is inferior to N.N. in wealth, in learning, in height, etc. He is not so wealthy, learned, tall, etc. as N.N. Linútos siá ni Fuláno. He was defeated by N.N. Lutóson siá ni Fuláno sa kaísug. N.N. will be superior to him in strength (bravery). He will be outdone in strength or bravery by N.N. Indì mo malútos ang íya nga katarúngan. You cannot beat (hold your ground or stand up against) his argument. (see daúg).