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túgbong

Hiligaynon

To buy in the open market, especially said of fresh fish. The form panúgbong is mostly used: to go in search of fresh fish, etc. Kahápon nanúgbung kamí, ápang walâ kamí makabakál sing ísdà, kay diótay kaáyo ang sóhot. Yesterday we went out to buy fresh fish, but we couldn't get any, as the catch had been so very small. Manúgbung (magapanúgbung) kitá buás sa ága pa gid, agúd básì pa lang kon makaayô kitá sing diótay nga ísdà gíkan sa párte sang mga bóso. Early tomorrow morning we shall go in search of fresh fish; we hope to obtain some by entreaty from the divers' share.



ikaáyo

Hiligaynon

(H) That is for the good or improvement of, weal, welfare, benefit. Sa ikaáyo sang bánwa. For the good of the town. Nahanabô inâ sa ákon ikaáyo. That turned out to my advantage. (see áyo).


ikaáyo

Hiligaynon

(H) That is for the good or improvement of, weal, welfare, benefit. Sa ikaáyo sang bánwa. For the good of the town. Nahanabô inâ sa ákon ikaáyo. That turned out to my advantage. (see áyo).


kaayohán

Hiligaynon

(H) To go on well, to prosper, make good progress. Nagkaayohán na ang íya kahimtángan. His affairs have prospered or improved. He has thrived-or-has made good progress in his position in life.


(H) Benefaction, benefit, favour, good deeds, acts of kindness. (see kaaráydan id.).


amág

Hiligaynon

To be attracted by, to be drawn towards. Ang mga ragárága nagaamág sang sugâ. The insect "ragaraga" seeks the light or is drawn towards the light. Ang bátà nagaamág sa íya ilóy. The child clings to-, desires to be with-, its mother. Paamagí ang idô sing kárne. Attach the dog to you by giving him some meat. Iníng dólse iamág (ipaamág) ko sa bátà. These sweets I'll use to draw the child towards me. Ang pamulákan ginaamagán sang mga alibángbang. The flower-garden allures the butterflies. Iníng táo nagaamág lang sang kinaíya, dílî sang kaayóhan sang bánwa. This man is working for his own profit, not for the good of the town.


ayádan

Hiligaynon

(B) To get on well in life, to prosper, make progress from a material point of view, to be well off. Nagaayádan 'ron si Fuláno. N.N. has got on well lately. Sa karón nga túig nagaayádan ang kahimtángan ni Fuláno. N.N. is better off this year. (see kaayohán, not to be confounded with kaayóhan-benefit, etc.).


bákud

Hiligaynon

Strength, firmness, stability, stoutness; to be or become strong, firm, stout, sturdy. Nagbákud na ang ámon baláy, kay ginkaáyo sang pánday. Our house is now strong, because the carpenter has repaired it. Bakúron (-údon) mo ang pagpatíndog sang baláy. Build the house strong. Ipabákud sa pánday ang ímo baláy, agúd índì mapúkan sang bágyo. Get a carpenter to strengthen your house, or it will be blown down by a hurricane. (see líg-on, pág-on).


bánwa

Hiligaynon

Town, city, municipality, state, common-wealth, public weal; citizens, electors, inhabitants; to become a town. Ang bánwa nga nataóhan níya --. The town in which he was born --. His native town --. Ang bánwa amó ang magahukóm sinâ. The citizens will sit in judgment over that. Ang kaayóhan sang bánwa walâ pagakabalák-i sang ibán nga mga polítiko. Some politicians do not bestow any thought on what is for the good of the state or common-wealth. Pangólo-bánwa. Municipal President. Ulo-bánwa. Principal city, capital. Iníng arabál nagbánwa na. This large village has now become a township or municipality. (see púngsud, puód, puók, arabál, báryo, minurô).


bentáha

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ventaja) Advantage, benefit, vantage-point, superiority; to be in a better position or condition, to have the advantage of. May bentáha siá sa ákon sa paglakát, kay maníwang siá kag índì paghapóon sa madalî. He has the advantage of me in walking, because he is lean and does not soon run short of breath. (see ikaáyo, kinaáyo).


bíkal

Hiligaynon

To argue, debate, discuss, engage in a discussion or argument. Bikálon mo siá sa tungúd sang maáyo nga batásan. Argue with him about good manners. Bikálan ta ang bág-o nga pagbulút-an nahanungúd sa mga kalasálon. Let us debate about the new law referring to marriages. Nagabikaláy silá sang mga kaayóhan kag kalaínan sang gobiérno nga amerikánhon. They are discussing the good and bad points of the American Government. (see báis).


bokóng

Hiligaynon

(B) Wrinkle, crease: to wrinkle, crease, be uneven, full of creases, wrinkled. Nagabokóng ang apóro. The lining is full of creases. Kaayóha ang pagtahì sang kwélyo, agúd índì magbokóng. Alter the sewing of the collar, so that it may not wrinkle. Indì mo pagpabokóngon ang apóro sang ímo sáya. Do not let the lining of your gown get creased. (see kubúng, sokóng).


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