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ákto

Hiligaynon

(Sp. acto) An act. Isá ka ákto sang pagtóo. An act of faith. (see búhat, bubuháton, buluhatón).



alá

Hiligaynon

Pull! Haul! Now then! Hello! An exclamation used in animating workmen, in enforcing attention and the like. Alá na kamó nga tanán! Now then, pull all together! Alá ikáw dirâ, halín ka. Hello! you there, clear out. (see halá id. and the more usual form; perhaps from the Sp. hala).


alabá-ab

Hiligaynon

Moderate warmth, tepidity, lukewarmness; to be or become warm, lukewarm, tepid. Ang alabá-ab sang gúgma, sang sílak sang ádlaw, etc. The (mild, soft) warmth of love, of the rays of the sun, etc. Ang sópas nga maínit kaína, nagalabá-ab na. The soup that was hot a while ago is lukewarm now or has become tepid. Paalaba-ába lang ang túbig, índì mo pagpainíton gid. Make the water only lukewarm, do not make it quite hot. Naalaba-ában ang íya nga dúghan sang matám-is nga handumánan. His heart waxed warm with sweet recollections. Padálhi akó sing ísa ka báso nga tsa nga maalabá-ab. Get somebody to fetch me a glass of lukewarm tea.


alád-ad

Hiligaynon

To chat and laugh immoderately, to tell stories, or let out secrets, with much laughing and joking. Anó na man ang ginalád-ad mo dídto? What pleasant stories did you tell there? Nagainalád-ad silá sang mga tinágò ni Fuláno. They have unbridled tongues when they talk about the secrets of N.N. Indì ka magalád-ad sináng mga butáng. Don't give your tongue full rein in talking of those things, (see ád-ad, of which alád-ad is not merely the plural form).


alág-ag

Hiligaynon

Hesitating, doubtful, timid, shy; to be or become doubtful, etc. Nagaalág-ag ang buót ko sa pagsulát sa íya, kay básì magasúngon. I am afraid to write to him, for he may get angry, or he may take it ill. Indì ka magpangalág-ag, kóndì dayóna lang ang ímo igahámbal. Don't be shy or don't hesitate, but continue what you have got to say. Nagapangalág-ag siá magsulúd, kay básì akígan. He hesitates to enter, for he may possibly meet with an angry reception. (see alâ-álà).


alágad

Hiligaynon

To serve. Magalágad ka sa íya baláy. Serve in his house. Alagári siá. Serve him. Become his servant or employee. (see ágad).


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).


aláng-álang

Hiligaynon

Neither "fish, flesh nor fowl"; untimely, inconvenient, immature, not quite qualified or capable; to lack maturity, timeliness, qualities or conditions required. Ang mga páhò aláng-álang pa. The mangoes are not quite ripe yet. Aláng-álang pa ang tiémpo. The time is not convenient yet, the weather is still unreliable,-not quite suitable. Iníng batà aláng-álang pa sa pagbúthò. This child is too young to go to school. Also used as a verb. Dílì mo pagaláng-alángon ang pagabút mo dirí. Don't arrive here too late. Ginaláng-alángan akó sa pagdúaw sa ínyo, kay--. I was prevented from paying you a visit, because--. Kalití ang pagpaúlì, agúd dílì ka maaláng-alángan sang ulán. Make use of the first opportunity to go home, lest you should be detained by the rain.


alángay

Hiligaynon

(H) The much used plural form of ángay. Also used adverbially: sing alángay-equally, in the same manner, without difference, favour or distinction. Ginlímsan silá níya sing alángay sing tagnapúlo ka dakû. He gave them an alms of ten centavos each without distinction. Ginabílang kag ginasagúd níya ang mga manák kag ang mga sumúod niya nga anák sing alán[g]ay gid. He looks upon as equal and takes equal care of his stepchildren and his own children. (see saláma, parého).


aláo-álao

Hiligaynon

To go to meet, to receive. Nagaláo-álao silá sa Ginóong Obispo. They went out to meet the Bishop. Aláo-aláoa siá. Go and meet him. Ipaaláo-álao sa íya iníng pilá ka táo. Send out these few men to meet him (at some distance). (see súgat, aláw-álaw id.).


álas

Hiligaynon

To wind up, coil. Alása ang písì. Wind up the rope. Iálas akó ánay sang kalát. Please, coil up the rope for me. Kon índì ka makahibaló magálas sang káble ipaálas mo lang inâ sa kay Pédro. If you don't know how to wind up the cable, get Peter to do it.


alíb-álib

Hiligaynon

A circular arrangement around a common axis as the steps of a winding staircase; arranged in such fashion; to arrange in a circle around a common centre. Alíbalíba ang paghaníg sang kólon. Arrange the leaves in a circle, when you line the bottom of the rice-kettle. Alíbalíbi sing mga dáhon sang burí ang tabungós, kon maggákut ka sang humáy nga bilinhíon. Close the tabungós-basket with burí-leaves arranged in a circle, when you tie up the rice to be preserved as seed-grain.


alíhid

Hiligaynon

Side, edge, border; to pass along the side of, to go in a parallel line along the border of, to take a side-track. Magalíhid lang kamó sa pángpang. Just pick your way along the bank. Kon madámù ang lúnang sa dálan saráng kamó makaalíhid sa isá ka bánas. If there should be much mud on the road, you can take the footpath at the side of it. Metaphorically: Nagapangalíhid siá sa mga kadalagkuán. He avoids contact with high-class folks, holds aloof from them, keeps his distance in their presence.


alíli

Hiligaynon

A loan contract, the loan to be paid, mostly at usurious interest, in agricultural products; to borrow money on such a contract. Kon índì ka magbáyad sing túbò, índì ka makaalíli. If you are unwilling to pay interest, you cannot get a loan. Nagsilíng siá sa ákon nga pagapaalilíhan ikáw níya sing napúlò ka mángmang kon magbáyad ka sa íya sing ánum ka pásong nga humáy sa tubás. He told me that he will lend you ten pesos, if you will pay him six bushels of rice at the harvest-time. Ipaalíli lang sa íya ang tátlo ka mángmang nga íya kinahánglan. Just lend him the three pesos he needs. Sing masamí ang mga manugpaalíli nagasokót sing lakás nga túbò. Very often money-lenders on an alíli-contract charge exorbitant interest. (see útang, hulám, língit, ángkat).


alíma

Hiligaynon

(B) The hand. Pagpangalíma-to handle, handle roughly, come to blows, etc. Indì ka mangalíma sa íya or índì mo siá pagpangalimáhon. Don't touch him. Don't strike him-, handle him-, roughly. (see kamót).


alingág-ngag

Hiligaynon

A little deaf, hard of hearing; to be a little deaf, have one's sense of hearing slightly impaired. Alingágngag siá. He is slightly deaf. Sang isá ka simána maánting pa siá, ápang karón nagalingágngag na. A week ago he could still hear well, but now he is a little deaf. Sán-o pa ikáw magalingágngag? When did you have your sense of hearing impaired? Ginaalingagngagán akó sa íya. He seems to me to be slightly deaf.


alintagá

Hiligaynon

A step, rung or round of a ladder; a stair of a flight of stairs or of a staircase; to do something step by step, leisurely, with pauses, with delays, interruptions or intervals. Ang hágdan sang ámon baláy may napúlò ka alintagá. The ladder of our house has ten steps. Indì ka magalintagá kon magsúgid ka sinâ sa íya, kóndì dayúnon mo gid ang ímo paghámbal. Don't use broken, hesitating language, when you recount that to him, but tell him what you have got to say in a coherent manner. Ginalintagá níla ang pagpatíndog sang baláy. They built the house slowly, step by step. (see halíngtang, halíntang id.).


alipálok

Hiligaynon

(H) A spark of fire, particles of fire emitted by bodies in a state of combustion. Ang alipálok nagalupád (nagatabúg). The sparks are flying. Ang ámon baláy nadúktan sang isá ka alipálok. Our house was set on fire by a spark.


ális

Hiligaynon

To fight, come to blows. Naga-ális or nagaalisáy ang mga bátà. The boys are fighting, have come to blows. Alísi siá! Fight him! Iális ko sa íya ining bastón. I'll fight him with this stick. Indì ka mangális sa mga bátà nga magamáy. Don't fight-, quarrel with-, small boys. (see árnis, áway).


alísbong

Hiligaynon

Odour, smell, scent, perfume, emanation, vapour emanating from the ground, flowers, etc.; to smell, give off a smell, to exhale, be odoriferous. Anáno nga alísbong ang ginabátyag ko dirí? What kind of smell do I notice here? Anó ang nagapangalísbong? What is smelling? Abáw, nagapangalísbong ka ba! Ah, how strong you smell of scent! (see ósbong, súbung, sungáw).


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