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alkilá

Hiligaynon

(H) (Sp. alquilar) Rent, payment for the lease of a house or shop and the like; to take on lease, to rent, lease. Pilá ang alkilá sang baláy mo? What is the rent for your house? Alkilahán mo lang iníng baláy sing tagnapúlo ka mángmang ang búlan. Simply rent this house for ten pesos a month. Ipaalkilá ko iníng baláy. I will let this house on lease. Paalkilahá akó sang ímo baláy. Let me have your house on lease. Indì akó magalkilá siníng hulút, kay lakás kamahál. I won't take this room on lease, because it is too dear. (see hinákay).



alogás-gas

Hiligaynon

Full, complete (of payment); well done, thorough, perfect, faultless (of work); full, of the best, of a high order (of crops, etc.); to be or perform well, to become or make blameless, etc. Ang humáy nga pinatubás ko sang isá ka túig alogás-gas gid, ápang ang pinatubás ko sa karón nga túig támà kaupahón. The rice I harvested last year was splendid, but the one I harvested this year is full of blighted ears. Abáw alogás-gas gid ang ginbáyad ko sang ginbalígyà mo sa ákon kag karón ang ákon ibalígyà angkatón mo lang! Just think of it, I paid you cash in full for what you sold me and now you would like to get on mere credit what I have to sell to you! Maáyo gánì kon siá ang magapatíndog sang baláy, kay alogás-gas siá sing pangóbra. It is well, indeed, if he builds the house, for he is thorough in his work. Kon alogas-gasón ang ínyo trabáho, alogas-gasón ko man ang igasóhol ko sa ínyo. If you perform your work well, I, on my part, will pay you a generous wage. Ginalogas-gasán ko siá sa pagbáyad. I paid him cash in full.


alók-alók

Hiligaynon

Desultory, rambling, passing from one thing or work to another and not completing any; to work by fits and starts, to do something in a desultory manner. Alók-alók nga pangóbra inâ. That is a poor, jerky way of working. Abáw, natápus na galî ang baláy nga ginalók-alók níla sa sulúd siníng limá ka túig. Why! They have actually finished the house at which they have been busy by fits and starts these last five years. Indì mo pagpaalók-alokón ang mga táo sa íla trabáho. Don't allow the men to slacken at their work. (see aláng-álang).


alón-on

Hiligaynon

(B) To wind and double yarn or thread on a reel. Alon-oná iníng isá ka ágpang nga bunáng. Wind up and double this hank of yarn. Iníng bunáng alon-onón (ialón-on) ko sa alon-onán. This yarn I am going to wind up and pair on the doubling-machine. Ialón-on mo akó ánay siníng bunáng. Kindly double this yarn for me on the doubling machine.


áloy

Hiligaynon

A pretended sickness; to feign sickness, pretend to be ill, to malinger, simulate some illness. Aloy lang ináng íya balatían. That sickness of his is a mere imposture or sham. Indì ka magáloy. Don't pretend to be sick. Gináloy lang níya ináng balatían. He merely simulated that disease. Iáloy mo lang nga masakít ang úlo mo. Simply pretend to have a headache.


amád

Hiligaynon

Lazy, indolent, slothful; to be or become lazy, indolent, slothful, slack. Ang amád nga táo amó ang isá ka táo nga may katámad. A lazy man is one who has the vice of sloth. Indì ka magamád. Dont get lazy. Walâ siá makapasár sa íya grádo, kay nagamád siá sa pagtoón. He could not pass his grade, because he was too lazy to study. Naamadán siá sa pagsímba. He is (was) too lazy to go to church. (see támad, ágol, agohós, ligóy, pasalipótpot).


ámak

Hiligaynon

Easily lighted material, as shavings, dry leaves, grass, etc. used to start or kindle a fire. Paámak is generally used, also as a verb. Mangítà ka sing ámak or paámak. Look for some kindling. Paamáki ang kaláyo. Put some easily lighted material on the fire. Ipaámak ko iníng lukáy. I'll use as kindling these dry coconut leaves. Pangitái sing paámak iníng mga rámò kag tútdan mo. Go in search of something to set fire to this refuse and burn it up.


amalánhig

Hiligaynon

One who appears after death and haunts houses, etc.; a ghost, spectre, phantom, spirit, shade, wraith, spook, apparition; to appear after death, to haunt. Nakítà balá nínyo ang amalánhig? Have you seen the apparition? Si Fuláno, konó, nagaamalánhig sa íya baláy. N.N., they say, is haunting his house. May amalánhig iníng baláy. This house is haunted by a spectre. Indì ka magpáti sináng mga ginasugídsúgid nga mga amalánhig. Don't believe the stories about people who are said to have risen from the grave or who appear in-, haunt-, houses. (see amamánhig, malánhig, maránhig).


áman

Hiligaynon

To prepare, get-, make-, ready, make preparations for. Magáman ka sa paglakát. Get ready for the march. Nagáman ka na sa pagkonpesár? Have you prepared for confession? Mangáman ka! Be prepared! Be careful! Beware! Amána ang ákon higdáan. Make my bed. Amáni akó sing pagkáon. Prepare me some food. Naáman na ang tanán. Everything is ready. Iáman ko iníng hábul sa bisíta. I am going to prepare this blanket for the visitor. (see hímos, híkot, híwat).


áman

Hiligaynon

To add, superadd, throw in, give something in addition to what has been bought or is contracted for. Amáni akó sing isá ka gamól nga humáy. Add one handful of rice gratis or give me one handful of rice over (in addition to my share for harvesting, etc.). Iaman mo sa ákon iníng isá ka bílog nga ísdà. Let me have this fish too (in addition to the fish I have bought, etc.). Also used as a noun. Walâ sing áman? Is there no gratis-addition? May diótay gid man nga áman kon matambingán mo ang báyad. There is a little more thrown in, if you pay spot cash. (see támba, dúgang).


amán

Hiligaynon

(B) For "a, man". Dílî ka magpáti sa íya, kay amán butigón siá. Don't believe him, for he is certainly a liar.


amáno

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a mano) Quits, square, paid in full, given into the hand; to settle, square, pay in full. Amáno na kitá. We are now square. Nakaamáno na akó. I have settled my debt. Naamanóhan ko na ikáw. I have now paid you in full. Iamáno ko karón sa ímo iníng duhá ka mángmang. I am now paying you the last two pesos of my debt. (see kábis, ímpas, túmbas).


amáy

Hiligaynon

(H) Father; to call one father. Amáy ko siá. He is my father. Ang "Amáy", ang "Anák" kag ang "Espíritu Sánto" amó ang tátlo ka Persónas nga diósnon. Father, Son and Holy Ghost, these are the three divine Persons. Ang "Amáy námon". The "Our Father". Amayá siá. Call him father. Ginamáy níya akó. He called me father. Ginapakaamáy níya akó. He treats me as if I were his father. (see tátay, tay, papá, pa).


ámba

Hiligaynon

To sing, chant, troll, choir. Maáyo siá magámba. She is a good singer. Makahibaló ka magámba siníng bág-o nga kalantáhon? Do you know how to sing this new song? Ginambahán níya kitá sang íya matám-is nga pagpaníngug. She sang to us in her sweet voice. Kon ímo ambahón iníng kalantáhon ákon pagaúpdan sa piáno ang ímo ambahánon. If you sing this song I will accompany you on the piano. Iámba akó siní. Sing this for me, please. (see kánta).


ambanón

Hiligaynon

Pertaining to, or affected with, a polypus in the nose. Iníng táo nagahámbal súbong sang isá ka ambanón. This man talks-as if he had a polypus,-as if his nostrils were stopt up.


ámbas

Hiligaynon

To cost much, be expensive, costly, cause greater outlay as compared with something else. Maámbas ang áni sang sa gálab. Harvesting rice with the small rice-cutter called kayóg is more expensive than harvesting with the sickle. Sa súbung siní nga trabáho maámbas ang sóhol nga inádlaw sang sa pákiaw. For such work daily wages are more costly than a contract for the whole. Nagámbas ang gásto námon tungúd sang ápat ka bátà námon nga dídto sa koléhyo. Our expenses were greater on account of our four children at college. Naambasán silá sang gásto sa karón nga túig, kay naginilísílis lang silá sang minasakít. They had larger outlay this year, for they fell sick one after another. Iníng kláse sang paglútò maámbas. This kind of cooking is expensive. (see hákug).


ambáy

Hiligaynon

(B) I don't know. Diín si tátay mo?-Ambáy kon diín siá karón. Where is your father?-I don't know where he is now. Also used as a verb. Indì ka magambáy kon pangkotón ikáw. Don't say "I don't know" when you are asked. (see ambót, máan, báy).


ámbi

Hiligaynon

Open or exposed to the rain; to enter, come through, said of rain being driven in by the wind through an open door or window or the like. Nagaámbi ang ulán. The rain is coming in. Ang ámon kalán-an ginaambihán sang ulán. The rain is coming into our dining room. Ang ákon kwárto ámbi sa ulán. My room is exposed to the rain. Kon mamádlus ang hángin maambihán ka dirí sang ulán. If the wind is strong the rain will drive in here where you are. (see ábong-open to the wind).


ámbit

Hiligaynon

Participation, share, part; to participate, have a part or share in. Húo, magaámbit gid akó sinâ nga bínhì. Yes, I shall certainly get a share of that seed-grain. Paambitá akó sinâ nga bínhì. Let me have a share of that seed-grain. Húo, kon malúyag ka, ipaámbit ko sa ímo ang isá ka pásong sináng bínhì. Yes, if you wish, I'll let you have a bushel of that seed-grain. Ang tanán nga mga táo malúyag magámbit (maghiámbit, magpanghiámbit) sang lángit. All men wish to get a place in heaven-or-to participate in the joys of heaven. Naambitán ko man ang maáyo níla nga kapaláran. I also participated in their good luck. Paambití sa íya iníng mga páhò. Let him have a share of these mangoes, (see áyap, ámò, báhin, lábut).


ambohóng

Hiligaynon

To snort, blow air through the nose in anger or discontent, to grumble, murmur, complain. Indì ka magambohóng. Don't grumble. Anó ang ímo ginaambohóng? Why are you murmuring-or-complaining? Indì mo akó pagambohongán. Don't murmur against me-or-in my presence, (see púsnga-to blow air through the nose as an angry buffalo does).


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