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antióhos

Hiligaynon

(Sp. anteojos) Spectacles, eye-glasses, glasses; to use or wear spectacles. Nagaantióhos or nagapangantióhos siá. He wears spectacles. Mangantióhos ka kon manahî ikáw, kay madulúm na ikáw sing matá. Use eye-glasses when you sew, for your sight has grown weak.



antorô

Hiligaynon

(B) Timidity, bashfulness, shyness: to be timid, bashful, shy, afraid. Nagaantorô siá sa paghámbal. She is too shy to speak out. Indì ka magantorô sa pagsulúd dirí. Don't be afraid to come in. (antulô, antulâ id.).


ántus

Hiligaynon

To bear, suffer, undergo. Magántus ka siní sing mapailúbon. Bear this patiently. Hántì kay ginhímò mo iní, antusá na man ang sílot. Well, as you did it, suffer the punishment now as well. Dì masáysay ang mga kasakít nga ginántus sang Aton Ginóo. The sufferings borne by Our Lord cannot be described. (see batás, agwánta).


áohang

Hiligaynon

(áwhang), To lean or hang out of a window or the like, so as to be in danger of falling in a moment of forgetfulness. Indì ka magáohang sa talamwáan. Don't lean out of the window. Indì mo pag-iáohang ang ímo láwas, kay básì mahúlug ka. Don't lean out too far, for you might tumble down. Sang paglubás sang kátay gináohang níya ang íya láwas sa bintánà kag nagtingká-ub kag nahúlug. When the parade passed by he leant out of the window, lost his balance and fell. Kon walâ níya pagaohangí ang kátay, walâ man siá mahúlug. If he had not stretched himself too far out to see the parade, he would not have tumbled down.


áohog

Hiligaynon

áwhog, To look about searchingly or curiously, stretching one's neck in order to get a better sight of things. Aohógi kon anó ang sulúd sang aparadór. Peer into the cupboard to find out what is in it. Iáohog ang úlo mo, agúd makakítà ka sing maáyo. Stretch your neck, that you may be able to see well. Indì ka magáohog. Don't look about curiously.


áp-ap

Hiligaynon

To bite off a piece, to eat by snaps and snatches, to devour fruit greedily without taking the trouble of peeling it beforehand, etc. Ap-apá lang ang páhò páti bákal. Just devour the mango together with its stone by biting off a small bit at a time. Ap-apí sing diótay ang tinápay. Take a small bite out of the bread. Indì ka magáp-ap (mangáp-ap) sang ímo ginakáon súbung sang isá ka idô. Don't snap at your food like a dog. (see áb-ab, ikíb, ínkib, kíbkib, etc.).


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).


ápat

Hiligaynon

Four. Apat ka táo. Four men. Apatón mo iní. Divide it into four parts, quarter it.


apián

Hiligaynon

Opium. Indì ka magyúpyup sang apián, kay maláin inâ sa láwas páti kalág. Don't smoke (literally "suck in") opium, for it is bad for body and soul. Manugsiò sang apián. An opium-smoker, opium-eater. (see apyán id.).


ápok

Hiligaynon

To fly or jump off as a chip of wood, stone, etc. Naapókan akó sang napíngas nga bató. I was struck by a flying piece of stone. Diótay lang akó apókan sang bató. The flying stone nearly hit me. Nagápok ang inágsap nga káhoy sa malayô. The chip of wood flew far. Inápok ang napíngas nga bató. The chip of stone was sent flying off. Inapókan siá sang isá ka báhin sang rekamará nga naglupók. He was hit by a piece of the mortar that burst. (see ásik, ágsik, ásang, ályas).


apurá

Hiligaynon

(Sp. apurar) To hasten, make haste, hurry, be quick, do quickly, push on with. Apurahá ang pagpatíndog sang halígi. Get the post put up quickly. Magapurá ka sa íya sa pagpaúlì. Urge him to go home at once. Apurahá silá sa paghalín. Get them to leave soon. (see alipasá, dalî).


áput

Hiligaynon

To reach the end of a journey, reach the goal, arrive at, make, gain, come to a stop, come to rest. Walâ siá makaáput sa alapután. He could not reach the goal. Ang bángkay sang nalumús sa subâ nakaáput sa baybáyon. The corpse of the one drowned in the river came to rest on the beach. Maninguhâ ka gid, agúd maapútan mo ang alipokpokán sang búkid. Try by all means to reach the top of the mountain. (see abút, dángat, lámbut).


aragóy

Hiligaynon

A exclamation of pain and suffering; to complain loudly of pain, etc. Indì ka magaragóy-or-magpangaragóy sing támà. Do not complain excessively by constantly crying out "aragóy". (see aróy id.).


aráng

Hiligaynon

To let simmer, cook slowly over a low fire; to simmer, boil or bubble gently; to warm something near or at the fire. Naarangán na ang tiníg-ang? Has the cooked rice been left simmering for some time over a low fire? Iaráng mo iní sa kaláyo or paarangí iní sa kaláyo. Warm this at the fire. Ginpaarangán níya ang tinápay. She warmed the bread. Magpaaráng ka, kay matúgnaw. Warm yourself, for it is cold. Nagapaaráng siá sang íya kamót sa kaláyo. He is warming his hands at the fire. Ipaaráng mo sa sologoón ang báhaw. Let the servant warm the cold rice. (see aríng-ing, bagáng, baáng-báang, alabáab, ínit).


aránka

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arrancar) To attack, particularly applied to sudden or swift aggression. Arankahá siá! Go for him! Attack him. Sang nagatíndog akó dirâ ginaránka akó níya sa walâ sing bisán kon anó nga kabangdánan. When I was standing there he rushed at me and attacked me without any cause whatsoever. Ngáa man nga nagaránka ka sa íya? Why did you so suddenly attack him? (see soróso). In gambling: To take a card and turn it face up.


aráo-aráo

Hiligaynon

Dim. of the foregoing aráo. Si Pédro, kon tigangán mo sing isá ka gántang nga bugás, maúrut níya sang káon.-Aráo-aráo, indî akó magpáti. If you boil a ganta of rice for Peter, he will eat it all up:-Oh! You don't say so! I can't believe it!


arímo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arrimar, arrrimo) To rely upon, shelter oneself behind, ask for help or recommendation, be backed up by. Arimóhon mo si Fuláno, kon malúyag ikáw nga íya ikáw tabángan. Ask N.N's assistance, if you wish to be helped-, backed up-, by him. Iarímo mo akó sa íya. Please, ask him to back me up. Walâ kamí sing arimóhan. We have nobody to help us. The Freq. pangarímo is more used in the active tense. Mangarímo ka sa íya. Get his recommendation. Shelter yourself behind him. (see dangúp, ayóp).


arimóhan

Hiligaynon

Protection, patronage, support, shelter, backing-up, pull. Kon walâ ka sing arimóhan, índì ka makadángat sang ímo nga ginahándum. If you are without support, you will be unable to reach the goal of your desires. (see arímo).


arísgal

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arriesgar) In the Visayan language this term has almost completely lost its original meaning "to risk, dare, venture" and now commonly signifies: to gain, make a profit, derive a pecuniary advantage from various enterprises, to make a bargain, buy, purchase. Nakaarísgal akó sa ákon punút sing isá ka gatús ka mángmang. I had a clear profit of one hundred pesos from my fish-trap. Mangarísgal akó. I am looking out for money, for something to yield me a profit. Arisgalí akó sing kálò. Get me a hat. Buy me a hat (at a bargain). (see patikáng, pangítà).


así-así

Hiligaynon

(Sp. asi, asi) So-so, indifferent, middling, mediocre; of no special value, ordinary, of the common run; to do light-heartedly, carelessly, thoughtlessly. Dílì siá así-así nga táo. He is no common man. He is better than the average. Sa pagpatíndog sing maáyo nga baláy dílì ígò ang isá ka así-así nga pánday, kóndì kinahánglan ang isá ka pánday nga sampáton. Not every common carpenter is fit for the erection of a good house, but an experienced or skilful one is required. Ginasí-así mo lang ang pagtokád sa matáas nga búkid. You ascended the high mountain quite light-heartedly, you went up the high mountain as if it were an everyday-trip.


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