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ányag

Hiligaynon

Prettiness, beauty; comeliness; to be or become pretty, nice, comely, beautiful. Kay nakuháan sing hígkò nagányag na gid ang hulút. Because the dirt had been removed the room became quite beautiful. Naanyagán akó sinâ. I consider that nice. (see tahúm, gayón, ayó-áyo, dálig, ámbong).



anyóan

Hiligaynon

Fit, suitable, proper, adapted. Anyóan siá sa pagpangúma gid lámang, kay walâ siá sing lúyag sa pagtoón. He is only fit for working on a farm, for he has no liking for study. Anyóan gid siá sa pagkahokóm. He is qualified to be a judge. Anyóan gid siá sinâ nga báyò. She looks nice in that dress. (see ányò, angayán).


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.


ápgot

Hiligaynon

To be difficult of passage, as wheels over deep loose sand or through mud, walking through sticky mire, unripe, astringent or acrid fruit through the throat, and the like. Nagápgot ang dálan. The road has become quite sticky. Ang káro maápgot nga butóngon sang karabáw kay nalubúng sa lúnang. It is difficult for the buffalo to pull the cart for it has stuck in the mud. Naapgotán balá ikáw sináng búnga?-Walâ akó maapgotí, kóndì natanlasán gid akó. Did you experience some roughness in the throat from eating that fruit?-No I did'nt experience any roughness, on the contrary I could swallow it quite easily. (see sápnot, ápgas).


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.).


apíke

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a pique) On the point of, impossible for lack of time or opportunity, too late, past mending, etc. Indì na akó makahingágaw sa pagtahî sang ímo báyò, kay apíke na. I cannot finish sewing your jacket, because there is not time enough. Daw sa dílì na makitáan sing bulúng ang íya balatían, kay apíke na ang íya pagbátì. It is now almost impossible to cure him, for his disease is too far gone.


ápin

Hiligaynon

Help, assistance, backing, aid, support, succour; to take sides with, support, back up, help, aid, succour, assist. Apíni akó. Take sides with me. Back me up. Help me. Ang mga ginikánan masigapináy sa íla mga anák nga nagailináway. The parents, partial to their own, are siding with their children in their fight with one another. Walâ siá sing ápin. He has none to back him up. Nakadaúg siá, kay ginapínan siá sang mga mamumugón, He won, because the workers supported him. (see ámpin).


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).


aráy-aráy

Hiligaynon

Dim. of ráy. Also: To receive or welcome with pleasure, to show one's pleasure by signs, to ingratiate oneself by manifestations of affection, as a cat purring on one's lap, a dog fawning on its master, children desirous of obtaining a favour from their parents, etc. Ang bátà nagapangaráy-aráy sa íya tátay. The child is welcoming its father with joy. Nagaaráy-aráy siá sa ákon, segúro, kay buót siá pahulamón sing kwárta. He is paying me great attention, for the reason, no doubt, that he wants to borrow money of me. (see pangilô-ilô).


arí-arí

Hiligaynon

Stunted, backward in growth, not growing well, undersized, short in the straw; to be or become stunted, etc. Nagarí-arí ang maís, kay walâ maulaní. The corn was backward, did not grow well, for lack of rain. (see agíl-agíl, ari-kotóy).


arígay

Hiligaynon

To woo, to court, be nice to. Si Fuláno nagaarígay sa kay María-or-ginaarígay si María ni Fuláno. N.N. is courting Mary. (see lígay, paayónáyon).


arikotóy

Hiligaynon

Under-developed, stunted, injured in growth; to be or become stunted, etc.; not well made or done. Arikotóy nga táo. A man of very low stature, below the normal size. Arikotóy nga trabáho. Clumsy work, a bungling performance. Nagarikotóy ang talóng, kamátis, kamóti, tabákò, etc., kay lakás ang ínit kag kúlang ang ulán. The egg-plants, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, tobacco-plants, etc., were injured in growth by too great heat and lack of rain. (see arí-arí, agíl-agíl).


arukahík

Hiligaynon

(B) To volunteer, to do something-of one's own free will,-of one's own accord, to move, stir, work without being told or without waiting for orders. Nagarukahík siá sa pagtígang, bisán walâ pa magabút si nánay níya. She boiled rice without waiting for the arrival of her mother. Akó lang nga isá ang nagaarukahík sa baláy, kay tanán silá nagamalasakít. I alone am up and working in the house, for all the rest are ill. (see matómató).


áslum

Hiligaynon

Sourness, bitterness, sharpness, tartness, acidity; to be or become sour, to sour, make sour. Nagáslum ang bíno. The wine has gone sour. Iníng búnga walâ gid sing áslum. This fruit has no tartness at all. Aslumí ang manók, ápang dílì mo pagaslumón. Mix something sour with the chicken, but do not make it quite sharp. Pagapaaslumón ko gid iníng diótay nga tubâ, kay buháton ko nga lebadúra. I will let this little palm-wine get sour, for I am going to make yeast of it. Iníng isá ka kutsára nga lánggaw iáslum ko sa ísdà. I will season the fish with this spoonful of vinegar.


asó

Hiligaynon

Smoke, fume, reek; to smoke, emit smoke, to fume, reek; to fumigate, smoke out. Pasálpa ang pabílo, kay nagaasó. Turn the wick down, for it is smoking. Dílì mo pagpasablabón ang kaláyo, kóndi paasohá lang. Don't cause the fire to flare up, but let it simply smoulder. Paasohí (paáswi) ang baláy. Fumigate the house. Fill the house with smoke.


asúkar

Hiligaynon

(Sp. azucar) Sugar; to make sugar including all the operations in the final stage of the process of sugar-milling, transferring the pulút (the sugar-cane-juice that has become thick and sticky through evaporation) from the cauldron to a flat-bottomed trough and stirring it there with special shovels, till ready for drying and packing. Asukára na lang ang pulút. Turn the pulút into sugar. Asukári akó sing isá ka káwà nga pulút sa madalì, kay may kinahánglan akó sinâ. Turn me a cauldronful of pulút into sugar at once, for I need it. Iasúkar akó ánay siníng pulút. Please turn this pulút into sugar for me. (see arníbal, kalámay).


aták-aták

Hiligaynon

Spaced, spread out, not joined, not united, not together, not close to each other; to be or become separate or segregated from one another, etc. Sádto maíkit ang mga baláy siníng báryo, karón nagaták-aták na. Formerly the houses in this village were close together, now they are widely spaced. Ginaták-aták níla ang mga baláy. They spread the houses out singly with considerable distances between them. Aták-aták gid lámang dirí ang mga páhò, dílì gid pinúnsok. Mango-trees here are to be met with only one here and there, not in groups. Maáyo gid ang pagpaaták-aták sang mga baláy nga kawáyan kag nípà, kay kon gutúk sa minurô kag may kaláyo maúmid silá nga tanán. Houses made of bamboo and thatched with nípà should be spaced far from one another, for if they are close together within a village and a fire breaks out they will all be involved (in the calamity). (see atád-atád, putá-putá, malakâ, isáísa).


atendér

Hiligaynon

(Sp. atender) To attend to, look after, take care of, pay attention to. Atendehí ang ímo mga katungdánan. Attend to your duties. Atendehá ang ímò asiénda. Look after your plantation. Iatendér akó ánay siníng kwárto, kay may kadtoán akó. Please keep an eye on this room for a while, for I have to go out. (see tátap, sapák, alingá, bántay, baláka, ripára, dipára).


atipán

Hiligaynon

Care, attention; to take care of, attend to, manage, look after. Atipaná ang mga dinápit. Attend to the invited guests. Iatipán akó ánay siníng mga bátà. Please take these children under your care for me. Ipaatipán mo ang mga bátà sa kay Fulána. Hand the children over to N.N.'s care. (see tátap, ripára, etc.).


atúbang

Hiligaynon

The position directly before a person or thing, front, face; to face, stand before, confront. Sa atúbang maáyo siá, ápang sa likód malibákon. In one's presence he is fair-spoken, but behind one's back he is given to detracting. Magatúbang ka sa íya. Present yourself before him. Stand before him. Face him. Atubánga siá. Face him. Confront him. Paatubánga si Hosé sa ákon. Make José appear before me. Paatubánga si Hosé sa kay Andres. Tell José to go over to Andrew (to keep him company, talk to him, etc.). Ipaatúbang ko siá sa ímo. I'll present him to you or make him appear before you. (see támpad).


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