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gadóy

Hiligaynon

Incompetent, useless, worthless, inept, inefficient, unfit, below the standard. Gadóy nga abogádo, manunúdlò, mangungúma, etc. A lawyer of low attainments, an incompetent teacher, an indifferent farmer, etc. Also verb. Naggadóy na siá nga pangúlo-bánwa. He has become unfit to be Municipal President. Nagadoyán akó sa íya. To me he appears to be a worthless fellow. (see háslò, kabús, kulabús, walâ, sing, águd, waláy, pulús, mínus).



haút-haút

Hiligaynon

Short, lacking, insufficient, not covering all the needs, etc. See hawóthawót. (see kabús, kulábus, kúlang, higúshigús).


hawót-hawót

Hiligaynon

Too little, not enough, short, insufficient, lacking, wanting. Hawóthawót iníng mga tápì sa salúg, iníng hénero sa isá ka térno, etc. These planks are not sufficient to cover the floor, this cloth is not enough for a suit, etc. (see kúlang, kabús, kulábus, higúshigús).


higúshigús

Hiligaynon

Too little, too small, short, lacking, not enough, below the standard, less than is needed or required; to be too little, grow less, etc. (see kabús, kulábus, kúlang).


kabús

Hiligaynon

Too short, not reaching far enough, below requirements. Ang kabús kag labáw nga batásan áton tadlungón. We should make normal, habits that fall below the standard as well as those that exceed. (see kulábus, kúlang, higúshigús).


kakulábson

Hiligaynon

Want, need, lack, insufficiency. (see kulábus).


kubús

Hiligaynon

Low, mean; sorry, poor, petty, paltry, unimportant, insignificant, nonentity, inferior, not up to the standard, of-little-, -small,-no-, -account,-importance. Kubús nga táo. A man of mean origin, of little worth or influence. Sín-o sa íla nga tátlo ang kubús sa pagdúmug, sa pagkabutáng, sa kataasón, sa kaálam, etc. Which of the three is the least in wrestling, in wealth, in height, in wisdom or learning, etc.? (see kulábus).


kulábus, kulabús

Hiligaynon

Insufficient, inadequate, deficient, wanting, skimpy, scant, stinted, not enough, lacking, short, too little or too small; to be insufficient, to not suffice, to come short of, etc. Kinulábus kamí sing kwárta. We were short of money. Nagkulábus ang súd-an. The side-dishes were too few or insufficient. Kulábus gid ang íya ikasaráng sa amó nga palangakóan. He has far too little ability for such an office. Kon kulabúson siá sang pálad--. If fate is against him--. If he is unlucky--. (see kabús, kúlang).


kúlang

Hiligaynon

Less than required or expected, short, insufficient, inadequate, not enough, too little, deficient, deficit; to lack, fall short, be inadequate, etc. Kúlang iní. This is short-or-This is too little. Kúlang gid inâ sa íla nga tanán. That certainly is not enough for all of them. Nagkúlang ang bíno. There was not enough wine. Nakulángan akó sing kwárta. I ran short of money. Pakulángi siá sing limá ka dakû. Give him five centavos less. Pinakulángan níya ang bilí sang líbro sing napúlò ka dakû. He lowered the price of the book by ten centavos. Kúlang karón ang ísdà. There is at present a dearth or scarcity of fish. (see kabús, kulábus).


maápsà

Hiligaynon

Insufficient, desultory, of little or no use, too little, of no avail, not adequate. (see kabús, kulábus, kúlang, higúshigús).


mahigús-higús

Hiligaynon

Less or smaller than required, not as large as, not enough, not quite sufficient, below the size or standard of a thing serving as a comparison. (see higúshigús, kúlang, kabús, kulábus).


mínus

Hiligaynon

(Sp. menos) No good, poor, mean, defective, bad, not well done or said, inferior, mediocre, below expectations, not up to the mark or standard; to grow less, deteriorate, be bad. Nagmínus ang pinatubás ko nga humáy sa karón nga túig. This year I had a poor crop of rice. (see kulabús, kabús, maláin, kúlang).