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abogádo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abogado) Lawyer, attorney-at-law. (see mananábang, manugsákdag).



ágad

Hiligaynon

To serve, especially applied to prospective husbands serving for their betrothed. Nagapangágad na siá dídto. He is serving there for his betrothed. May batásan silá nga ang mga laláki mangágad or magpangágad sa baláy sang íla pangasáw-on (nga íla pangasáw-an). They have the custom that the men should serve in the house of their intended wives (of their future parents-in-law). The Freq. pangágad is mostly used; ágad without the prefix pang occurs in umágad-son-in-law.


akáy

Hiligaynon

(B) Darling. A term of endearment used towards small girls, sweethearts, daughters, daughters-in-law and other near female relations. Diín si akáy? Where is darling? Ihátag iní sa kay akáy. Give this to darling. (see índay, gíngging, néna, nénè, néning, púngpung; the corresponding masculine terms are nónoy, tótò, tútò).


bágay sa

Hiligaynon

Concerning, referring to, with regard or reference to, with respect to. Ibálik ko na ang ákon hámbal bágay sa--. I'll now come back (return) to say a few things more concerning--. Ang íya pagkáhas bágay sa paglápas sang kasogoán--. His audacity with regard to violating (breaking) the law--. (see nahanungúd, nahatungúd).


bágay sa

Hiligaynon

Concerning, referring to, with regard or reference to, with respect to. Ibálik ko na ang ákon hámbal bágay sa--. I'll now come back (return) to say a few things more concerning--. Ang íya pagkáhas bágay sa paglápas sang kasogoán--. His audacity with regard to violating (breaking) the law--. (see nahanungúd, nahatungúd).


baís-báis

Hiligaynon

Dim. of báis. To talk over, examine, discuss a question, etc. Sa karón ginabaísbaísan níla sa palatukán-pagbulút-an ang hágnà ni Fuláno. At present they are discussing in the legislative assembly N.N.'s proposition or motion. Sa walâ na sing pagbaísbáis ginpakamaáyo níla ang amó nga pagbulút-an. Without any further discussion they approved that law. (see suáy-súay).


bálhin

Hiligaynon

Change, alteration, transformation, transfiguration, transmutation; to change, alter, become different from what one was before, transform, transfigure, transmute, metamorphose, transmogrify. Nagbálhin ang íya dágway. His form or figure changed. Magabálhin gid ang duág sang ímo báyò kon maulanán. The colour of your jacket will change, if it gets wet with rain. Indì mo pag-ibutáng iníng bíno sa ínit, kay básì mabálhin kag matáhaw. Don't place this wine in the heat, for it might change its flavour and lose strength. Dílì nínyo pagbalhinón ang amó nga pagbulút-an. Don't change that law. Don't alter or modify the provisions of that law. (see baléu, báylo).


bátok

Hiligaynon

(H) Against, opposed to, contrary to. Bátok inâ sa buót sang Diós. That is against the will of God. Bátok inâ sa maáyo nga batásan. That is contrary to good manners. May pagbulút-an bátok sa (panugál) sugál or pagsugál. There is a law against gambling. (see kóntra).


báton

Hiligaynon

To receive, accept, take. Nakabáton ka sang ákon sulát? Did you receive my letter? Hóo, nabáton ko. Yes, I received it. Batóna iníng regálo. Accept this present or gift. Ibáton mo akó sinâ. Kindly accept (and guard) that for me. Nabáton ko ang pílak nga ímo ginpadalá sa ákon sa koríyo. I have received the money you sent me by mail. Ihátag ko kuntánì sa íya iníng tulún-an, ápang índì siá magbáton. I should like to give him this book, but he will not take it. Ginabáton sang Diós sing malolóy-on ang mga pangamúyò sang mga mahinulsúlon. God mercifully receives the prayers of the contrite. Pangasáw-on kuntánì ni Fuláno si Fulána, ápang ang íya sinâ nga ginikánan índì magbáton sa íya. N.N. would like to marry Miss N.N., but her parents will not accept him (as their son-in-law). (see balatonán-reception-room: dawô, dáwat).


bayáw

Hiligaynon

Brother-, sister-in-law.


béto

Hiligaynon

(Sp. veto) Veto, prohibition, interdict; to veto. Betóhi yádto. Veto it. Nabetóhan níya ang amó nga pagbulút-an. He vetoed that law. (see síkway, pamalábag, dumílì).


bíkal

Hiligaynon

To argue, debate, discuss, engage in a discussion or argument. Bikálon mo siá sa tungúd sang maáyo nga batásan. Argue with him about good manners. Bikálan ta ang bág-o nga pagbulút-an nahanungúd sa mga kalasálon. Let us debate about the new law referring to marriages. Nagabikaláy silá sang mga kaayóhan kag kalaínan sang gobiérno nga amerikánhon. They are discussing the good and bad points of the American Government. (see báis).


bilás

Hiligaynon

Brother-in-law, sister-in-law. Unlike "bayáw", the term "bilás" is strictly confined to the husbands and wives (not otherwise related to each other) of two (or more) sisters or brothers respectively. (see birás, bayáw).


birás

Hiligaynon

Brother-in-law, sister-in-law. See bilás. (see bayáw).


dáan

Hiligaynon

Old, ancient, antiquated, used, worn, out of date or fashion, behind the times, primitive, archaic. Dáan na iníng baláy. This is an old house. Ginhámbal ko iní sa ímo nga dáan. I told you this before or long ago. Mga dáan na kitá sa kalibútan. We are a long time in the world, are getting old. Ang Dáan nga Katípan. The Old Law or Testament. Sa walâ pa nga dáan --. Beforehand, before it happened or came about --. Walâ silá magpahibaló sinâ sa ákon nga dáan, kóndì karón lang. They did not tell me that before, but only now. Sang dáan nga mga tinúig dáan man ang mga batásan. In ancient time there were also ancient customs. Ang dáan ko nga panápton. My old or worn out clothes. (see dumáan, mál-am, tigúlang, sádto, ánay, kinarágto, sinádto, minál-am).


derétso

Hiligaynon

(Sp. derecho) Right, justice, law; due, recompense, fee. (see tungúd, katarúngan, baláyran).


estatúto

Hiligaynon

(Sp. estatuto) Statute, law, ruling, act, order, ordinance, decree, enactment. (see sógò, kasogoán, pagbulút-an, palatúkdan).


estatúto

Hiligaynon

(Sp. estatuto) Statute, law, ruling, act, order, ordinance, decree, enactment. (see sógò, kasogoán, pagbulút-an, palatúkdan).


hágnà

Hiligaynon

Proposal, motion, bill; to propose, purpose, intend. Hágnà nga pagbulút-an. A bill to be-brought in,-introduced, a project of law.


halín

Hiligaynon

To leave, depart, go away, take oneself off. Halín kamó. Go away. Clear out. Pahalinón mo siá. Dismiss him. Discharge him or send him away. Amó inâ gánì ang ginhalinán sang íla nga kasábà. That was the origin of their law-suit. Diín ka maghalín? Where do you come from? Ang mga namók amó ang ginahalinán sang madámù nga balatían. Many diseases are due to mosquitoes. Kaína gid lang siá makahalín. He departed only a short while ago. (see íway, lúmbus, lakát).


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