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lígay

Hiligaynon

To be kind to, speak gently or ingratiatingly, act in a kind, tender, affectionate way. Ligáya siá. Be kind to him. Speak to him in a friendly way. (see paayónáyon, arígay, rígay).



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).


ligáy-lígay

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of lígay. Ligáyligáyi siá sing hámbal. Use kind words in talking to him. Linigáyligáyan akó níla sing ámba. They sang very softly or sweetly to me. Ligáyligáya ang pagbayó mo sang lánot. Pound the hemp gently. (see hínay, inanáy, dalôdálò, paayónáyon).


paayón-áyon

Hiligaynon

To speak amicably to, treat well, make amenable, coax, wheedle, ingratiate oneself with, treat with all kindness, bring round by sweet talk. Paayónayóni siá, agúd íya ikáw bulígan. Speak nicely to him, that he may help you. Coax him to help you. Pinaayónayónan níya akó sa pagpahulám sa íya sing pílak. He spoke to me very suavely in order to get me to lend him some money. (see lígay).


rígay

Hiligaynon

See arígay, lígay-to be nice (kind) to, etc.


binuligáy

Hiligaynon

To assist or help one another. Magbinuligáy kamó. Help each other. (búlig).


hiligáynon

Hiligaynon

The dialect of Iloilo; to speak that dialect. Nagahiligáynon na siá, kay naghígdà kagáb-i sa Móhon. He speaks the dialect of Iloilo now for last night he slept in Mohon. (This sarcastic remark is often applied to people from the interior who, after but a short stay in Iloilo, pretend to speak "Hiligáynon").


tiligaylóhan

Hiligaynon

A person to whom, a thing for which, something or an equivalent is due in return. (see tigáylo, halatagán).


ágrot

Hiligaynon

See áglot id. Even in Hiligáynon ágrot seems to be more commonly used than áglot.


báglot

Hiligaynon

To gnash one's teeth. See bágrot id. Even in Hiligáynon "bágrot" is more commonly used than báglot.


bágtong

Hiligaynon

(B) To bundle together, to wrap up in one's apron or other convenient part of one's dress. Bagtongá ang tinápay. Wrap up the bread (in your apron, the lower part of your skirt, etc.). Bagtongí ang tampíon mo sang tinápay. Wrap your apron around the bread. Wrap the bread up in your apron. Binágtong-a bundle. N.B. A binágtong is always wrapped up in, and somehow fastened to, one's dress, as an apron, the lower part of the skirt, a loose jacket, etc.; if a bundle is entirely separate from the body, it is not called a binágtong, but pinutús; in Hiligáynon, however, binágtong and pinutús are often used promiscuously. (see bántal).


búlig

Hiligaynon

To help, assist, aid, lend a hand, give a helping hand, do or work jointly with another. Bulígi akó. Help me. Binulígan níya siá sa pagarádo. He helped him to plough. Nagabuligáy, nagabuligánay or nagabinuligáy silá. They are co-operating, helping each other. Ipabúlig ko sa ímo ang ákon sologo-ón. I'll let my servant assist you. Kon índì siá nínyo pagbulígan índì siá makatápus sang íya nga olobráhon. He cannot finish his work, unless you come to his assistance. Kay ginbulígan mo akó sa pagpatíndog sang ákon baláy pagabulígan ko man ikáw sa pagpatíndog sang ímo. Because you assisted me in building my house I will also help you in erecting yours. (see tábang).


d

Hiligaynon

The letter D in Visayan is pronounced as in English. D after various prefixes such as pan-, hi-, ha-, etc. is very frequently either elided, or changed into N, e.g. panáhon (dáhon-leaf); panílap (dílap-to lick); hinangát (dángat-to reach); hanúmdum (dúmdum-to remember), etc.

D followed by a suffix is often (especially in Hiligáynon) turned into R, e.g. tahúron, katahurán, matinahúron (táhud-to respect); ginsugúran (súgud-to commence); palabuarán (búad-to breed), etc. See also padóng-paróng; dadâ-darâ; tádung-tárung; tudúk-turúk^, etc.


hapús

Hiligaynon

To be easy, facile, manageable, require but slight effort. Papáa ánay ang lánsang, agúd mahapús ang paggábut. Strike the nail first with the hammer, that it may be easy to draw out. Naghapús na ang pagbútong sang kángga, kay binutangán sing síbo. It is now quite easy to pull the cart, for it has been greased. Ginahapusán akó siní. This is quite easy for me-or-This seems to me to be easy. Ang pagbinuligáy nagapahapús sang pangabúhì. Mutual help makes life easy. (see hulás).


híl-o

Hiligaynon

Mutual help, cooperation; to help each other, cooperate, first finishing together the work of one and then that of the other party. Hil-ohí akó sa pagpatíndog sang ákon baláy. Help me to build my house (and I will help you later on). Nagahil-ohánay silá sa pagtánum. They help each other in planting their rice. (see binuligáy, etc.).


hiliúgyon

Hiligaynon

(H) To unite, cooperate, pull together. (see úgyon, binuligáy, hilitóhog, etc.).


hinaráya

Hiligaynon

The language of mountaineers or of people living in districts away from the coast-line; pertaining to that language; pertaining to the customs and manners of mountaineers; to speak that language. Nagakalaínláin ang hinaráya kag ang hiligáynon. The language of the mountains and that of Iloilo are different. Maálam ka balá maghinaráya? Do you know how to speak the dialect of the mountains? Naghinaráya siá sa ákon-or-ginhinarayáhan akó níya. He spoke to me in the mountain-dialect. Dirí siníng lugár hinaráya ang hámbal. Here in this place the mountain-dialect is spoken. (see hiniráya id.; layá, ilayá, binukídnon).


hisáhò

Hiligaynon

To agree well, get on-, pull-, hit it-, well together, be in accord, correspond. (see sahô, hitóhog, hiúsa, hiúgyon, binuligáy).


hiúgyon

Hiligaynon

To cooperate, collaborate, work together, unite, combine, join in, help each other, have unison. Hiúgyon (maghiúgyon) kamó. Cooperate, unite. Naghiliúgyon silá sa pagpatíndog sing ermíta. They helped each other to erect a chapel. They joined together in building a chapel. Hiugyoní nínyo ang kalaíngnon, aradohón, etc. Assist each other in burning out the jungle, in ploughing, etc. (see hitóhog, hiúsa, binuligáy).


inâ-inâ

Hiligaynon

Dim. of inâ. To use the term "inâ" i.e. to speak or pretend to speak the Hiligáynon dialect.


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