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labí

Hiligaynon

More, most, very much, in a higher or highest degree, exceedingly, especially, to exceed, surpass. Labí nga maáyo-or-labíng maáyo nga--. It is best-or-it would be best if--. Malúyag man siá magpadáyon sang íya pagtoón sa Ilóngílong, ápang labî pa gid sa Manílà. He wants to continue his studies in Iloilo, but he would much prefer to do so in Manila. Maghigúgma ka sa Diós labí sa nga tanán. Love God above all things. Ang mga labíng lutáw nga táo siníng bánwa--. The most prominent people in this town--. Sín-o sa íla nga duhá ang labíng but-ánan? Which of the two is more prudent? Ang íya nga kagayón daw sa dílì malabihán. It seems as if her beauty can scarcely be surpassed. Maáyo nga magdúaw ka sa íya, labí na gid kay--. It would be well for you to visit him, especially as--. Ang labíng madalî, labíng maáyo. The sooner, the better. Ang labíng malípot nga hámbal amó ang labíng maáyo. The shorter the speech the better. (see kapín).



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).


higúgma

Hiligaynon

To love, have affection for, be in love with, hold dear, be enamoured of, cherish. Maghigúgma ka sa Diós labí sa ngatanán. Love God above all things. Higugmaá ang ímo ginikánan. Love your parents. Ginahigúgma siá sing dakû sang íya ilóy. His mother holds him very dear. Ang mánghud amó ang nahigugmaán gid sang íya amáy. The youngest son is very much loved by his father. Ihigúgma lang sa íya iníng mga ságing. Give him these bananas as a token of affection. (see hagúgma id.).


kábig

Hiligaynon

To consider, hold or take for, look upon as--. Kabígon mo lang nga duhá iníng ápat ka páhò, kay magamáy. Just count these four mangoes as if they were only two, for they are so small. Sa madámù nga mga salákyan ginakábig ang duhá ka bátà nga isá lang ka pasahéro. On many vehicles two children are reckoned as only one passenger. Ang napúlò ka sógò sang Diós ginakábig (nakábig) nga duhá nga amó iní: "Higugmaón mo ang Diós labí sa ngatanán kag ang ímo isigkatáo súbung sa ímo nga kaugalíngon". The ten commandments of God are contained in (or are equal to) these two: "Love God above all things, and thy neighbour as thyself". (see bílang).


kalabihán

Hiligaynon

Preference, preponderance, excellence, privilege, value or esteem set upon one thing rather than another. Ang mga kalabihán sang Mahál nga Bírhen. The excellences or glories of the Blessed Virgin. (see labí).


labí-lábi

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of labí. Also: A foetus or embryo miscarried during the early stages of development. (see palabílábi-to be haughty, stuck up, etc.).


labihánon

Hiligaynon

Eminent, special, chief, preferential, excellent, foremost, privileged. (see labí).


mapasulabíhon

Hiligaynon

Partial, one-sided, inequitable, giving preference to, prejudiced, narrow-minded. (see labí).


masápnot

Hiligaynon

Rough, difficult of passage; not easy to swallow. Masápnot ang kán-on nga maitúm, labí na gid, kon walâ sing tinóla. Black rice is difficult to swallow, especially, if there is no side-dish with sauce. Masápnot iníng dálan sa paggúyud, sing kawáyan. This road is difficult to get through when hauling bamboo. (sápnot).


palabí-lábi

Hiligaynon

Pride, haughtiness, overbearing, insolence; to be proud, haughty, insolent, lofty, arrogant, to take on airs, give oneself airs, be high and mighty, behave oneself in a haughty manner, be supercilious. Indì ka magpalabílábi. Don't be proud. Don't think too much of yourself. Nagpalabílábi siá sa ákon. Ginpalabílabíhan níya akó. He was supercilious to me. He was patronizing me,-condescending to me. He treated me as an inferior. Ang íya pagpadayáw kag pagpalabílábi nakadáldal sa íya sa olíhi sa madámù nga kalakasán nga makahuhúyà. Her vanity and pride led her finally to many shameful excesses. (see labí).


palábi, palabí

Hiligaynon

To prefer, esteem more, to hold in greater favour, favour, fancy, choose rather, think more of, rather-have,-do, put before, value more highly. Palabíha ang paghigúgma sa Diós sang sa ímo ginikánan. Love God more than your parents. Ginpalábi níya ang páhò sa dúlse. He preferred the mango to the sweetmeat. (pa, labí).


palasulabihón

Hiligaynon

(H) Preferable, more desirable, that is to be chosen or preferred. (see labí, pasulábi).


To prefer, have rather, choose rather, set above, esteem more highly. Pasolabihá (Pasolabíha) ang matárung nga pangabúhì sa umalági nga mga kalípay. Prefer an honest life to passing pleasures. (see labí).


sing

Hiligaynon

A conjunctive particle: Whilst, whereas, when. Walâ níla pagatumána inâ, sing amó kuntánì ang dápat níla pagtinguháon sing labí. They do not fulfil that obligation, whereas they should try to do so above anything else.


tigáylo

Hiligaynon

(B) Exchange, interchange, reciprocality, mutuality; to exchange, interchange one thing for another, to reciprocate, give in exchange for, give in return, repay, recompense. Tigáylo diá kang kabúdlay mo. (Bálus iní sang ímo kabúdlay). This is to repay you (This is in recompense) for your trouble. Tigaylohí ti labí kamarahálon nga regálo kang sa dará na. (Balúsi siá sing labí kamalahálon nga hátag sang sa amóma nga íya dalá). Give him a better gift in exchange for the present of provisions he has brought. Anó ang ikatigáylo ko kanímo kariá? (Anó ang ikabálus ko sa ímo sinâ)? What can I give you in exchange for it? How shall I be able to repay (requite) you? (see bálus, ílis).


túmu

Hiligaynon

To soak, drench, saturate, steep in, fill with. Ang íya tagiposóon natúmo sang katám-is sang paghigúgma. His heart was full with the pleasant feeling of love. Ang ságbot, labí na gid kon matúmu sing túbig, támà kabáhò. Rubbish, particularly when thoroughly wet with water, emits a very vile (offensive) odour. (see húpug, húmug, basâ, lúgum, tóoy, salúpsup).


ilabí

Hiligaynon

Especially, and-especially,-particularly,-chiefly,-foremost,-above all. Nagsilíng siá sinâ, kay--, ilabí na gid kay--. He said so, because--, and above all because--. (N.B. The i-of this ilabí is the Sp. y-and).


ilabí

Hiligaynon

Especially, and-especially,-particularly,-chiefly,-foremost,-above all. Nagsilíng siá sinâ, kay--, ilabí na gid kay--. He said so, because--, and above all because--. (N.B. The i-of this ilabí is the Sp. y-and).


klabítos

Hiligaynon

(Sp. clavetes) Small nail, tack, brad.


lábiaw

Hiligaynon

To thin out, etc. See lábyaw.


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