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labóy

Hiligaynon

Loose, slack, not tight, not taut; to loosen, get loose, slacken. Naglabóy ang páha ko. My belt got loose. Húgta ang páha mo, agúd índì maglabóy ang sárwal mo. Tighten your belt, lest your trousers should get slack. Laboyí ang higót sang dúyan, kay támà katáas. Let out the rope of the hammock, for it is too high. Nalaboyán ko ang kalát. I loosened the rope. Laboyí ang kalát, kay támà katáning. Slacken the rope, for it is too tight. Ilabóy akó ánay siníng higót. Please loosen this string for me.



aría

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arriar) An expression used frequently by men directing the lifting of heavy loads. When the latter have been raised sufficiently for placing them where desired, they shout: "Aria"-"Let loose". "Let go. Slacken the rope"! Ariáhi ang kalát. Slacken the rope. (see tugák, hugák, labóy, táboy, aríya).


buyâ

Hiligaynon

(B) Loose, not well tied or fastened, tied below the waist; to come loose, etc. Buyâ ang íya nga patádyong. Her skirt is loosely tied. Nagbuyâ ang íya patádyong. Her skirt came loose. Ginpabuyâ níya ang ubít sang íya nga patádyong. She loosened the fastening of her skirt. Indì mo pagpabuyaón ang ímo nga patádyong. Don't loosen your skirt. (see labóy, halúg).


lágtoy

Hiligaynon

Weak, feeble, slack, losing strength. (see lúyà, lúya, labóy, lábtoy).


láwlaw

Hiligaynon

To loosen or lengthen a tether, rope, string, etc., pay out or give rope to. Lawlawí ang karabáw, kay támà kakúg-ung ang higót níya. Loosen the buffalo, for he is tied too closely. Give the buffalo a longer tether, because his rope is too short. Lawlawí akó sing kalát. Pay me out more rope. Nagláwlaw ang písì. The string has become loose. (see labóy, lábà, lábug).


lúgtay

Hiligaynon

To be or become soft, weak, limp; to faint, swoon, collapse from weakness. (see lábtoy, labóy, lúya, lúnay, púnaw).


kakóg-ong

Hiligaynon

Nearness, proximity (of time); narrowness (of mind); tightness (of clothes, belts, etc.). Kakóg-ong na sang Simána Sánta! How near Holy Week is! Kakóg-ong sang íya ísip! How narrow-minded he is! Kakóg-ong sang ákon wáklos; laboyán ko. My belt is too tight; I am going to loosen it. (see kógong, lapít, gutúk).


táning

Hiligaynon

To make taut, to tighten, straighten (a rope, etc.). Tanínga ang kalát. Tighten the rope. Pull the rope straight. Mahámpang kitá sang "habúl-*hábul sa táytay"; kon magsilíng gánì ang manugdumála "taníngon" laboyán, kon "laboyán" taníngon. Let us play the game of "weaving on the bridge"; when the leader says; "Tighten", let loose, when he says; "Let loose", tighten. (see úntay, hugút, tádlong, taníng).