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lakâ

Hiligaynon

Spaced wide asunder, with plenty of space between, thin; to be or become wide apart. Ang maís naglakâ, kay madámù ang napatáy. The corn grew sparsely, for much of it died. Lakaón ukón garotón námon ang pagpánggas sang kadiós? Shall we plant the cadios-peas wide apart or near together?



hághag

Hiligaynon

Interstice, opening, loose connection, separation at seams; loosely connected or woven, not well joined, far apart; to weave loosely, etc. Abáw, dalágkù ang mga hághag sang ímo salúg! Goodness me, how far apart your flooring is spaced! Haghagá ang paghabúl siníng hénero. Weave this cloth loosely. (see hayághag, malakâ, lakâ).


hónhon

Hiligaynon

To make compact, join well, near or close together, unite closely. Honhoná ang sókdap sa pagrára. Weave the bamboo strips closely together. Nagahónhon ang mga táo sa bánkò. The people on the bench are tightly squeezed together. Anó ang lúyag mo: Buháton námon ang salúg nga hónhon ukón lakâ?-A, lúyag ko ang ísa ka salúg nga hónhon. What do you prefer: Shall we join the flooring closely or leave rather wide open seams?-Well, I like a closely joined floor. Dugángi ang mga bánkò, índì mo pagpahonhonón ang mga bátà sa siníng tátlò ka bánkò. Increase the number of benches, don't crush the children together on these three benches. (see ímpon, dápat, gutúk, doót, símput, dókdok).


íkit

Hiligaynon

Condition of being dense, compact; close or near together, crowded; to be close or near together, dense, compact, with little space between. Nagaíkit ang humáy sa ákon umá. The rice on my field is growing thick. Indì nínyo pagikíton ang pagtanúm sing lubí. Do not plant the coconuts too close together. Naikítan akó sináng mga lubí. It seems to me that those coconuts are crowded. Magídas kamó sing íkit, dílì sing lakâ. Stand in a row close together, not far apart. (see garót, gutúk).


íkit

Hiligaynon

Condition of being dense, compact; close or near together, crowded; to be close or near together, dense, compact, with little space between. Nagaíkit ang humáy sa ákon umá. The rice on my field is growing thick. Indì nínyo pagikíton ang pagtanúm sing lubí. Do not plant the coconuts too close together. Naikítan akó sináng mga lubí. It seems to me that those coconuts are crowded. Magídas kamó sing íkit, dílì sing lakâ. Stand in a row close together, not far apart. (see garót, gutúk).


malakâ

Hiligaynon

Spaced wide apart, thin, not dense or near together, far between. Talágsa sa malakâ--. Few and far between--. Very rarely--. Scarcely ever--. (see lakâ).


palakâ

Hiligaynon

Caus. of lakâ-to widen, etc.


pilágpilág

Hiligaynon

Spread out, not close or dense, sparse, thin (with many gaps). Pilágpilág dirí ang maís sa talámnan. Here the corn is growing sparsely over the field (with many empty spaces). (see lakâ, malakâ).


alaká-ak

Hiligaynon

Spread, distributed, dispersed over a large area with considerable distances between; to be spread or distributed, etc. Alaká-ak or nagaalaká-ak ang mga háyop sa latagón, ang mga gál-um sa lángit, etc. The cattle are scattered over the open country, the clouds are distributed over the sky, etc. Alaká-ak gid lámang ang mga baláy dídto sa bakólod. The houses there on the hill are widely spaced. (see aták-aták).


alakápa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a la capa) For appearance only, for politeness' sake, coldly formal, not heartily or sincerely. Gin-*ágda man akó níya, hóo, ápang alakápa lang. He invited me also, yes, but only to keep up appearances. Nagtámbong man siá, ápang alakápa lang, dílì hutúhut. He put in an appearance too, but in a coldly formal way, not with right goodwill. (see pasamústra, pakuláhaw id.).


alakáyo

Hiligaynon

Buffoon, jester, merry-andrew, clown; to act the clown, crack jokes, converse wittily, utter pleasantries. Ginalakayóhan akó níya. He made me laugh with his pleasantries or he acted like a clown in my presence. (see bilyáko, payáso, társo, páskin).


baláka

Hiligaynon

Care, concern, solicitude, great interest; to take care of, be concerned for or about something, to look well after, be solicitous for. Nagakabaláka siá sing maáyo sang tanán nga mga butáng sa sulúd sang baláy. She attends with great care to everything within the house. Indì mo pagkabalák-an ang nahanungúd sa ákon. Don't concern yourself about what belongs to me-or-is my business. Igkabaláka akó ánay siníng mga bátà. Please take care of these children for a while. (see álingá, tátap, ripára, bántay, etc.).


baláka

Hiligaynon

The leaf-like sheath at the bottom of a bamboo branch where it springs from the stem.


balakáng

Hiligaynon

To spread the feet and legs wide apart in standing, sitting or lying. Nagabalakáng siá sa ganháan. He is standing at the door with his feet wide apart. Ibalakáng or balakangá ang tiíl mo. Straddle your legs. Aláng-álang man nga balakangán ko ang tanán nga buluhatón. It is impossible for me to do all the work. (Literally: it is impossible for me to stretch my legs astride all the work, to bestride all the work. (see bakâ, bakáng, barakáng).


bulalákaw

Hiligaynon

Meteor, falling-star, shooting-star. (see bululákaw).


bululákaw

Hiligaynon

Meteor, meteorite, shooting-star, falling star. (see bulalákaw, amorókpok).


bulutlákan

Hiligaynon

Sunrise; East. (see bútlak).


bumalákal

Hiligaynon

A buyer. (see bakál).


kabaláka

Hiligaynon

Concern, care, attention, watchful interest, zeal. (baláka).


kabulákan

Hiligaynon

Flowers, blossoms, blooms; flora. (búlak).


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