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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.



anák

Hiligaynon

Child, son, daughter; godson, goddaughter; to give birth to, to bear a child, to be delivered of a child, to bring forth; to be godfather or godmother to a child at baptism or confirmation. Naganák siá sing isá ka laláki. She gave birth to a male-child, she was delivered of a boy. Iníng bátà ginanák ni Fulána. This child was born of N.N.-or-N.N. was godmother to this child. Buót ko ipaanák sa ímo iníng bátà. I should like you to be godfather (godmother) to this child. Manganák siá sa Sábado. He will be godfather on Saturday. Anka (ángka) iníng bátà. Be godfather (godmother) to this baby. Ang íla mga inanák. Their children or offspring. Anák-or-inanák siá sang isá ka panimaláy nga lutáw. He was of noble family, of good family. (see bátà, alángkon).


babayén-on

Hiligaynon

Effeminate, womanish, feminine in a depreciative sense. Ang mga laláki nga babayén-on sing batásan talamayón. Effeminate men are contemptible.


bána

Hiligaynon

Husband, a married man, whose wife is alive; to take a husband, to join a man in wedlock. Sín-o man ang banáhon mo? Whom then are you going to marry? Ayáw pagbanáha ang isá ka laláki nga walâ sing pagtóo. Beware of marrying a man without faith. Kon magbána ka, pilíon mo ang isá ka laláki nga maáyo sing pamatásan. If you marry, choose a man of good behaviour. Indì ka magpabána sang ímo anák sa isá ka laláki nga matámad. Don't give your daughter in marriage to a lazy fellow. (see pamána, pangasáwa, asáwa-wife).


baná-bána

Hiligaynon

A paramour, lover, one who, without being entitled to it, assumes the rights of a husband. (see laláki, kalólot).


bánbin

Hiligaynon

To pull out-, pluck out-, hairs by means of a thread or string, to beautify the hair or eyebrows by removing a few straggling hairs. May bág-o na man nga pamatásan nga ang mga laláki magpabánbin sang íla nga ágtang kag kílay. There is now a modern fad that men should beautify their foreheads and eyebrows by removing straggling hairs. Maálam ka magbánbin? Do you know how to pull out hairs by means of a thread?


baráking

Hiligaynon

(B) To tuck up the skirt, etc. See baláking id.


baríri

Hiligaynon

A kind of grass and its seeds. The latter, when ripe, come off readily and cling to clothes, etc. Also used as a verb. Andam ka sa pagági dirâ kay madámù ang baríri. Beware of passing there, for there is much baríri-grass. Balakínga ang ímo sotána, kay kon dilî mabariríhan. Raise your cassock, for otherwise it will become full of baríri-seeds. Binariríhan ang ákon delárgo, médyas, etc. My trousers, socks, etc. got stuck full of baríri-seeds. (see dalúkut).


bítin

Hiligaynon

To draw-, pull-, lift-, haul-, up, hoist, to snatch with a swift motion. Bitína ang bátà. Lift up the child. Ang bátà nga putót ginabítin sa ság-ang. A stunted child is lifted by its chin. (A superstitious belief has it, that in this way the child is made to grow well). Bitíni akó sing isá ka bayóng. Draw up for me one bamboo container of water. Ibítin akó ánay siníng baúl. Kindly lift or haul up this box for me. Ginbítin níya ang sotána níya sang pagtabók níya sa subâ. When he crossed the river he raised his cassock. (see bátak, álsa, hákwat, baláking, N.B. "hákwat" is used more for lifting heavy loads, "bítin" for light articles).


bitín-bítin

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of bítin. To raise slightly, etc. Also: To tuck up-, raise-, clothes slightly in order to be able to walk fast. (see baláking).


bulág

Hiligaynon

To sever, separate, divorce, part, sunder, put asunder. Bulagón nínyo ang ínyo nga paghilúngug. Break off from living together. Magbulágay kamó. Separate from each other. Ginbulág (ginpabulág) níla ang duhá ka bátà nga nagaáway. They separated the two fighting boys. Bulagí ang laláki, kay walâ kamó makasál. Separate from your paramour, for you are not married. Ang ginímpon sang Diós índì pagbulagón sang táo. What God has joined together, let no man put asunder. Sa pagbulágay nagagíkan ang kalímot. Separation begets forgetfulness. "Out of sight, out of mind".


gánoy

Hiligaynon

To draggle, drag, draw or pull along. Indì mo pagganóyon ang bátà, kay malayô ang ímo kadtoán. Don't drag your child along, for you have a long distance to go. Gingánoy gid lang níya ang íya patádyong sa lúnang nga walâ níya pagbalakínga. She just draggled her skirt through the mud instead of tucking it up. (see gúyud, dalá, sagúmboy, ságnoy).


idlák-ídlak

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ídlak. Ang mga kabitoónan nagaidlákídlak. The stars are twinkling. (see igpátígpat).


idlák-ídlak

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ídlak. Ang mga kabitoónan nagaidlákídlak. The stars are twinkling. (see igpátígpat).


kágon

Hiligaynon

To ask, request the hand of the bride on behalf of the bridegroom, to woo for, procure a wife for a prospective husband, make a match, be a matchmaker or go-between. Ang tiglalakí nagakágon sa tigbabaé. The father of the man is arranging the marriage with the father of the woman. Kagáb-i ginkagónan si Mariá sang amáy ni Pédro. Last night Peter's father asked for the hand of Maria (on behalf of Peter). Ikágon mo akó ánay sa kay Fulána. Kindly speak for me to N.N. and ask her to become my wife.


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