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anóng

Hiligaynon

(B) An exclamation used to emphasize a statement: Why! Surely! Certainly! There is no doubt about it. Tî, kon amó inâ nga walâ ka paghúgud sa pagtoón, índì ka makabáton sing prémyo. Anóng! Indì balá? Why, if you won't study diligently, you won't receive a prize. That is certain! Is it not?



ánsyas

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ansia, ansiar) Eagerness, anxiety, desire for; to be eager, anxious, to desire, hanker after or crave; want; to dissemble or hide one's eagerness, to refuse or decline only apparently. May ánsyas siá sa pagtoón, paglakát, paghalín, etc. He is anxious to study, to walk, to go away, etc. Nagaánsyas siá sa pakigáway. He is eager for a fight. Ansyasí ang pagbátok mo sa íya. Show that you are eager to oppose him. Iánsyas mo sa íya iníng bastón. Use this stick to show him that you are quite ready to fight him. Nagánsyas siá, ugái nakaúyon man sinâ. He apparently refused, but in reality he liked it. Indì ka magánsyas, kay nakasáyod man akó, nga malúyag ka magtámbong dídto. Don't hide your eagerness, for I know well enough that you wish to be present there. (see hánggab, lúyag, pangabáy, himúlat, bisyó-bísyo, birô-bírò, indî-índì).


ansyás-ánsyas

Hiligaynon

Dim. of ánsyas. Ginaansyás-ánsyas níya ang pagbáton siníng dúlot ápang sa pagkamatúod nagawíli siá gid sinâ. He declines for mere appearance' sake to accept this present, but in truth he wants it very much. (see birgî-bírgì, bisyó-bísyo, etc.).


antíng-ánting

Hiligaynon

Amulet, charm, any object worn in the belief that it possesses mysterious powers. Indì ka magpáti kag índì ka magdalá sa láwas mo sináng ginatawág nga antíng-ánting. Don't believe in, and don't wear on your body, those things called amulets. (see pinangálap).


antó-os

Hiligaynon

The smell of burning or scorching food; to emit such a smell. Nagaantó-os ang tiníg-ang. There is a smell of burning coming from the boiling rice. Ginaanto-osán akó sang tinóla. It seems to me that the vegetables are being scorched. (see ángtod, ánta, ántod, all having the same meaning).


ántus

Hiligaynon

To bear, suffer, undergo. Magántus ka siní sing mapailúbon. Bear this patiently. Hántì kay ginhímò mo iní, antusá na man ang sílot. Well, as you did it, suffer the punishment now as well. Dì masáysay ang mga kasakít nga ginántus sang Aton Ginóo. The sufferings borne by Our Lord cannot be described. (see batás, agwánta).


áo

Hiligaynon

(aw), An exclamation denoting surprise, used by people who have forgotten some important incidents in a story, etc. and then, when somebody else jogs their memory, suddenly recollect the whole. Almost involuntarily they will then say: Aw! Ah, yes! Oh, now I remember! Ah, sure, now I recollect it all! Aw, gái ko man galî. Ah, if that is so, I am also for it. I was under a wrong impression; I now change my opinion.


áohog

Hiligaynon

áwhog, To look about searchingly or curiously, stretching one's neck in order to get a better sight of things. Aohógi kon anó ang sulúd sang aparadór. Peer into the cupboard to find out what is in it. Iáohog ang úlo mo, agúd makakítà ka sing maáyo. Stretch your neck, that you may be able to see well. Indì ka magáohog. Don't look about curiously.


áp-ap

Hiligaynon

To bite off a piece, to eat by snaps and snatches, to devour fruit greedily without taking the trouble of peeling it beforehand, etc. Ap-apá lang ang páhò páti bákal. Just devour the mango together with its stone by biting off a small bit at a time. Ap-apí sing diótay ang tinápay. Take a small bite out of the bread. Indì ka magáp-ap (mangáp-ap) sang ímo ginakáon súbung sang isá ka idô. Don't snap at your food like a dog. (see áb-ab, ikíb, ínkib, kíbkib, etc.).


apáhan

Hiligaynon

To be speechless with wonder or surprise, to be bewildered, to be at a loss what to do or where to turn on account of so many things claiming attention. Ginapáhan akó sang madámù nga mga búnga nga nadágdag sa káhoy. I was at a loss what to do on account of the great amount of fruit that fell from the tree (wishing to gather it all up at once). Ginaapáhan siá sang madámù nga pagkáon. He is quite perplexed by the plentiful supply of food (wishing and unable to partake of so many dishes at the same time). (see apâ).


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).


ápat

Hiligaynon

Four. Apat ka táo. Four men. Apatón mo iní. Divide it into four parts, quarter it.


ápgot

Hiligaynon

To be difficult of passage, as wheels over deep loose sand or through mud, walking through sticky mire, unripe, astringent or acrid fruit through the throat, and the like. Nagápgot ang dálan. The road has become quite sticky. Ang káro maápgot nga butóngon sang karabáw kay nalubúng sa lúnang. It is difficult for the buffalo to pull the cart for it has stuck in the mud. Naapgotán balá ikáw sináng búnga?-Walâ akó maapgotí, kóndì natanlasán gid akó. Did you experience some roughness in the throat from eating that fruit?-No I did'nt experience any roughness, on the contrary I could swallow it quite easily. (see sápnot, ápgas).


apián

Hiligaynon

Opium. Indì ka magyúpyup sang apián, kay maláin inâ sa láwas páti kalág. Don't smoke (literally "suck in") opium, for it is bad for body and soul. Manugsiò sang apián. An opium-smoker, opium-eater. (see apyán id.).


apíke

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a pique) On the point of, impossible for lack of time or opportunity, too late, past mending, etc. Indì na akó makahingágaw sa pagtahî sang ímo báyò, kay apíke na. I cannot finish sewing your jacket, because there is not time enough. Daw sa dílì na makitáan sing bulúng ang íya balatían, kay apíke na ang íya pagbátì. It is now almost impossible to cure him, for his disease is too far gone.


apók-apók

Hiligaynon

Light, small rain, drizzle, dribble, mizzle, scotch mist; to rain very lightly in small fine drops, to drizzle, dribble, mizzle. May apók-apók or nagaapók-apók. It is raining very lightly. (see talíthi, taríthi, dabódabó).


árà

Hiligaynon

(H) There, there is. Arà inâ dirâ. There it is. Arà balá si Fuláno sa íya hulút? Is N.N. there in his room?


aráng

Hiligaynon

To let simmer, cook slowly over a low fire; to simmer, boil or bubble gently; to warm something near or at the fire. Naarangán na ang tiníg-ang? Has the cooked rice been left simmering for some time over a low fire? Iaráng mo iní sa kaláyo or paarangí iní sa kaláyo. Warm this at the fire. Ginpaarangán níya ang tinápay. She warmed the bread. Magpaaráng ka, kay matúgnaw. Warm yourself, for it is cold. Nagapaaráng siá sang íya kamót sa kaláyo. He is warming his hands at the fire. Ipaaráng mo sa sologoón ang báhaw. Let the servant warm the cold rice. (see aríng-ing, bagáng, baáng-báang, alabáab, ínit).


aránka

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arrancar) To attack, particularly applied to sudden or swift aggression. Arankahá siá! Go for him! Attack him. Sang nagatíndog akó dirâ ginaránka akó níya sa walâ sing bisán kon anó nga kabangdánan. When I was standing there he rushed at me and attacked me without any cause whatsoever. Ngáa man nga nagaránka ka sa íya? Why did you so suddenly attack him? (see soróso). In gambling: To take a card and turn it face up.


aráo-aráo

Hiligaynon

Dim. of the foregoing aráo. Si Pédro, kon tigangán mo sing isá ka gántang nga bugás, maúrut níya sang káon.-Aráo-aráo, indî akó magpáti. If you boil a ganta of rice for Peter, he will eat it all up:-Oh! You don't say so! I can't believe it!


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