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ambisyón

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ambicion) Ambition, covetousness, an eager or inordinate desire. (see hánggab, hingamó, íbug, lúyag).



ambohóng

Hiligaynon

To snort, blow air through the nose in anger or discontent, to grumble, murmur, complain. Indì ka magambohóng. Don't grumble. Anó ang ímo ginaambohóng? Why are you murmuring-or-complaining? Indì mo akó pagambohongán. Don't murmur against me-or-in my presence, (see púsnga-to blow air through the nose as an angry buffalo does).


ambúlung

Hiligaynon

A tropical plant, from whose berries an excellent mucilage is obtained and whose roots yield tapioca; a cassava plant. (see balínghoy, kamotingkáhoy).


amerikánhon

Hiligaynon

(Sp. Americano) American, an American citizen; pertaining to America or to American customs and manners.


amígo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. amígo) A male friend; to be (male) friends. Maáyo ang íla pagamigoháy. They are good friends. Nagpakigamígo siá kúntà sa ákon, ápang-He would have liked to become my friend, but-. Amigóhon ko siá. I'll make him my friend. Mahírup ko siá nga amígo. He is an intimate friend of mine. (see amíg).


amolúgmon

Hiligaynon

A rapacious bird very dangerous to chickens, etc., in appearance like an owl, but having small eyes. (see murúgmon).


amomókol

Hiligaynon

An edible mushroom. See amamákol id.


amorókpok

Hiligaynon

A meteor, shooting-star, meteorite, aerolite, aerolith; an evil spirit believed to exercise great authority over other evil spirits.


ampílò

Hiligaynon

A coarse saddle-cloth, saddle-pad, often only an old sack or blanket used instead of a saddle by farmers riding on buffaloes, cows or horses; to use such a saddle-cloth. Nagaampílò siá sing sáko. He is using a sack as a saddle-cloth. Ampilói ang báka. Put a saddle-ploth on the back of the cow. Paampilói ang karabáw. Order someone to put a saddle-cloth on the buffalo. Iníng dáan nga hábul iampílò ko sa kabáyo. I will make use of this old blanket as a saddle-cloth for the horse. (see síya).


ámpit

Hiligaynon

An act or speech of insolence or contempt, insult, affront; to insult, affront. (see úmpit id. and the more usual form).


ámpò

Hiligaynon

Prayer, petition, request, to pray, beseech, ask, beg, petition, request. Nagaámpò akó, or ginaámpò ko nga-. I pray, that-. Iámpò mo akó sa Diós. Please, pray to God for me. Ginaampoán ko ikáw ánay siníng duhá ka mángmang nga ákon útang túbtub nga makítà ko ang ikabáyad sa ímo. I beg of you to wait a little with regard to those two pesos I owe you till I find the money to pay you with. Ampò ka sa hukóm, básì kalo-óyan ikáw níya. Petition the judge, may be he will have compassion with you. Mangámpò akó. I surrender; I give in; I ask for mercy. (An expression often used by one beaten at wrestling, boxing or the like). Ginámpò ko sa íya inâ, ápang walâ níya pag-ihátag sa ákon. I asked him for it, but he did not give it to me. (see pangáyò, pangamúyò, pakilóoy, ahâ, etc.; magalámpò-intercessor, patron).


ámyon

Hiligaynon

Fragrance, etc. See amión.

-an, A suffix which goes to form nouns, adjectives, and verbs, and conveys the fundamental meaning of "the place where". Note: This meaning is very clear in place-names, e.g. Batoán-the place where there are stones, from bató-stone; Balásan-the place where there is sand, from balás-sand; Tigbáwan-the place where there is tígbaw-reed, from tígbaw-reed, etc.

NOUNS: I) Likóan-a turning, a lane, from likô-to turn aside; Tuburán-a spring, source, from tubúd-to trickle; Lapakán-a treadle, from lápak-to tread, etc.

2) The suffix-an in conjunction with the prefix ka-goes to form abstract and collective nouns, e.g. Kasugtánan-agreement, from sugút-to agree; Kakahóyan-forest, trees, from káhoy-tree, wood; Kabatáan-children, from bátà-child, baby; Kataóhan-men, mankind, from táo-man; Kabulúyhan-habit, custom, from buyó-to accustom, etc.

ADJECTIVES: Isganán-brave, powerful, from ísug-to be or become brave; Manggáran-rich, wealthy, from mánggad-wealth, property; Gamhánan-mighty, powerful, from gahúm-might, power; Pahóan-one who possesses many mango-trees, from páhò-a mango-tree, etc.

VERBS:-an goes to form what is called "the passive in-an", and denotes:

1) the place where an action (expressed by the root) is performed, e.g. Ang alipokpokán siníng bakólod pagapatindogán ko sang bág-o ko nga baláy. I will build my new house on the top of this hill. (patíndog-to erect, build). Amó iní ang lugár nga linúbngan níla sa kay Fuláno. This is the place where they buried (the body of) N.N. (lubúng-to bury).

2) the person for whose benefit, or to whose detriment, an action (expressed by the root) is performed, e.g. Ginbuhátan níya akó sing asálan. He made a roasting spit for me. (búhat-to make). Indì mo siá paghimóan sing maláin. Don't harm him. (hímò-to do, with maláin-to do harm).

3) an impression, affection, sensation, mental state, or the like, e.g. Natahumán akó sinâ. That impressed me with its beauty. That appeared to me quite nice, (tahúm-to be or become nice, beautiful). Nalas-ayán akó sa íya. I am disgusted with him. He is abominable to me. (lás-ay-to be or become insipid). Nagin-otán akó. I feel it sultry. (gínot-to be or become sultry). Ginaitumán akó siníng báyò. This dress (jacket)-looks black to me,-is too black for me. (itúm-to be or become black), etc.

N.B. It should be borne in mind that the context alone can determine the exact meaning of-an. "Naadlawán akó"-to quote only one example-means: "Full daylight was (came) upon me". But in connection with what may precede or follow this phrase can be translated in various ways, e.g. "I stayed till (late in the) morning". "I continued to do something without interruption till the sun stood high in the heavens". "I arrived in bright daylight (and came-too late,-too soon,-in time)". "I passed part of the day, or a full day", etc. Hence the translations given in this dictionary are not exclusive of other versions.


án-an

Hiligaynon

A kind of tree.


anák-ának

Hiligaynon

Foster-child, an adopted son or daughter.


anggóy

Hiligaynon

An exclamation of pain and grief. Oh, dear me! (see aragóy, agóy).


ánghit

Hiligaynon

Goat's smell; to smell like a goat or buck. Ginabahoán kamí dirí sang ánghit. We are annoyed here by a smell like the smell of a goat. Ang kánding nagaánghit. The goat stinks. Naanghitán akó sang katsúrì. I smell the goatish smell of a katsúrì (a kind of fieldmouse or rat with an obnoxious smell). Ginaanghitán kamí dirí. We smell a goat here.


ángkag

Hiligaynon

(B) The peeled off layers or folds of a banana-stem or other stalk similar to it in construction. (see tinúb-an, úpas, búnlak).


ángkat

Hiligaynon

An open seam, a joint, a chink or crack; to get loose, to loosen, to prise apart, to form chinks or cracks, to lose connection with, said of seams, junctures, joints and the like. Nagángkat ang kinitáan sang lamésa. The joints between the boards of the table opened. Ginpaángkat sang pánday ang tápì sa (íya) kinitáan. The carpenter forced the board loose at its joint.


anhél-ánhel

Hiligaynon

Dim. of ánhel. Anything bearing some resemblance to an angel as commonly pictured, especially used with regard to children representing angels at the "Sugatán" on Easter Sunday.


aníb

Hiligaynon

A layer, stratum, course (of bricks, etc.); a sheet, board; pile, stack; to arrange by laying one thing on top of another, said of leaves, sheets, boards and the like. Anibá ang mga papél, tulún-an, tápì, etc. Lay the papers, books, boards, etc. nicely one on top of the other. Ianíb ang mga tápì sa idálum sang baláy-or-anibí ang idálum sang baláy sang mga tápì. Put the boards neatly one on top of the other on the ground-floor of the house. (see kamáda).


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