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maga

Hiligaynon

A verbal prefix used to denote:

1) the active future, e.g. Buás magalakát akó sa Ilóngílong. To-morrow I will walk to Iloilo. Karón sa hápon magaabút gíkan sa Manílà ang akon amáy. This afternoon my father will arrive from Manila. Kon bayáan mo dirâ sa ínit ang bíno tínto magaáslum. If you leave the red wine there in the heat of the sun, it will go sour. (see ma-).

2) a present negation with "walâ", e.g. Si Hosé walâ magtánum kahápon, walâ man siá magatánum karón kag índì man siá magtánum buás. José did not plant rice yesterday, neither is he planting rice to-day nor will he do so to-morrow. This "maga-" under 2) is never shortened into "ma-".



ma

Hiligaynon

A shortened form of the verbal prefix maga-denoting the active future, e.g. Si Fuláno maabút (magaabút) sa buás. N.N. will arrive to-morrow. Karón sa hápon masulát (magasulát) akó sa íya. This afternoon I will write him.


paga

Hiligaynon

A prefix used to form:

a.) The passive future tense, e.g. Pagabuháton ko iní. I will (shall) do this. I am going to do it. Pagahulatón ko gid siá. I will certainly wait for him. Pagasulatán ko siá sa buás. Tomorrow I am going to write him. Pagaitúnghol ko sa íya iníng sulát sa madalî nga saráng mahímò. I'll hand him this letter as soon as possible.

b.) The negative present tense of the passive voice, e.g. Ngáa man nga walâ nínyo pagasilhigí ang balatonán? Why are you not sweeping the reception room? Walâ níla pagasókla ang dútà. They are not measuring (surveying) the land. Walâ ko pagaibalígyà ang bág-o nga pinatubás ko nga kalámay. I am not selling my new sugar crop. (see maga-the corresponding counterpart for the active voice).


alamagán

Hiligaynon

(H) Attractive, having an attraction, alluring, enticing. Ang kalámay alamagán sang mga subáy. Sugar is an attraction for ants. (amág).


damágan

Hiligaynon

A kind of small fish.


Married, the married persons. Ang mga mag-asawá. Those that are married. Married people. (see asawá, magtiáyon).


magabók

Hiligaynon

Decaying, decayed, rotten, decomposed, dilapidated, ruinous, falling to pieces. (gabók).


magabokón

Hiligaynon

See magabók.


Small, little, tiny, wee, diminutive, slender, thin, fine. (see magamáy, gágmay).


magágming

Hiligaynon

Dim. of magágmay. Rather small, etc.


magahî-gahî

Hiligaynon

The best of a bad lot, the least objectionable among a number of things or persons not coming up to the standard. (see gahîgahî).


magáhud

Hiligaynon

Noisy, boisterous, rowdy, loud, obstreperous, clamorous, uproarious. (see gáhud).


magál-um

Hiligaynon

Cloudy, dark, lowering, covered with clouds. (gál-um).


magalámhon

Hiligaynon

Averse to noise or boisterousness, unsociable, retired, one who keeps aloof from the bustle, noise and strife of social life. (see gamó).


magalámpò

Hiligaynon

Intercessor, advocate, patron, mediator, intermediary, arbitrator, go-between. (see ámpò, umalámpò).


magalán

Hiligaynon

Conspicuous, bright, vivid, gaudy, glaring, showy (of colours): dandy, spruce, ostentatious, making oneself conspicuous. Magalán ang duág nga pulá. Red colours are conspicuous.


magalaní

Hiligaynon

A rice-harvester, reaper. (áni). (see mangalaní).


magalúng

Hiligaynon

Boisterous, uproarious, obstreperous, loud, clamorous, noisy, making a racket. (see galúng, magáhud).


magamáy

Hiligaynon

Small, little; slender, thin. See magágmay.


magámbal

Hiligaynon

Bulky, large; inconvenient, unwieldy, cumbrous, cumbersome, awkward to carry on account of size or shape. (see mabángkag, gámbal).


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