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maláwig

Hiligaynon

Long, lasting a long time, kept up, enduring, sustained, prolix, continued, prolonged, protracted, extended. (see láwig, mabúhay, madúgay).



dúgay

Hiligaynon

(H) Long (of time); to spend a long time, last long, endure, abide, prolong, protract, tarry, linger, drag on, draw out, put off, procrastinate, delay. Nagdúgay siá sang íya pageskwéla dídto. He prolonged his schooling there, was going to school there for a long time. Nadúgay ka dídto? Were you there long? Dugáya ang paglúmon mo sa ámon. Stay with us for a long time. Indì mo pagdugáyon ang pagpadalá sa ákon sing sulát. Don't be long in sending me a letter. Gindúgay níya ang bálus. He put off answering for a long time. Dúgay na gid inâ. That was ages ago, a very long time ago. (see búhay, maláwig).


hágas

Hiligaynon

To waste, wear out, grow-lean,-thin,-weak,-faint (of body, voice, etc.). Nagahágas na ang íya tíngug. His voice is weakening. Ang maláwig nga pakigpúlongpúlong nagpahágas sang íya tíngug. The lengthy discourse made his voice grow faint. Nakahágas ang íya láwas. He grew thin, wasted away. (see kág-as).


haláwig

Hiligaynon

Long, lasting, extended, protracted, prolonged, lingering, dragging on, spun out, drawn out (of time). (see láwig, maláwig).


maláwid

Hiligaynon

Long, etc. See maláwig.


mantenér

Hiligaynon

(Sp. mantener) To maintain, keep up, hold out, support, keep alive, manage to go on. Nagamantenér gid lang silá sang íla pangabúhì. They are just managing to keep alive, they are supporting themselves rather poorly or with difficulty. Mantenehón mo ánay ang kalát, kay kuháon ko pa ang tigíb. Hold the rope in position, for I am going to fetch the chisel. Komústa kamó?-Nagamantenér kamí. How are you?-We are getting along pretty well. Nagaduhádúha akó kon makamantenér siá dídto sing maláwig nga tión. I wonder (doubt), whether he will be able to support himself there (remain there) for any length of time. Mantenér lang. It will do-for the present,-to go on with. It is only-a make-shift,-a temporary substitute, or the like.


píla

Hiligaynon

To excoriate, abrade, chafe. Napiláhan ang bulî ko sang maláwig nga pagsakáy ko sa kabáyo. My seat became sore from long riding on horseback. (see piláhon).


pókot

Hiligaynon

To move about as fish in a net, to be crowded; to wriggle, struggle. Nagapókot gid lang ang mga táo sa sulúd sang simbáhan. The people in the church are moving about like fish in a net, i.e. they are crowded or closely packed. Nagdúmug kag nagpokotáy silá nga duhá sing maláwig túbtub nga ang isá sa íla nabúntol. The two of them wrestled and struggled for a long time till one of them was thrown (and gave in).


sabát

Hiligaynon

Answer, reply, return, rejoinder, retort, repartee, response; to answer, reply, rebut, retort, rejoin, respond. Sábta (sabatá) akó. Answer me. Sumabát siá sa ákon nga--. He replied to me saying that--. Walâ pa nákon mabáton ang íya sabát. I have not yet received his answer. Nagáway (Nagbagâ) silá kag maláwig ang íla pagsinabtánay. They quarrelled and bandied words for a long time. Walâ kitá sing isabát sa íya sinâ. We have nothing to say in reply to him regarding that matter i.e. he is quite right, we have no excuse or reasonable argument against him. Sábta siá sang íya ginapamángkot. Answer his question. Sinabát ko siá nga--. I answered him saying that--. (see bálus).


talástas

Hiligaynon

To know, understand, comprehend, grasp; to explain, expound, elucidate, mention. Makatalástas ikáw sinâ? Do you understand that? Talastasí siá sang nahanabô (nagkahanabô). Explain to him what happened. Iní nga tanán kag madámù pa nga ibán nga maláwig kaáyo nga italástas--. All this and many other things that would take too much time to mention (explain)--.


trabesíya

Hiligaynon

(Sp. travesía) Cross-road, zigzag; disadvantage, danger (as in gambling, speculation, or the like); to zigzag, go-, move-, advance-in a zigzag; to expose oneself to danger. Nagtrabesíya kamí sing maláwig dirâ sa bakólod, kay nagtálang kamí sa dálan. We were zigzagging there on the hill for a long time, for we had missed the road. Silíng níla, iníng negósyo walâ sing trabesíya. (Sonô sa íla ang amó nga palatikángan walâ gid sing katalágman). According to them there is no risk (danger) involved in that business. (see rirôrírò).