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matálaw

Hiligaynon

Cowardly, coward, craven, scared, timid, white-livered, poltroon, craven. (see tálaw).



agák

Hiligaynon

Also: a coward, poltroon, etc. See matálaw, talawán.


kubatsóhon

Hiligaynon

Coward, poltroon; cowardly, pusillanimous, timorous. (see matálaw).


matáslit

Hiligaynon

Coward, etc. See matálaw.


palágyo

Hiligaynon

To run away, run off, escape, flee, retreat, take to flight, make off, turn tail, take to one's heels, beat a retreat, abscond, bolt, decamp, skedaddle, show a light pair of heels. Nagpalágyo siá. He ran away. He fled. Nakapalágyo siá sa bilanggóan. He succeeded in escaping from prison. Ginpalagyohán níya ang íya mapíntas nga agálon. He ran away from his cruel master. Indì kamó magpalágyo súbung sang mga matálaw, kóndì mangatúbang kamó sing matútum sa mga kaáway. Don't retreat (run away) like cowards, but bravely face the enemy. (see lágyo, tál-as).


talawán

Hiligaynon

A coward, craven, dastard, recreant, poltroon; to show the white feather, show one's back, shake in one's shoes, draw back in a funk, be intimidated or cowed down. (see tálaw, matálaw).


talawít

Hiligaynon

Humorously used for matálaw, talawán-a coward, etc.


timoláng

Hiligaynon

Invective, insult, taunt, defamation, obloquy, diatribe, insulting or abusive language (word, expression), affront, mockery; to abuse in words, vituperate, scold, rail at, rate, revile, vilify, use insulting (invective) expressions, taunt, call names, inveigh against. Indì mo siá pagtimolangón. Don't insult him (verbally). Don't call him names. Anó ang gintimoláng níya sa ímo? What invectives did he hurl (throw, fling) at you? Ang pagtimoláng amó ang dalángpan sang mga matálaw kag sang walâ sing katarúngan. Invectives are the refuge of cowards and of those that cannot show (furnish, produce) evidence (of what they claim). (see buyáyaw, pamuyáyaw, libák, múlay, híkay, pamúlag, pamúyas).


mataláwis

Hiligaynon

Sharp-pointed. See matalíwis.


mataráwis

Hiligaynon

(B) Sharp-pointed. See mataláwis, matalíwis.


tálaw

Hiligaynon

Cowardice, pusillanimity, faintheartedness, timidity; to be or become cowardly, discouraged, skittish, to lose courage, quail, flinch, slink, cower, crouch, be cowed down, be timid or fainthearted. Nagtálaw siá. He became a coward. He winced, flinched, or acted like a coward (on this occasion, not having been a coward before). Nagpakítà siá sang íya pagkatálaw (pagkamatálaw). He showed, that he was a coward. Indì ka magpatálaw. Don't allow yourself to be intimidated. Don't lose courage. Ginataláwan akó sa íya. I consider him a coward. He appears to me to be a coward. Indì kamó magpakatálaw, kóndì magpakaísug kamó. Don't be cowards, but be brave. Ginhímò níya iní sa pagpatálaw sa ínyo, ápang índì gid kamó magpatálaw. He did this in order to make you fainthearted, but on no account permit yourselves to be discouraged. (see hádluk, ísol, patubalíng, paubág, pakitidalúm, paubús, dírham, kúlbà).