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á-a

Hiligaynon

An exclamation of sorrow, anguish or the like. A-a, kon amó inâ ang pangabúhî, maáyo na lang nga mamatáy akó! Ah, if life is such, it would be better for me to die! A-a, ano na man iní! Maanó na lang akó! Alas, what does this mean! What shall I do now!



áb-ab

Hiligaynon

To eat or bite off a piece: to undermine and carry off, wash away (of water). Ab-abá lang ang tinápay kag ang mabilin nga inab-abán ihátag mo sa ímo mánghud. Just bite off a piece of bread, and give the remainder to your younger brother (sister). May katalágman nga ab-abón sang subâ ang pángpang. There is danger that the river will undermine and carry off its banks. Indì mo pag-ipaáb-ab[*] ang kárne sa idô. Do not let the dog snap at the meat. (see áp-ap, kábkab, kádkad, ríbrib).


abága

Hiligaynon

The shoulder; to shoulder, carry on the shoulder. Dálha lang iní sa abága mo or abagáha lang ini. Carry this on your shoulder. Malápad ang íya abága or malápad siá sing abága. He has broad shoulders, (see pangabága).


abagánhan

Hiligaynon

One with strong or broad shoulders, broad-shouldered, (see abága).


ábak

Hiligaynon

To follow in quick succession. Nagaábak gid lang ang ulán. The rain pours down at short intervals, one shower or squall following another in quick succession, (see abákabák which is more in use).


abák-abák

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of ábak, To follow in succession one thing close upon other, chase each other, come one behind the other. Abáw, nagaalabák-abák gid lámang ang mga nagasalákà. Why, visitors are coming up one behind the other (in great numbers). Nagaabák-abák gid karón ang íla mga kalisúd. At present their difficulties are following one upon another or their troubles overtake one another, (see abútabút).


abakahán

Hiligaynon

One who has plenty of-, is rich in-, hemp; containing hemp-plants, suitable for a hemp-plantation. Bakólod nga abakahán. A hill covered with hemp-plants or suitable for growing hemp. Bankílan siá, kay abakahán kaáyo. He is wealthy or influential, because he owns large hemp-plantations.


ában

Hiligaynon

To finish, take away or off (a loom or the like). Abána ang ákon háblon sa madalî nga saráng mahímò. Get my cloth off the loom as soon as possible. Ginában sang subâ ang ámon dútà. The river has washed away our land. Abánon mo na ang íya nga balayoón, kay nagtú-gon siá nga, kon maában na, ipadalá sa íya sa waláy lídan. Finish the cloth for making dresses, for she ordered it to be sent to her at once, when it was ready. Abáni akó sing duhá ka patádyong. Get me off the loom two native skirts, i. e. cloth sufficient for two such skirts called patádyong. Dílì makaában ang subâ siníng umá, kay may pángpang nga dínglì. The river cannot carry (wash) away this farm-land, for its bank is of hard sandstone. Naában na ang tátlo ka búlan sa napúlò nga inogbulúthù níya sa koléhyo. Three months have gone by already of the ten he has to study at college. Ginában níya ang dakû níya nga mánggad sa mga kalingáwlingáwan kag waláy pulús nga mga kahinguyángan. He spent his great wealth on diversions and useless extravagance. (see hingápus, hingapús, kúhà, búhin, áb-ab, etc.).


ábang

Hiligaynon

To take within range or sweep (of fire, etc.). Sang pagkasúnug sang baláy ni Fuláno naábang man ang ámon baláy. When N.N.'s house burned down, our house also was involved. Kon may súnug nga malapít sa plása, may katalágman nga abángon man sang kaláyo ang simbáhan. If a fire breaks out near the public square, there is danger that the church may also come within its destructive range. (see ánas, úmid).


abáng

Hiligaynon

(B) Greediness, avarice, cupidity, covetousness; to be greedy or desirous of getting a larger share than others. Indì ka magpangabáng. Don't be greedy. (see pangunyádì, hákug, kágud, panginyáwat).


abáno

Hiligaynon

(Sp. habano) A cigar, especially one made by machinery, and sold by tobacconists (in contradistinction to the piokós-a home-made cigar, rolled by hand for private use). Bákli akó sing duhá ka abáno nga taglimá ka sentimós. Buy me two cigars of five centavos each. Indì akó makaúyon sang abáno kay matáb-ang; ginapasolabí ko gid ang piokós, kay labíng maísug. I do not like cigars sold by tobacconists, for they are too mild; I much prefer home-made cigars, because they are very strong, (see tabákò, tabakô, piokós).


ábat

Hiligaynon

To follow, go after (frequently with the meaning implied of summoning or calling back). Abáta siá. Follow him (and tell him to come back). Summon him. Ipaábat ko siá sa kay Hosé. I shall send Joseph after him. Iábat mo ang bátà sa íya ilóy. Take the child after its mother. Paabáti si Andres sa kay Pédro or ipaábat si Andres sa kay Pédro. Order Peter to go after or call Andrew. Nagpaábat siá sa ákon sing kabáyo. He sent a horse after me. (see ápas, sunúd, tawág).


abáy

Hiligaynon

(B) To join, enter, associate with, take to, mingle. Nagabáy na siá sa pagkapánday, pagkamangangawáy, etc. He has now taken to carpentry, has cast in his lot with the soldiery, etc. Dî mo pagiabáy ang ngálan sang Diós sa mga sugilánon nga kalibutánon. Do not mingle the name of God in worldly conversation. Indì mo pagábyan ang mga dîmatárung. Do not join with, associate with, wicked men. Abyí siá. Join him. Become his companion or associate. Ipa-*abáy mo ang ímo nga anák sa mga kaupdánan nga maáyo sing pamatásan. See that your child associates with companions of good behaviour. (see ábian, ábyan).


abáyan

Hiligaynon

Liable to fall under a spell by which a benefit is changed into its opposite evil. Indì mo pagsingganán ang bátà nga matámbok siá, kay básì abáyan. Don't tell the child that it is fat, because it might fall under an evil spell (and become lean or sick). N. B. This is a superstition. It is likely that after "abáyan" "sang áswang" is understood.


abí-ábi

Hiligaynon

Greetings, salutations, regards; to greet, salute, shake hands with; to treat or receive hospitably. Ginapadalá ko sa ínyo ang ákon abí-ábi. I send you my regards. Sa íla nga tanán ang ákon pagabí-ábi kag pagtáhud. To all of them I tender my greetings and respect. Abí-abíha siá. Salute him. Shake hands with him. Treat him well or hospitably. (see aláw, tátap, támyaw, támiaw).


abibár

Hiligaynon

(Sp. avivar) To urge, stimulate, animate, enliven, quicken, rouse. Abibahá siá. Urge him to greater exertions. Rouse or stimulate him. Abibahí ang íla trabáho. Put some liveliness-, animation-, energy-, into their work.


abierto

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abierto) Open, accessible, affording free entrance or passage. Abierto ang bintánà, alágyan, etc. The window is open, the passage is free, etc. (see nabúksan from bukás-to open, etc.).


abilidád

Hiligaynon

(Sp. habilidad) Ability, capacity, expertness, talent, mastery, knowledge, dexterity. Walà siá sing abilidád sa amó nga palangakóan. He has no capacity for such an office, (see kasángkul, álam, kaábtik, takús, tinón-an).


abíso

Hiligaynon

(Sp. aviso) Notice, information; to give notice, to send word, to notify, to inform. Abíso! Notice! Attention! Abisóhi siá sang kamatáyon ni Fuláno. Inform him that N.N. is dead. Paabisóhan mo siá sang pagabút dirí sang íya amáy or ipaabíso mo sa íya nga nagabút dirí ang íya amáy. Send him word (through somebody else) of the arrival here of his father or that his father has arrived here. (see balítà, pahibaló, pasáyod, paálam, paáman, paándam, pamáan, etc.).


áblang

Hiligaynon

(B) Width, breadth, to widen, broaden, to make wide or wider. Sádto ánay makitíd ang dálan, karón nagáblang na. Formerly the road was narrow, now it has widened. Gináblang níla ang plása. They widened the public square. Ginpaáblang níla ang plása. They have had the public square widened. Sogóa ang pánday nga ablangón níya ang lamísa. Order the carpenter to make the table wider. Naablangán akó siníng takúd. This shutter (door, etc.) is too broad for me, or appears to me to be very broad or too broad. (see lápad).


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