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ámbas

Hiligaynon

To cost much, be expensive, costly, cause greater outlay as compared with something else. Maámbas ang áni sang sa gálab. Harvesting rice with the small rice-cutter called kayóg is more expensive than harvesting with the sickle. Sa súbung siní nga trabáho maámbas ang sóhol nga inádlaw sang sa pákiaw. For such work daily wages are more costly than a contract for the whole. Nagámbas ang gásto námon tungúd sang ápat ka bátà námon nga dídto sa koléhyo. Our expenses were greater on account of our four children at college. Naambasán silá sang gásto sa karón nga túig, kay naginilísílis lang silá sang minasakít. They had larger outlay this year, for they fell sick one after another. Iníng kláse sang paglútò maámbas. This kind of cooking is expensive. (see hákug).



kúlì

Hiligaynon

(H) To be slow, do slowly, weakly, with difficulty. Nagkúlì siá maglakát, kay matámbok siá. He was slow in walking, for he is so fat. Kon pakiáw ginadásig níla ang trabáho, ápang ginakúlì kon sa inádlaw. They are quick at work when paid a lump sum, but slow when they are paid daily wages. (see kúrì).


pakiadór

Hiligaynon

A contractor, whole-sale dealer, one who undertakes a job with full responsibility. (see pakiáw and note the Sp. suffix as in lab-asíro, etc.).


pakiáw, pákiaw

Hiligaynon

A contract by which it is agreed to pay and accept a lump sum for the whole work; to make such a contract. Pakiawí siá sing isá ka baláy sang napúlò nga íya pagapatindogón, kay nagapapákiaw siá sa malúyag magpákiaw. Get him to give you the contract for one building of the ten he is going to erect, for he is drawing up contracts with all that wish to apply. Ginapasolabí sang ibán ang sóhol nga inádlaw sa pakiáw. Some prefer daily wages to a contract for the whole. Mapísan silá magpangabúdlay kon magpákiaw, ápang mahínay kon mag-inádlaw (sa inádlaw). They are good workers at a contract for the whole, but slow at daily wages.