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alamagán

Hiligaynon

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



alamúsa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. a la musa) To the Muse! An expression frequently used in connection with games, cardplaying, feasting, etc. and signifying the last game or round before the parties rise or disperse. Butangán ta pa sing alamúsa. Let us have a last round in honour of the Muse. Nagaalamúsa na silá. They are now having the last round or drink in honour of the Muse.


alángay

Hiligaynon

(H) The much used plural form of ángay. Also used adverbially: sing alángay-equally, in the same manner, without difference, favour or distinction. Ginlímsan silá níya sing alángay sing tagnapúlo ka dakû. He gave them an alms of ten centavos each without distinction. Ginabílang kag ginasagúd níya ang mga manák kag ang mga sumúod niya nga anák sing alán[g]ay gid. He looks upon as equal and takes equal care of his stepchildren and his own children. (see saláma, parého).


aláo

Hiligaynon

A slight affection of the skin which becomes a little swollen and inflamed or covered with rash. Walking barefoot through dense underbrush, coming bare-armed in contact with branches, etc. is frequently quite sufficient to contract this inflammation on the exposed parts of the skin. The aláo is the lightest of all skin-diseases and can easily be cured. Also used as a verb. May aláo siá or ginaaláo siá. He is affected with aláo. Inaláo siá or inalaoán siá. He contracted the skin-disease aláo. Inalaoán siá sa íya nga bútkon. He got an attack of aláo on his arm. (aláw id.).


alapogón

Hiligaynon

Also: Good-for-nothing, no use, of no avail, a useless person, an old spinster, or the like. (see ápog).


alasóyon

Hiligaynon

(H) Capable of an explanation or to be explained,-exposed. (ásoy).


albíno

Hiligaynon

(Sp. albino) An albino, an abnormally white person usually with pink eyes and very light hair. This absence of pigment is also found among animals, birds and fishes, (see bukáy).


algwasíl

Hiligaynon

(Sp. alguacil) Sheriff, bum-bailiff, bailiff, under-bailiff, any other judiciary official below a judge; an armed patrol or guard.


alì

Hiligaynon

Liked, appreciated, cherished; attached to, partial to; to like, etc. Alì ko gid iníng kálò, tulún-an, pagkáon, etc. I am partial to this hat, this book, this kind of food, etc. Ginaálì or ginapakaálì ko gid iníng mga sapátos. I like these boots very much. Dáw sa dílì gid matahúm iní, ápang ginálì mo. This does not seem to be nice at all, yet you liked it. Alíon mo na lang ang bág-o nga huégo nga ginhátag sa ímo ni tíyà mo. Just try to be contented with the new suit that aunt gave you. (see lúyag, palánggà, úyon, wíli, pakamahál).


aligótgot

Hiligaynon

Resentment, ill feeling, grudge, anger, animosity, umbrage, pique, ill-, bad-, blood, ill-will, to bear-, owe-, a grudge, harbour or nurse resentment, to be angry, have an ill feeling. May aligótgot siá sa ákon. He has a grudge against me. Indì mo siá pagaligotgotán. Don't bear him any resentment. Nagaaligótgot siá sa kay Fuláno, kay walà níya pagtumána ang íya ginsáad. He has an ill feeling against N.N. because he did not fulfil his promise. (see ákig, súnggud, súngon).


alíli

Hiligaynon

A loan contract, the loan to be paid, mostly at usurious interest, in agricultural products; to borrow money on such a contract. Kon índì ka magbáyad sing túbò, índì ka makaalíli. If you are unwilling to pay interest, you cannot get a loan. Nagsilíng siá sa ákon nga pagapaalilíhan ikáw níya sing napúlò ka mángmang kon magbáyad ka sa íya sing ánum ka pásong nga humáy sa tubás. He told me that he will lend you ten pesos, if you will pay him six bushels of rice at the harvest-time. Ipaalíli lang sa íya ang tátlo ka mángmang nga íya kinahánglan. Just lend him the three pesos he needs. Sing masamí ang mga manugpaalíli nagasokót sing lakás nga túbò. Very often money-lenders on an alíli-contract charge exorbitant interest. (see útang, hulám, língit, ángkat).


alís

Hiligaynon

An exclamation: Go away! Take yourself off. Withdraw! (see halín).


almirés

Hiligaynon

(Sp. almirez) A kitchen mortar, a small mortar. (see lubakán, lusóng-rice-mortar. The pestle of an almirés is called "baláyo, baráyo", that of a lusóng "hál-o").


aloghogán

Hiligaynon

The channel, tube, groove, rings and the like through which an alóghog is passed. (see haloghogán id.).


alóla

Hiligaynon

A small, coarsely woven basket made of buri-leaves, etc. and serving chiefly as a hen-nest or receptacle for various fruits and garden-produce. From the smallness and low value of an alóla it has become a synonym for: trifle, a small matter, of little concern, etc. Alóla lang inâ sa ímo. That is only a trifle for you. Such a thing matters little to you.


alóp

Hiligaynon

A plug, peg, bung, wedge driven into an object from underneath or behind; a boss, stud, knob. (see halóp id. and more commonly used).


álsa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. alza, alzar) A rise in price; the raising of merchandise, money, etc. on credit; to raise, lift, hoist; to get on credit. Ang tanán nga mga balalígyà sa almasín siníng komersyánte álsa gid lámang sa Ilóng-ílong or ginálsa gid lámang níya sa Ilóng-ílong. All the goods on sale in the store of this merchant are (were) obtained by him on credit from Iloilo. Alsahá pa gid ang káhoy sing diótay. Raise the wood yet a little. Alsahí iníng lugár sang mga bató. Remove the stones from this place. Alsahá ang tíngug mo. Raise your voice to a higher pitch. Iálsa akó ánay siníng láta nga túbig. Please lift this can of water for me. Alsahán mo gid ánay ang baráha kag ugáling ipanhátag (ipanghátag). First cut the cards and then deal them out. (For an increase in wages and the like "pasákà" is to be used. Napasakáan ang íya sóhol. His wages have been raised).


alungáy

Hiligaynon

An insistent request, solicitation, petition; to importune, to ask earnestly, to solicit, petition, request. Alungayá inâ sa kay nánay. Ask mother for it. Alungayá sa kay nánay mo ang súbong sinâ nga hampangánan. Ask your mother for a plaything like that. Ialungáy mo akó sa kay tátay nga tugútan níya akó sa pagkádto sa Ilóngílong. Please ask father for me to let me go to Iloilo. Inalungayán níla akó siníng mga páhò. They kept asking me for some of these mangoes. Ginalungayán níya si tátay túbtub nga nakadángat siá sang íya ginahándum. He begged hard of father till he obtained his wish. (see ahâ, pangáyò).


ámbi

Hiligaynon

Open or exposed to the rain; to enter, come through, said of rain being driven in by the wind through an open door or window or the like. Nagaámbi ang ulán. The rain is coming in. Ang ámon kalán-an ginaambihán sang ulán. The rain is coming into our dining room. Ang ákon kwárto ámbi sa ulán. My room is exposed to the rain. Kon mamádlus ang hángin maambihán ka dirí sang ulán. If the wind is strong the rain will drive in here where you are. (see ábong-open to the wind).


ambisyón

Hiligaynon

(Sp. ambicion) Ambition, covetousness, an eager or inordinate desire. (see hánggab, hingamó, íbug, lúyag).


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