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árag

Hiligaynon

To select, choose, seek out and collect, especially applied to picking out the best or ripest fruit or grain from among the rest, as beans, monggo, rice, etc. Arága ang balátong. Pluck the ripe beans. Arági iníng humáy. Gather from this rice-field the ripest ears. Manuláon pa kamí ánay kag magárag sing kadiós. First we will look for vegetables and select the best kadiós-peas. (see ág-ag, pílì).



aragóy

Hiligaynon

A exclamation of pain and suffering; to complain loudly of pain, etc. Indì ka magaragóy-or-magpangaragóy sing támà. Do not complain excessively by constantly crying out "aragóy". (see aróy id.).


árak

Hiligaynon

A sound or noise as of many, pattering, clattering, bickering, a medley of voices or sounds; to sound, make a noise or movement as of many at the same time or in quick succession. Ang balás nagaárak sa sim. The sand is pattering loudly on the zinc. Naarákan gid kamí sang mga lisó sa géra. During the war bullets constantly whirred about us. Ginpaarákan ang ámon baláy sing mga bató sang ámon matístis nga kaáway. Our spiteful enemy made our house resound with the number of stones he threw. (see bárak).


aránka

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arrancar) To attack, particularly applied to sudden or swift aggression. Arankahá siá! Go for him! Attack him. Sang nagatíndog akó dirâ ginaránka akó níya sa walâ sing bisán kon anó nga kabangdánan. When I was standing there he rushed at me and attacked me without any cause whatsoever. Ngáa man nga nagaránka ka sa íya? Why did you so suddenly attack him? (see soróso). In gambling: To take a card and turn it face up.


aráo-aráo

Hiligaynon

Dim. of the foregoing aráo. Si Pédro, kon tigangán mo sing isá ka gántang nga bugás, maúrut níya sang káon.-Aráo-aráo, indî akó magpáti. If you boil a ganta of rice for Peter, he will eat it all up:-Oh! You don't say so! I can't believe it!


arasán

Hiligaynon

(B) Order, system, propriety, proper arrangement. Warâ ti arasán ang (Walâ sing kahusayán (kasamputánan) ang íla) prosesyón, panokár, pamágting, etc. nánda. There is (was) no order in their procession, music, ringing of bells, etc.


aráy-aráy

Hiligaynon

Dim. of ráy. Also: To receive or welcome with pleasure, to show one's pleasure by signs, to ingratiate oneself by manifestations of affection, as a cat purring on one's lap, a dog fawning on its master, children desirous of obtaining a favour from their parents, etc. Ang bátà nagapangaráy-aráy sa íya tátay. The child is welcoming its father with joy. Nagaaráy-aráy siá sa ákon, segúro, kay buót siá pahulamón sing kwárta. He is paying me great attention, for the reason, no doubt, that he wants to borrow money of me. (see pangilô-ilô).


arímo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arrimar, arrrimo) To rely upon, shelter oneself behind, ask for help or recommendation, be backed up by. Arimóhon mo si Fuláno, kon malúyag ikáw nga íya ikáw tabángan. Ask N.N's assistance, if you wish to be helped-, backed up-, by him. Iarímo mo akó sa íya. Please, ask him to back me up. Walâ kamí sing arimóhan. We have nobody to help us. The Freq. pangarímo is more used in the active tense. Mangarímo ka sa íya. Get his recommendation. Shelter yourself behind him. (see dangúp, ayóp).


arimóhan

Hiligaynon

Protection, patronage, support, shelter, backing-up, pull. Kon walâ ka sing arimóhan, índì ka makadángat sang ímo nga ginahándum. If you are without support, you will be unable to reach the goal of your desires. (see arímo).


aríng-ing

Hiligaynon

To warm, heat, cook over a low fire, etc. Aríng-ingá ang tinápay nga dáan. Warm the stale bread. Iaríng-ing akó ánay sing diótay nga ísdà nga inasál. Warm for me, please, a little baked fish. Paaring-ingí akó siní. Warm this for me. (see aráng).


arísgal

Hiligaynon

(Sp. arriesgar) In the Visayan language this term has almost completely lost its original meaning "to risk, dare, venture" and now commonly signifies: to gain, make a profit, derive a pecuniary advantage from various enterprises, to make a bargain, buy, purchase. Nakaarísgal akó sa ákon punút sing isá ka gatús ka mángmang. I had a clear profit of one hundred pesos from my fish-trap. Mangarísgal akó. I am looking out for money, for something to yield me a profit. Arisgalí akó sing kálò. Get me a hat. Buy me a hat (at a bargain). (see patikáng, pangítà).


asál

Hiligaynon

(Sp. asar) To roast, particularly to roast on a spit. Asalá ang manók. Roast the chicken. Inasál nga manók. Roast chicken. Asalí ang masakít sing manók. Roast a chicken for the sick person. Iasál akó ánay siníng manók. Please roast this chicken for me.


asálan

Hiligaynon

(H) Roasting-spit, roasting-jack. Buháti akó sing asálan. Make me a roasting-jack. (see alasálan, arásal, arasálan id. From asál).


ásang

Hiligaynon

To jump, dart, fly off (as chips of stone, etc.). Nagásang ang binókbok nga bató sa malayô. The crushed stone flew off to a great distance. Naasángan akó sing balás, túbig, lúnang, etc. I got bespattered with sand, water, mud, etc. Dî mo pagpaasángon ang bató. Don't send the chips of stone flying in all directions. (see ásik, ápok, ályas).


así-así

Hiligaynon

(Sp. asi, asi) So-so, indifferent, middling, mediocre; of no special value, ordinary, of the common run; to do light-heartedly, carelessly, thoughtlessly. Dílì siá así-así nga táo. He is no common man. He is better than the average. Sa pagpatíndog sing maáyo nga baláy dílì ígò ang isá ka así-así nga pánday, kóndì kinahánglan ang isá ka pánday nga sampáton. Not every common carpenter is fit for the erection of a good house, but an experienced or skilful one is required. Ginasí-así mo lang ang pagtokád sa matáas nga búkid. You ascended the high mountain quite light-heartedly, you went up the high mountain as if it were an everyday-trip.


áslum

Hiligaynon

Sourness, bitterness, sharpness, tartness, acidity; to be or become sour, to sour, make sour. Nagáslum ang bíno. The wine has gone sour. Iníng búnga walâ gid sing áslum. This fruit has no tartness at all. Aslumí ang manók, ápang dílì mo pagaslumón. Mix something sour with the chicken, but do not make it quite sharp. Pagapaaslumón ko gid iníng diótay nga tubâ, kay buháton ko nga lebadúra. I will let this little palm-wine get sour, for I am going to make yeast of it. Iníng isá ka kutsára nga lánggaw iáslum ko sa ísdà. I will season the fish with this spoonful of vinegar.


ásoy

Hiligaynon

Explanation, clear statement; to explain, expound, make clear, relate distinctly. Asóya inâ sing maáyo. Explain that well. Asóyi akó siní. Explain this to me. Iásoy ko sa ímo ang nahanabô. I am going to relate to you what happened. Kon ikáw índì makasáyod siní, saráng ko ikaásoy sa ímo. If you don't understand it, I can explain it to you. (see sáysay).


ásoy

Hiligaynon

Use, usefulness, result, advantage. Anó ang ásoy sang kinahánglan mo? What is (was) the result or advantage of your application? A, walâ gid sing ásoy ang ákon pakiló-oy sa íya. Ah, there is (was) no use my applying to him. (see águd, pulús).


asúkar

Hiligaynon

(Sp. azucar) Sugar; to make sugar including all the operations in the final stage of the process of sugar-milling, transferring the pulút (the sugar-cane-juice that has become thick and sticky through evaporation) from the cauldron to a flat-bottomed trough and stirring it there with special shovels, till ready for drying and packing. Asukára na lang ang pulút. Turn the pulút into sugar. Asukári akó sing isá ka káwà nga pulút sa madalì, kay may kinahánglan akó sinâ. Turn me a cauldronful of pulút into sugar at once, for I need it. Iasúkar akó ánay siníng pulút. Please turn this pulút into sugar for me. (see arníbal, kalámay).


atádo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. atado) Tied, bound; a bundle or heap; a certain measure, particularly used in selling small fish. Nakabakál akó sing duhá ka atádo nga bilóng-bilóng, balingón, etc. I have bought two measures of bilóng-bilóng, balingón etc. N.B. Fish are often arranged for sale in little heaps to suit the dealer and his customers. The size of the heap may range from a handful to a hatful, and the price of each heap may vary from two centavos to half a peso, according to the quantity and quality of the fish. (see dulún, túmpok).


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