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atáng

Hiligaynon

(B) To put, place. Iatáng inâ dirâ. Put it there. Atangí ang masakit sing túbig. Put some water near the sick person. (see butáng).



átas

Hiligaynon

A method of catching fish by draining off the water; to drain a river-channel, to strand fish by draining off the water. Ang kanál ginaátas, ang ísdà ginaatásan. The channel is drained, the fish is caught by draining off the water. Atási akó sing ísdà. Catch fish for me by draining off the water. Mangátas kitá. Let us go fishing by the átas method. Iátas akó ánay. Please take my place at fishing by the method called átas.


atatáyog

Hiligaynon

Of no use, useless, unprofitable, no good; to be of no use, etc. Atatáyog nga táo, bátà, etc. A useless man, bad boy, etc. (see walâ, sing, pulús, walâ, sing, águd, walâ, sing, ásoy, waláy, sáyod, etc.).


atipálo

Hiligaynon

The earwig. Nasohótan siá sing atipálo. An earwig crawled into his ear.


atrasár

Hiligaynon

(Sp. atrasar) To be-, do-, late, to postpone, put off. Nagatrasár siá sing duhá ka táknà (óras) sang íya pagpaúlì sa baláy. He went home two hours too late. Atrasahá sing diótay ang óras mo. Postpone a little the time you appointed. Indì mo siá pagpaatrasahón. Don't cause him to be late. Don't retard him. (see atrasádo, kulihót, olíhi, olihí).


átsoy

Hiligaynon

Use, usefulness, advantage, benefit. Walâ gid siá sing átsoy. He is of no use, is a good-for-nothing. (see dálpot, águd, ásoy).


atubangón

Hiligaynon

That will appear or happen soon, the near future. Karón sa atubangón magapatíndog akó sing bág-o nga baláy. I am about to erect a new house.


awát

Hiligaynon

Occupation, business, engagement, work, anything that detains; to keep busy or engaged, to hinder from doing or attending to something else. May awát akó. I have some task to perform, some work in hand (and, consequently, I beg to be excused). Ginawát akó níya. He kept me occupied, hindered me from attending to something else. Dî mo akó pagawatón. Don't hinder or interrupt me. Iníng trabáho iawát ko sa ímo. I'll give you this work as an interruption to your present engagement. Awatí sing malíp-ot nga tión ang ímong buluhatón. Interrupt for a moment your present occupation. Allow your time to be encroached upon for a while. Awát man lang inâ. That was only an interruption, was of no avail, to no purpose, was a complete failure. Indì ka magkádto dídto, kay awát man lang ang ímo pagkádto. Don't go there, for your going there will be only a waste of time. (see kaawátan, mainawáton, libáng).


awóg

Hiligaynon

A spell or enchantment believed in by the superstitious, and supposed to make one remain within a rather narrow circle, unable to go far away; spell-binding. Also used as a verb. Ginbutangán níya sing awóg ang íya karabáw. He cast a spell on his buffalo (so that the buffalo should not be able to go far astray). Naawogán ang makáwat. The thief had a spell put on him (in order that he should be unable to escape to a place far away). Naawóg siá sang balíkbálik. He is bound to come back again, he is forced to go to and fro, he is, as it were, spell-bound and keeps returning to the same place. (see lúmay, lumáy).


áyao

Hiligaynon

Satisfaction, sufficiency, enough; to satisfy, come up to the mark, fill up what is short, be sufficient or enough. Makaáyao balá ang isá ka pásong nga humáy sa ánum ka táo sa isá ka búlan?-Abáw, índì gid, hálus gánì nga makaáyao sa íla ang ápat ka pásong. Will one bushel of rice be sufficient for six men for one month?-Oh, no, by no means; four bushels will scarcely be sufficient for them. Kúlang pa ang pitó ka gántang sa isá ka pásong; ayáoa lang iníng pitó ka gántang. There are still seven gantas short of one bushel; just add seven gantas to make the measure complete. Magkúhà ka lang sing diótay nga humáy sa ákon tambóbo, ápang índì mo pagayáoon nga isá ka pásong. Take a little rice from my granary, but do not take a whole bushel. Kon magkádto ikáw sa malayô nga mga báryo maayáoan ka sa paglakát. If you go to far villages you will get quite enough of walking.


ayát

Hiligaynon

Challenge, provocation, defiance; to defy, challenge, provoke. Ayatá siá. Defy him. Challenge him. Ayatí siá sang binángon. Challenge him with the bolo. Balángan ko ang íya baláy sing mga bató sa pagayát sa íya-or-nga iayát ko sa íya. I'll pelt his house with stones to provoke him. (see ákiat).


ayô

Hiligaynon

Haggling, higgling, bargaining, beating down the price of; to haggle, higgle, bargain, beat or knock down the price, ask for less than charged. Baráto man lang iní; ngáa nga nagaayô pa gid ikáw? This is really cheap; why then do you still haggle? Ayoá sa íya iníng hénero, kay masiádo kamahál. Try to beat down his price for this cloth, for it is too dear. Ayoí siá sing bisán limá ka dakû lámang. Make him lower the price even if by only five centavos. Walâ sing ayô dirí sa ámon, kóndì ang tanán nga ámon balalígyà may bilí nga napát-ud. There is no haggling with us, for all we sell has a fixed price.


bá-ot

Hiligaynon

(B) To be on good terms, have friendly intercourse with, treat in a friendly way; friendly intercourse, amicable relations. Walâ silá sing bá-ot or walâ silá pagbá-ot or walâ silá pagba-otáy. They are not on good terms with each other. Ginba-otán akó níla sing maáyo. They received me,-treated me, kindly,-were very good to me. (see ákup, abí-ábi, áblaw, hírup, hilitóhog, hiliúgyon, hibáot).


báak

Hiligaynon

To crush, squeeze out of shape, crumple, break by pressure, said especially of bamboo, tubes, pipes and the like. Nabáak ang kawáyan. The bamboo has been crushed. Iníng isá ka púnò nga kawáyan nabaákan sing madámù nga mga layón sang pagbágyo. Many full-grown bamboos of this clump were crushed and broken by the hurricane. Ipabáak lang sa alíling iníng kawáyan. Simply crush this bamboo under the wheel (by letting a cart pass over it, etc.). Dílì mo pagbaákon ang kawáyan. Don't crush the bamboo. (see lúmà).


baáng-báang

Hiligaynon

(B) To warm up, get warm by taking a hot drink, food, etc. Baáng-baángi ang ímo solóksolók sing diótay nga kán-on sa walâ pa ikáw magsúgud sang pagpangabúdlay. Warm your stomach with a little rice, before you start your work. Mainúm akó sing maínit nga tsa sa pagbaángbáang sang ákon solóksolók. I am going to drink hot tea to warm my stomach. Imna iníng bíno, kay magapabaángbáang sang ímo solóksolók. Drink this wine, for it will warm you up. (see bagáng).


bábà, bâbâ

Hiligaynon

Mouth. Mapísan siá sing bábà. She is a great chatterbox! Pamábà, pamâbâ-to talk much, tell stories, let out secrets. Indì ka magpamábà. Don't talk too much. Don't let out secrets. Sin-o ang namábà sinâ? Who told that, who blurted it out?


babayén-on

Hiligaynon

Effeminate, womanish, feminine in a depreciative sense. Ang mga laláki nga babayén-on sing batásan talamayón. Effeminate men are contemptible.


babáylan

Hiligaynon

Sorcerer, wizard, magician, one versed in superstitious practices. Also used as a verb. Ginbabaylanán sang babáylan ang masakít nga bátà. The sorcerer practised his art or performed his enchantments over the sick child. Ginpababaylanán sang ilóy ang íya masakít nga bátà. The mother got a conjurer to perform his superstitious rites over her sick baby. Ang babáylan kon magbinabáylan maíhaw sing manók ukón báboy kag mapatíkpátik sa pínggan. When the conjurer performs his superstitious rites he kills a chicken or pig and repeatedly strikes a plate. Nakakáon siá sing báboy nga binabaylanán. He ate some pork that had been subjected to superstitious rites.


bádang

Hiligaynon

To practise, inure, train, accustom to, make used to. Nabádang na siá sa pagtabakô, pag-inúm sing bíno, paghámbal sing ininglés, etc. He is now accustomed to smoke, to drink wine, to speak English, etc. Nabadángan ko na iníng lugár, iníng mga buluhatón, etc. I am now used to this place, to this kind of work, etc. Ipabádang mo siá sa pagsáut sa kay Fulána. Let her learn to dance under N.N.'s instruction. Nagsutíl ang bátà, kay walâ sing nabadángan ang pagkastígo sang íya ilóy. The child turned out badly, because her mother had no method in punishing her. (see ánad, hánas).


bádbad

Hiligaynon

To wind up, to put on a reel; to unravel, disentangle, solve, clear up. Badbará (-adá) ang bunáng. Wind the yarn on a reel. Ibádbad akó ánay siníng bunáng. Kindly wind up this yarn for me. Makabádbad ka siní? Can you solve this? Can you translate it or clear it up? Badbarí (-adí) sing diótay iníng isá ka labág nga bunáng. Unwind a small part of this hank of yarn. Put a small part of this hank of yarn on the reeling-machine.


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