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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!



a-â

Hiligaynon

Pooh! Whew! Foh! Faugh! Now then! Fie! An expression employed to prevent others from touching things they should not. A-â inâ! Don't touch that. Keep off. Pooh, it's filthy! Now then, keep away from that.


abád

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abad) Abbot, superior of an abbey.


abadésa

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abadesa) Abbess, superioress of an abbey.


abadíya

Hiligaynon


abáo

Hiligaynon

An expression of joy, surprise, astonishment, admiration, sorrow, grief and pain. Oh! Ah! Alas! Hurrah! Abáo, katahúm siní nga daw lángit! Ah, how beautiful! How like heaven! Abáo nga pagkamakaloló-oy sang ákon karón nga kahimtángan! Oh the wretchedness of my present condition! May dakû nga súnug kahápon sa Ilóngílong kag madámù nga mga baláy nga dalágkù ang nagabó.-Abáo! There was a great fire yesterday in Iloilo and many large buildings were burned to ashes.-Oh, really! Ah, this is a terrible news! (see abá).


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.


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).


abô

Hiligaynon

(B) An exclamation denoting aversion, horror, contempt, emphatic denial or negation. Fie! Pshaw! Whew! Pook! Abô, butíg inâ. Pshaw, that's a lie! Abô, índî akó magpáti sinâ. Fie I don't believe that. Abô, pagkamalulúod siníng idô nga patáy kag inúdlan! Pooh what a horrible stench is coming from this dead and wormy dog. (see abá, abáw).


abó

Hiligaynon

Ash, ashes; to treat with ash, apply ashes, use ashes; to turn into or become ashes. Abohí ang púsud sang bátà. Treat the baby's navel with ash. Nag-*abó ang ámon baláy sa kaláyo or ginabó sang kaláyo ang ámon balay. The fire burned our house to ashes. Abohán mo ang pínggan kag báso, agúd makúhà ang kadánlug. Clean the plate and glass with ashes, so that the greasy dirt may be removed. Ang abó nga ginpát-in sa áton mga ágtang sa ádlaw nga Miérkoles de Senísa (Ceniza) amó ang abó sang mga pálua (ráamos) nga nabenditáhan sang ádlaw nga Domingo de Rámos. The ashes with which our foreheads are marked on Ash-Wednesday are the ashes of the palms blessed on Palm-Sunday. Dílì mo pag-*ipaabó sa íya iníng mga tulún-an, kay bisán dumáan na may kapuslánan pa. Don't let him burn these books, for, though they are old, they are still of use. (see ágbon).


ábo

Hiligaynon

A kind of small fish, growing to about six inches in length, and supposed to be very lazy and sleepy; hence its name is often used to describe lazy and sleepy folks that are slow at their work, etc. Dáw ábo siá. He is like an àábo i. e. he is very lazy. Kaábo sa ímo! How lazy you are! Dáw ábo ka gid. You are just like an ábo. Ábo gid ang gwâ ta. The result of our undertaking is, was, or will be a complete failure.


abó-abo

Hiligaynon

Dim. of abó. A small ábo or any other fish somewhat resembling an ábo; a litte lazy or indolent.


abó-ábo

Hiligaynon

Dim. of abó. Of an ash colour, ash-coloured, grey, ashy pale. Ang buút ko kaúnon ang páho nga abó-ábo na. I like to eat mangoes that are ash-coloured i. e. nearly ripe, Ang íya kálò kag sapátos abó-ábo. His hat and boots are grey.


ábong

Hiligaynon

On the windward side, not under the lee, open or exposed to the wind; to be or become exposed to the wind, etc. Ang ákon hulút ábong sa amíhan. My room is open to the north wind. Ginaabóngan sang habágat ang ámon kalán-an. Our refectory or dining-room is exposed to the south wind. Sádto ánay nalípdan sang kawáyan ang ákon kwárto, ápang karón, kay natapás na ang kawáyan, nagábong sa hángin. Formerly my room was sheltered behind bamboos, but now that the bamboos are cut down, it has become exposed to the wind, (see ámbi-open to the rain; abansáda).


abóno

Hiligaynon

(Sp. abono) Manure, fertilizer; to manure. Abonóhi ang umá. Manure the field. Ipaabóno ko sa ímo ang ákon umá, kon makasugtánay kitá sa nahanungúd sang isóhol ko sa ímo. I'll let you manure my field, if we can come to an agreement as to how much I have to pay you in wages, (see lambón).


abóy-abóy

Hiligaynon

(B) Dim. of abóy: Also A primitive cradle or hammock made of a blanket, an old skirt or the like. Ang bátà nagakatulúg sa abóy-abóy. The baby is sleeping in the make-shift hammock. (see dúyan, duyán-dúyan).


ágad

Hiligaynon

To serve, especially applied to prospective husbands serving for their betrothed. Nagapangágad na siá dídto. He is serving there for his betrothed. May batásan silá nga ang mga laláki mangágad or magpangágad sa baláy sang íla pangasáw-on (nga íla pangasáw-an). They have the custom that the men should serve in the house of their intended wives (of their future parents-in-law). The Freq. pangágad is mostly used; ágad without the prefix pang occurs in umágad-son-in-law.


agák-ak

Hiligaynon

A squawk, shriek, squeal, an outcry (as of a cock when caught, or the like); to squawk, etc. (see tiángak, iyágak, siagít).


agáp

Hiligaynon

To rise early, be early at work, to do early in the morning, anticipate. Agapí ang pagarádo. Be early at the ploughing. Rise early in the morning for the ploughing. Agapá ang pagbúhat sinâ. Do it early in the morning. Gina-*agapán nila ang pagpangítà sing mga tulún-an, bisán madúgay pa ang pagbukás sang mga buluthúan. They are already looking for books, though the opening of the schools is still a long while off. (see pamúka).


ágbà

Hiligaynon

Dumb, mum, silent, taciturn (applied to persons who habitually talk little, and rarely allow themselves to be drawn into a conversation, but particularly said of those, who on being questioned or asked an explanation keep a sullen or stubborn silence). Agbà nga táo. A very taciturn man. Iníng batà ágbà gid. This is a very stubborn child from whom it is difficult to get an answer to questions. Kaágbà sa ímo. How stubborn you are! Have you lost your tongue! Indì ka maginágbà or magpakaágbà. Don't pretend to be deaf and dumb. Don't act as if you could not speak. (N.B. ágbà is related to apâ, but in speaking of persons afflicted with dumbness "apâ" only is used and never "ágbà").


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