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wás-ag

Hiligaynon

To scatter, spread; to undo, unmake, demolish, destroy, break in pieces; to disintegrate, fall out or off and spread in all directions, as grain escaping through a hole in a sack, or the like. Ginwás-ag sang hángin ang mga dáhon nga layâ sang káhoy. The wind scattered the dead (dry) leaves of the tree. Kon itók-ap mo ang sáko ang íya sulúd inawás-ag. If you shake the sack its contents will fall out. (see wágwag, busáag, lápta, aláplag, sábud, gubâ, ránggà, etc.)



ában

Hiligaynon

To finish, take away or off (a loom or the like). Abána ang ákon háblon sa madalî nga saráng mahímò. Get my cloth off the loom as soon as possible. Ginában sang subâ ang ámon dútà. The river has washed away our land. Abánon mo na ang íya nga balayoón, kay nagtú-gon siá nga, kon maában na, ipadalá sa íya sa waláy lídan. Finish the cloth for making dresses, for she ordered it to be sent to her at once, when it was ready. Abáni akó sing duhá ka patádyong. Get me off the loom two native skirts, i. e. cloth sufficient for two such skirts called patádyong. Dílì makaában ang subâ siníng umá, kay may pángpang nga dínglì. The river cannot carry (wash) away this farm-land, for its bank is of hard sandstone. Naában na ang tátlo ka búlan sa napúlò nga inogbulúthù níya sa koléhyo. Three months have gone by already of the ten he has to study at college. Ginában níya ang dakû níya nga mánggad sa mga kalingáwlingáwan kag waláy pulús nga mga kahinguyángan. He spent his great wealth on diversions and useless extravagance. (see hingápus, hingapús, kúhà, búhin, áb-ab, etc.).


ábang

Hiligaynon

To take within range or sweep (of fire, etc.). Sang pagkasúnug sang baláy ni Fuláno naábang man ang ámon baláy. When N.N.'s house burned down, our house also was involved. Kon may súnug nga malapít sa plása, may katalágman nga abángon man sang kaláyo ang simbáhan. If a fire breaks out near the public square, there is danger that the church may also come within its destructive range. (see ánas, úmid).


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).


áblang

Hiligaynon

(B) Width, breadth, to widen, broaden, to make wide or wider. Sádto ánay makitíd ang dálan, karón nagáblang na. Formerly the road was narrow, now it has widened. Gináblang níla ang plása. They widened the public square. Ginpaáblang níla ang plása. They have had the public square widened. Sogóa ang pánday nga ablangón níya ang lamísa. Order the carpenter to make the table wider. Naablangán akó siníng takúd. This shutter (door, etc.) is too broad for me, or appears to me to be very broad or too broad. (see lápad).


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.


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).


absuélto

Hiligaynon

(Sp. absuelto) Absolved, acquitted, declared free. Also used as a verb. Ginabsueltohán siá sang hukóm. He was acquitted by the judge. (see pinatáwad, luwás, luás).


ábtik

Hiligaynon

Dexterity, adroitness, skill, quickness, expertness in invention or execution; to be or become expert, adroit, dexterous, skillful. Bisán pa gánì ang búndul nga táo kon maghánas sing may kapísan magaábtik. Even a slow man, if he practises diligently, will become dexterous. Abtiká ang pagsulát. Try to write quickly. Naabtikán gid akó sang iya nga pagtahì. I was much impressed by her skill at sewing.


ádat

Hiligaynon

Acridity, pungency, sharpness, bitterness; to be or become sour, sharp, bitter, hot, biting, acid, pungent, acrid. Ang nagakáon sing búnga nga línghod sang kabúgaw maadátan. He who eats unripe fruit of a pomelo tree will find it very bitter. Ang sabór siníng kabúgaw nagpaádat sang ákon dílà. The taste of this pomelo was like acid on my tongue. Naadátan ang tutúnlan ko. I feel a biting in my throat. (árat id.).


ág-ag

Hiligaynon

To separate, cull, pick, weed out. Ag-agá ang mga bató sa balás. Pick out the stones from among the sand. Ag-agi ang saburán sang hilamón. Weed out the grass from the plot of rice-seedlings. Iág-ag akó ánay sang mga óhot sa humáy. Please gather the empty ears from among the rice-grains. Inag-agán mo na sang mga lánsang ang sinapíyo? Have you picked out the nails from among the shavings?


agáw-agawón

Hiligaynon

What is to be or should be snatched from or saved at once. Sang pagabút námon dídto walâ na siá sing pangalibútan kag agáwagawón gid siá. When we arrived there he was already unconscious and it was high time for us to try to save him. (see ágaw, hingagawón, hilingagawón).


ágbay

Hiligaynon

To put one's arms on or round another's shoulder. Nagalakát silá nga nagaagbayánay. They are walking with their arms round each other's shoulders. Agbayí siá. Place your arm on his shoulder. Indì ka magágbay sa íya. Don't put your arm on his or her shoulder. Paagbayón mo ang masakít. Let the sick person put his arm on your shoulder. Sa dakû nga kakáhas nagágbay siá sa kay Fulána, apang dáyon siá níya sinúmbag kag siníkway. With great boldness he put his arm on Miss N.N.'s shoulder, but immediately he received a slap from her and was repulsed with contempt.


ágsap

Hiligaynon

To chip-, trim-, dress-, hew-, wood by cutting or splitting off small pieces. Agsapí ang káhoy. Dress the wood by chipping. Inágsap nga káhoy. A chip-, splinter-, of wood. Ang mga inágsap sang kawáyan ginapaámak sa kaláyo. Bamboo-trimmings are useful for lightning or kindling a fire. Iágsap akó ánay siníng káhoy. Please trim this piece of wood for me. Nagtínlò na ang inagsapán nga halígi. The post that was trimmed has become smooth. Paagsapá ang pánday siníng halígi. Let the carpenter trim this post. (see sápsap).


áhag

Hiligaynon

To choose, select, pick out. (see ág-ag, árag, pílì, áno).


aháng

Hiligaynon

Daring, boldness; to be or become daring, bold, impertinent. Nagaháng siá galî or ginahangán níya galî! Was he really so bold! Magaháng ka lang sa pagkúhà sing lubí or ahangí lang ang pagkúhà sing lubí. Pluck up courage and take a coconut. (see ahás, dahás, káhas).


áka

Hiligaynon

To sell well, be much in demand, be much sought after. Nagáka karón sa Ilongílong ang páhò, ságing, ísdà kag manók. At present mangoes, bananas, fish and chickens are much in demand in Iloilo. Sang túig nga tinalíkdan maíwat ang pamaligyáon sang sibúkaw, ápang nián nagáka na. Last year the market for sibúkaw-wood was dull, stagnant, but now it is much in demand. (see maáka, kaáka, mabákal, bákal, ágaw, dásà).


ákmol

Hiligaynon

Crustiness, thickness; to thicken, to harden, become crusty, to crust or incrust, said of dirt, dusty perspiration on the body, too much starch on clothes and the like. Nagákmol sa íya nawóng ang bálhas kag bulíng. Perspiration and dirt incrusted his face or his face was coated with sweat and dust. May duhá ukón tátlo ka báhin sang ákon báyò nga ginpaákmol sang mamumunák sang almidón. My dress was coated with starch in two or three places by the washerwoman. Kabáskug siníng pakô nga naakmolán sang almidón! Oh, the stiffness of this over-starched sleeve! (see dákmol, dámol, ápol).


akó

Hiligaynon

The first person singular of the personal pronoun: I. Sín-o ikáw?-Akó?-Hóo.-Akó amó si Fuláno. Who are you?-I?-Yes-I am N.N. Akó amó ang nagbúhat siní. I did it, I was the one who did it. Akó sing ákon or akóy ákon walâ sing lábut sinâ. I, for my part or as far as I am concerned, have nothing to do with that. Akó amó ang amó sa gihápon. I am He who is ever the same, "I am who am", (Sum qui sum).


akólito

Hiligaynon

(Sp. acólito) Acolythe, altar-boy, mass-server. Akólito ko siá. He is my acolythe. Nagakólito siá. He became an acolythe. He was an altar-boy. He served mass. Makahibaló ikáw magakólito? Do you know how to serve mass? Do you know how to serve as an altar-boy?


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