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.).
To treat, offer to visitors tobacco, cigars, materials for betelnut chewing, a drink, etc. Ialáo sa íla iníng mga abáno or alaoí silá siníng mga abáno. Offer them these cigars. Alaoón ko silá sa baláy. I'll entertain them at home. Ialáo akó sa íla sang malám-on nga dídto sa hulút. Please offer them the materials for betelnut-chewing that are there in the room. (see amóma-to give food to, offer estables, etc.; aláw id.).