Meaning of álhom



(H) Not burning well, that does not soon catch fire, difficult to light, said of green wood, wet leaves, tobacco, cigars, etc. Also used as a verb: to be or become difficult to light, etc. Alhom kaáyo iníng abáno. This cigars burns very badly. Naalhomán siá sang ákon abáno. He could not light the cigar I gave him, or he had difficulty in lighting my cigar. Dî mo pagpaalhomón ang tabákò. Be careful with the tobacco, lest it should get wet, burn badly or be difficult to light, (see arúm).