Meaning of habál-hábal



Dim. and Freq. of habál. Ginahabálhabálan na ang mga sirigwélas. The plums are ripening. Many plums are beginning to change colour.

habál, hábal


To be inflamed, become red and swollen; to ripen, redden, change colour. Naghabál ang kinádtan sang idô. The place bitten by the dog became inflamed. Nahabalán na ang maís ko sa talámnan. My corn in the field is ripening. Indì mo ánay paglungí-on ang maís, kóndì pahabalón mo gid. Don't pluck the corn yet, but let it first ripen fully. (see hábok).