Meaning of hiligáynon



The dialect of Iloilo; to speak that dialect. Nagahiligáynon na siá, kay naghígdà kagáb-i sa Móhon. He speaks the dialect of Iloilo now for last night he slept in Mohon. (This sarcastic remark is often applied to people from the interior who, after but a short stay in Iloilo, pretend to speak "Hiligáynon").