Meaning of pála

pála

Hiligaynon

(Sp. pala) Shovel, spade; to shovel. Paláha ang dútà. Shovel the earth. Paláhi ang kalóg. Dig the ditch with a spade.



palâ

Hiligaynon

A kind of large red ant with a very painful bite, similar in size and shape to the black ayámayám.


pálà

Hiligaynon

To erase, wipe out, efface, rub out, obliterate, expunge, clean. Paláa ang sinulát sa pisára. Rub out the writing on the slate. Palái ang pisára sing isá ka dinalán. Wipe out one of the lines of the blackboard. Itúsmug mo iníng lapát sa túbig kag ipálà sa pisára. Dip this cloth in water and clean the blackboard with it. Paláa inâ sa ímo nga panumdúman. Forget it. Efface it from your mind or memory. Don't recall or recollect it. (see pánas, páhid).


pala-

Hiligaynon

A prefix indicative of a habit or natural inclination to what is implied by the root, e.g. palaínum, palahúbug-a drunkard (inúm, hubúg); palahámbal-chatterbox, a great talker (hámbal); palanúgid-a tale-bearer, story-teller, one given or addicted to tale-bearing (panúgid); palakádlaw-one who-laughs much and often,-is always laughing (kádlaw); palahámpang-one given or addicted to sport, a sportsman (hámpang), etc. (see para- id.).