n. kind of herb, cultivated for medicinal uses: Artemisia vulgaris.
a. for something woven to have threads displaced. Hilhig nga pagkalála ang banig, A poorly woven mat, such that some threads are out of place; v. for the threads in a piece of cloth to get pushed far apart. Dalì rang mahilhig ning muskitíru, The threads of the mosquito net easily get loose.
v. slice a piece off of something which has bulk. Hilhíla ang kunggu sa ímung suwang, Cut the wart off your chin.
v. saw or cut thin pieces off the edge of something flat. Naghilíbis kug lubi pára usap-usápun, I sliced off the edge of the coconut meat to munch. -in- n. thin strips sliced off the edges.
v. 1. be leaning, tilted to one side. Mihílig ang sakayan nga gihapak sa balud, The boat leaned to one side as it was battered by the waves; 2. develop a tendency, inclination. Nahílig siya sa panúgal kay nakadaug man siyag kausa, He developed an inclination for gambling because he won once; n. inclination, liking. Wà kuy hílig sa pangwarta, I have no interest in making money. (→) a. tilted; n. counterbalance in kites attached to the wing to make the wing tilt upwards and stabilize the flight; v. put such a counterbalance on a kite. ma-, ma-un fond of.