TIGANG

tigang
dry, parched

tigang
barren


A more common Tagalog word  that means 'dry' is tuyo.

Kasingkahulugan ng tigang?
Synonym for parched?

Tuyong-tuyo.
Very dry.

The Tagalog word tigang is sometimes used to describe an old maid (a woman above a certain age who isn't married).