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dángaw

Hiligaynon

The span of the hand between the tip of the thumb and the tip of the middle-finger. (see balángit-the span between the tip of the thumb and the tip of the fore-finger).



dangáw

Hiligaynon

To swim; ford a deep river, etc., using one's arms and hands somewhat like an oar in alternate strokes on the left and right.


balángit

Hiligaynon

(H) The span of the outstretched thumb and forefinger, the distance between the tip of the extended thumb and that of the extended forefinger; to measure with the thumb-and-forefinger span. Sókla ang kalaparón sang hénero sang ímo balángit or balangíta ang kalaparón sang hénero. Measure the breadth of the cloth with your thumb-and-forefinger-span. Balangíti pa sing isá. Measure an additional-, add one-, thumb-and-forefinger span. (see dángaw-the span or space from the point of the middle-finger to that of the thumb, when both are stretched apart).


dangáw-dángaw

Hiligaynon

Dim. of dángaw. Also: A kind of insect that is not poisonous; a wasp-like insect.


matándà

Hiligaynon

Aiming well, a marksman, a good shot, an adept shooter or hitter; exact, precise, perfectly adapted or fit for. Iníng súlud waló (ka búgkos) nga matándà. This reed (of a weaving loom) is exactly adjusted (adapted) for eight (small bundles of yarn, i.e. stripes, to the span (dángaw). This is a reed of exactly eight (stripes to the span). (see tándà, ígò).