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(Sp. mientras) While, whilst, as long as, during the time that--. Miéntras tánto. (a corruption of the Sp. entre tanto). Meanwhile. In or during the interval. (see sámtang).



To receive in trust, to acquire with the prospect of ultimate ownership, to have some property provisionally settled on oneself during the lifetime of the testator (especially applied to lands distributed to their children by parents with the stipulation that the parents retain the ownership as long as they live, and may at any time change the previous arrangement). Nagaadá-áda siá siníng (or ginaadá-áda níya iní nga) bántud sámtang (miéntras) buhì ang íya ginikánan. This enclosed field is in his possession or administration during the lifetime of his parent (with the promise of ultimate ownership after the death of his parent). Ginpaadá-adahán níya ang íya mga anák sing mga dútà. He distributed some lands among his children.



(Probably contr. of sa hámtang). As long as, whilst, meanwhile. Sámtang nga walâ akó sing pílak, índì akó makabakál sing áwto. As long as I am without money (I have no money), I cannot buy an auto. (see miéntras).