The relationship between the parents of the bride and the parents of the bridegroom before the marriage of the young couple; to stand in such a relationship or to make efforts to bring it about, to woo for, be a match-maker or go-between, ask for the hand of a young lady on behalf of her admirer. Nagapamaláye silá. They are arranging the marriage between their respective son and daughter. (see baláye-the relationship of the parents after the marriage of their respective children). (see pangágon).