Meaning of ánay

ánay

Hiligaynon

White ants, termites. (see lúlid-the queen of white ants).



ánay

Hiligaynon

First, before something else; Wait a little! Have a little patience. Kindly-. Be good enough to-. Please. Makádto pa akó ánay dídto. First I'll go there. Hulát ánay. Wait a little. Anay! Have a little patience! Wait a little! Bulígi akó ánay. Kindly help me. Anay pa. Forbear still a little. Tabángi akó ánay, kon mga saráng. Be good enough to help me, if possible.

-ánay, A suffix denoting reciprocity. Nagahigugmaánay silá. They love each other. Nagsondánay silá. They followed one another. At times "ánay" is shortened to "-ay". Nakasugataáy silá. They met each other. Nakakitaáy silá. They saw each other.