Meaning of balángit



(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).