Meaning of búhay, buháy

búhay, buháy

Hiligaynon

(B) Long protracted (of time); to tarry, to be or remain long, etc. Búhay na nga-. It is long since-. Nagbúhay ka sa pagbakál siní. You were a long time buying this. Nabúhay na nga naghalín siá. It is a long time since he left. Nabuháyan (nabuhayán) akó sa ímo dídto. You tarried a long time and let me wait there. Indì na mabúhay kag magaabút ang tingulán. It will not be long before the rainy season is here. (see dúgay).



buháy-búhay

Hiligaynon

(B) Dim. of búhay. A rather long time, during a considerable space of time. Buháybúhay ang paghulát níya túbtub nga nadángat níya inâ nga palangakóan. He had to wait quite a long time before he got that position. Buháybúhay ang íya pagántos sang balatían. He had to suffer from the disease a considerable time. (see dugáydúgay).


buháy-buháy

Hiligaynon

(B) Presently, shortly, at once, in a moment, in-, within-, a short time. Karón buháybuháy hapítan ko ikáw. I shall presently call upon you. I shall visit you soon. Karón buháybuháy maabút ang koríyo. The mail will be in shortly, within a short time. (see dugáydugáy).