Meaning of gimáw

gimáw

Hiligaynon

To stick out, project, protrude, be visible, appear. Sa baláy ni Fuláno may nakítà akó nga úlo nga nagagimáw sa gawáng, ápang walâ akó makasáyod kon kay sín-o yádto. At N.N.'s house I saw a head at the window but I do not know who it was. Sang ámon pagbalikíd sa bánwa nga ámon tinalíkdan walâ na sing pamaláy nga saráng námon makítà kóndì ang atóp gid lámang sang kampanáryo nga nagagimáw. When we looked back at the town we had left we could not see a single house, but the roof of the belfry was still visible. (see gitíb, girím).



gimáw

Hiligaynon

The form pagimáw is mostly used in the meaning of: to peer or peep slyly or stealthily out of a window, etc., drawing back one's head at once, if seen by others. Nagapagimáw siá sa bintánà. She is peeping out of the window, (taking care not to be seen). Indì ka magpagimáw, kay táwgon ka nga baó nga nagasálup sa íya baláy kon makíta ka sang táo. Don't peep through openings, for, if you are seen, people will call you a turtle withdrawing into its shell. Ginpagimawán níya akó sa gihâ. He peeped at me through a hole. Ipagimáw ang úlo mo. Put your head out cautiously and look about. (see tikâ, língling, óplok, íplok, tíid, paníid).