Meaning of himálus, himalús

himálus, himalús


To give or return "tit for tat", "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth", to avenge, take vengeance, retaliate, requite, revenge; retaliation, vengeance, revenge, paying back "in one's own coin". Indì mo paghimalúsan ang nagtístis sang ímo mga tanúm. Don't retaliate on the one who spitefully harmed your plants. Indì ka maghimálus sang maláin nga ginhímò sa ímo sang ibán. Do not take revenge for the evil done you by others. "Akon ang paghimalús, púlong sang Ginóo". "Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord". (see bálus, timalús).