Meaning of kángay



(B) To engage, hire, invite, usually with the promise of pay. Ginakángay si Fuláno, ang músika, ang manugsírko, etc. N.N., the band, the circus-man, etc., are being invited (or engaged). Kinangáyan níla ang pándut sing orkésta. They hired an orchestra for the feastday. Ikángay akó ánay sang orkésta sa Miagáw. Please engage for me the Miagao orchestra. Kangáya ang kosinéro ni Fuláno sa áton tábad. Engage N.N.'s cook for our banquet. (see ágda, hágad).