Meaning of lábay

lábay

Hiligaynon

To girdle-, ringbark-, a tree. Labáya ang páhò, agúd maglúmpaw. Ringbark the mango tree so that it may wither.



labáy

Hiligaynon

To pass, flit through; go by. Naglabáy sa ákon painóíno nga--. The thought flitted through my mind that--. (see labád, lubás, lígad).


labáy

Hiligaynon

A polite excuse for interrupting a conversation or for introducing a new topic. Labáy man ang ákon, sán-o ka pa dirí? Excuse me for interrupting, when did you arrive here?


lábay

Hiligaynon

To catch or ensnare by means of a rope. See lábang. Labáya-labánga.