Meaning of láin



To be or become bad, worsen, deteriorate, degenerate; to be or become sick, ill, to faint, swoon. Nagláin ang íya batásan. His behaviour has changed for the worse. His character (habits) has (have) degenerated. Nagláin ang íya ginháwa. He swooned, had a fainting fit, lost consciousness, his condition has become serious, or the like. Ang nalaínan sang ákon buút amó--. What-grieves me,-I find fault with, is--. Magaláin inâ kunína. It will turn out bad in the end. Sing makadámù ang mga talapuánan nga maáyo sing kamunóan nagaláin sa katapúsan. Often societies that start well have a bad ending. Indì pagigkaláin sang ímo buút kon--. Don't take it ill (amiss), if--. (see láut).



Different, not the same, altered, changed; to become different, to alter, vary, change. Naglaín na ang duág sang íya báyò. The colour of his jacket has changed. Lainón mo ang ímo batásan. Change your manners or habits. Ginlaín níya ang íya baláy, sulát, etc. He changed his house, letter, etc. He made some changes or alterations in his house, letter, etc. Lainí akó sing baláy. Build a different house for me (i.e. one that is not an imitation or likeness of another). (see túhay).