Meaning of lápus

lápus

Hiligaynon

(B) lapús, (H) To pierce, transpierce, transfix, penetrate, go through, perforate, come out on the other side. Nakalápus na ang barína. The gimlet is through now. Ginlápsan (-lapusán) sang dága ang íya tagiposóon. His heart was pierced by the dagger. Palápsi ang tápì sing lánsang. Drive a nail through the plank. Nalápsan sang bángkaw ang íya tamíng kag ang matalíwis nga salsálon nalubúng sa íya dúghan. The lance went through his shield and the sharp iron-point buried itself in his chest. Indì mo pagpalápson ang lánsang. Don't drive the nail quite through. (see hándus,-to thrust, pierce; dulút-pierce the surface).



lapús

Hiligaynon

Quite through, pierced, perforated, coming out on the other side. Lapús na ang lánsang. The nail is through now. Metaphorically: Ang ginsugilánon námon kahápon lapús na dídto sa íla baláy. Our conversation of yesterday is now known over there at their house.