Meaning of sál-ay



To put one's arms under another's back, let another recline on one's arms, to support or carry in the arms (putting one arm under a person's back and one under the knees, as is often done in taking up a sleeping baby, lifting a sick person, a corpse, or the like). Ginsál-ay ni María Santísima ang bángkay sang Aton Ginóo. The Blessed Virgin Mary supported the dead body of Our Lord. Sal-ayá ang masakít nga táo. Put your arms under the sick man's back (and lift him up). Sinál-ay níya sing mahínay ang bátà nga nagakatulúg. She gently lifted the sleeping child. (see aláy-ay, hamíl-ay).