Meaning of tóloy



A kind of fish similar to a sardine and often salted. Binóro nga tóloy. Salted tóloy-fish. N.B. As the tóloy is quite common, the term also stands at times for: fashion, vogue, common, vulgar. Ah, tóloy na inâ! Ah, that is the fashion nowadays! That is now quite common or vulgar! (see sardínas, lunák).



To be caught or jammed in (in such a way as to be unable either to proceed or to go back). Nagtolóy ang ísdà sa matá sang sahíd. The fish stuck fast to (was caught or jammed in) one of the meshes of the net.