abaya [abáya] 1n Late-comer (as of a nickname for somebody who is always late.) (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124.4 - Delay.) 2adj Late, delayed, postponed, held up, detained. huli Permi sidang abaya magbadar sa iwag. She’s always late in paying for the light. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199.4 - Delay.) 3vt To delay, keep somebody late. Aabayahon sida nako sa ida trabaho. I will keep her from her work. Naabaya ako it pag-abot dahil nag-istoryahan pa kami it tong ako amiga. I was delayed in arriving because I was still chatting with my friend. sim: hawir₁ 1, ungan-ungan; Syn: atraso 1. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52.4 - Delay.) der. maabaya
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awat [awát] 1adj Tedious. Maawat kaling trabaho! This work is very tedious! (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Slow.) 2vi To waste, take a lot of time; to find something tedious. nakakapagod Inaawatan ako magbutang it azucar sa selopen. I find putting sugar in the cellophane bags very tedious. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Slow.) 3vt To be distracted, interrupted, disturbed, delayed, detained somebody or something. balam Naawat ako it ida kabibisaya. I was distracted by what he said. Naawat ako sa pag-aray it ida pagbinisaya. I was disturbed in my studies by her continuous talking. Badaey sida giawata. Don’t disturb her anymore. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168.4 - Delay.) der. maawat