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higpit [hígpit] 1vt To be strict (with children, money). higpit Ahigpitan nako kag pagtao it kwarta agor indi sida magpakagasto. I’ll be strict in giving money so he won’t squander it. (sem. domains: 3.6.5 - Correct, 4.5.3.3 - Discipline, train, 4.7.9.5 - Act harshly.) 2adj Strong hold, grip. Mahigpit ka ida hudot sa ako. He has a strong hold on me. (sem. domains: 3.4.2.3 - Angry, 3.3.3.6 - Control.)

huot [hu-ót] 1sta To become stuck in a small place; to become tight. mahigpit Nahuot kag baktin sa katri tong nakasuyor sa bayay. The pig become stuck under the bed when he came in the house. syn: hugot 1. (sem. domains: 8.2.7.1 - Tight.) 2adj Tight fit; close together. (sem. domains: 8.2.7.1 - Tight.) 3adj Stuffed, blocked nose. (sem. domains: 8.2.7.1 - Tight.) 4adj Close together. daít-daít (sem. domains: 8.1.5.6 - Almost.) 5v To have difficulty breathing, crying (as of heavy breathing, choking when crying). sikip Naghuot kag ida tibawon dahil ida gingpipigahan kag pag-tibaw. He was choking as he cried because he was trying to hold back from crying. (sem. domains: 2.2.1 - Breathe, breath.) 6adj Choking, heavy (as of breathing or crying). (sem. domains: 2.2.1 - Breathe, breath.)

istrikto [istríkto] adj Strict. higpit Istrikto kag ako naging maestra kada nakatuon ako. My teacher was a strict one that’s why I learnt well. (sem. domains: 4.5.3 - Exercise authority, 4.5.3.3 - Discipline, train.)

pamugong₂ [pamúgong] vt To cling tightly; hold tightly to something or somebody. mahigpit na hawak

pangidapot [pangidápot] adj Clinging to somebody usually by the arm (not of husband and wife). mahigpit na hawak Abang pangidapot it tong anak sa ida nanay pagsakay sa dyip. The child really clung to his mother when riding on the jeep.

pugong [púgong] (irreg. infl. pamugong) 11.1vt To hold tightly; grasp; cling to. mahigpit ang hawak Apugungan nako kag manok para indi kayupar. I will hold tightly the chicken so it won’t fly. Punggi anay ka anak nak abakunahan sida it nars. Hold the child tightly because the nurse will vaccinate her. 22.1v To control strong emotions. Ako gingpunggan kag ako kahangit sa ako mga anak. I controlled my anger at my children. comp. pagpugong it ida sarili

yugnot [yúgnot] 1adj Close together; tight (as of weaving, fence, bamboo slats). mahigpit Mayugnot kag pagkabutang it mga bitlag sa sayog. The slats put on the floors are close together. 2vt To place close together. malapit Ayugnuton nako kag pagtagrok agor waya’t mayusutan kag baktin. I’ll make the fencing of the poles close to each other so there’ll be no space for the pig to pass through.