dūgaypseudo vSomeone or something takes a long time to do something.varkadūgay, madūgayDūgay (or variants kadūgay, madūgay) is predicate, the person or thing doing something is topic and that done is an infinitive preceded by an optional nga.'Ini 'ang nītib nga manuk hay dūgay da nga mag'itlug.As for these local chickens [they] take a long time to lay eggs (i.e., before they are mature enough to lay eggs).Kagab'i dūgay gid 'aku matuyūgan kay 'ang 'ākun talīnga hay masakit.Last night I took a long time to be able to sleep because my ear was painful.pseudo vWith verifying affix CV- 1.Kung huyatun ku gid na mabu'uy nga dā'an, hay madudūgay 'aku.If [it] will be waited for by me in order to get [it] at once, I will truly take a long time.pseudo vDūgay (or variants kadūgay, madūgay) is predicate; the expressed event, a noun, participle or nominalized verb phrase preceded by 'ang, is topic.Kung di'indī'in lang da napapakadtu 'ang 'isturya nang manga babāyi nga kung dūgay na 'ang 'inda 'isturya, 'ang napapakadtu'an, hay 'ang pagpanglibak.The conversations of the girls were surely sent in various directions, so when their conversations take a long time, that to which [the conversations] were sent is gossip.vSomeone spends a long time doing something.Dūgay (or variant kadūgay) is predicate; the person or thing doing something is topic and that done is a participle preceded by an optional ning.Kung si Rūni 'ang 'ākun ma'asāwa hay palangga' 'aku niya kay dūgay na da siya ning ti'is sa 'ākun ning kapapangasāwa.If Ronnie will become my spouse I will be loved by him because he spent a long time enduring in being able to court me.Dūgay na 'aku ning higda' kagab'i pīru waya' 'aku matutuyūgi.I spent a long time lying down last night but I was still unable to sleep at all.'indi' madūgayadvIn a short time, soon something will happen.Kung 'amat hay nagapinabati'bati' si Bīni nga "'Indi' gid madūgay 'igwa 'aku ning pakangun nang 'ining trangka nang bintāna'."From time to time Benny keeps on letting it be overheard that, "Very soon there is someone I am going to strike with this window prop."kadūgayti advIt is a long time before an event occurs or that an event does not occur.Nagbakasyun 'aku diri sa Rumblun kay kadūgay na da nga waya' 'aku nakabakasyun.I took a vacation here in Romblon because [it had been] a long time that I had not taken a vacation.madugaydugayti advSomething happens for a little while.Hay madugaydugay 'adtu nga pagpungku' ni Gilbirt, 'adyus! Nagtilitili.When that sitting of Gilbert was for a little while, oh no! It sprinkled rain.magdūgayWaya' na kami magdūgay kay manayumsum na 'ang gab'i.We did not spend a long time because the night was already early evening.nang dūgayti advLately or after a long time someone did something.Nang dūgay na pirmi na 'aku may nababati'an nga balīta' sa 'umāgad ni Karlus.Lately news from the son-in-law of Carlos has often been able to be clearly heard by me.Nang dūgay na, binaligya' na ninda 'ang syap kay sinubhan na da.After a long time, they sold their shop because they were tired.sa kadūgaysubord conjafter a long time of someone's doing somethingSa kadūgay ku na da pinamūhun 'ākun manga magūyang nga mangamūhan 'aku, nagtūgut na da sinda sa 'ākun.After a long time in which permission was asked for by me of my parents for me to work as a domestic helper, they then permitted me.waya' madūgayadvNot long afterwards something happened.Waya' madūgay nagkasundu' na 'ang 'āmun 'āmu nga babāyi kag 'ang 'iya nubyu nga sinda hay mapakasay na.Not long afterwards our lady manager and her boyfriend agreed that they will get married.