hilyu (sp. var. silyu) 1comm. money, loose change. Maid di hilyu te ongal nan pihhum. There’s not enough change because your bill (money offered) is too large. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Monetary units.) 2intrans. to change large money denominations into smaller ones. Hilyuwam tun pihhuk ta gumattangak hi pihing. Change this money of mine into smaller denominations so that I will buy taro-vegetables. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish.
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ihhai 1comm. refers to a coin worth ten centavos. [The coin is no longer in use.] Pun-addumon key duwan dukkun ya ihhai. Adding two five centavos becomes ten centavos. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Monetary units.) 2sta. to be worth ten centavos. Maid id maihhain igattang dad uwani. There is nothing worth ten centavoes being sold now. ma‑.