hiN- num. 1this prefix functions to group or unify the referents of the co-occurring noun, treating them as a single unit. [This meaning is usually given when the co-occurring noun is a kinship term.] Hi Luisa ya inan di duwan hintulang. Luisa was the mother of two children (lit. siblings). Tobatbalona diday bagol ya aammod ta dumalay-up da ta hay idatong di hagabi ya maphod dan am-in an hin-am-a ya ta dumakol di babuy da ya manuk da. He calls on the gods and his ancestors to witness the arrival of his hagabi-bench so that with its arrival, it will bring along good health for his family and the increase (become many) of their pigs and chickens. (sem. domains: 9.2.9.2 - Noun affixes.) 2modifies a noun as one unit; implies that something that may be plural in number is grouped as one unit. Hingkalton mu makaddam-ot. It’s only one box-full but very heavy. Alam himbotok. Get one bundle (sem. domains: 8.1.3.3 - Group of things.) comp. himpulu comp. hindalan comp. hindopa comp. hinhongol