n. 1. a strand of hair; 2. the warp threads in weaving.
n. encumbrance, annoyance, something that takes one’s attention away from one’s purpose. Wà silay gubin kay way anak, They don’t have problems because they have no children; v. be an encumbrance, annoyance. Ayaw dad-a ang bátà kay magubin ka unyà, Don’t take the children because they will encumber you. Wà ku gubini sa ímung pag-istar, I don’t consider your visit an annoyance.
n. governor; v. be, make a governor. Siyay átung gubirnadurun kay maáyung táwu, We’ll make him governor because he’s a good man. Pangwarta mauy íyang gigubirnaduran, He ran for governor to make money. -íya n. governorship, office of the governor.
n. government. — militar n. military government.
n. fat of beef or carabao meat.
v. grumble, complain under one’s breath. Ayawg igúbul sa manidyir ang nahitabù, Don’t go complaining to the manager about what happened; n. grumbling or grumbling sounds.