Meaning of alum-um



a. for the sky to be overcast; v. 1. become overcast. Mialum-um ang búwan, The moon became covered with a thin veil of clouds; 2. dim something Alum-úmi (alum-uma, ialum-um) ang síga sa pulawan, Turn the night lamp down; 3. be surpassed, put into the shadow by something better. Gwápa siya apan naalum-uman siya ni Tidang, She is beautiful, but she is overshadowed by Tidang.