v. talk someone into doing something, esp. buying. Ayháun ku siya sa ámù, I’ll persuade her to stay at our place. Singsing nga kináwat ang giayhà sa táwu, They offered the man a stolen ring.
before (so-and-so) happens. Mikáun siya ayhà mulakaw, He ate before he left the house. — na only then will, does (so-and-so) happen. Ayhà na ka bayri ug maintrígu mu ang risíbu, You get paid only when you hand over the receipt. — pa only then did (so-and-so) happen. Hápit na mahurut ayhà pa ku tagái, I wasn’t given any until they were almost all gone.