Meaning of gahas, gáhas

gahas, gáhas


v. clear an area by cutting down trees and tall plants, but not grass and weeds. Manggáhas siya sa púngut úsà daúbi, He cuts down the second growth jungle before he sets the fire for clearing it. Sila ang únang naggáhas sa dálan sa kaálam sa mga lapyù nga kaisípan, They were the ones who paved the way (lit. cleared the road) for the education of young minds. maN-r- n. one who lives by slash and burn agriculture.