v. get the chance to do something Nakagayun kug haluk níya, I got a chance to kiss her. pa- v. manage, make something not quite suited to the job work, anyway. Naglísud ku kay nagpagayun ku áring daut nga makina, I’m having a hard time. I am trying to make this defective engine run. hi- v. have the chance, time to do something Musulat ku nímu kun makahigayun, I’ll write you when I have the time to; n. 1. time, chance. Wà kuy higayun pagtan-aw ug sini, I don’t have time to go to the movies; 2. chance, opportunity. Lihíru ka man giyud. Tagái sad kug higayun nga makadaug, You’re so good at it. Give me a chance to win, too; 3. time, instance. Dúnay mga higayun nga pangulbaan ku, There are times when I get so anxious; 4. time, event. Ang maung higayun gitambúngan sa mga dagkù sa lungsud, The said event was attended by the important people in the town. hi-(←) v. be well-situated in a job, dwelling place, etc. Dì na mi mulálin kay nahigáyun na mi dinhi, We won’t move because we are well-situated here. pahi-(←), pahi- v. 1. arrange to have someone put in a job. Ikapahigáyun ka dáyug trabáhu kay paryinti mu ang bús, It can easily be arranged for you to get a job because you are a relative of the boss’s. 2. make arrangements for the proper performance of something Ang punirarya ray mupahigáyun sa paglubung, The funeral parlor will take charge of the burial; 3. give someone a chance. Ákù únang gipahigayunan siya, apan kun muusab, ákù siyang kastigúhun, I’m giving him a chance this time, but if he does it again, I’ll punish him; 4. see pa-. kahigayúnan opportunity. Ang kahigayúnan kas-a rang mutuktuk sa pultahan, Opportunity knocks only once. ti-, pati- see tigayun.
a. inferior in quality or workmanship. Gáyun kaáyung pagkatahì ang ímung karsúnis, Your pants are very poorly tailored; v. be of inferior quality, do something poorly.