Meaning of ginta



n. 1. distance of one point to another ahead or above it. May gintang dyis mitrus ang balay sa karsáda, The house is set back ten meters from the road; 2. distance beyond a certain point. Ayaw itúpung sa ngilit. Butangig ginta, Don’t build it flush to the edge. Let it overhang; 3. distance given as an advantage in a race; v. 1. overlap or extend beyond something Taas na ang byábas kay miginta na sa atup, The guava tree is tall because it has grown higher than the roof; 2. give someone an advantage in a race. Gigintáhan siyag lima ka mitrus, He was given a five-meter advantage.