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.