n. low-quality corn grits which were sold in times of corn shortage in pre-war times.
v. take sides with. Gihabáan siya sa íyang bána, Her husband took her side. pa- v. 1. run to someone for sympathy and ask him to take sides. Túa na pud magpahábà dáyun tung Máma níya, There she goes, running to her Mama again; 2. say something exaggerated to get a person to feel a certain way. Nagpahábà siyag sulti sa íyang ámu nga maáyu siyang mutrabáhu maung giingkrísan, He talked big to his boss to make him think he worked well and he got a raise; n. action of running to someone for sympathy.