Meaning of hiyak



v. 1. for a surface to get a chasm or trough formed in it. Mihíyak ang yútà paglínug, The earth opened up into a chasm in the earthquake. Nabundak ang sakayan dihang mihíyak ang dágat paglabay sa dakung balud, The boat lurched downwards in the wake of the huge wave; 2. pull in the stomach. Hiyáka (ihíyak) ang ímung tiyan arun masirhan ímung sípir, Pull in your stomach so we can close the zipper; 3. feel a hollow sensation in the pit of the stomach. Mihíyak ang tiyan ku pagdulhug sa ilibítur, I got a hollow feeling in the pit of my stomach when the elevator went down.