v. 1. long for something, miss something that one loves. Ang bátà wà giyud mangíliw sa inahan níyang namatay, The child did not miss its dead mother. Ang mabdus nag-íliw ug hilaw mangga, The pregnant woman is longing for green mangoes. Giíliw kang Máma nímu, Your mother is looking for you; 2. take a liking to something Nailiwan uruy níya nang bataána, He has come to take a liking to that child; n. kind of poisonous snake, so called because it is believed that the snake and victim long for each other after the victim has been bitten, and the victim loses his mind, forgetting to have his wound treated.
n. sergeant fish or crab eater: Rachycentron canadus.