Meaning of kahun



n. 1. box; 2. square or rectangular section in a rice paddy. Napúlù ka kahun ang íyang pilapilan, There are ten square partitions in his rice paddy; 3. group of fives in tallying (four vertical lines and one slanting line); v. 1. make into a box; 2. divide into square, rectangular sections; 3. obtain groups of fives. Sa pag-iskutinyu wà gánì makakahun ang átung kandidátu, When the ballots were counted our candidate did not even get a score of five. -in- n. enclosed in boxes. Mga kinahun nag íyang dala, The things were all enclosed in boxes. -is see kahun, 3 (plural).