Meaning of mantinil, mantinir

mantinil, mantinir


v. make do with, content oneself with something less than the best. Magmantinil lang tag amútig way bugas, We’ll make do with sweet potatoes if there’s no rice. Nagmantinil lang siyag pangarga, He just took a temporary job as a stevedore. Mantiniri (mantinihi) lag kawáyan pára halígi ang balay, Just use bamboo for the meantime as a post for the house. -in- a. of makeshift or second choice sort.