Meaning of palaw



(not without l) v. feel disappointment tinged with embarrassment at the failure of something to happen. Napalaw ang mangunguut kay way sulud ang pitáka, The pickpocket was disappointed because the wallet contained no money. Napalaw mi pagkanta námug hápi birtdi kay dì diay adlaw níya, We were embarrassed when we sang happy birthday because it wasn’t his birthday.



n. kind of large, vigorous growing aroid, the tubers and leaves of which are eaten, esp. in times of scarcity: Cyrtosperma merkusii; v. plant pálaw. -an(→) 1. see pálaw; 2. name for a similar aroid.