Meaning of pasakalyi, pasakayli

pasakalyi, pasakayli


v. 1. do the introduction to a musical number; 2. give a long prologue before getting around to one’s real subject; 3. pass the time away by strolling around. Mipasakalyi ku sa plása, I was passing the time strolling in the park; n. 1. introduction to a musical number. Mauy nindut ang pasakayli kay sa kanta, The introductory portion was nicer than the song itself; 2. round-about speech in preparation for saying something else difficult. Hinúgay nang pasakalyi mu. Sulti na, That’s enough of your beating around the bush. What do you want?