v. 1. hold one’s breath. Miutung siyang misáwum, He held his breath as he dived. Miutung siya sa kasakit, He couldn’t breathe for the pain; 2. bear down hard in delivering a child or defecating. Miutung ku ug kusug sa pagpaguwà sa dakung tubul, I bore down hard to get the hard stools out; 3. suffer, bear to the end. Utungun (iutung) ku na lang ning gastu sa ákung anak sa pag-iskuyla, I’ll have to bear it until I can get my son through school; n. ability to hold one’s breath. Taas siyag utung, He is able to hold his breath for a long time. (←) v. be able to hold one’s breath for a long time. ka-un a. feel like bearing down.