hing-

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Cebuano[edit]

Prefix[edit]

hing-

  1. denotes inclination, habit or propensity

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hin-, from Proto-Austronesian *Sin-. Compare Japanese () (hi) and Chinese .[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

hing-

  1. (no longer productive) Prefix indicating removal or cleaning
    hing- + ‎kuto (louse) → ‎hinguto (to remove lice (from hair or fur))
  2. (no longer productive) Prefix indicating state or condition
    hi- + ‎ganti (return, reward) → ‎higanti (revenge)
    him- + ‎pasok (to enter, go in) → ‎himasok (to meddle, interfere)
    him- + ‎patay (dead, to kill) → ‎himatay (to lose consciousness, faint)
    hin- + ‎sakit (sickness, pain) (with CV- reduplication) → ‎hinanakit (grudge, ill will)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2016) Tagalog Borrowings and Cognates, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 344