maluwat

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ma- +‎ luwat (duration)

Adjective[edit]

maluwat

  1. long-delayed
    Maluwat pa bago mamatay ang mangkukulam.
    Long before the sorcerer dies.[1]
    Panalo ang pula ayon sa tagahatol. Hiyawan ang mga manonood— maluwat na sigawang narinig sa buong bayan![2]
    The red won according to the judge. Crowd cheers— long delayed cheers that was heard the whole town!

Adverb[edit]

maluwat

  1. for good
    Maluwat na kaming nabitay kung wala lang kaming kapatid na babae.[3]
    We could have been hanged for good if not for having a sister.
    Tanggapin natin nang maluwat ang pagpapasya ng ina.
    Let us accept for good what mother has decided.

Verb[edit]

maluwat

  1. to delay
    Datapuwa't kung sabihin ng aliping yaon sa kaniyang puso, Maluluwatan ang pagdating ng aking panginoon; at magpasimulang bugbugin ang mga aliping lalake at ang mga aliping babae, at kumain at uminom, at maglasing;[4]
    But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants
    and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ page 356 in Tagalog Texts with Grammatical Analysis: List of formations and glossary Part 3 (1917) by Leonard Bloomfield and Alfredo Viola Santiago
  2. ^ page 192, Alab ng Lahi: Noli Me Tángere ni Jose Rizal (2011) edited by Magdalena O. Jocson (https://www.academia.edu/17178157/Noli_Me_Tangere)
  3. ^ page 191, ibid.
  4. ^ Luke 12:45 in Ang Biblia (1905)
  5. ^ Luke 12:45 in King James Bible (1769)