Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

From ganti +‎ -han.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: gan‧ti‧han
  • IPA(key): /ɡantiˈhan/, [ɡɐn.tɪˈhan] (verb)
  • IPA(key): /ˌɡanˈtihan/, [ˌɡanˈti.hɐn] (noun)

Verb edit

gantihán (complete ginantihan, progressive ginagantihan, contemplative gagantihan, Baybayin spelling ᜄᜈ᜔ᜆᜒᜑᜈ᜔)

  1. to take revenge against; to retaliate against
    Synonym: paghigantihan
  2. to give something in return for something received
    Synonyms: tumbasan, palitan
  3. to answer; to send a reply to
    Synonyms: sagutin, tugunin

Conjugation edit

Noun edit

gántíhan (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜈ᜔ᜆᜒᜑᜈ᜔)

  1. mutual reprisals; mutual retaliation
    Synonyms: higantihan, paghihigantihan
  2. reciprocity; mutual exchange; interchange
    Synonyms: palitan, tumbasan
  3. exchange (of letters, accusations, etc.)
    Synonyms: sagutan, pagsasagutan