LAOT

LAOT (pangngalan): gitna; kalagitnaan ng dagat, karagatan, dakong gitna, malayo sa pasigan

LAOT (patalinhaga): eternidad, kawalang-wakas, kawalang-hanggan

laot
middle of the ocean

pumalaot
to head towards the open sea

Pumalaot sila.
They headed towards the open sea.

malaot
far away, far out in the open sea

Sila’y malaot na’t di na matatanaw.
They’re far out already and can no longer be seen.

mapalaot
to end up in the open sea

The Tagalog word for ‘far’ is malayo.