root word: lumay
soft, gentle, slow, mild
This word was coined to describe a weaker accent or emphasis on a syllable of a word.
The opposite of slow is fast.
The common Tagalog word for ‘soft’ is malambot.
The pillow is soft.
The common Tagalog word for ‘weak’ is mahina.
I am weak.
The original adjective from which this word was derived is malumanay.
Malumanay ang kanyang pagsasalita.
His/her way of speaking is soft/gentle.