uhup advpred. 1a delay in time; a long time. Uhup ot ahi taku mangan. There was a delay before we ate. Adi uhup ya immali ka. There was no delay and you came. Time. Sim: ehem, bayag. (sem. domains: 8.4.6 - Aspectual time.) 2expresses a duration of time preceding an event; a long time. Uhup di datngan dah boble ta piallaalla nadan mangiattang. It takes a long time for the hagabi-bench to reach the village because the men are very whimsical. Uhup nan tinaddogak hidi. I stood there for a long time. Uhup ta ahi madatngan boy Christmas. It will be a long time until Christmas comes again. infl. uhhu-uhhup