ma-1mā-v. affpfxInfinitive or future tense, actor focus abilitative.Anday taw ang māita ong Dios.There's no person who cansee God.
ma-2v. affpfxInfinitive or future tense, undergoer focus abilitative.Tomaboan amo atan, itaben malapik tang tanga na.Get down from there, the branch mightbreak. Balampa matoman mo tang koartang nalipat.I hope you willbeabletofind the money that was lost.
ma-31adj. affpfxAdjectival prefix. (When it attaches to roots beginning with the vowel a, the adjective is pronounced with a long a sound, as in the second example.)Masabor tang karning baka.Beef meat is delicious. Māmbeng tang baili talabi.The dance was fun last night.2adv. affpfxAdverbial prefix.Kalo-kalon mo ta mo-ya tang arina agod indi magbilbog.Stir the flour well so that it doesn't become lumpy.Mga maringet madoang mandigō ong tang kaldaw.When it's hot I bathe twice a day.
ma-4adv. affpfxWhen.Makaboto ong balay nira, anda ra don tanandia.WhenIarrived at their house, he was no longer there.rel wdpag-2paga-
ma--anv. affInfinitive or future tense, undergoer or goal focus abilitative.Indi mata-wanan ta mga tanopa malkat tanandia.We will not know when he'll be coming home.India kay lomo-bo atan ong katep, malapikana. Please don't jump around there on the roof, you willfallandbreaksomething.
mabangtedadjFor cooked rice or porridge to be hard or dry.Belag ta masabor tang linogaw mo, mabangted. Your rice porridge is not tasty, it's toodry.Indio nakarkolo, ge-ley tang natabawo, animan mabangted tang dinongkolo.I didn't estimate well, I added too little water, so my cooked rice ended up hardanddriedout. antlogaw 1.1malogawrel wdmategat
mabelat ong nem1exprEmotionally difficult to do something (lit. heavy on the emotions).Mabelatongnem ang tomabido ong nio tenged teta agintirimiseno nio.It is difficult for me to go along with you because you often tease me.
mabetanganvar. ofma-tangannFuture situation.Inayo mga onopay ma-tangan ong ori tang taw ang mapinagtalaken.I really don't know what the futuresituation in the end times will be for a person who is a sinner.Onora lamang bato ay mabetangan tang mga taw ong ori mga lobot da tang irilawen?What do you suppose will be the futuresituation of people in the end when all the fish and edible shells have been wiped out?rel wdmagintangpagkabetang21
māboatadjmahabaLong.Ang ta-bayan nira ay māboat animan poiding ita-bay tang tanan ang sinalpoan ang mga kolton.Their clothesline is long therefore all the laundered blankets can be hung up on it.antdipot 1dipot 2rel wdaboat11