ahat-ahat [ahat-áhat] (der. of ahat) adv Bit-by-bit; one-by-one; little by little; gradually or slowly because of difficulty. inot-inot Ahat-ahat yang kag paeskwela sa inra nak kuyang kag kwarta. They’re being sent to school one-by-one because our money is not enough. (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Slow.)
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amat-amat [amat-ámat] (der. of amat₁) 1adv Little by little; gradually. paunti-unti, inot-inot syn: inot-inot 2. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Slow.) 2v To do something little-by-little, gradually. paunti-unti Maamat-amatey kami it human it bayay habang waya pa it anak. We will start little by little in building a house while we don’t have a child yet. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - Slow.)
ang-ang [áng-ang] v To read haltingly, slowly with stumbling pronunciation (as like a child); to find something hard to read, pronounce (as of waiting a long time before reading words). Nag-ang-ang tong anak tong pabasahon it ida maestra. The child found it hard to read at first when he was told to read by the teacher. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Read, 126.96.36.199 - Slow.)
awat [awát] 1adj Tedious. Maawat kaling trabaho! This work is very tedious! (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Slow.) 2vi To waste, take a lot of time; to find something tedious. nakakapagod Inaawatan ako magbutang it azucar sa selopen. I find putting sugar in the cellophane bags very tedious. (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Slow.) 3vt To be distracted, interrupted, disturbed, delayed, detained somebody or something. balam Naawat ako it ida kabibisaya. I was distracted by what he said. Naawat ako sa pag-aray it ida pagbinisaya. I was disturbed in my studies by her continuous talking. Badaey sida giawata. Don’t disturb her anymore. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11.4 - Delay.) der. maawat
kinit-kinit [kinit-kínit] v 1To use sparingly, carefully so as to have part of something left for the future when it will be needed (as of food, supplies when there is an approaching typhoon). (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - Manner of eating, 22.214.171.124 - Slow.) 2To use certain things sparingly, carefully so as to have some left for the future when they will be needed (as of food, supplies when there is an approaching typhoon). (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Manner of eating, 188.8.131.52 - Slow.)