amat₂ [ámat] conj Lest; in case; in the event of; might; the result might be (as of warning about an anticipated contingency which may effect ones actions). [Sentence initial] baka Amat mayagok kinang isra kung isag pa nimo yutuon. In case the fish goes bad if you cook it later (just cook it now). Syn: abat 1, baka 1. (sem. domains: 9.2.5.2 - Clause conjunctions, 9.6.2.5.1 - Reason.) comp. amat ay