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ayat 1vs To be lured, enticed, tempted. Ogka-ayat ka lukos. To koddì no doromdom, konon litos. The men would be enticed. In my opinion, that isn't appropriate. Oghirosonan ta ka goinawa ta oyow konò ki ogka-ayat to maro-ot no batasan. We strengthen our resolve (lit breath) so that we won't be tempted to do wrong. cf: gawoy 2; osyn: hù 2, imu-imu-an. 2v To motivate. Ko og-ayaton ta ka batò, oglanganon ta to walis oyow ogka-anad. When we motivate a child [to sweep], we hand him a broom so that he will learn. see: anad 1. 3v To use something to pacify, as something given to a crying child so that he/she will stop crying. Ka kindi ka ig-ayat ta to batò no ogsinogow. Candy was used to pacify the child who was crying. [TA said you would not use kohoy-u "pity; show compassion" in this context; rather you would use ig-ayat if you gave candy to children to motivate them to listen to what you had to say.] 4vs To be drawn aside as to another task or activity. Ko ogka-aloy ki, sikan ka ogka-ayat ki diò to dangob no talabao. If we are distracted, you will be drawn to some other work. see fr.: aloy₁ 1. 5v To bait, as a hook or trap. see: po-on 1.