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kapronoun 1Second person singular.See also-akdakamíkayókomimo1na1ta2takóyo
kaad-adoánNounMajority.
káagNounMonkey.member of setak-ákkibolángenkibéngan
kaaggawánNounDaytime.
kaalóyonNounA partner in a work-sharing agreement.Man-íla kas kaalóyon mo tan nay masangáwak.Look for a (different) work-sharing partner because I'll be busy elsewhere.
káan1Active Verbman-To quit, as a job, school.Nanípod sin inmeyán takó ed Bagabag, say nangimatán Esther en mankáan.From the time when we went to Bagabag, that's when Esther considered quitting.Mankáan kanó tan sigaána ay man-iskowíla.She is quitting because she dislikes going to school.2Active Verb-om-1, i-To remove oneself, get away from, leave.3Active Verb-en, i-To remove, take off, take away something, as sickness, clothes, objects; delete, as something written.Kaánem sinílas mo ta así ka senggép.Take off your shoes before you come in.Kináan da din lóta ta say wáda di pandánan di éwang.They removed the soil so there would be a pathway for the floodwater.Ikáan mo sa gogon-á ta mandának.Take that away first so that I can walk through.4Active Verbpa...en, ipa...en, omipa-To send away, make someone leave.Adí ka kod pakaánen dakamí isnán íli ay nay.Please don't make us leave this town.5Stative verbma-To be removed, as a condition, an object.linkagsétamósilbokyádeng-átináaskak-álas-ótpok-ásalensénteklátombík
kaan-anésan
kaandoánNounTallest.Kaandoán sis-iyá sin pamílya.He's the tallest in the family.
kaási1NounMercy, pity, compassion.Tomólong ka mo way kaásim.Help me if you have mercy.2AdjectiveTo be pitied, provoking pity.ka- + CV (kakkaási)3Active Verb-om-3, -anTo have mercy on someone.Kaasíam ta iyáam si bádo na tan sassaéw ka.Have mercy on him to take him some clothes because you are well off.4Active Verbpa...enTo make someone pitiable.5Active Verbmanpa-, manpang-To ask for mercy.En ka manpangpangaási ta adí na itóloy ay mangidarúm en sik-á.Go ask for mercy so he doesn't continue with filing charges against you.See alsoadáwagálos2ay-ayyó2dáwat2kedáwlimós 2seg-áng
kaat-atikkánNounMinority.
kaawyán
kababbaíanNounWoman of the same age group as a particular man.
kababbeéyNounMember of a household, anyone living in the same house.
kabalinánNounAbility (physical, financial, etc.)Mansidá da mo way kabalinán da.They will give a feast if they have the wherewithal.See alsobaél
kabanban-égNounOne's youth.Olítek di dad-át di nabakés ay dinngék sin kabanban-ég ko.I will relate an old woman's tale that I heard in my youth.
kabatbattoánNounRocky place, place paved with rocks.
kábaw1NounSenility.2Active VerbTo be, become senile.See alsoaam-ábakés 2kay2kéwesóbanyogyógman-, -om-1 + CVC
kabáyo1NounHorse.2Active Verbmang-To ride horseback.caballo
kabayyánNounWater buffalo that has given birth.specnowáng
kabbótActive Verbi-To fasten, tie a knot in a cloth, esp. a carrying cloth for a baby.See alsoabánbóngot2ikétkágotkedkéd2pagód 2pálat 2páotsalikgótsilót 2soklóttakéd 3
kabéwegNounMember of an accompanying group.
kabisádo1AdjectiveCapable, able.Ay kabisádom ay eméy sidí ay ólay es-esá ka?Are you able to go there even though you are alone?Ay kabisádom ay man-ámag si beéy?Are you capable of building a house?2Stative verbmai-To be capable, able (of doing something).Adíak maikabisádo ay manmaního.I am not capable of driving.Synonymbaél
kab-ít
kabodádayActive Verbi-To do something carelessly, in a hit-or-miss manner, as tie a knot loosely, hoe here and there, leaving big gaps in between.Naikabodáday di inoblá na, bakén nas-ét.What he had worked on was done carelessly, it wasn't well done.See alsotalantádo
kabógawNounVariety of pomelo with pink flesh.speclobbán