metParticleAffirms the speaker's position or opinion, usually in objection to some other statement, either expressed or implied.“Ay inám din bóla?” “Íwed met.“Did you take the ball?” “No, (I took) definitely nothing.”“Manlabá ka kod si bigát.” “Domínggo met si bigát.”“Please launder tomorrow.” “But tomorrow's Sunday.”See a2 for other categories of particles. For particles of objection, in roughly increasing order of intensity, see table below.
Particles of Objection
etáy mild displeasure met objection et abé disparagement etét displeasure, disapproval damdamá emphatic disapproval
met láengParticle1Also, moreover; in the same way.Bakén síged din solít ay nay ay naámag. Bakén síged met láeng din iámag mo.This original construction was no good. Your repair (job) will also be no good.2Nevertheless, just the same.Ólay mo man-odán, eméyak met láeng.Even though it rains, I'll go just the same.See alsopay dedán3-- and no one else; -- and nothing else (i.e. the very one).Mo adí yo patpatíen, dakayó met láeng di madósa.If you don't obey, you are the very ones who will be punished. Particles of Specification
méteg1NounMucous.2Active Verbman-To have a runny nose.
mettakáwAdjectivena-Having few berries, little fruit, especially coffee bushes.
míkikActive Verb-enTo crush by applying pressure, as sitting on something; to knead, of soft things, as bread, clay, not lumps of soil.for other words re squeezing or crushing soft things, see písit
mikmíkActive Verb-enTo squash, press flat, of soft things, as fallen ripe papaya, bread by sitting on it.Ilám tan mamikmík tinápay kos na.Watch out because my bread here will be squashed.for other words re squeezing or crushing soft things, see písitSee alsodampákdampilákpitpít11