jãnA type of confection made from rice flour. [The flour is mixed with boiled water and sugar. Then it is put in a coconut with many small holes through which the dough drops like rain into a frying pan with coconut oil].
jadjuꞌ1stative verb(For s.t.) to be or get aggravated, harmed, or disturbed by movement.Bong jama paddi battong na, yaꞌ na dari inuwan taꞌ jÿp taggahaꞌ jadjuꞌ battong na.If a person’s stomach is hurting, he shouldn’t be put on a jeep lest his stomach get aggravated.2vTo move s.o. or s.t. and thus cause harm in some way.Bong siꞌ ya yaꞌ bay tajadjuꞌ nu binoo taꞌ motor, koleꞌ na ya batnaa.If you hadn’t moved him, his stomach wouldn’t hurt anymore.cf.gangguꞌcf.gangguꞌ 3
jaga1nA guard; watchman.Dangoy jaga jÿl looy?How many guards are at that jail?2verb intransitiveTo be on guard; alert.Jaga ko mintu sangom. Luu jama nangkaw pa lumaꞌ nu.Be on guard later tonight. There is a thief coming to your house.3vTo guard, watch over, or mind s.t.(focus).Jagahan nu lumaꞌ ku.Guard my house.Derivativekajagahan1root formkajagahan1kajagahan2cf.panungguꞌ 2overlapping synonymattiyal 2iyakin 2
jaga-jaganA propeller on a plane; a fan blade on an engine.Jaga-jaga kappalomeng yaꞌ talabad sasang na lomeng.A planes propeller can’t be seen spinning around when the plane is flying.cf.kapoycf.kapoy 2
jagjag1stative verbTo be perforated; to have many holes in s.t.Jagjag baran lalla looy bay tinimbak meꞌ sundalu.That man’s body was perforated with many holes from being shot by soldiers.2vTo perforate.Lay njagjag karut looy meꞌ bokeꞌ.That sack was perforated by termites.
jagusvTo slap s.o. lightly on the head (as to irritate s.o.).Jagusun doꞌ ba niyaku anak-anak næ.Slap that child on the head for me.
jahallisadjWicked; evil.Bong ko jahallis, ya’ tahaꞌ umu taꞌ junyaꞌ.If you are a wicked person, you won’t live long on this earth.overlapping synonymdahulakaꞌoverlapping synonymdahulakaꞌ
jahannamnA fiery pit in hell.Soysoy nuwak aseꞌ Tuhan sukuꞌ nalka’ jahannam.Whoever rejects God’s love will share in the fiery pit of hell.
jahiadjLicentious; morally unrestrained. (Usually in reference to women but not always).Yaꞌ ku kuhi nda ku bagay ka danda jahi.I’m not willing for my wife to be friends with a licentious woman.
jakat1nA religious tax (in Islam 2 1/2% of whatever one has at the end of a year in excess of one’s expenses).2vTo pay the required percentage of one’s excess income or produce.Jakatan doꞌ gundum nu.Give two and a half percent of your excess corn as a religious tax.cf.pitlaꞌ
jala-jalanA wooden railing; iron grillwork installed over windows to keep people from breaking in.Buwatan doꞌ jala-jala suwambiꞌ looy.Make a railing for that porch.
jalan1nA way or means of doing s.t.Magtuyuꞌ ya miha jalan bong pooy meꞌ na nammu usaha.He’s working hard at finding a way to get a livelihood.2vTo treat s.o. a certain way.Bong meꞌ naa meꞌ nu nganjalan ariꞌ nu, niyaꞌ sina ko kinaasean.If that’s the way you treat your younger brother, you won’t be loved.
jalangadvSeldom; rarely. [This can be used interchangeably with jalangan].Jalang na kitabi koleꞌ sobad tallumpýꞌ pilak ni timpu batnaa.We seldom can get a tuna for thirty pesos these days.Derivativejalang-jalangroot formjalang-jalangsynonymmanagsa
jamaanA member of a religious congregation (refers to people who belong to a mosque).Bong Paꞌ Moktal imam ni masjid looy tud meka jamaa na.If Uncle Moktal was the imam in that mosque, there would be many members in it.cf.baanan
jamannA period of time in the past; an era.Jaman looy tud meka jama awam.At that time in the past there were a great deal of ignorant people.
jãman2nThe hour hand on a clock.Jãman lilus ilooy ma pondok banahan.The hour hand on a watch is the one that is the shortest.cf.lisagroot formjãmjãman1
jãman11advInvolving a period of time that is more than one hour.2nA clock; watch.Ya’ bitu tuwaꞌ lãn jãm tuu.The time on this clock isn’t correct.Derivativejãmroot formjãmjãman2
jamaꞌvTo rape s.o.Bong ko nganjamaan danda ntuu, mastiꞌ tuwaꞌ ko hukuman kapatoy.If you rape a woman here, for sure you’ll receive the death penalty.cf.bogodkalongkopan