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sikretosikrétoSpn secretNano an iyo sikreto?What is your secret?adj secretIgwa ako sin sikreto na amigo.I have a secret friend.sikretúhonv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. do secretly, tell secretlySikretuhon mo siya pagsabi.Tell him secretly.
siksik1síksikv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON pat; pack tightly, pack fullsyndasok bus-okpacked tightly
siksik2siksíkv [c2] MAG- actmagsiksíkv pick nits from the hair, pick bedbugs from the hair, pick lice from the hair
siksyonsiksyónSpn sectionSiya an nagahawid sa pinakahamubo na siksyon.She is the-one holding-on to-the lowest section.
sikwaysíkwayv [c9] MAG- act; I- accmagsíkwayv reject, disregard, renounce, disownAn nagasikway sa iyo nagasikway man sa akon.The-one-who rejects you-pl also rejects me.synsalikway rejectisíkwayv be rejected, be renouncedKinahanglan isikway niyo an grabi na karuit.Terrible anger must be-renounced by-you-pl.igasíkwayv will be rejectedUsad ina na tanda na igasikway san kadamuan.That is a sign that will-be-rejected by-the crowds.
silagsilágadj transparent, translucent, sheer, crystal clearAn oro silag pareho san kristal.The gold was-transparent like glass.
silaksílakEngn shellacparasílakshellackerSi Jose an paraliha san bangko samantalang si Pedro an parasilak.Jose is the sandpaperer of-the bench while Pedro is the shellacker.
silat1silátn narrow opening. Refers to a narrow opening between bamboo walling or flooringsyngihasub-section
silat2silátn wrongdoing, transgression, misbehavior, disobedience, sinDili na siya pagahusgaran sa silat.He will not be-judged for-the wrong-doing.synsala1 error
silawsílawadj MA-masílawadj dazzling, glaringMasilaw an adlaw.The sun is dazzling.kasílawn dazzle, glareNadara siya san kasilaw san kwarta.He was-persuaded by-the dazzle of money.magsílawv [c2] MAG- exp; PA-..-AN goal; PA-..-ON pat; IPA- acc. dazzle, glowNagasilaw siya san mga alahas.She glows in jewels.
silbatosilbátoSpn whistleVariantsirbato
sildasíldaSpn prison cell
silensyosilénsyoSpn quiet, silencemagsilénsyov [c2] MAG- exp. become quietsynpuyo1
silhigsílhigCebn broomDarahon mo didi an silhig.Bring the broom here.parasílhign sweeperSin-o an parasilhig sini na semana?Who is the sweeper for-this week?silhígonn trash, sweepings, debris to be sweptDamo sin silhigon sa luyo san balay.There-is-lots of trash at-the back of-the house.silhigánv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. sweep, brushSilhigan mo an kwarto.Sweep the room.
silisíliSpn pepper. Generic term for peppers of any varietyMagbakal ka sin sili na makarang.You buy hot peppers.silíhanv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. pepper, put pepper onNano kay sinilihan mo an ba-ba ni Lota?Why did you put-pepper-on Lota's mouth?synpamiyintablack pepper
silibrarsilibrárSpv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accsilibrarónv celebrateSilibraron ta an bag-o'n tuig.We will-celebrate the new year.silibrasyónn celebrationWara madayon an inda silibrasyon sa pasko.Their Christmas celebration was-not carried-out.
silibrasyonsilibrasyónSpn celebrationcfsilibrar
silindronsilíndronSpn harmonica
silotsílotCebn punishmentAmo ina an akon silot sa imo.That is my punishment for you.silútanv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN pat; I- acc. punish someoneGinsilutan niya ako pag-alog sin usad ka dram na tubi.He punished me by making-me-carry-water to-fill-one water drum.
silupinsílupinEngn cellophaneKaputihon ko ini na silupin.This cellophane is my material-for-a-raincoat.
SilvanoSilvánoSpn Silas. A man's name
silyasílyaSpn chairPaingkuda siya sa silya electrika.Make him sit on-the electric chair.syningkudanchair, seattaboriti chair
silyaksílyakn shout, shoutingBati sa karsada an imo silyak.Your shouting is heard on-the street.silyákanv [c7] MAG- act; -AN goal; I- acc. shout angrilyDili mo ako silyakan.Do-not shout-angrily-at me.synsinggit shoutsiyak shoutkurawang shoutkurahaw shout
silyosílyoSpn stamp, seal, brand, mark, imprint, hallmark, earmarkNagbakal siya sin silyo sa akon.He bought a stamp from me.silyuhánv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. mark with a seal, stamp, imprintSilyuhan mo an apidabit.Put-a-seal-on the affidavit.
simn corrugated tin. Refers to zinc coated iron roofing