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PSL*saintensifying particlesaʔintensifying particleYKsaintensifying particleNSCSSSJMsaintensifying particleTsg
PSB*sa-1unspec. var.sə-1one of; unitaryse- ~sa-one ofYKsa-one ofCSSSsə-one ofNBsempuuʔ ~sampuuʔtenYKsaŋkapusuʔ, saŋkakakanas he picked he ate (lit 'one picking, one eating')CSpusuʔpluck from treekakaneat
PSB*sa-2unspec. var.ta-1tə-1verb marker, aptative obliquesa-verb marker, aptativeABCSta-verb marker, aptativeZBNSWSCSSSJMte-verb marker, aptativeYK
PSB*sa- 2 + REDUPadverb formativesakulaŋ-kulaŋno matter how fewABsamata-matacertainlyCSkuraŋlacking
PSL*saagsickness (mild) caused by spiritssaag-saagcharm for relieving a headacheYKsaagcharm for relieving a headacheNSWSSSsaagheadache caused by spirit or someone deceasedSSkasaagansickness caused by supernaturalWSkasaaganharm done by spirits to children, especially at sunsetCSkasaagansickness from being spoken to by a demon or deceased relativeJM
PSL*saap1take a risk in obtainingsaapdive for pearlsCSSSsaaptake a risk in doing somethingJMsadapguessTsg
PSL*saap2identifying mark; brandsaapidentifying mark; brandWSCSJMsaapidentifying mark; brandTsgtyapseal'; Hindi chap 'sealMly
PSL(*)saap-saapfish sp, saltwatersaap-saapfish sp, marineYKNS
PSB*saatpaint (n)saatpaint (n)WSSSNBsaatpaintTsgtjatpaintMly
PSB*sababreason; becausesababbecauseZB.3YKNSCSSSsabab ~sabbecauseWS.1NS.1sabapbecauseJMsəbab ~səbabbecauseNBsabaʔbecauseIBsababreason; causeTsgsebab, Ara sababreason; causeMly
PSL*sabadaŋall members of a setsabadaŋall ofWSCSbadaŋthings; goodssabaadaŋall members of a setTsg
PSL(*)sabakhold securely; keep safesabakanbird nestYKsabakhold securelyCS
PSB*sabarresigned to fate or circumstancessabalresigned to fateYKWSCSSSsaba ~sabalresigned to fateJMsabarresigned to fateNBbasalendure; bearWSbasaldurable metalCSsabalresigned to fate or circumstancesTsg
PSL*sabatunspec. var.sabay1hit in passing, of a moving bodysabathit in crossfire; accidentWSCSsabayside-swipe; hit accidentlyJMsabathit in passing, of a moving bodyTsg
sabay2jellyfishsəlabay
PSL*sabbutfr. var.səbbut1mention by name; refer tosabbutmention name of someone; call on by nameYKNSWSCSSSsabbut ~səbbutmention; bring up in conversationJMsebutname; mentionMly
PSL*sabɤrfr. var.sabɤnimpedesaben-sabenget in the way ofYKsabol ~sabodimpede progressCSsabodhinderSShabohinderJM
PSL*sabɤtfr. var.sagbɤt1sagmɤtweedssabetweeds; undergrowthYKsagmotweeds; undergrowthNSsagmot ~sagbotweeds; undergrowthCSsegpotanrubbishSSsabutfibrous particles in fruitsagbutweedsTsg
PSL*sabiput into words; voice needsabiask for helpWSCSSSsabimention or speak ofJMsabiask for helpTsg
PSL*sabilrun amoksabilrun amok; kill indiscriminatelyYKWSCSSSsabirun amok; kill indiscriminatelyJMsabilkill someone, especially a non-believerTsg
PSB*sabit1hooked implementsabitsnag; trip upWSSSsabitcatch fish with an unbaited hookCSsabitcurved knife used for harvesting riceNBsabithooked implementTsg
PSL*sabit2weaving patternsabitdesign in woven hatsYKsabitcolored design in clothCSsabitanwide woven beltYKCSsiabitmulticolored design in headclothJMsiyabitwovenTsg
PSB*sablay1drapesablaydrapeABNSWSCSJMsagleycarry draped over the armYKsableyhang up on lineSSsuday /sudlaycomb for the b/g consonant alternationsablaydrapeTsg
PSB*sablay2loose-fitting blousesablayclothesABsablaytradional loose-fitting blouseWSsableyloose-fitting blouseYKbadʤuʔ sablaylit 'sablay-style blouse'CSsabley ~subleylit 'sablay-style blouse'SSsablay ~sabloylong-sleeved, loose-fitting blouseJMsablayloose-fitting blouseTsg
PSL*sablɤkhunger for somethingsablɤkcrave for a particular foodWSsablokhunger forJM