Tausug - English



daadvAs expected, only, just.Lima pilak da in sīn ku.I have only five pesos.Marayaw da in kasuddahan niya?Is she kind (as I expect)?Bukun da ini kaymu.This is not yours anyway.
1.1vCV ag mag-; pat -un; goal -an.Generic term to carry (something), bring or take (something by carrying it); (with pa₂) to send (as a letter or message. See parā).Tabang kaw magdā sin kalangkapan yan.Help carry that baggage.Dāhun ku pa tabuꞌ in manga sayul yan.I’ll take (carry) those vegetables to the market.Dāhan ta kaw istaꞌ.I’ll bring you some fish.Nagparā lapal in mayul.The mayor sent words.npangdā-rāThings carried, goods.1.2vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To refer (something to someone), take (a matter to court or to someone).Bang diꞌ masulut in parkalaꞌ mu ha mayul dāha na pa huwis.If your case can’t be settled by the mayor take it to court.
ampupuꞌin both arms close to the chest
awluꞌon the arms extended out in front
babaon the back
balungon both shoulders
bitbit(something heavy) dangling from the arm
kandungin oneꞌs garment in front of one
kandutin something tied around oneꞌs waist
hambin(something large) under the arm
lutuon the head
paꞌsan(a long object or a person) on one shoulder
pinditdangling from the hand
pipiin/on one arm, against oneꞌs side or chest
saꞌlayhanging from the shoulder, draped across the
sipit(something slender) under the arm/armpit
tambinby two or more people by any method
tangaꞌin oneꞌs mouth, dangling from the mouth
tanggungon one shoulder with a pole
usungin a litter or by interlacing the hands to
form a seat
2vag mag-; pat -un.To bear (responsibility, sorrow, anger, etc.).Diꞌ na aku makarā sin kasusahan ku.I cannot bear my sorrow.3vag -um-; pat -un.Always used with a second verb, e.g., to engage someone in conversation, arrange to see someone, engage someone in quarreling, etc.To arrange (to do something with someone), engage (someone in doing something).Dāhun niya aku magbichara saꞌ diꞌ aku mabayaꞌ.He wants to engage me in conversation, but I don’t want to.Subay mu dāhun magꞌisun in manga iban mu pasal sin hinang niyu.You should engage your companions in a conference about your work (i.e., confer with them).Dāha magkitaꞌ in pulis pasal sin parakalaꞌ mu.Arrange to see the police about your case (i.e., go see the police).4npagdāThe way one conducts (oneself or one’s life, work, affairs), the way one treats (other people).Kiyaamuhan aku sin pagdā sin mayul ini sin baran niya.I am pleased with the way this mayor conducts himself.vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To conduct (oneself or one’s life, work, affairs); treat (other people).Mahumu bukun marayaw magdā sin kawl piil niya in kapitan yan.Often that captain does not conduct his behavior well (i.e., does not behave well).5npangdā-rāEuph.The external genitals (of either a man or a woman).
dā-isugvag mang-, -um-, magpang-.To display one’s fearlessness, act fearless.Mangdā-isug siya kākuꞌ sawkat taymanghud ku in iban niya nagkālu.He’ll act fearless towards me just because it was my brother who was quarreling with him.
*dāꞌdāꞌvact mang-; ran kapang-…-an.To have one’s feelings hurt, be offended.Ayaw kaw mangdāꞌdāꞌ. Diꞌ ku hikarihil in piyangayuꞌ mu.Don’t be offended. I can’t give what you’ve asked from me.Nangdāꞌdāꞌ aku sin walaꞌ mu aku piyaingat sin pagtiyaun mu.I was really hurt, for you didn’t inform me of your wedding.Unu in kiyapangdāꞌ-dāan mu kākuꞌ?What is the reason you’re offended at me?OV SYN.*ambuldaꞌ
daꞌganvAR ag mag-, mang-; ran -an.mag- not purposeful, mang- purposeful.To put (something heavy) on top of (something else so as to prevent its moving or being moved), press down heavily on (something).Daꞌgani sin būk in kātas mu bat diꞌ hipalid sin hangin.Put the book on top of your papers so that they won’t be blown away.Īg kaw dayn duun, karaꞌganan kaw sin batu dakulaꞌ.Get away from there, you’ll be pressed on by that big rock (i.e., it will fall on you).OV SYN.*dupun
*daꞌsigpūꞌdasigvag mag-, -um-; goal -an.To speak vociferously and shrilly, shout (at someone).Matawakkal siya dumaꞌsig kākuꞌ.He dares to speak vociferously to me.Hisiyu in daꞌsigan mu?Whom are you shouting at?Ayaw na kaw magdaꞌsig duun.Stop your shouting there.OV SYN.*pahit*galit
daakvag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To ask, request, command (someone to do something [does not necessarily imply superiority]).Daak kaw ha manga bataꞌ yan kumawaꞌ tubig.Ask these boys to get some water.Ayaw kaw dumaak kākuꞌ magbīng.Don’t command me again.Diyaak niya aku maghulug sulat.She requested me to mail (lit. to fall) a letter for her.Cf.*mandandaraakunA helper (esp. a domestic worker, servant, maid).Gadjihan ku in daraakun namuꞌ kunsūm.I’ll pay our maid tomorrow.SYN.ipatanipat 2paraakderv.nA word, message, information sent through someone.
daanadjOld (in the sense of worn, out-of-date, out of fashion, as of cloth, clothes, shoes, books, houses).Daan na in badjuꞌ ku.My dress is already old.vCH pat -un.To cause (something) to be old or worn out (esp. by constant wearing, as clothes or shoes).Subay mu diꞌ daanun in kapatus mu.Don’t make your shoes old.vST pat ma-.To become worn out, old.Maraan sa yan magtuy bang daran siyusulug.It will become worn out in no time at all if you wear it very often.OV SYN.lubawpasawlasaw
daawanA reason, excuse (a denial aimed at an accusation against one).Unu in daawa mu pagsumariya kaymu sin pulis?What was your excuse when the police interrogated you?Ayaw kaw magdungug sin daawa patay.Don’t listen to flimsy excuses.vag mag-, -um-; pat hi-, hipang-; goal -an.To present arguments, excuses, reasons in a defense.Subay kaw dumaawa sin bukun dusa mu.You should give your argument that it’s not your fault.adjmaraawaCharacterized by reasons and arguments.Maraawa tuud in tau yaun.That fellow is full of reasons and arguments (in his own defense).Cf.paylugalgal
*dabdabvact mag-, mang-; pat pag-…-un.To talk while in an unconscious state (as during a fever, sleep or serious illness), talk nonsense.In tau mangdabdab bukun ha sayu.A person talking in an unconscious state is not conscious (of what he is saying).OV SYN.*damat
dabluꞌvag mag-; pat -un.To eat greedily or voraciously (a derogatory term).Dabluꞌ na kaw lisuan.Eat now, you lazybones.SYN.dambaꞌOV SYN.daslukbuslad
dabungnBamboo shoots (used as a vegetable).In dabung pagkawaun dayn ha patung.Bamboo shoots are a food taken from the bamboo.
dabusannThe light pith of certain trees, used for razor-straps.Marayaw paghukutan gunting in dabusan.The light pith of a tree is good for strapping scissors.5: Plants
dāg11vag mag-, -um-, mang-; goal -un.To climb (something, as a tree, a mountain or building, but not up the stairs to the house).Mangdāg sila lahing gana-gana.They will climb and get coconut in a little while.Dāgun ku in puntukan sin būd.I’ll climb to the top of the mountain.Dāg kaw pa taas niyug.Climb up the coconut tree.npangdarāgAn expert climber.Pangdarāg san hi Amaꞌ.Father is an expert climber.Cf.tukadsuladgaban 1sakat2npangdarāgA season of harvesting (a certain kind of fruit, coconuts) from trees.Pila pikul lahing in makawaꞌ niyu hangka-pangdarāg?How many piculs of coconut can you get at one harvesting?
dāg2nA (banana) leaf (always with sayng).Kiyabuli nila sadja in kaunun ha dāg sayng.They just wrapped the cooked rice in banana leaves.
dāganMaiden girl, adolescent girl in puberty stage (may also be spoken of some animals).In dāga amu in babai baꞌgu simangput.A maiden is a girl who has just entered puberty.OV SYN.budjang
dagahitnA sedge, with sharp edges.Mataud dagahit nagtutubuꞌ ha lanaw-lanaw.There are many sedges growing in swamps.Sclenia scrobiculata
dāgan1vTV ag mag-, -um-; goal -un.To run.Dimāgan siya kimawaꞌ tabang.He ran to get help.Ayaw kamu magdāgan, malandug in dān.Don’t run. The road is slippery.Dāgan kaw bat kaw diꞌ abutan.You run so that you’ll not be caught.adjmarāganSpeedy, fast.Marāgan in tarak pukul yan.That flatbed truck travels fast.2vact mag-, -um-.(For a mechanical or electrical device) to function, operate; (for a vehicle or boat) to be in motion; (for a liquid, electric current) to flow, circulate.Diꞌ dumāgan in makina ini.This machine won’t run.Dimāgan na in kappal pagdatung namuꞌ pa jambatan.The ship was already moving when we reached the wharf.Hisiyu in magparāgan sin jīp?Who will drive the jeep?Pagpanaw-panaw da kaw bat dumāgan marayaw in duguꞌ mu.Do some walking exercise so that your blood will circulate well.3vag mag-, -um-.To run (for a political office).Dumāgan aku mayul balik iliksiyun ini.I will run for mayor next election.4vag mag-, -um-; goal -an.To run (to someone for help).Wayruun karāganan ku bang aku masigpit amura ikaw.There is nobody I can run to if I am hard up except you.5vag magpa-; pat pa-…-un.To manage (one’s money).Maingat siya magparāgan sin pilak niya.She knows how to manage her money (by engaging in profitable investment).
dagang1vCV 1 ag mag-, -um-; pat hi-; goal -an.To sell (something).Dagang kaw madtu sin istaꞌ ini pa tabuꞌ.Sell this fish at the market.Hiragang ku in istaꞌ.I will sell the fish.OV SYN.paglitu*litu1ndaganganMerchandise, wares.Nagbayaꞌ na in dagangan.The merchandise was sold.tau dagangcomp.n{Archaic} A slave.2vag mag-, -um-; pat hika-.To fool, cheat, trick (someone).Maluhay hikaragang in tau way akkal.It is easy to fool a man who lacks wit.tau dagangcomp.vA stranger, someone who has no relatives in a place.
dagatnSea, ocean, ocean water.Sawki kita dagat.Dip me some ocean water.OV SYN.lawd1 karajumpanagatderv.vTo hunt for shellfish, edible plants or other edible animals along the shore at low tide.
dagbusnLooks, appearance, resemblance, figure (as of color, shape or form of people, clothing, or buildings).Biyaꞌdiin in dagbus sin tau piyaglawag mu?What does the man that you are looking for look like?vact -um-.To resemble, be alike in appearance or figure.Dimagbus kaw ha inaꞌ mu.You look like your mother.Paragbusun ta manuk-manuk in tanglung natuꞌ.We will make our paper lantern look like a bird.dagbus malaikatangelic looking (good looking).dagbus saytandevilish looking (bad looking).Cf.lupa2
*dagdagvAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To deduct, subtract, decrease, reduce (the amount or quantity of something).Subay ta dagdagan in gadji niya.We must reduce his salary.OV SYN.kulang2 1kūꞌ*hilangANT.ganap
daggutadjTouching or very close to each other; concentrated at one center (as of the heat of a fire).Bukun daggut in pasuꞌ sin kāyu.The heat of a fire isn’t concentrated in one place.vact -um-.To touch or come very close (to something); be concentrated at one center.Diꞌ aku mabayaꞌ dumaggut in kusina mu pa bāy ku.I don’t want your kitchen to touch upon my house.OV SYN.*dagpak
daghalnThe chest, thorax (the part of the body from the solar plexus to the neck).In ū atay iban daghal dugaing.The solar plexus and the chest are different.6: The Parts of the Body
daghaynLoud laughter, guffaw.In daghay niya pagdungug niya sin isturi.What loud laughter she had after listening to the story.vag mag-, -um-; goal -an.To laugh loudly, guffaw.Bang babai, diꞌ makajari magdaghay ha dān.For women it’s not good to be laughing loudly when walking on the road.adjmaraghayProne to guffaw.Maraghay in babai yaun bang magkatawa.She is prone to guffaw when she laughs.Cf.hikhikpaghakhakhakhakkatawauyumkisiꞌ 1