Tausug - English



pa1adv(Signals the continuance of an event already occurring or of a state already existing) still, more, yet.Yari pa siya dī.He is still here.Way pa siya dimatung.She has not yet arrived.Cf.na1
pa2affixA transitivizer, the causative affix.Magpakila aku sin baran ku kanila.I’ll make myself known to them.Palingkura in manga bisita.Have the visitors sit down.Parakdakan ta in manga kurtina kan Babuꞌ Anang.We’ll ask Aunt Anang to launder the curtains.
paꞌ2seebapaꞌnUncle, stepfather.
paꞌgangvag mag-; ran -an.To hinder, restrain, control, curb (something).Subay natuꞌ paꞌgangan in pagsaplag sin sakit yan.We have to hinder the spread of that disease.Diꞌ ku kapaꞌgangan in kabayaan niya hinangun.I can’t restrain her from doing what she wants.Paꞌgangi in bayaꞌ mu magsiga.Control your desire to smoke.Cf.*taꞌgahawid
paꞌsanvCV 3 ag mag-; pat -un.To carry (something) across one’s shoulder.Paꞌsana in mital yaun ha abaga mu.Carry the can across your shoulder.
paanThigh.Nakutkut siya sin iruꞌ ha paa.He was bitten by the dog on the thigh.6: The Parts of the Body
paandignInsinuation, innuendo, indirect reference or remark (usu. implying something derogatory).Diyugalan siya sin paandig mu.He is angry over your insinuation.vag mag-; goal -an.To insinuate, make an innuendo, indirect remark or reference.Nasāꞌ kaw bang aku in paandigan mu sin pagtakaw.You’re mistaken if you insinuate that I’m the thief.
*pābaꞌvag mag-.To abjectly apologize (for eloping).Nagpābaꞌ na pa maas sin babai in manga nagdakup.The couple who eloped have gone to the lady’s parents to abjectly apologize.OV SYN.patibabaꞌbabaꞌ 1Cf.*maapampun
pād1nThe palm (of the hand) or sole (of the foot).Naghuhulas in pād lima niya.The palms of his hands are sweating.Masakit in pād siki ku.The sole of my foot is sore.2nA handbreadth.sukud1
paddumannA compass, diary or the like.In tau magtulak-tulak subay awn padduman niya.A navigator should have a compass.Supaya diꞌ kalupahan subay hibutang ha padduman.This must be written in a diary so as not to be forgotten.
padjaknA pawnshop.Siyandaꞌ ku in gallang ha padjak.I pawned the bracelet in the pawnshop.vag mag-; pat -un.To monopolize a trade concession, lease (something), hire or charter (something, as a plane, jeep, or boat).In sīni Ever piyadjak sin Lannang.The Ever theatre is leased to a Chinese.Piyadjak niya in ariplanu pa Sambuwangan.He chartered the plane to Zamboanga.
padpadnA medicinal plant (with thick leaves containing water, like cactus leaves).Makakullus hubag in padpad.Padpad can cause swelling to subside.
pādpādvar.sapādpādadvInstead of, rather than.Pādpād kaw maglawag kaniya marayaw pa kaw tumagad dī.It’s better that you wait here rather than look for him.
padukkanA title used by all persons of royal blood, a minor official.
pagꞌaagaran(from agad)nA means of transportation, vehicle.Unu in pagꞌaagaran madtu pa tiyanggi?What will our means of transportation be going to town?Mataud pagꞌaagaran maglabay ha dān ini.There are so many vehicles passing this route.Cf.sasakatansakat
paga-paganA shelf.Butangan in būk yan ha paga-paga.Place that book on the shelf.Cf.lapad-lapad
pagalnAn enclosure (for confining animals, esp. fowl), pen, cage.Maghinang kami pagal itik.We will make a duck’s pen.vag mag-; pat -un.To enclose (animals, esp. fowl) in a pen.Pagala in manga babuy yan bat diꞌ magsāsab.Enclose those pigs in a pen so they won’t wander in the streets.OV SYN.apisCf.kuralādkūngan
pagasadjVoiceless (as from a cold), (of the voice) hoarse.In tingug pagas itung diꞌ kadungugan.A hoarse voice is practically inaudible.Cf.pagaw*lagawvpat magka-.To develop a hoarse voice.Magkapagas siya bang siya ulapayun.She develops a hoarse voice when she has a cold.
pagatnA scratch, superficial wound (inflicted by something pointed or sharp).viST pat ma-.To have a scratch, be or become scratched.Napagat in buktun ku sin kahuy tunukan.My arm was scratched by the thorny stick.vtag mag-; pat -un.To scratch (something).Piyagat niya in ugud niya, hangkan nagduguꞌ.She scratched her sore, that’s why it bled.Cf.kagas
pagawadjHoarse, having a congenital harshness or roughness of voice.Diꞌ ku tuud kahātihan in bichara sin tau pagaw yaun.I really can’t understand the words of that harsh-voiced man.Cf.pagas*lagaw
paginRayfish (generic).Makalupad in pagi ha babaw dagat.A rayfish can fly on the surface of the ocean.2: Fish and Swimming Marine Creatures
pagkahinA fellow (belonging to the same party, side, class or kind); (one’s) peer.Subay kita mamawgbug ha pagkahi ta Pilipino.We must defend our fellow Filipinos.
pagkuwan1advMight, may, perhaps.Pagkuwan diꞌ siya dumatung adlaw ini.She might not arrive today.Agad na kaw bihaun, pagkuwan, diꞌ mari in jīp kunsūm.You’d better come with us now, the jeep might not come tomorrow.2advThen.Pagkuwan, unu in hīnang mu pagkitaꞌ mu sin sunug?Then what did you do when you saw the fire?Cf.sakali
*pagunnStrength, firmness, solidness (as of a rope, building, bridge, or ladder).vtran -an.To make (something) strong, firm, solid.Pagunan ku in hāg sin kusina, patinggilun ku in hāg ha simintu.I’ll strengthen the post of the kitchen. I’ll put it on a cement foundation.adjmapagunStrong, firm, solid; (of a person) physically healthy.Mapagun isab in bāy batu yan.That stone house is firm and solid.Cf.kamdus 1hugut 1gawgut
paguynEvacuee, escapee.Mataud paguy dayn ha Sūg yaun ha Sambuwangan.There are many evacuees from Sulu there in Zamboanga.vag mag-, -um-;To flee, escape (from restriction, prison, a problem, or responsibility); withdraw (as from a besieged town or area of danger).Maguy in manga sundalu ha Luuk dūm ini.The soldiers will withdraw from Luuk tonight.Diꞌ aku magpaguy dayn ha hinang ku.I don’t escape from my responsibility.Cf.īg