Tausug - English


naug1.1vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To go down (as a ladder or stair), dismount (as from a horse, vehicle), alight; go down to get (something).Naug kaw dayn ha bāy yan.Come down from that house.Nakanaug na siya dayn ha tarak.He just alighted from the truck.Cf.babaꞌ 11.2vact/pat unaffixed pat pa-…-un.(For laws, messages, etc.) to go forth, be given out publicly or officially.In pahāti ini naug dayn ha upis sin mayul.This notice comes from the mayor’s office.Piyanaug sin Tuhan in parman niya dayn ha manga nabi.God sent forth His commandments through the prophets.2vag magpa-; pat pa-…-un.To sell out (one’s property usu. at a depreciated value, esp. in times of financial difficulty).Maytaꞌ kaw nagpanaug sin pamulawan mu?Why are you selling out your gold jewelry?
*nayamnpanayam-nayamSee panayam.Games (different kinds of games played at the same occasion).Awn panayam-nayam bihaun ha grandstand.There are games at the grandstand now.
naylunEng.nNylon line.Cf.hapuntangsiꞌ
niꞌmatnBlessing, grace, favor from God in the form of internal body comforts.Sumannyang in pamikil mu bang kaw dihilan niꞌmat sin Tuhan.You will have peace of mind if God showers His grace upon you.Cf.rahmat
nigatibEng.nA negative, photographic image on transparent material used for printing positive pictures.Pahugasan ku in nigatib sin pattaꞌ ku.I’ll have the negatives of my pictures developed.
nikiꞌ-nikiꞌadjVery small, little (in size or amount).In ambung yan nikiꞌ-nikiꞌ tuud.That basket is too small.Cf.nahutasibiꞌsibiꞌ-sibiꞌanak-anak
nilapron(Third person pl. non-topic actor/causer and poss. pronoun) they, their.Patayun nila in kambing.They will kill the goat.Bāy nila sān.That’s their house.
nipaꞌnNipa palm (used for roofing and walling).5: Plants
nipisnThinness, flimsiness, sleaziness.Bang bihan in nipis sin badjuꞌ subay kaw magkamisun.If the dress is that thin then you should wear a slip.adjmanipisThin (as of a person, book, or pad of paper); (of cloth) flimsy, sleazy.Manipis tuud in kakanaꞌ.The cloth is very thin.vtAR ran -an.To make (something) thinner, take away some thickness.Subay nipisan in sulab sin laring ampa mahayt.The blade of the knife should be made thinner, then it will be sharp.viST pat mag-, -um-.To become thin or thinner.Magninipis in baran mu.You’re becoming thinner.
nispunThe month of commemorating the dead.A yearly Muslim commemoration celebrated during the whole month of Saꞌban. During the month graves are visited and cleaned, sprinkled with water and decorated with the infloresence of the palm tree.Maglanuꞌ in tau kubul bang bulan nispu.People clean the graves when it’s the month of commemorating the dead.vag mag-.To celebrate such an occasion.Kuꞌnu kamu magnispu?When will you celebrate the commemorating of the dead?
nituꞌnThe climbing ferns.Lygodium spp.5: Plants
niyapron(Third person sg. non-topic actor/causer and poss. pronoun) he/she/it, his/hers/its, him/her.Way niya aku piyaagad.She didn’t let me go along.Ini in bilik niya.This is his room.
niyatnIntention, purpose, desire, ambition.Unu in niyat mu miyari?What is your intention in coming here?Cf.gawivag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To intend, desire, aim at, think of, dream of (something); regard or consider (someone to be something), hope for (something).Way aku nagniyat sin sugarul siya.I never thought that he would be a thief.Niyatun ta kaw taymanghud, pasal sin dayaw mu kākuꞌ.I consider you a brother because of your goodness to me.Cf.pikilmaksudgantaꞌ 1
niyupron(Second person pl. non-topic actor/causer and poss. pronoun) you, your.Sumbayꞌa niyu na.You (pl.) slaughter it.Bukun ka ini būla niyu?Isn’t this your (pl.) ball?
niyugnThe coconut (palm) tree (not included semantically under generic kahuy).Awn yaun niyug hi Sappari, tiyungguan hi Hadji Sali.Hadji Sali was once taking care of some coconut trees that belonged to Sappari and his clan.Pilangka-ulad dahun niyug hambuuk pilak?How many coconut leaves can you buy for one peso?Cf.nipaꞌsaniCocos nucifera
bunuthusk of shell
lahing 2flesh of mature ripe nut
puttimilk of the nut
butungmature unripe
gangkulmature semi-ripe
lahing 1mature ripe, with meat
putangmature, meatless
bagaybayyoung inflorescence
labitprotective sheath for frond and blossom
giyagaydry flower bract
langkaydried leaves
lukayyoung leaf, still in protective sheath
lurangsheath of flower
baungwater container made of whole shell
baung-baungsavings bank made of whole shell
bulingcharcoal made of pieces of shell
gataꞌemulsion (milk of nut with water added)
lampasufloor scrubber from husk
sasapubroom made from langkay
sayrapmatting made from woven leaves
tubaꞌwine made from sap
n(The prophet) Noah.
nukilvar.nukir1nA handwritten pamphlet.In tau diꞌ pa tuud makahampat sin duwaa sambahayang subay awn nukil pagbassahun.Anyone who does not yet know the verse well in praying, must have a (prayer) pamphlet to read.2nReligious learning or knowledge.In manga pakil subay maingat nukil.Priests should have religious knowledge.3nA person skilled in writing (i.e., who has good penmanship).
nunuknThe balete or strangler fig tree (believed to house a demon).Pagkakitaan in lagtaw ha nunuk bang dūm.A giant can be seen at the balete tree at night.
*nungnungvar. ofnyungnyungvTo adore or value (something) highly.

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