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abtu (sp. var. aptu) to anticipate. 1.1trans. to look forward to something; eagerly await someone or something; the affix cross-references that which is anticipated. Abtuwan day aliyana. They are eagerly anticipating her arrival. Abtuwan nay ayan da. He was eager for them to leave. Naabtuwan ka yaden ugge ka immali. You were waited for eagerly, yet you did not come. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, na‑ ‑an. Class 2C, Emotion and sensation . (sem. domains: 3.2.7.1 - Hope.) 1.2intrans. to anticipate something with impatience; the negative component of waiting and time passing is highlighted; the person feeling the impatience is cross-referenced by the affix. Uma-abtuh Bugan an nunhood ke he-a. Bugan was impatiently waiting for you. Umabtuwak hi kahilongana. I am waiting impatiently for nighttime. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. infl. umab-abtu

adi manghop (ph. v. of ngohop) . implies that a person has a desire that is unlikely to be fulfilled, but continues to have hope; fits the English saying ‘to hope against hope’. {The Christian Bible references are given for the purpose of encouraging research as to how this phrase is used in a story context.} Adi manghop hi Juan an emun-adal. John is not without the desire/hope to go and study. Hidiyen babai ya adi manghop ot mundukkun hi hinangngab na. (Matthew 15:25) That woman, she did not lose hope and so she knelt before him. Mu hi David ya adi manghop. (1 Samuel 17:34) But as for David, he did not lose hope. Kapyanan wadada nadan adi manghop. As expected, there were those who did not lose hope. Nanongnan adi kayu manghop. You still did not lose hope. (sem. domains: 3.2.7.1 - Hope.)

hana ot ta adjunct. 1an expression of wishing for something; used like an invocation for good; may it be so. Hana ot ta munnananong an wadan ditakun am-in di hayudut an malpun Jesu Kristo an hi Apu taku. (Rom. 16:24) May the grace that comes from our Lord Jesus Christ always be with us all. Hana ot anhan ta pumhod di nomnom na. May it be that his mind will change for the better. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 4.3.4 - Do good to.) 2a good event Hanahana ot kaya an matagu ka. It’s good that you are alive after all. (speaker heard the person was dead) (sem. domains: 8.3.7 - Good.) 3a subjunctive meaning to have a wish or hope. Hana ot ta umaddu da! May their tribe increase! (sem. domains: 3.2.7.1 - Hope.)

kal-ina ot (comp. of kal-ina) adjunct. to wish or hope for something to happen. Dumasadasal hi inana ta kal-ina ot kanu ya pumhod nan imbabalena. It is reported that his mother is hoping that her child will get well. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 3.2.7.1 - Hope.)

kuma adjunct. used to express that a speaker wishes or desires a certain event or situation to come about. Wada kuma da ama ke ina ad uwani. I wish father and mother were here now. Mundongol ka kuma! I wish you’d listen! Attitudinal. Sim: ke ot nin. (sem. domains: 3.2.7.1 - Hope.)

ngohop comm. hope against hope; desire with little hope for fulfillment; usually used with the negative which then means ‘not without hope’. Kayang di ngohop kun manibon nah inap-apuk. How I desire to see my grandchildren. Adi manghop hi Juan an emun-adal. John is not without the hope to go and study. (sem. domains: 3.2.7.1 - Hope.) ph. v. adi manghop