adin-abu (comp. of abu, adi) advpred. to the greatest degree, describing only negative circumstances; very; extremely. <
> Adin-abuy hakit tun nag-od. My cut is unbearably painful. Adin-abuy paminhod nan hiya. She loves him very much. Modality - Intensive. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - To a larger degree.) Morphology: abu as a compound with the negative, adi , takes the maximizing absolutive of abu and adds a negative extremity notion and functions as a predication.
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CV(C)CV-₁ mod. this modal reduplicant intensifies the meaning of an adjective; extremely; very. Hay kibalinana ya kaddakaddangyana te dakol di longonah nuwang ya babuy. The meaning of this is that he is very, very rich because he will butcher many carabao and pigs. Ambiambilog ya dakkodakkol di tatagu. It is very wide and there are many, many people. Abunay hukik an nangipakkid nah adol di kaiw, mu ongnga-ongngal ot muntattayunak nah hapang. It was only my legs that held on around the trunk of the tree; but it was very big so I had to hang from a branch. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - To a larger degree.)
hanga 1advpred. to calculate something as being too much of the actual size or amount; to evaluate something as excessive. Hangaanay in-alin Bugan an bulhe. She thought that Bugan bought too many beans. Evaluative. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - To a larger degree.) 2intrans. to always calculate an amount as being more than necessary. [When the form is used, it tends to express a negative evaluation of the person who does this.] Adika humangahanga. Don’t be always saying that it is too much.
kudukdul 1advpred. for something to be better or preferable to another thing to which it is compared. Kudukdul hin mungngunuwak te adiyak mundogo. It’s better if I work because I don’t get sick. Mu indani ya pimmalak bo ot nomnomonan kudukdulnay umanamut. But after awhile, she groaned again and so he decided it would be good to return home. Evaluative. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - To a larger degree.) 2trans. to prefer a specific action over another. Kudukdulok di umanamut mu nan eyak mun-iyan hitu. I would prefer to go home than to overnight here. Pakudukdulok di mundaldallan mu hay um-umbun. I prefer to walk about rather than to be sitting down. ‑on/‑in‑, pa‑ ‑on. 4E Perception and Cognition. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Choose.) 3proc. for something to improve; become better. Kimmudukdul di giknak handi tinibo daka. My feeling became better when I saw you. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Become, change state.)
labes 1sta. to be excessive; more than a normal standard. Nalabes di ininum ku handi hilong. I drank too much last night. ma‑/na‑. 6D Descriptives. Sim: halman. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - To a larger degree.) 2intrans. to exceed the limit; is more than. Lumabes hi himpulun pihhu di pasahe. The fare is more than ten pesos. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.
namahig advpred. an intensifying modal predicate; to a high degree. Istolyaon dan handi kanu ka-gibbun di gubat ya namahig di banig. They say that after the second world war there were many incidences of ghost appearances. Uggena pinadas an mundogoh namahig. He has never experienced a serious illness. Comparative. Sim: namam-a. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - To a larger degree.)