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aka adjunct. expression that questions the reason for something; implies surprise, denial and doubt; a why expression. Aka? Kon ha-oy di nangala? Why? Was it me who got it? Aka- maid ot di inalak. Why, I did not get anything. Interjection. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis, 9.2.7 - Interjections.)

inal-ala adjunct. a contrastive expression; to be more so; but as for. Immeh Mary ot gumatang hi ittay an asukal, inal-alak ot an maid di ginatang ku. Mary went to buy a little sugar, but as for me, I did not buy any. Inal-ala nan ha-oy. Even more so if I’m the one. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.)

kay’a adjunct. adds emphasis to a statement; in fact, certainly, definitely. Kanan Rosa di umed Manila mu adi kaya. Rosa said she is going to Manila but in fact, she is not. Adika kaya mahaul. Don’t ever be tempted (even if they insist)! Immi-ingleyak an pinhod kun umanamut mo indani bo kaya ya uminghaak. I felt so lonely that I wanted to return home, but after a while I definitely became adjusted. Hinae toan bumdang hidiyen bokon kaya hi Lammooy. That is what I don’t know, roaming spirits there, but definitely not Lammooy. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.)

ke₂ adjunct. occurs within an NP encoding a contrastive concept, setting apart the reference of that person or thing from other possible references. Hanada ken maid di happiyo na, nangapya da. As for them, they had no shields so they made them. Ad Makati ke ya hituy kad-an di kakadangyan. In Makati is where the rich people are. Nahdom ke ya ahi naukat ta tumanayyapan. It is at night that it comes out and flies around. Hi ke Butale ya binugtung an imbabale. As for Butale, he was an only child. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 8.3.5.2.3 - Different, 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.) hantu ken comp. man-uke

ke pe adjunct. indicates contrastiveness with emphasis. Ha-oy ke pe ya umamlongak. As for me, I am happy. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 8.3.5.2.3 - Different, 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.)

ken det. a determiner that contrasts the marked referent with other referents. {This form functions rhetorically to contrast a participant or prop with other referents. Unlike the ke determiner form, it is a post-position form, rather than a pre-position form.} Hanada ken maid di happiyo da, nangapya da. As for them, they had no shields; so they made them. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.)

mahig 1advpred. expresses an intensive evaluation. Namahig di anla na handi tinibo daka. He was very happy when he saw you. na‑. Evaluative. Sim: hogla, halman. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.) 2sta. for something to be considered terrible; expresses a negative evaluation. Namahig tun imbabalem. Your child is terrible. na‑. (sem. domains: 4.3.1.2.1 - Below standard.)

man tuwali ot adjunct. denotes that without a doubt what is said is true, a strong assertion; certainly. Man tuwali ot nawotwot da te maid di payo da. Without doubt, they are poor because they have no ricefield. Man tuwali ot maid di bain mu kinali athinay at-attom. The truth is you have no shame; that’s why you are doing that. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.)

namam-a (infl. of mam-a) advpred. to show an action or feeling to an extreme degree; by comparison, even more so. Namam-a te kanan hanadan iibanay adida mo pakiayon hi pidwana. What was even worse, her brothers told her that she could not come with them again. na‑. Comparative. Sim: namahig. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis, 9.3.1.1 - To a large degree.)

permi adv. to a greater degree; very. Permi an kotol handi hilong. It was very cold last night. Limiting and maximizing. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.)