al-aluk (infl. of aluk) trans. 1to comfort, console; to pacify, placate, appease. [The word is often used regarding the attempt to keep a child from crying.] Ena al-alukon hi amana ta mungkodo boh pihhu. He’s going to appease his father so that he can ask him for money again. Al-alukon yu nan golang. Comfort the child. Adi maal-aluk. She could not be placated. ‑on/‑in‑, ma‑/na‑. 4B Tactile - Touch contact. Sim: alubyag, anawa. (sem. domains: 4.4.4 - Respond to someone in trouble.) 2to use something to placate. Ial-aluk ku tun tinapay ke Lisa. I’ll appease Lisa with this bread. i‑/iN‑. (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Reconcile.)
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alubyag 1trans. to comfort in time of sorrow; to console. Alubyagom hi inam te oha ka mon wada. You console your mother because you are the only one around now. Maal-alubyag hi inana. Her mother is consoled. ‑on/‑in‑, ma‑. Speech Verbs - Purpose is to evoke a response. Sim: al-aluk, anawa. (sem. domains: 4.4.4 - Respond to someone in trouble.) 2intrans. to try to obtain someone’s favor. Mangal-alubyag bo te waday pinhod nan ibaga. He is trying to be in your favor because he wants to ask for something. maN‑ + CV(C). (sem. domains: 4.4.1 - Prosperity.)
aluk 1trans. to speak comfort; to console. Mahakit di nomnom na te nateh inana; eka ta em al-alukon. She is sad because her mother died; go to console her. Al-alukom nan golang te mungkokkogga. You comfort the child because he is crying. ‑on/‑in‑. Speech Verbs - Purpose is to evoke a response. (sem. domains: 4.4.4 - Respond to someone in trouble.) 2trans. to coax; to persuade by presenting nice agruements. Ena al-alukon hi amana ta mungkodo boh pihhu. He’s going to persuade his father and then he’ll ask him for money. ‑on/‑in‑. (sem. domains: 4.8.4 - Peace, 220.127.116.11 - Persuade.) 3intrans. to do something to please someone. Nganne atom an mun-al-aluk ke hiya. What will you do to please her? muN‑/nuN‑. infl. al-aluk