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balin₁ advpred. refers to the possibility of an action or process. Nu mabalin ya hay mo informative books di bidbidom If possible, you should already prefer to read informative books Adi mabalin an eta mabiyag hin maid di ustuh ngunuh pangal-an hi pumbiyagan. It isn’t possible to live if we don’t have adequate work to provide our livelihood. Adi mabalin nan batu. The stone cannot be overturned. ma‑ . Modality. (sem. domains: - Can, - Possible.) infl. mabalin

damana advpred. refers to what is within the limits of circumstances, ability or power; can; is possible; is allowed. Datuwen bibiyo ya damanan ipkod day tagu. Those bibiyo-spirits can take hold of a person’s life. Kinalin nan mittulun di grade one an ume ka te damana mon munggrade one ka. The grade one teacher said that you can go to school and be in grade one now. Modality. (sem. domains: - Possible.) der. nadama ph. v. damana man nin ph. v. damanat nangamung

damana man nin (ph. v. of damana, man, nin) advpred. each word in the phrase has independent meaning, but together they assert that the information in the complement statement is possible or probable. Damana man nin an makulug. It may well be true. Damana man nin an mun-ay-ayyam. He might well play (but I don't know for sure). Modality. (sem. domains: - Possible.)

kal-ina (sp. var. kaina) adjunct. indicates a possibility; might; maybe. Kal-ina ya umali nan hadhad-ok kinali magawidak. The person I am waiting for might arrive so that’s why I must go home. Adim tagan hi ha-ang hi kanon te kal-ina adida umali ya dakol di masubla ya sayang hin madang-o. Don’t keep on cooking food because they might not come and there would be much left-over and it would be wasted if it spoils. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: - Possible.) comp. kal-ina ket comp. kal-ina ot

kananaket (comp. of kananat) adjunct. just in case. Kananaket adim pinhod nan ihda ya ibagam. Just in case you do not like the viand, just say so. Attitudinal. Sim: hin anoka ta. (sem. domains: - Possible.)

ke ot nin adjunct. includes components of optative (wish) and possibility; contrasted with a present reality. Wada ke ot nin da aman inad uwani ya diday mun-adug tudah u-unga. Maybe if only father and mother were here now. they would be the ones to watch over the chldren. Attitudinal. Sim: kuma. (sem. domains: - Possible.)

mabalin (infl. of balin) advpred. predicates the fact that something is possible, can be done, or the willingness to do something. Mabalin an waday utok na te handih wada grade three ya naipromote hi grade four hi kaginnawwan di toon. He probably has a good brain because when he was in grade three, he was promoted to grade four in the middle of the year. Modality. (sem. domains: - Possible.)

man-u 1adjunct. to be fortunate; for something to be good for someone. Man-un ditaku te mangan takuh mumpitlu hin-algo yaden dakol day agun maid kanon da. Good for us because we can eat three times a day when there are many who have no food at all. Kanak hi nomnom kuy “Makamman-un dida te kay nakalakka. I said to myself, “It’s really good for them because it seems easy.” Evaluative. (sem. domains: 4.4.1 - Prosperity.) 2advpred. something is possible, but is not certain; modifies the main clause; implies that it would be a good thing. Man-u te deket nangabak di tagu nah tugal ya mun-an-anla. It might be that when one wins in gambling he is happy. Modality. (sem. domains: - Possible.) comp. man-uke comp. man-upo

nin adjunct. modifies a statement as expressing a tentative possibility; perhaps; possibly; maybe. Umali nin hi biggatna. He may possibly come tomorrow morning. Pangalim nin kattog di babale nadan udum bon matibo mo bokon ta datuwe nan kalyon an bapor. You think maybe what you see are houses but these are what they call ships. Andaan mo ta deket waday takon di ittay an hinapulan an pihu ya intalu ta nangmung hi udum an algo an ahi nin makahhapul. When you have found just a little money, why not keep it for a rainy day when you might need it badly. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: - Possible.) comp. deke pe nin ta comp. wada nin ph. v. damana man nin