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abu 1adv. (prim) an adverb that limits and minimizes whatever concept that it modifies, e.g. an action, process, number, emotion. <Morphology: Derivation and compounding are common word formation processes with this morpheme.> Ha-on ya abu di ume. I only will go. Hanada ya abu makahhapul muy gatangom. Spend only for things that you really need. Tinibo mi an hay nidadaan ya abu ya duwan palangganan hinamal. We saw that what was prepared for us was only two basins of rice. Limiting and maximizing. Sim: ampod. (sem. domains: 9.2.2 - Adverbs.) 2adv. (sec) an expression of restriction or limitation. Abu moh nae! Stop that! Abu moy kumodokodoh pihhu. Enough of your begging for money! 3trans. can become a derived verb that cross-references an object. Bokon ya abuwan datuwey matibod Manila. These are not the only things seen in Manila. comp. abuna comp. adin-abu comp. ot ya abu der. ab-abbu der. abuwan der. abuy

abugadu 1comm. one who is legally qualified to act for another in matters of civil law; attorney; lawyer. Umayag kah abugadu ta hiyay mangitakdog ke he-a. Call an attorney to defend you. (sem. domains: 4.7.4.1 - Legal personnel.) 2intrans. to do the work of an attorney; practice law. Mun-abugadu nan imbabalena hin maongal. His son will be an attorney when he grows up. muN‑/nuN‑. 3trans. to defend someone in court. Abugaduwan dakan hiya. He will defend you. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. (sem. domains: 4.7.5.4 - Defend against accusation.) Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: abogado.

abukadu 1comm. avocado. Mahong-o tun abukadu. This avocado is delicious. (sem. domains: 5.2.3.1.2 - Food from fruit.) 2sta. for an area to be full of avocado trees. Maabukadu nan muyung da. Their forest has lots of avocado trees. ma‑. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish.

abul trans. to drive away, e.g. small animals, birds. Abulon yu nadan manuk ta adida kanon nan page. Drive away those chickens so that they will not eat the rice. Imme dan mun-abul hi buding. They went to drive away the rice birds. Dahdiy e mun-abul hi payo ad uwani? Who will go to drive away (the rice birds) in the ricefield today. Eyak mun-abul hi buding hi payo. I am going to drive away the rice birds in the fields. Abulom nan manuk ta adi na kanon nan boga. Drive the chicken away so it won’t eat the rice. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4F Adjacency/Adjoining actions. Sim: dog-al, dulun, dugyun. (sem. domains: 7.3.2 - Move something in a direction.)

abulut accept. Sim: tobal. 1.1trans. (prim) to agree to accept a proposal or a statement. Abulutom an hiyay mangiahawan hiya? Do you accept that he will be the one to marry her? Inabulut nan nan kinali da. He accepted what they said. Kon adi ka mo umabulut? Aren’t you accepting anything/anyone anymore. ‑on/‑in‑. 4E Perception and Cognition. (sem. domains: 3.2.5.9 - Approve of something, 3.2.5.4 - Agree with someone.) 1.2trans. to consent to something, permit, allow. In-abulut nan ume da. He permitted them to go. Dahdiy nangiabulut? Who consented to it? Uggek in-abulut an ekayu ume. I did not agree that you will go. i‑/iN‑. (sem. domains: 3.2.5.4 - Agree with someone.)

abuna (comp. of abu) advpred. 1it was only; there was only Abunay babuy ya manuk an mundallan. It was only the animals walking about (that she had to play with). Limiting or minimalizing. (sem. domains: 8.3.5.3.3 - Unique.) 2 it is only; the predicate modifies and constrains what is asserted. Abuna tuy dingngol ku mipanggep kediyen naat. This is only what I have heard about that case. Kanak pe on no abunay apuy ya kanan gayam ot takon hidiyen lata ya mun-anidu ta. I thought that it is only a fire (that we can acquire heat) and yet even as for that metal (thing), we can warm ourselves. 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. comp. abunadi

abunadi (comp. of abuna) advpred. a compound that expresses the idea that time and effort have been invested in accomplishing a task with little or no result; enough already, don’t bother with more effort. Abunadi ya mun-oonan. Don’t bother anymore, it’s just taking up space. Limiting or minimalizing. (sem. domains: 3.2.5 - Opinion.)

abung 1comm. a hut; small house; humble home; has a low post and no round disk encircling the posts just below the floor. Waday abung nad abbat. He has a small hut at that nearby place. Umeyak nah abung nan in-ina. I will go to the small hut of the old woman. Sim: bale, kihikugan, allung. (sem. domains: 6.5.1 - Building.) 2trans. to build a hut; to stay in a hut. Mun-abung dad Linda. They are building a hut in Linda. muN‑/nuN‑. (sem. domains: 6.5 - Working with buildings.) der. ab-abbung

abut comm. a hole, generic term. Waday abut nah dingding. There’s a hole in the wall. Sim: lokong, butbut, uwang, guk-ang. (sem. domains: 8.3.1.6.3 - Hollow.) Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.

abuwan (der. of abu) advpred. this predicate expresses the idea that there is only one reason for what someone is doing or the only thing that is involved; the affix cross-references the action or thing. {This is a modality adverbial predicate that modifies an action.} Hay abuwan tun at-atton dan dakamid uwani ya dog-alon dakami tuh boble. The only thing that they want to do to us now is to drive us away from this barrio. Bokon ya abuwan datuwey matibod Manila. These are not the only things that can be seen in Manila. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. Limiting or minimalizing. (sem. domains: 8.3.5.3.3 - Unique.)

abuy (der. of abu) exispred. a substitutionary form of an existential predicate that asserts a restriction by referring to the only one or only thing that qualifies in relation to the statement being made. Dadiye ya abuy Ippangyol an niha-ad ad Kiangan. They are the only Spaniards who stayed in Kiangan. Kediye ya pitu ya abuy kinnanan littalit. Those seven were the only bats that he trapped. Limiting and maximizing. (sem. domains: 9.1.1.1 - Exist.)

ad kabunyan₁ (n. ph. of kabunyan) comm. sky area; sky dome above the earth. (sem. domains: 8.5.4 - Area.)

ad kabunyan₂ prop. residence of spirits and deities. (sem. domains: 4.9 - Religion.)

adin-abu (comp. of abu, adi) advpred. to the greatest degree, describing only negative circumstances; very; extremely. <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.> 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: 9.3.1.3 - To a larger degree.)

ahigabut (comp. of gabut, ahi) nom. one phase of the ricefield agricultural cycle; cleaning the fields of weeds. Mun-uubbu handan tatagu te ahigabut. The people will share-work because it is the season for cleaning the ricefields. Gen: ahi. (sem. domains: 8.4.1 - Period of time, 6.2 - Agriculture.)

babuy 1comm. pig; swine; hog. Matmatabba nan babuy mu. Your pig is very fat. Tobatbalona diday bagol ya aammod ta dumalay-up da ta hay idatong di hagabi ya maphod dan am-in an hin-am-a ya ta dumakol di babuy da ya manuk da. He calls on the gods and his ancestors to witness the arrival of his hagabi-bench so that with its arrival, it will bring along good health for his family and the increase (become many) of their pigs and chickens. (sem. domains: 1.6.1 - Types of animals.) 2trans. to raise pigs. Mumbabuy da. They will raise pigs. muN‑/nuN‑. (sem. domains: 6.3 - Animal husbandry.) der. mababubabuy

bayuhabu comm. the bloom or flower of a rice plant; no grains yet. Bayuhabu moy page. The rice plants are blooming. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)

budabud 1comm. brief rush of wind which usually precedes a typhoon. Sim: dibdib, huy’uhuy, hub-’ud, yupuyup, puwok, budibud; Sim: hub-’ud. (sem. domains: 1.1.3.1 - Wind.) 2intrans. for wind to be gusting. Hunggop ka te deyan mumbudabud. Go inside because the wind is gusting. muN‑/nuN‑.

bunabun comm. a snake species; the dominant color is brown. Waday bunabun nah payo. There is a bunabun-snake in the field. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3 - Reptile.)

buyabuy comm. tail feathers of a cock. may be placed in hat band. [ Sometimes these fathers are placed in a hatband.] Andukkey buyabuy nan poltan. The cock has long tail feathers. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)

Deket numballin di kabunyan ya maid kitaguwan. (say. of tagu) There is no life without the sun. (lit. If the sky was changed/exchanged, there would be no life.)

ekaw ot ya abu idiom. expresses an evaluation that an event or action is unfortunate. (sem. domains: 3.2.5 - Opinion.)

gabut to cut grass. 1.1trans. to cut grass to ground level, usually done in a field in preparation for planting. Em gabuton nadan hoholok nah dola taku. You go and cut the grasses in our backyard. ‑on/‑in‑. (sem. domains: 7.8.3 - Cut.) 1.2trans. the site of the grass-cutting is prominent. Gabutan yu nan loba ta adi punbalayan di gando. Cut the grasses on the slope of the field so that the rats will not nest there. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 1.3intrans. the activity of cutting grass is prominent. Munggabut da nadan u-unga nah garden. The children are cutting grasses in the garden. muN‑/nuN‑. 1.4trans. the instrument used in cutting grass is prominent. Pinhod kuy lida an punggabut. I would like the grass-bolo for cutting the grass. puN‑. comp. ahigabut

habu (sp. var. of haybu) trans. to scoop up water and splash it on something; sometimes done to water plants that are near water. Ihabum nan liting ta madanuman da nadan nitanom nah loba. Scoop up the water and splash it on the plants on the slope. Habuwam nan napipitok an tolak. Splash water on the muddied vehicle. Adika humabu. Don’t scoop water and throw it. (sem. domains: 7.3.2.7 - Take something out of something.)

habug 1comm. fish roe; eggs of fish. Ayyoka nan habug nan dolog an inhida taku. What a pity for the fish roe that we ate. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.5 - Fish.) 2intrans. for fish to produce eggs. Tuwen humabug nadan dolog te matabada. The fish are about to have eggs because they are fat. Nahabugan da mo nadan yuyu. The Japanese fish already have eggs. ‑um‑/‑imm‑, ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an.