amayyu (sp. var. ammayu) 1comm. domestic animal; referring to cows, carabao, pigs. [Generic term for all larger mammal-like animals. The Ifugao consider these as the only animals.] Sim: aggayam. (sem. domains: 1.6.1 - Types of animals.) 2intrans. to raise animals, take care of cows, carabao Mumbabuy takun mangatang. Let’s raise pigs to sell. muN‑/nuN‑. 3comm. have an animal as a pet. Tipet hay ahuy pun-amayyum? Why make a dog your pet? puN‑.
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aggayam 1comm. animal, domestic; quadruped. Dakol day aggayam hituh luta. There are many kinds of animals here on earth. Sim: amayyu. (sem. domains: 1.6.1 - Types of animals.) 2intrans. to raise domestic animals. Maphod di mun-aggayam ta waday ihda. It’s good to raise domestic animals in order to have meat. muN‑/nuN‑. (sem. domains: 6.3 - Animal husbandry.)
1this prefix encodes an intensifying modal of a state. < . mod > Makangnganta din unga. That child loves to sing. Maka-aliy kogak. I was just at the point of crying. (lit. really coming my crying) Hituwen amayyu ya makahammuy This animal is very odorous. Maka-atung ad Manila. It is very hot in Manila. 2this prefix intensifies the state of the subject referent; co-occurs with stative verbs. Makayyam-oy tinapay ni kinapya na. The bread that she makes is very soft. Sim: nakaC1-. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Verb affixes.) 3this prefix intensifies the passive state of Class 4 verbal roots; non-past tense. Maphod di makaddikhal nan itungu te gagala ya mahap-ayan It is good if the firewood is well-split because it will dry quickly. The first consonant of the root is geminated.