kuwenta 1trans. to calculate or compute the number or amount of something. Deket gagalan madatngan hidiyen toon, mahapul an kuwentaon dat hanan lebbeng nan pamangngad nay bayadana, ta kay natangdanan hi katootoon. (Libiticus 25:52-53a) If that year will arrive soon, they must calculate the right amount of his payment of return so that it is like (he receives) his wages for every year. ‑on/‑in‑. (sem. domains: 8.1.1 - Number.) 2comm. the calculated number or amount of something. Hi Jehoiakim an patul di Judah ya binuwisana nadan tatagu, mipuun hi kuwentan di limmu dat wada pamayad nah buwis an ibagan nan patul di Egypt. (2 Patul 23:35) As for Jehoiakim who was king of Judah, he taxed the people based on the calculated amount of their wealth so that there would be payment for the taxes that the king of Egypt asked.
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dilal sta. to distract someone who is concentrating on something else. Adi dakol di ibagam ke hiyat adi madilal teden pungkuwenta nay bayad di balat ku. Don’t ask a lot of questions so that you distract him while he is computing the cost of my bananas. ma‑/na‑. 6B Characteristics of human nature or life situation. (sem. domains: 3.2 - Think.)