yam-o 1sta. to be soft or become soft. Mayam-oy kahuypam. What you sleep on is soft. Yimmam-o nan inha-ang kun dotag. The meat that I cooked became soft. ma‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑. 6C Process or state of inanimate objects. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Soft, flimsy.) 2trans. (fig) to soften one’s attitude toward another. Payam-ohom di puhun nadah nawotwot. Soften your heart towards the poor. pa‑ ‑on.
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bangbang trans. to spade soil; to dig soil to plant; loosen soil for planting. Bangbangom nan habal ta ahi taku tanman hi bulhe. You till the soil in the swidden and we will plant it with beans. Nalakan mabangbang nan luta te mayam-o. The soil can be easily spaded because it is soft. Mumbangbang da hi tanman dah danggu. They are tilling a spot to plant spring onions. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4A Change the structure of object. Sim: baung, gaud, pala, huklay. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - Plow a field.)
hobat 1comm. the beak of fowls. Maingit di hobat na. Its beak is red. Makayyam-o nan hobat di impan di manuk. The beak of a chick is very soft. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Bird.) 2trans. to peck. Hobaton daka man! It might peck you! Humbat nan ina te ka-ap-ana. The hen pecks because it has just hatched its chicks. ‑on/‑in‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑. 4B Tactile - Touch contact. (sem. domains: 7.7.1 - Hit.)
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.
ta-une comm. 1a bamboo needle with a permanent thread attached to it. Nan ta-une di pangugut mu ot mayam-o nan luput. Use the bamboo needle to sew it, anyway the cloth is soft. (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.) 2to attach thread to a bamboo needle. Ta-uneyam ta kugutak nan kamahhitam. Attach the thread to the bamboo needle and I will sew your shirt. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an.