Tuwali Ifugao - English


ma-ataon (infl. of maata) trans. to eat something raw; to eat uncooked or half-cooked food; e.g. meat or fish, usually vinegar or spices are added. Ma-ataon da nan bolat di gulding. They will eat the goat’s skin raw. Adim ma-ataon nan dotag. Do not eat the meat raw. (sem. domains: 5.2.2 - Eat.)
ma-idon (der. of maid) trans. an agent causes something to cease to exist. [This verb is most commonly used in the Bible. God is the agent who is able to cause things to cease to exist.] Mu takon di athidi ya adik ma-idon nakitobbalak ke didat adik dagdagon didan am-in. (Libiticus 26:44a) But even though it’s like that, I will not cause my covenant with them to cease to exist and so I will not destroy all of them.
ma-ma-at (infl. of maat) refers to things that are done or that happen without reference to agents. Hi Apu Dios di ukod am-in hi ma-ma-at ya atonay implanunan am-in hi lintuna. God is the one responsible for all that happens and he accomplishes all that he planned for his creation. Makidngol ka hi ma-ma-at. You, too, should listen to what is happening.
ma-ma-idan (der. of maid) exispred. intensified negated existential predicate; there is none, not any. Deket kaspangarigan ta waday makahhapul mu ya ma-ma-idan di pihhum ya umanamut ka. Now, just in case you have an urgent need and you don’t have any money, you return home. Naminghan ya maka-al-algo bon ma-ma-idan tataguh kalata. Once, it was noontime and there was not a single person on the road. CVC‑ ‑an.
Ma-ma-idan di nitaguwak. (sp. var. maid di nitaguwan) (id. of maid) an idiom describing a person as someone who has nothing, i.e. poor. Ma-ma-idan di nitaguwak. I am very poor. (lit. My life is nothing.)
ma-maingit (infl. of maingit red) adj. this form with the CV(C) reduplicant refers to an intense red color and has been used to refer to the color ‘purple’ or something that appears ‘reddish’.
ma-uwan 1trans. to become aware suddenly; to get one’s bearings; realize suddenly. Ek imama-uwan ya deyak nah bilid. All at once I became aware that I was in the mountains. Indani ya ena imama-uwan ya maid mo nadan e nangikuyug ke hiya, an wada nin an alas kuwatro mon diye. Then, at about 4:00 a.m. he suddenly noticed that he was left alone by his abductors. i‑ CV‑. (sem. domains: 3.2.4 - Understand.) 2v. to pay close attention; watch carefully; to be alert. Ma-uwam hin mala-u da nadan tindalu. Pay close attention if the soldiers pass-by. (sem. domains: - Imprison.)
maid 1negative predicate. 1.1negpred. a negative predication; the negative opposite of the existential predicate. Maid di inat kuh gaga-iho. I did not do anything bad. 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. (sem. domains: - No, not.) 1.2negpred. negative predication expressing the non-existence of an agent. Maid di mun-ay-ayyam hi banting. Nobody will play with matches. Ek ang-angon, munhidhid-ipak te nahilong ya- maid hi Lammooy I went to see, I was straining my eyes because it was dark, Lammooy was not around. 1.3negpred. negative predication expressing the non-existence of a thing or possession. Maid di pihuk. I have no money. Mungngunu kayu te maid di poppog di tiempo. Work, because time is without end. Maid moy ena igattang. He had nothing more to sell. Maid, tumakut kamin e mangala mu maka-i-imin nangidat ot alan mi mo. “Nothing. We were afraid to take the candy but she was smiling as she gave it so we took it.” 2sta. to become non-existent; mama-id, the reduplication expresses the process of disappearance, i.e. becoming non-existent. Athidi bon gulatnat mama-id am-in di mumbaki ta hiya ya abuy matdaan. Like that also, if there are no longer pagan priests except for him. (sem. domains: - Exist.) der. ma-idon der. ma-ma-idan der. mama-id id. Ma-ma-idan di nitaguwak. ph. v. maid di poppog na
maid di adi hikmaton (id. of hikmat) an idiom expressing the idea a person will try anything to help in a troubling situation, particularly in the case of a serious illness (lit. there is nothing not to hold on to) Mundogo ke di tagu ya maid adina hikmaton. A sick person will try anything to survive.
Maid di hilbin di adi tumadom an otak. (id. of otak) An idiom that refers to the uselessness of a dull knife (lit. there is no value to a knife that is not sharp). Maid di hilbin di adi tumadom an otak. A dull knife is useless.
maid di hilbina (ph. v. of hilbi) useless. useless; an idiom that refers to someone or something as having no value (lit. nothing its value). Hay intanom yu ya maid di hilbina te maid di ibungan. What you planted is useless because there is no fruit. Imbilang nan maid di hilbinay tugun ku. He considered my advice useless. Maid hilbina di immaliyak hitu. My coming here was useless. (sem. domains: - Useless.)
maid di laban (id. of laban) an idiom describing someone who is easily beaten in a fight (lit. no fight) Maid di laban na. He is easily beaten.
maid di maptok (ph. v. of potok) predicates that there is no certainty about an action or event. Maid di maptok moh dalanon da. There is no certainty now where they will walk/go. Maid di maptok di ahik kibangngadan. There is no certainty regarding (the time) of my return.
maid di poppog na (ph. v. of maid) predicates that there is no end to an action or event. Maid di poppog nay diklamun datuwen tatagu ke ha-on. There is no end to these people complaining to me. Maid di poppog nay omnawan di tagu. There is no end to people desiring things.
maid di utok na (id. of utok) an idiom for describing someone as not intelligent; having a low intelligence quotient. (lit. no brain). Maid di utok na. He is not intelligent.
maid kapotok na (sp. var. maid pottok na) (ph. v. of potok) uncertain; no direction refers to the uncertainty felt about a decision or action to be taken. Maid di kapotok nay kulugon da. There is no certainty regarding what they believe. Maid di kapotok nah nomnomok te timmakutak. I was uncertain what to think about it because I was afraid.
maid maptok (der. of potok) advpred. describes an event that happens suddenly. Maid maptok ya immaliy nal-ot an udan. Suddenly there was a heavy downpour. Time. Sim: bigla, na-ala, hingkatang, maag.
maid moy bangluna (id. of banglu) an idiom referring to a married woman indicating that she no longer attracts men (lit. she no longer has fragrance). Maid moy bangluna. She’s already married.
maid nomnom na. (id. of nomnom) an idiom referring to someone with poor judgment; someone who does not adequately consider the consequences of actions or decisions (lit. has no mind). Maid nomnom na. He’s a dimwit.
Maid nomnomon hi naatuwam te hin uggem inlingotan. (say. of lingot) the saying is a subtle way of telling someone that they are lazy and can't complain about being tired (lit. you cannot think about being tired if you have not sweated). Maid nomnomon hi naatuwam te hin uggem inlingotan. You can’t be tired if you have not worked hard.
mailom (infl. of ilom) sta. to be wild; characterizes an animal that is naturally wild or a domestic animal that has become wild. ma‑.
mainum (der. of inum) nom. 1something that is drinkable. Mainum hinaen liting. That water is potable/drinkable. (sem. domains: - Beverage.) 2wine; liquor; any alcoholic beverage. Dakol di mainum handih kasar da. There was lots of wine during their wedding. (sem. domains: - Alcoholic beverage.)
maingit (infl. of ingit) refers to the red color. Maingit nan buuk nan malikanu. The American has red hair. ma‑. (sem. domains: - Color.) infl. ma-maingit.