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unu₁ adj. a small quantity of something abstract, e.g. time or effort. Had-om ot mangali, hin-unu ya dimmatong. Wait, he is coming and will arrive in a short time. Hin-unu kaya ya nabigat. It won’t take long before morning comes. hiN‑. (sem. domains: 8.1.3.2 - Few, little.) der. hin-unu

uya-uy (sp. var. uyauy) 1comm. a grand wedding ceremony; only the wealthy can afford it, often done after some years of marriage. [The marriage ceremony includes celebrating with feasting and dancing, and particularly relates to those with aristocratic rank.] Kay bo uya-uy damdama. It’s just like the Uya-uy marriage feast. pt: holyat; Sim: Ballihung, got’ad. (sem. domains: 2.6.1 - Marriage.) 2intrans. to perform the grand wedding ceremony. Mahapul an umuya-uy ni-an ta ahi humagabi. It is necessary to perform the grand-wedding-ceremony before the bench-ceremony can be performed. Maid moy umuyauy ad uwani te naligat di biyag. Nobody can have the grand-wedding-ceremony today because life is hard. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. n. ph. Tokop di uya-uy

wada 1exispred. this form predicates that something exists; it is tense and plurality neutral. <This existential predicate can be used to equate all of the English ‘be’ copular verbal phrases.> Waday oha ke dakayu an immalin nungkugkug handih hilong. There was one of you who came to knock at the door last night. Hinunggopak ya wadah ina. When I entered, my mother was there. Ahika umalih andai ta waday kalyok ke he-a. Come by and by and I will tell you something. (lit. there will be something) Etakuh bale da ta wada ke ot di kinailana ya ipainum nan ditaku. Let’s go to their house and if he should have (lit. there is) rice wine, he will let us drink it. Waday kanta, hapit ya tayo an impatibon nadan nalpuh natkonatkon an boble. There were songs, speeches and dances rendered by different groups from different barrios. Wadan ustu moy bidbibidbid hi novels. There has been enough reading of novels. (sem. domains: 9.1.1.1 - Exist.) 2nom. refers to the location of someone or something. <Morphology: kawad-ana.> Handih matibo na nuppey kawad-ana, ya inang-ang nan dehdin nah pingngit di wa-el ad Bae. When he was finally able to see where he was, he discovered that he was beside the brook in Bae. Mu natimtimot uggena inila nu ngannen bobley kawad-ana, ot nomnommonan had-onay kabiggatana. But he had lost his sense of direction and did not know where he was so he decided to wait until daylight. ka‑ ‑an na. comp. wada nin comp. wadahdi comp. wadahna comp. wadahtu comp. wadan wada der. mawada der. wadwada-an id. nawadaan ph. v. wada tad

ya 1conj. and; a conjoining conjunction that expresses an additive relationship between clauses or constituents of a noun phrase. Imme kami ya maid kayu. We went and you were not there. Maka ya ta baddanganak. Please come and help me. Ambiambilog ya dakkodakkol di tatagu. It is wide and there are plenty of people. Waday kanta, hapit ya tayo an impatibon nadan nalpuh natkonatkon an boble. There were songs, speeches and dances rendered by different groups from different barrios. Mumboga da ya mungkail da. They get rice and they make wine. Coordinating conjunctions. (sem. domains: 9.6.1.1 - And, also.) 2lk. links the constituents of an equational clause. Umboy biggatna ya munlilingot ka. Even in the morning, you perspire. Hay humagabi ya hay kadangyan. Hay ngadan bon nan kay ubunan an eda alan hi muyung ya hagabi damdama. comp. deke ya comp. deya comp. yaden

yaden deman ot conj. this phrase is a combination of conjunctions and adjuncts that connect two clauses; it combines the idea of contraexpectation or contradiction related to the first statement, along with the emphatic modal idea that the truth of the second statement should be obvious; and yet, see there; instead, see there. Kay makaphod di aton da ya kalyon da yaden deman ot an gaga-ihoy wadah nomnom da. (Psalm 26:4) It is as though what they do and say is very good, and yet, see there, what is in their mind is bad. Kay makakullug an makaphod da yaden deman ot an hauhaulon da nadan nabalun binabait pun-ala day limmu da. (Mark 12:40) It is as though they are truly very good, instead see there, they are deceiving widows so that they can get their property. Compounding conjunctions and adjuncts. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.3.3 - Contradict.)

yam-ut trans. refers to the action of roots and vines when they surround and enclose other objects. Kayam-utan di wakal di udum an intanom. Vines surround other plants. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 5A Changing state of site by adding something. (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

yang-od v. to nod head; up and down motion of head; a gesture of agreement or approval. Munyangyang-od handi munhummangan da. He was nodding his head when they were talking. Iyang-od mu ten damuwom. Nod your head when you meet him. Kayang-oyang-od nan nanganga. The mute person nods readily. muN‑/nuN‑, i‑/iN‑, ka‑. 1B Movment with a directional component. Sim: wigiwig. (sem. domains: 3.5.6.1 - Gesture.) yangyang-od

yap-o 1sta. to be lightweight. Makayyap-o ka. You are very light in weight. Nayap-o tun manuk mu. Your chicken is light in weight. ma‑/na‑. 6C Process or state of inanimate objects. (sem. domains: 8.2.9.2 - Light in weight.) 2proc. to become light in weight. Yimmap-o tun manuk mu. Your chicken became light. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. id. yap-ohok di kalim

yu pers. 1you, plural; second person, plural, Set 1 non-cross-referenced subject. Tipe nganne ahan hinaen ittolyan totongngokon yun mundongdongol. What is that story about that you are listening with open mouths. (sem. domains: 9.2.3 - Pronouns.) 2your, plural; second person, plural possessive pronoun. Idawawa yuy takle yu ta midatan kayu. Reach out your hands so you will be given some. Man-uket munggastu takuh pun-iskul yu ya kiphodan yuh udum hi algo. The reason we spend money for your studies is it is for your own good in the future.