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intjAh, exclamation to get a person’s attention; an exclamation that expresses being surprised or startled.attention getting, excl.Bang kite ngurung paˈinte: ā si kaˈu ne.If one gives something one says: ah it’s for you.
EXCLAMATIONS
ānaexpresses dismay
aba-abaalas; expresses dismay
agoroyouch; expresses pain
allaoh; expresses exasperation or dismay
alla bēexpresses dismay or fear
allōexpresses excitement, fear, dismay, pain
andūˈexpresses pity
awexpresses pain, fear, dismay, joyful surprise
beˈshucks; oh; expresses dismay
hoyto get attention
ōto get attention
oyto gain attention or answer
uyto gain attention or expresses surprise or being startled
āgama
nReligion.religionAku nuhut āgama islam.I follow the religion of Islam.Kaˈuke mangantan āgama matuˈu si ininen?Is it you who is in charge of religious things (lit. religion) here in this place?14.5Religion generalReligion general
vsubjectmag-To observe religious practices.religiousBang aˈahin magāgama gaˈi maghinang laˈat.If a person observes religious practices he does not do anything bad.magtuhan
āgasi
nGiant.giant, aMostly occurring in folktales. They are large people thought of as living mainly in the forest. They are not real people and can change their appearance.Patennaˈanāgasihin diyataˈkayuatawadem lowang poˈon kayu.The giant lives in a tree or in a hole at the base of a tree.lagtew14.1Supernatural beings and apparitionsSupernatural beings and apparitions
ākilaalkila
vTo rent; hire.rent, to; hire, to
ālimalim
nA person gifted with second sight; a seer.
āmatalamat
nForeknowledge (acquired through omens).foreknowledge, to have or acquireThis foreknowledge is actively sought after, e.g. by pressing one’s eye, biting on hot pepper, etc. Depending on what one feels one makes a decision.Meˈ kumandel si MNLF tege āmat hangkan kataˈuhande bang niyaˈ sōng umantag si siye.The commanders of the MNLF have foreknowledge; therefore they know if s.t. bad will soon happen to them.Iye koˈ (pag)alamat meˈ masaley, pinessel koˈ meˈ paˈanen, meˈ teyingenen.The (means of getting) foreknowledge of (the people of) old was to squeeze their thighs or ears.sengguniˈ14.17Activities to know or control the supernaturalActivities to know or control the supernatural
vsubjectmag-To acquire knowledge (from s.t. that appears to the person or through omens); to find out (through omens if an action is opportune).Bang kite duwaˈi magāmat kite padeheng dahuˈ si behe gawang, bang hāp ke atawa gaˈi.When we go down (from the house) we get foreknowledge first by stopping at the doorway, whether it will be good or bad.lessa (maglessa)payam (magpayam)limal14.17Activities to know or control the supernaturalActivities to know or control the supernatural
āmey
nSapwood.The softer, outer layer of a tree that surrounds the inner harder core.tree, soft outer layer of; sapwoodGaˈihāp hinang olom nampal āmeynen.It is not good to make posts of the sapwood.kayu
ānalan
vsubjectN-, mag-object-anTo take s.t. off s.t. else; to remove s.t.take off s.t.; remove s.t.Tiyaˈkumagān semmekku amban dem maleta.I am going to remove my clothes from the suitcase.Ānante bahadilin amban diyataˈpahagad.Let’s remove the barrel from the sled.
WAYS OF REMOVING THINGS
ānremove (generic)
abatpull off s.t. forcibly
awenremove from fire
hublasremove decorations
hugutremove by hand (as rice)
lebbestake s.t. down
lekkupremove s.t. firmly fixed
lugitremove dried coconut meat
luwastake off clothes
peddang(an)cut to remove
sahitremove s.t., move s.t. to somewhere
sisiˈremove skin or bark
sugitdig out
tunas(an)remove new shoots on tree
ugitdig out
uhuˈremove insides of chicken
āng-āngalang-alang
vTo hesitate.hesitate
ārataddat
nCustom; habit.custom; habit
ātaˈalataˈ
nWealth; riches; possessions.wealth; riches; possessions