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wahoy
nA Chinese game of chance.A riddle in form of a ditty is presented. Players bet on one or more of thirty-six numbers corresponding to characters, mostly animals, one of which is the answer to the riddle. Those who bet on the correct character receive thirty times as much as they bet.game of chanceNgandaˈagiye si wahoy.He won in the wahoy-game.27GAMES AND TOYSGAMES AND TOYS
wajib
adjGood, right; obligatory (only used of important things esp. religious).right, it is; obligatory (religious term)Wajibduisabiye inurungan pusakaˈ, peggeˈ anak du isab iye.It is right if he also is given inheritance because he also is a child (of theirs).Wajibneiye hinang imam.It is right for him to be made an imam.Wajibbang kite magammal.It is good if we are religious.pataˈ1subey114.19Adjectives used in connection w/ religionAdjectives used in connection w/ religion
wakil
nAuthorization; permission; commission to do or say s.t.authorization; commission to do s.t.; permission to do s.t.Bang sōng ngawin imamin ngeddoˈ wakil dahuˈ amban metettoˈa pangantinin bang magkawin ne ke.When the imam is about to perform the marriage ceremony he asks permission from the parents of the bride if the ceremony can proceed.kew ngeddoˈ wakil bang kajari ne ke kew hap lumaˈ.Go and get permission if you can go home now.14.5Religion generalReligion general
vobjectka-#-anTo commission, appoint or authorize s.o.commission, to; appoint, to; authorize, toKawakilaniye dinaˈak magurung seydola.He is authorized to give out identification papers.Kawakilanku dinaˈak magbatik.I was appointed to invite people.daˈak
waktu
nTime, esp. the fixed prayer times.time; prayer timeNambahayang iye kahabaˈ waktu.He prays at every prayer time.Maglime-waktu iye.He keeps the five prayer times.14.3Time, monthsTime, months
nTime (of or for s.t.).time (of or for s.t.)Waktukugaˈlaˈi si lumaˈ tekkanen.At a time when I was not at home he arrived.Bangniyaˈ koˈ waktune pitu iye.She said if she has time she will come.Waktupatulibangsangem.It is the time to sleep when it is nighttime.baytutempo5.1World and timeWorld and time
advmagwaktu-waktu(For s.t. to occur only at) certain times.times, certain; certain times, to occur atMagwaktu-waktudu kabuwaˈ kayu iyan.That tree fruits at certain times.Magwaktu-waktu paguwaˈ kenna iyan.That fish comes out at certain times.
PRAYER TIMES OF THE DAY
approximately at
magribat 6 at night
eyisaat 8-12 at night
subuat 4:30 in the morning
luhul1at 12:15 to 1 early afternoon
asal1at 3-5 in afternoon
CONCERNING PRAYER
nawut (sawut)cup hands in prayer
rakaˈatunit of prescribed prayer
(pa)rukuˈbowing
(pa)sujudprostrating
sunnatoptional, indiv. prayer
tenggestanding
waˈad
vsubjectmag-To agree to do s.t. together; to speak s.t. solemnly.agree to do s.t. together; speak solemnlyIt is most often used of people agreeing to die at a certain time.Magwaˈadsiyebangmatey subey siye magsumbayaˈ.They agreed if they die they should die together.Aˈa bahiˈ miyaˈan moˈo magwaˈad, bang bulan Sappal moˈo magpandi iye hap tahik.That old person goes to get (people) to agree, in the month of Sappal he wants to take them all to the sea for a ritual bath.isun
waliswaris
nRelative (on the maternal side).relative on maternal sideWalis kite bang kite usba amban saˈi.We are walis if we are related through (our) mother.Gey binali walisin iye binalihin galabatin.The relatives on mother’s side are of no account; the relatives on father’s side are what counts.galabatusba16.1Types of relationshipsTypes of relationships
waluˈ
numEight.eightWaluˈsiye magpungtinaˈihin.They are eight siblings.7.2Cardinal numbersCardinal numbers
waluˈ-waluˈ
nA 10 centavo coin.
wanni
nA species of mango.mango, species ofMangifera odorataIt looks like a large green mango, has yellow flesh inside, and has a very strong and distinct odor.1.1.2Trees, fruitTrees, fruit
wapat
vDied, deceased, passed away, dead.Used for very important persons or for anyone who died in Mecca.dead; died; deceased; passed awayWapatneiyelaˈi si Makka.He died there in Mecca.Wapatne sultanin.The sultan has died.matey
wariswalis
wassalam
intjLit. ‘and peace’. Used to signal the end of a letter or speech; part of the answer in greeting.peace (used in greeting); signal to end a speech or letterBangniyaˈ bissāte bu tambus ne bissāten paˈinte wassalam.When we say something and our speech is finished we say wassalam.Bangniyaˈ magpaˈin si kite ‘assalamu alayikum’ nambung kite ‘alayikum wassalam’.When someone says to us assalamu alaikum we answer alaikum wassalam.14.6Arabic phrasesArabic phrases
weˈ1
ptlErgative particle; by.by; ergative particleInamāhan ku weˈ ne.She scolded me. (I was scolded by her.)Dinekdakan weˈ ne semmekkun.My clothes are washed by her. (She washed my clothes.)Tapanaˈik weˈ ku kayuhin.I climbed the tree.
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conjThat....thatUsed to introduce indirect speech.Paˈinne weˈ ekka saweˈne lumengngan.She said that many of her companions went out.Takaleku weˈ pitu iye ninaˈ.I heard that he is coming here at night.Tabatsaku weˈ pitu koˈ presidentehin.I read that the president is reportedly coming here.Daˈa pikilun weˈ dumaˈin kaˈu dapuˈnen, untulun ne kābew iyan.Don’t think (of it) that you are not its owner; care for that water buffalo.
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conjAs, that s.t. is s.o.’s.asUsed to introduce a complement clause with kimmat ‘consider’ in the main clause.Kimmatanun gallang iyan weˈ si kaˈu.Consider that bracelet as yours (that it is yours).Kimmatanun nakanak iyan weˈ anaknu.Consider that child as yours (that he is your child).
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ptlWhy (signifying amazement).why (amazement)It is used always at the beginning of a sentence, and only in the course of a conversation when something unexpected has been said.Ekka tarabahuku. Weˈ ine tarabahunun?I have much to do. Why, what is your work?Weˈdumaˈinke iyan lumaˈnun?Why, that is not your house?Weˈ tungannu sumu?Why, where are you going tomorrow?
weˈ4
conj.Because of s.t.because ofMagkinaˈagen ku weˈ astelkun.I want to beat you because of my anger.Muwekkaˈ sementohin weˈ linugin.The concrete cracked because of the earthquake.sabab12
weˈey
intgWhy.whyWeˈeykew pitu?Why did you come?Weˈeyku linganannu?Why did you call me?
vmag-To ask why.Magweˈeypekewbu kataˈuhannu ne.You still ask why but you know it already.(ine) sabab2(nen hangkan)(ine) jān(nen hangkan)
wildinguwilding
vsubjectN-, mag-To weld s.t.weld s.t.Ekkamākanak magaya magwilding.Many young people learn to weld.Bakas ku nguwilding badjaˈku.I already welded (or had s.o. weld) my plow.Bangniyaˈbasiˈpolong subey inuwilding.When iron is broken it should be welded.patliˈ