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adjEnough, sufficient.enough; sufficientSarangiyekataˈu maghinang badjuˈ.She has sufficient knowledge to make a blouse.Sarangnekinakan iyan si aˈa tellungan.This food is enough for three people.Sarang panasnen.It is warm enough (lit. its heat is enough).Sarangnekew mandi.You have bathed enough now (meaning: stop bathing).hustusangdansangkaˈteppet
adjVery.veryUsed only with nominalized adjectives.Aˈa iyan sarang kaˈekka kawulne.That person has very many demands (lit. enough of many).Niyaˈ anakne sarang kahāp dende.She has a child who is a very beautiful girl (lit. enough goodness).Sarang katala lumaˈnen.His house is very far (lit. enough distance).
v. statTo fit, be just right (in size, of clothes only).Sarangbadjuˈinin si aku.This shirt fits me (lit. is (big) enough).siguwe
vFor s.t. to be tightly packed, be crowded.Magsigpit meˈ aˈahin dem jīp.The people are tightly packed in the jeep.
nDifficulty.difficultyNiyaˈsigpitnepeggeˈniyaˈ utangne bu dinaˈak ne iye magbayed kuweˈitu.He is in difficulty because he has a debt and he has been told to pay it now.Iyesigpitnen, ulananne lumaˈnen bu gaˈ niyaˈ pamelline sapew.That is his difficulty; it rains into his house and he has no money to buy a roof.
v. statTo be in difficulty, hard pressed, in a dilemma.hard pressed, to be; dilemma, to be in aKasigpitankukuweˈitu, ganaˈ sīnku.I am in difficulty now; I have no money.Kasigpitanku mikil peggeˈ bang niyaˈ ne pangurungku iye gaˈ ne niyaˈ pamelliku para si aku.I am hardpressed thinking because if I give to her I don’t have anything left to buy for myself.(ka)bohat(an)(ka)hunit1(an)
vsubjectN-, mag- (recip.)object+/-#-anTo make s.t. difficult; to put s.o. on the spot.Nigpitne si Dende, gey iye ngatu bang gey iye kabayedan kuweˈitu.Dende makes it difficult; she is not willing if she is not paid now.Sigpitneku, daˈakne ku magbayed kuweˈitu.She puts me on the spot; she tells me to pay now.Magsigpitsiye sabab utang. (Magurung sigpit siye.)They make it difficult for each other because of a debt.
vsubjectN-, mag-object-anTo add a piece (in order to enlarge s.t.).add s.t. (to enlarge)Tangkilanun lumaˈnun bang dikiˈ.Add a piece to your house if it is small.Tiyaˈkunangkil olosku.I am adding a piece to my sarong.Īˈsiyemagtangkillumaˈ.They are over there adding a piece to the house.
vFor s.t. to be added to piece by piece, to consist of many added pieces.Magtangkil-tangkilnehadja oloskun.My sarong consists of many added pieces.Magtangkil-tangkilnehadja bulakkun.My field has simply been added to piece by piece.
vsubjectN-#-an, mag-object-anTo shorten clothes.Tangkisannepe paldanen bu andang ne tangkis.She still shortened her skirt and it was already short.Magtangkissawaliye, hatuiye katahaˈan.He is shortening his pants, perhaps he finds them too long.Niyaˈnangkisan paldakun.Someone shortened my skirt.
vTo come apart or undone (esp. of sewing).Tettaslaˈit badjuˈkun.The sewing of my blouse is coming undone.pekkalgaret
vTo finish (speech or items like rice or money), end, terminate, stop (speaking); close
(a legal case).It is used of stopping after speaking a long time about a certain subject, like e.g.
in judging a case.finish (speaking); terminate (speech); stop (speaking); close (a legal case)Jumuˈneku ngagad, iyuˈ gey ngatu tettas pagbissāden.I am fed up with waiting; they don’t stop talking (lit. their speech doesn’t want to be cut off).Tettasne pagbissāden.Their talk is finished (meaning: the (court) case has been closed).Ubus ne tettasne kehukumin.He already closed the case.Ensiniˈtettasbuwasde karutin.Earlier the one sack of rice was finished.ubus130WAYS OF SPEAKING AND THINKINGWAYS OF SPEAKING AND THINKING
vsubjectN-, mag-object-anTo cut off, shorten (legs or sleeves in clothing).cut off (sleeves or pant legs); shorten (pant legs or sleeves)Toklonganne sawalnen.She shortened her pants.Tiyaˈkumagtoklong badjuˈku.I am cutting off (the sleeves of) my blouse.Bang mabayaˈ kew magsawal pandak noklong ne kew sawalnu iyan.If you want to have short pants cut off those pants of yours.tetteppandak29WAYS OF CUTTINGWAYS OF CUTTING
nLengths of s.t. (that are usually joined together such as poles, pipes, etc.).sections of s.t. (that are joined); lengths of s.t. (that are joined)Piyetongkoˈsugpat soroknun.How many lengths of sections does your fruit-picker have? (Or: how many lengths of the fruit-picker pieces did you join?)Kulangduwetongkoˈ sugpatkun maki taˈabut lahing miyaˈan.I am lacking two lengths of sections in order for those coconuts to be reached.sugpat20.1ToolsTools