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vsubjectN-, mag-To cut into pieces (a stalk); cut pieces off (a stalk).Especially used of cassava when it is going to be planted.cut into pieces (a stalk); cut s.t. off stalkSōng tanem kamuntiˈ kayu iye, ubus tettane ne batangnen.He is soon going to plant cassava; he has already cut the stalk into pieces.Īˈiyemagtetta batang kamuntiˈ kayu.He is there cutting cassava stems into pieces.Tiyaˈkunetta batang kemuntiˈ kayuhin.I am about to cut the cassava into pieces.Tettahunlahing iyan amban deˈuganne.Cut that coconut off its stalk.kehet29WAYS OF CUTTINGWAYS OF CUTTING
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-To chop s.t.; cut s.t. into small pieces (with a knife and quick downward motions).chop into pieces; cut into piecesTettekne sawehin peggeˈ arak tadiˈikne.He chopped the snake into pieces because he almost stepped on it.Megtettek batang kemuntiˈ kayu iye.He cut the stalk of the cassava into pieces.Niyaˈnettek sinelaskun.Someone chopped up my slippers.29WAYS OF CUTTINGWAYS OF CUTTING
vsubjectN-, mag-object-anTo shorten s.t. (by cutting it); to trim s.t.Any long object can be ‘trimmed’ as posts, boards, tails of fish or chicken, hedges,
etc. If no object is mentioned it means fingernails.cut s.t. (as fingernails); trim s.t.; shorten by cuttingTettepdukew, iyuˈ tahaˈ kukkunun.Trim them; your fingernails are long.(This form is used though the grammatically correct form would be ‘nettep du kew’
or ‘tettepanun kukkunun’.)Bakas nettep ne ku, pandak ne kukkukun.I have trimmed them; my fingernails are already short.Nettepkujambangan miyaˈan tanemku.I trim those plants to plant them (the tops).Tettepanne kōknen.She cut her hair.Magtettepkōkiye.She cut her hair. Or: She cuts hair.kultisangkultoklongtaklung29WAYS OF CUTTINGWAYS OF CUTTING
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