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nA dead person. The dead (collective).dead personMaki mangan meˈ pateyin bang beytu pabatsa.The dead will eat at the time of the pabatsa ceremony.Gaˈniyaˈpateyku, dembuwaˈdu.I don’t have any dead (relatives), only one.Pinakellum balik weˈ Tuhanin meˈ pateyin.God will bring the dead back to life.13.1Nouns used in connection w/ deathNouns used in connection w/ death
vmatey(see also matey)To be dead, be deceased; to die; to stop (in the sense of to quit functioning).dead, to be; deceased; quit functioning; stop functioningTiggelneiyematey.He died a long time ago.Mateymākina jīpnen si tengngaˈ lān.The motor of his jeep quit functioning in the middle of the road.Gaˈi kataˈuhanku bang lisag piye ne peggeˈ matey deloskun.I don’t know what time it is because my watch stopped.

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vpapateysubjectN-, mag- (recip.)To kill s.t.; to turn off a machine (i.e. to stop it).kill, to; turn off a machinePapateyne bantanen.He killed his enemy.Magpapateysiyebu magusba du siye.They kill each other and what’s more they are relatives.Aˈa iyan bakas mapatey.That person has killed.Papateyundahuˈmākina jīpin peggeˈ tiggel pe siye.Turn off (stop) the motor of the jeep because they will be a while still.bonoˈbinasasabillaˈug

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vmagpateyFor s.t. to heal; to be healed.heal, be healedMagpateynebalik barannen.His body is healed again now.Gaˈpeiyemagpatey bakas inoperahin.She isn’t healed yet from her operation.Gaˈpemagpateydem bettengnen bakas manganakin.The one who gave birth is not yet healed in her belly.kawuliˈ(an)12.12Adjectives and verbs used in connection w/ sicknessAdjectives and verbs used in connection w/ sickness

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vmagmateyTo wail; cry or weep loudly.wail; cry loudly; weep loudlyMagmateyiyepeggeˈmatey papuˈnen.She wails because her grandparent died.Magmateyiyepeggeˈ peddiˈan iye.She cries loud because she hurts.tāring

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nkamateyDeath; at the death of...deathTiggelnekamatey saˈinen.The death of her mother occurred a long time ago.Laˈikukamateynen.I was there at his death.13.1Nouns used in connection w/ deathNouns used in connection w/ death

EUPHEMISMS FOR DEATH
bekkatnapasnen his breath snapped
niyaˈanu someone “kwaned”
niyaˈ moleˈ someone went home
niyaˈudjul someone died
DEROGATORY EXPRESSIONS FOR DEATH OR BEING DEAD
leggiˈ stiff, as fish dried too hard
niyaˈ tulla someone died
pininsan death as a curse: may you be unconscious
tubag die a violent death, become unconscious that way
JOKING ABOUT DEATH
hapBasilandiyawaˈneiye he has gone to lower Basilan
tetellennenapasnen he swallowed his breath