v. statTo be tight (of items of clothing).tight; crowdedSigpitne badjuˈku inin hatu ku ngahadje.This blouse of mine is tight now; perhaps I am getting bigger.kekkedhaget23.6Verbs and adjectives used in connection w/ sewing and dressingVerbs and adjectives used in connection w/ sewing and dressing2
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.