vsubjectN-, mag-To ask forgiveness for s.t.; say the confession of faith; utter an Arabic phrase (as
an expression of dismay).
forgiveness, to ask; confession of faith, to sayexclaim in dismayTawubat is in most cases understood as the pronouncing of certain Arabic phrases during a
prayer ceremony. People at the point of death are also urged to pronounce them. In
order to clear one’s mind of bad feelings one may say parts of those phrases. Often
if something goes wrong, breaks or at bad news people say: astag! or: astag pirulla!
Magsusunku duk magtawubat weˈ duseku miyaˈan.I regret and ask forgiveness because of my sins.Bangniyaˈ pangamāhannu newubat kew duk tahalaˈ amānun.If someone has made you angry say the statement of faith so that your anger will leave.Tepenewubatku peg tekka ku ubus ne kakan mellek badjuˈkun. (Paˈinku: astag pirulla.)I happened to exclaim when I arrived and a rat had eaten my blouse. (I said: astag pirulla.)panyabut14.16Verbs used in connection w/ Islamic worshipVerbs used in connection w/ Islamic worship

duwaˈa tawubatPrayer ceremony for asking forgiveness.Magduwaˈa ku duwaˈa tewubat.I will have a prayer ceremony for asking forgiveness (when having done something wrong and promising not to do it again).