tettas1

vTo come apart or undone (esp. of sewing).Tettaslaˈit badjuˈkun.The sewing of my blouse is coming undone.pekkalgaret
vsubjectN-, mag-object+/-#-anTo undo sewing, cut off (rope, vine).undo sewing; cut off s.t. (as a rope); come apart (of sewing)Īˈiyemagtettaslaˈit badjuˈne.She is undoing the sewing of her blouse.Tettasannebāhanmanaˈik lumaˈin.He cut off the vine that climbed up the house.Tettasnebāhanmanaˈik lumaˈin.He cut off the vine that climbed up the house.kewnettasbāhankemuntiˈ.Go and cut the vines of the camote (for planting them).bekkatbintaslaˈit23.6Verbs and adjectives used in connection w/ sewing and dressingVerbs and adjectives used in connection w/ sewing and dressing29WAYS OF CUTTINGWAYS OF CUTTING

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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