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apahanapáhann fish species ; species, fish...An apahan maayo na isda pero madugo.The apahan fish is a fish good-to-eat but bloody.
apanapánn grasshopperapanánv [c14] -AN goal. be grasshopper swarmedcfduronlocustsynluktongrasshopper
aparadoraparadórSpn closet, wardrobe, cupboardAn aparador niyo dako.Your closet is big.ìaparadórv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. use something to make a closet. Means to use some material to make a closet/wardrobe/cupboardIaparador mo ini na lawanit.Use this pressed-board to-make-a-closet.aparadóronv make a cupboard out of something, make a closet out of something, make a wardrobe out of somethingAparadoron ko ini na tabla.I will-make-a-cupboard out of this board.
apari1apárin root vegetable. The apari root is purple like the ubi rootMay kinabaligya na apari didi sa Masbate pero dili damo.There-are-some sellers of apari root here in Masbate but not many.syndumaroot vegetableubiyam
apartadoapartádoSpn far place, distant placeGusto siya mag-istar sa apartado sa lungsod.He wants to-live in-a distant-place from town.cfharayo far
apasápasv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmag-ápasv overtakemàapásanv MA-..-AN goal. be caught up to, be overtakenNaapasan namon an sarakyan sa Mobo.We overtook the vehicle at Mobo.apásonv fetch, come get, catch up toKun dili ako makauli, apason ako niyo.If I am not able-to-come-home, you-pl fetch me.mag-apasónv MAG-..-ON ag. go get
apawápawv [c2] MAG- actmag-ápawv overflowPag-abot niya nagaapaw an tubig.When he arrived the water was-overflowing.cfawas
apdoápdoCebn bileAn apdo san sawa bulong sa sakit sa tiyan.The bile of-a snake is a medicine for stomach disorder.apdúhanadj has a large bile sack. Means that an animal has an unusually large bile sackApduhan ini na manok.This chicken has-a-large-bile-sack.apduhánv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. flavor with bileApduhan mo an karni san kanding.Flavor the goat's meat with-bile.
apiapíadj rejectedAdi na an api na bata.The rejected child is here now.antlabi even more somag-apív [c6] MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- acc. maltreat, rejectpag-apiháv maltreat (obligatory)Ayaw pag-apiha ina na bata.Do not maltreat that child.kàapihánn misfortuneWara niya makaya an iya kaapihan.He was-not able-to-bear his misfortune.
apidabitapidábitEngn affidavitSilyuhan mo an apidabit.Put-a-seal-on the affidavit.
apikiapíkiadj nearApiki lang didi an kapitolyo.The capitol is just near here.antharayo place far apartsynharani nearlapit nearmag-apíkiv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. draw nearNag-apiki siya sa may sakit.He drew-near to-the sick person.syndaop draw near
apiktoapíkton affectGrabi an apikto san iya atay.His liver is greatly affected.
apilyidoapilyídoSpn surname, family nameNaalo siya kay halaba an iya apilyido.He was-embarrassed because his surname was-long.synngaran name
apinápinv [c7] MAG- ; -AN ; I- accmag-ápinv favor, preferDili ako apin sa kalukuhan san akon anak.I am not in-favor-of my child's foolishness.
apitongapítongn molave wood, mahogany wood. Refers to a hardwood tree whose timber is used for house building. It is also a source for resincfhamurawonmolave treeDipterocarpus spp
apliansaplíansn appliance, kitchen equipmentNano na aplians an imo ginminsulan?What appliance did you buy-on-installment?
aplikaraplikárSpv [c7] MAG- act; -AN goal; I- accmag-aplikárv apply, request in writingGusto ko mag-aplikar sa iyo kompanya.I want to-apply to your company.
aplikasyonaplikasyónSpn application. The applying of something to something elseSala an iya aplikasyon san abuno.His application of-the fertilizer was wrong.cfaplikar
aplodáplodadj MA-màáplodtasteless. Refers to the dry tastelessness of unripe bananasMàaplod pa an saging kay hilaw pa.The banana is still tasteless because it is still unripe.synsakrotunripe banana taste
apo1ápon grandparentmag-ápograndparent coupleBuhay pa ba an mag-apo mo?Are your grandparents still living?kàapu-apúhonancestors, group of grandparentsAn amon mga kaapu-apuhon mayayaman.Our ancestors were wealthy.cflola grandmotherlolo grandfathersynkalulululuhanancestorsapuyonancestorVariantkaapu-apuhanancestors
apo2apón grandchildKanino ka apo?Whose grandchild are you?kàapu-apuhángreat grandchildren groupDili ko na makita an akon kaapu-apuhan.I can no-longer see my great-grandchildren.
apogápogn lime. This is derived from burnt seashells or clamshells and is used for chewing with betel nutGinsunog ko ini na mga bagal para igwa naman ako sin apog.I burned these shells so-that in-turn I will-have some lime.apugónn seashells to be made into limeDarha didi an apugon.Bring here the seashells-to-be-made-into-lime.apugánn lime pit. Refers to a place where lime is madeNagaapog si Pedro sa apugan.Pedro is-making-lime at-the lime-pit.mag-apogv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. make limeNagaapog si Juan san umabot kami.Juan was-making-lime when we arrived.
apostolapóstolSpn apostle, followerKun dili ka makapasensya sa imo kapwa, dili ka tunay na apostol san Dios.If you cannot forgive your fellowman, you are not a true follower of God.pl.apostolis
apostolispl. ofapostolapostle
Aprikaáprikan AfricaDamo sin makaharadlok na hayop sa mga kadlagan san Aprika.There-are-many ferocious animals in-the forests of Africa.