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asdangásdangCebv [c6] MAG- act; -ON pat; I- accmag-ásdangv face an attack, watch for an attackNagaasdang siya kay habo siya makalitan.He was-watching-for-an-attack because he did-not-want to-be-taken-by-surprise.asdángonv face to fightAsdangon mo an imo kaaway.You face-to-fight your opponent.ìasdángv have someone face an opponentIasdang mo an imo bayhon kay agod dili katawagon na talawan.You turn your face to an opponent so-that you will-not be-called a coward.cfataki attackdus-og
asikasoasikásoSpv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc/benmag-asikásov take care of, attend toSi Julia nagaasikaso san iya mga bisita.Julia is taking-care of her visitors.asikasúhonv be safeguarded, be taken care ofAsikasuhon mo an kabataan kay malakat ako.Take-care-of the children because I am going-away.ìasikásov take care of for someoneIasikaso anay ako niyo sani na luto.You-all take-care of-this rice for me.
asinasínn saltButangan mo sin asin an lina-ga na karne.You put some salt on the stewed meat.asinánv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc/ben. put salt on somethingAsinan mo an isda agod dili malub-ok.Put-salt-on the fish so-that it-will not spoil.asínanadj 1adjsaltablesynarat salty2nsalt mining areaìasínv salt for someoneIaasin daw ako niyo sani na lugaw.You-all please salt this soft-rice for me.
asinsoasínsoSpn success, development, progress, prosperityNagasigi an iya asinso.His success is-continuing.asinsádoadj succeededAsinsado kita niyan na adlaw.Today we-incl have-succeeded.mag-asínsov [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. succeed, prosper, improveWara mag-asinso an iya plano.His plan did not succeed.
aslomaslómn sour spiceGinbutang ko an aslom sa pinaksiw.The sour-spice was-put into-the fish-stew by-me.ìaslómv [c6] MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- acc. be souredIaslom ko ina.I will-sour that.màaslómadj 1sourAn hilaw na mangga maaslom.An unripe mango is sour.2frowning, grimacing, scowling, sour lookingNano kay maaslom an imo bayhon?Why are you frowning?synkurusmodfrownmurusdotfrown
aslumanaslúmann green banana speciesManamit an hinog na asluman.The ripe asluman-banana is delicious.cflatundanyellow bananasynkatundangreen banana species
aso1ásoTagn dogsynidodogayam dog
aso2asón smokeNakaginhawa siya san aso san sigarilyo san iba.He breathed the smoke of someone-else's cigarette.synusok2smokeasuhónv [c14] -ON pat. be smoked
asotásotCebn flatteryDili mo na ako mapatuod san imo asot.You can no-longer make me believe your flattery.paràasótn flattererAdi na an paraasot.Here-comes the flatterer.mag-asótv [c6] MAG- act; -ON pat; I- acc. flatter, treat with contempt, ridiculeAyaw ako pag-asuta.Do not flatter me.
aspileáspileSpn pincfalpilir straight pin
aspitoaspítoSpn aspect, feature, characteristic, facetPirpikto an Dios sa tanan na aspito.God is perfect in all aspects.
asugiasúgin mercury, quick silver
asukarasúkarSpn sugarIgwa pa kita sin tulo ka kilo na asukar na puti.We still have three kilos of white sugar.asukáranv [c7] MAG- act; -AN goal; I- acc. add sugar toAsukaran mo an imo kapi.Add-sugar-to your coffee.
asukareraasukaréraSpn sugar bowl
asulasúlSpadj bluemakàasúlv [c2] MAKA- exp. dressed in blueAn daraga na nakaasul akon manghod.The unmarried-young-girl dressed-in-blue is my sister.
asuntoasúntoSpn court case, legal caseMay asunto siya sa babaye kay nanglugos siya.He had-a court-case involving-a woman because he had-raped-her.asuntuhónv [c11] -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. file a court caseAsuntuhon niya an inda kaso sa lindero.He will-file their boundary-line case in-court.asuntuhánv file a case against someoneGinaasuntuhan niya ina na tawo.He is-filing-a-court-case-against that person.synkasocourt case
asupreasúpreSpn sulfur, sulfaDili mag-inom o maglahid sin mga bulong na may asupre kag penicilin.Do not drink or apply medicines that contain sulfa or penicillin.
asuteaasutéaSpn flower boxMay asutea an akon balay sa Lagundi.My house in Lagundi has-a flower-box.asuteahánv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. install a flower box on somethingAsuteahan mo an imo balay agod matahom pagkitaan.You put-a-flower-box-on your house so-that it-will-be-beautiful to-look-at.
aswangáswangn witch, vampireAn amon usad na katakin aswang.One of our neighbors is a witch.
ata1atâexclam there, you see! An expression to call attention to an event or situation which the hearer did not believe would happen. Sometimes used to frighten or convey disapproval or to express angerAta! Natuk-an ka san hambog mo.There, you see! You got what you deserve.Ata! Nakaabot man gihapon bisan kun hapon na.There,-you-see! You arrived at-last even-though it-was-already late.
ata2átàn squid ink, octopus inkAn iya bado may ata.There-is squid-ink on her blouse.màatâanv [c2] MA-..-AN pat. be stained with squid inkNaataan an iya bado.Her dress was-stained-by-squid-ink.mag-átàv MAG- act. squirt squid inkNag-ata an pusit.The squid squirted squid-ink.
atabátabCebadv earlyMamata kita buwas sin atab.Let us wake up early tomorrow.atábonv [c6] MAG- act; -ON pat; I- acc. do earlyAtabon mo pagkuha an karabaw.Get the water-buffalo early.synantimano earlymaagadawn
atakiatákiSpn attackNamatay siya sa ataki sa puso.He died of-a heart attack.cfatáki de corazónheart attack. Literally means, "attack of-the heart"mag-atákiv [c6] attackNagaataki sinda sa kontra sa inda.They are-attacking those opposing them.synasdang dus-og atakihónv MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- acc. be attackedAyaw pagparapagal sin masyado kay atakihon ka naman san imo sakit.Don't be always-laboring hard because you will-be-attacked again by your illness.
atáki de corazónn heart attack. Literally means, "attack of-the heart"
atamanatámann adopted one, guardian, one taken care of, protégé, petGinparapatay gali niyo an akon mga ataman.The-ones I was-taking-care-of surprisingly were-regularly-killed by-you-pl.atamánonv [c6] MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- ben. care for, supervise, take care of, safeguardAtamanon ko ini na siyo.I will-take-care-of this chick.inatámanadj domesticatedMay inataman ako na puno san olibo.I have-a domesticated olive tree.