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Blackish, black, negro-black. Abáw, dáw ágtà ang bátà. Oh, the child is as black as a negro. Diín ka man mag-*ágtà? Where did you become so black? Naagtaán gid akó siníng áti. I consider this negrito very black. (see áta, id.).



Mute, dumb; silent, mum, speechless; to be or become dumb. Nagapâ siá sa hinálî. He was suddenly struck dumb. Ang mga apâ nagainapâ. The dumb (deaf and dumb) talk by signs and gestures. Gininapaán akó níya. He talked to me as one deaf and dumb, (by signs and gestures). Nagainapâ gid lang si Fuláno dirâ sa higád. N.N. just keeps silent there in the corner. Naginapâ siá. He talked by signs and gestures. He said nothing. Makahibaló ikáw mag-inapâ? Do you know how to talk like the deaf and dumb? Can you converse by signs and gestures? (see ágbà).



Fight, battle, struggle, conflict, fray, strife, contention, tussle, scuffle, scrimmage, encounter, fighting, quarrelling, war, combat; to fight, quarrel, come to blows, go to war, etc. Nagaáway silá. They are fighting or quarrelling. Nagakaáway silá. They are enemies. Dílì kamó mag-ináway or mag-ilináway. Don't fight or quarrel amongst yourselves. Anó ang ginawáyan nínyo kahápon sang hápon? What were you quarrelling about yesterday evening? Awáyon ko gid siá. I am certainly going to fight him. Tápus na ang dakû nga áway sa Orópa. The great war in Europe is finished. (see kaáway, kaawáyan, kaawayón, mangangawáy, ális, árnis, bagâ, bángig, banggiánay, etc.).



Careless, heedless, indifferent, inattentive, unmindful slovenly, hurried, negligent, routine, perfunctory, off hand, without proper care or attention; to scamp, perform carelessly, etc. Dakúldakúl nga pangóbra. Careless, slovenly work. Indì ka mag dakúldakúl sa pagpangadî. Don't pray distractedly, without attention. Indì mo pagdakúldakulón ang ímo trabáho. Don't perform your work in a hurried or careless manner. Gindakúldakúl gid lang sang pánday ang pagbúhat sang lamésa, The carpenter made the table in a careless manner, too quickly. Nagadakúldakúl gid lang siá sang íya mga katungdánan. He scamps the performance of his duties. (see dagóldagól).



(B) To feel unsettled in a new place, feel the effects of having been transferred or transplanted to new soil. Nahínlaw akó. I do not feel at home yet-or-I am not yet accustomed to the place. Indì ka magkádto sa malayô, kay básì mahínlaw ka. Don't go far away, for you may have difficulty in becoming accustomed to new surroundings-or-you may feel home-sick. Indì mo paghalínon dídto ang mga kamátis, kay básì mahínlaw. Don't remove the tomato plants from there, for they may not take kindly to another soil. (see hídlaw, pamág-o, mág-o).



Lightness, levity, airiness, state of being easy to lift or carry. (mág-an; see kabúg-at-heaviness.)



To be or become rather hard or dry, but not very dry; to be pliable or damp. Ang kusáhos walâ gid mag-ugá, kóndì naglamayó lang. The slice (of meat) has not become thoroughly dry, but only slightly so. Hálus naglamayó ang mga panápton nga inamidolán pinúnpun ko, kay daw matupâ ang ulán. As soon as the starched clothes were slightly dry, I gathered them in, because it looked as if it was going to rain.



Length, long duration; to be, become or make long, lengthy, protracted, long drawn out, prolonged, especially of time; to protract, prolong, drag on, last long. Nagláwig ang ámon paglakát. Our walk lasted a long time. Lawíga ang ímo pagtoón, agúd mag-álam ka gid. Prolong your studies so that you may become very learned. (see dúgay, lábà).



A prefix forming adjectives in three ways, namely:

1) by simple attachment to the root, e.g. mahágpok-crisp; malínaw-calm; matahúm-beautiful. (see hágpok, línaw, tahúm).

2) by adding also the suffix-on, e.g. malalíson-disobedient; malimóton-forgetful; mapigusón-oppressing. (see lális, límot, pígus).

3) by superadding the particle "in" which is placed before the first vowel of the root, e.g. malinapáson-omitting, neglecting the performance of; mabinalák-on-careful, concerned, interested; matinipígon-preserving, saving, guarding. (see lápas, balákà, típig).

N.B. Other formations of adjectives see under mag-, manog-, maki-.



A prefix used chiefly in the following ways:

1) to denote the active infinitive, e.g. Hándà na kamó maglakát? Are you now ready to set out? Malúyag akó magtán-aw sinâ. I want to see that. Magtuón ka magsulát sing maáyo. Learn to write well.

2) to form the active imperative, e.g. Maghalín ka dirâ. Be off. Go away from there. Magtúman ka siní. Do this. Fulfil this faithfully. Magkáon na kamó. Now, eat your meal. Go to dinner. Indì ka magbúhat sinâ. Don't do that. Dílì ka magsúgid sinâ sa íya. Don't tell him that.

3) To form the active negative with "índì", expressing a disinclination, objection or lack of intention, e.g. Indì akó magbayó. I am not going to pound rice. I will not pound rice. Nanáy, si Hosé índì magtúman sang ímo nga ginsógò. Mother, José is not doing-or-will not do what you told him. Dì (dílì) siá magtámbong, konó, sa ámon bádù. They say that he is not taking part in our entertainment.

4) To form the past active negative with "walâ". Walâ siá magabút. He did not come. Walâ siá magkádto dídto. He has not gone there. Walâ pa siá magpanyága. He has not had his dinner yet.

5) to form nouns (frequently by reduplicating the first syllable of the root, e. g. magtutúon-teacher (tuón); magbubúlung-doctor, physician (bulúng); magsusúlat-writer (sulát); mag-amáy-father; mag-anák-child, son, daughter; mag-ilóy-mother; magluyó-partner; etc. etc.



To lighten, be or become light of weight, to alleviate, relieve, ease, mitigate, assuage, levitate. Buhíni ang ímo lúlan túbtub nga magmág-an. Lessen your burden till it becomes light. Nagmág-an na ang ákon kalisúd-or-namag-anán na akó sang ákon kalisúd. My trouble has now become easy to bear. Mag-aná sing diótay ang ímo dalá, kay támà kabúg-at. Lighten your load a little, for it is too heavy.

Married, the married persons. Ang mga mag-asawá. Those that are married. Married people. (see asawá, magtiáyon).



See pamág-o-to be new to a place, etc. (see bág-o, hínlaw).

maganó, mag-anó


A verbal form of anó. With "bisán (kon)"-However--. Whatsoever--. Bisán (kon) maganó kadakû ang (sang) íya kinaádman--. However great his learning may be--. Whatever (whatsoever) the extent of his learning--.

magútud, mag-útud


Brothers, sisters, brothers and sisters. Ang mga mag-útud. Brothers and sisters. Iníng mga magútud daláyon gid lang nagasinúay. These brothers are always quarrelling. (see útud).



Light, airy, easy to bear or carry, not heavy or weighty. Mamág-an ang íya lúlan, pagbátyag, panghunâhúnà, etc. His burden is light, he is much better or feels only a slight pain, his mind is at ease, etc. (see mág-an, mabúg-at-heavy).



A prefix used to form:

a.) The infinitive. Mahapús ang pagpatíndog sing bág-o nga baláy, kon may kwárta lang ikáw. It is easy to erect a new house, if only you have the money. Ginapílit akó sa pagkádto dídto. I must go there. Laín ang pagsógò kag laín ang pagtúman. To order and to obey are different things.

b.) The negative. Indì mo pagbuháton inâ. Don't do that. Walâ níya pagbuháta inâ. He did not do that. Walâ níya pagtón-i ang leksyón. He did not learn the lesson. Indì mo pag-ihátag sa íya iníng páhò nga línghod. Don't give him this unripe mango. Walâ silá pagsúay. They never quarrel, etc.

c.) Verbal nouns. Ang pagsálig sa Diós. Trust or confidence in God. Ang pagtóo, pagláum kag paghigúgma. Faith, hope and charity. Ang pagkádto kag pagkarí. The journey to and fro, the round or return trip, etc.

d.) The imperative. Pagtíndog na kag paglakát. Arise (Stand up) and walk. (see mag-).

pakiáw, pákiaw


A contract by which it is agreed to pay and accept a lump sum for the whole work; to make such a contract. Pakiawí siá sing isá ka baláy sang napúlò nga íya pagapatindogón, kay nagapapákiaw siá sa malúyag magpákiaw. Get him to give you the contract for one building of the ten he is going to erect, for he is drawing up contracts with all that wish to apply. Ginapasolabí sang ibán ang sóhol nga inádlaw sa pakiáw. Some prefer daily wages to a contract for the whole. Mapísan silá magpangabúdlay kon magpákiaw, ápang mahínay kon mag-inádlaw (sa inádlaw). They are good workers at a contract for the whole, but slow at daily wages.



To lighten, make light, make bearable, to ease. Pamag-aná ang íya lúlan. Lighten his burden. Give him a light load to carry. Put a light load on him. (pa, mág-an).



Caus. and Freq. of mág-o-to be or feel new in a place or position, not habituated, not familiar, unaccustomed, startled, surprised. Namág-o siá dídto. He feels new there, is not yet quite at home there, has not yet settled down there, feels strange in his new surroundings. Anhon ko ang pagpamág-o sa mga bisíta?-Pasud-aní silá sing ginamós kag pahigdaá silá sa salúg. What shall I do to startle (give a surprise to) the visitors?-Give them pickled fish (as a side-dish to rice) and let them sleep on the floor.

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