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A diminutive particle: Like, as, like to, about, somewhat similar to, resembling, nearly, almost, as (large, small, thick, thin, good, bad, etc.) as-. Malakárbaw, malakarabáw-somewhat like a buffalo; malabitík-like a flea; as small as a flea; malapásì-as, like, about as large as, unhulled grains of rice; malabínlud-very small, as small as fine particles or fragments of hulled rice; malabaláy-like a house, almost as big as a house; malapálad-as large as the palm of a hand, very little; malakalibútan-as large as the world, nearly (almost) everywhere. Ginhatágan níla akó sing tinápay nga malatingá (Gintáw-an nánda akó ti tinápay nga malatingá). They gave me just a very little (a bite of) bread. Ang lúpà (dútà) námon malapálad. Our farm-land is as large as the palm of the hand i.e. it is very small. Ang íya dungúg malakalibútan (daw kalibútan kadakû). His reputation (fame) is spread all over the world. (see daw, súbung, oloánggid).



(B) Pillow, cushion. (see ulúnan).



Dry, exsiccated, drained, seasoned; to be or become dry, arid, desiccated, parched, drained, sear; seasoned (of timber). Malá nga káhoy, tápì, etc. Dry wood, seasoned boards, etc. Nagmalá na ang ákon panápton nga ginbulád ko. My clothes which I spread in the sun are dry now. Ang pawíkan nga namálhan. The turtle deprived of water. The stranded turtle. Pamalahá (pamálha, pamál-a, pamád-a) sa ínit ang linábhan. Put the wash out in the sun to dry. Namád-an sing túbig iníng mga ísdà kag dinakúp ko. These fishes were stranded (ran aground) and I caught them. Namalahán-namálhan-namál-an-namád-an. (see ugá, láyà, layóng).



Moisture, humidity, dankness, damp, dampness, wet, wetness; moist, damp, wet, soaked, dank, humid; to make or become wet, to drench, etc. Nabasâ ang ákon tiíl. My foot got wet. Ginbasâ níya ang ákon pányo. He made my handkerchief wet. Bás-a ang lampáso. Soak the mop in water. Bás-i ang ití sang manók sa salúg. Clean up with water the chicken-dung on the floor. Pahíran mo lang ang lamésa sing trápo nga mamalá, dílì mo pagbás-on. Just wipe the table with a dry cloth, don't use water. Binás-an níya ang íya kamút sing agás, agúd makúhà ang dágtà sang pínta. He wetted his hand with petroleum, in order to get out the paint-stains. Likawí ang ulán, agúd dílì ka mabasâ kag mapásmo. Avoid the rain, lest you should get wet and catch a cold. Ang hubág níya nga maáyo na gid nagbasâ na man. His ulcer that was quite healed before is now suppurating (wet) again. Nagbasâ na man ang mga matá sang ilóy sang pagkabatî níya nga may nagsámbit sang ngálan sang íya anák nga bág-o lang napatáy. The mother's eyes became wet (filled with tears), when she heard someone mentioning the name of her child that had recently died. Kánding nga binasâ (nabasâ) sang ulán. A goat that has been drenched by rain. (see malá-to be dry, etc.).



Any hardened or dry matter sticking to, or wedged in between, other objects; to harden, thicken, incrust. Nagbásil ang lúnang sa íya báyò. The mud hardened on his jacket. (see bágtik, tíg-a, tígdas, malá).



(Sp. de mala suerte) Unlucky, unfortunate, ill-fated, ill-starred, hapless, out of luck, "hard lines", (see dibuénas-lucky, etc.).



(H) To get or become dry, exsiccated, sear, withered, have all moisture withdrawn. Nagahimalá (naghimalá) ang kawáyan, humáy, búyò, etc. The bamboo, rice, buyo-leaves, etc. are slowly drying up (have become dry). (see malá, láyà, layâ, layóng).



To be short of-, to want-, to lack-, rain, to dry up or wither. Maláin ang patubás sa karón nga túig, kay nagkagáng ang mga talámnan. The harvest was bad this year, for the fields lacked rain. (see láyà, malá, layóng, kusúg).



Very dry, dried up, hard, brittle, exsiccated, destitute of moisture. (see káging, layâ, layóng, malá, kusúg).



(H) Dryness, lack of moisture, aridity. (see malá, kalayâ, kalayaán).



To be or become dry, exsiccated, to fade, wither, dry up, shrivel. Ang búlak nga naípò kahápon naláyà (nagkaláyà) na. The flower that was plucked yesterday is dry and shrivelled already. Naláyà na iníng gatóng. This firewood is dry now. Palayáa ang kawáyan ánay kag ugáling guyúron mo. Let the bamboo get dry first and then haul it. Nalayáan kamí sing madámù nga tanúm tungúd sang lakás nga ínit. Many of our plants withered away on account of the excessive heat. (see malá, ugá, layóng, layâ).



Dry, arid, parched; to dry up, etc. (see láyà, layâ, malá).



From malá-to dry, etc. (see málhan, mál-an).



From malá-dry, etc. (see mád-an, málhan).



A kind of insect that in size and appearance somewhat resembles a cricket; a mole-cricket. It never appears to be wet, even in rain. Hence the name (malá-dry).

malaóg, mala-óg


Vagabond, loafer, tramp. (lá-og).



See mád-an, mál-an, malahán, from malá-to be dry, etc.



Dry, exsiccated, desiccated, arid, waterless, parched, free from moisture, drained; seasoned (of wood). Mamalá nga pagkádlaw. A dry laugh i.e. not a hearty smile, not an honest laugh, but a forced smile. (see malá, mabasâ-wet).

A prefix denoting the present tense active frequentative. Changes that pan- undergoes are determined by the following rules:

a.) nagapam-is used with verbs beginning with "m", "b" or "p", e.g. nagapamalá (malá); nagapamakál (bakál); nagapamángkot (pángkot). N.B. Verbs beginning with the letter "m" have the same form for the Freq. and Caus., e.g. pamalá (malá). In such cases the context has to decide the true meaning.

b.) nagapan-is used with verbs beginning with "d", "s" or "t", e.g. nagapanámgo (dámgo); nagapanílhig (sílhig); nagapanístis (tístis).

c.) nagapang-is used with verbs beginning with "h", "l" or "y", e.g. nagapanghunâhúnà (hunâhúnà); nagapanglángbas (lángbas); nagapangyáwyaw (yáwyaw).

d.) nagapang-is used with verbs beginning with a vowel or "k", e.g. nagapangámpò (ámpò); nagapangínit (ínit); nagapangúbug (úbug); nagapangótkot (kótkot); nagapangisáykísay (kisáykísay).

N.B. The corresponding forms for the past, imperative and future (nagpan-, magpan-and magapan-) are often shortened into nam-, nan-, nang-, nang-; mam-, man-, mang-, mang-, e.g. nangáyò (nagpangáyò); nangabúdlay (nagpangabúdlay); nanúmbung (nagpanúmbung); mamányos (magapamányos); mangutána (magpangutána), etc. etc.



(H) Caus. and Freq. of malá-to be dry, etc.

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