To intercept on the road, stop, halt, bar or block the way, preclude the passage of, obstruct the progress of. Lamhatí siá sa dálan. Stop him on the road. Naglámbat siá sa ákon or linambatán níya akó. He intercepted me on my way. He prevented me from proceeding on my way. (see sámbat, bálag, pamalábag, bánggà, bángan).
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).