Meaning of ábat



To follow, go after (frequently with the meaning implied of summoning or calling back). Abáta siá. Follow him (and tell him to come back). Summon him. Ipaábat ko siá sa kay Hosé. I shall send Joseph after him. Iábat mo ang bátà sa íya ilóy. Take the child after its mother. Paabáti si Andres sa kay Pédro or ipaábat si Andres sa kay Pédro. Order Peter to go after or call Andrew. Nagpaábat siá sa ákon sing kabáyo. He sent a horse after me. (see ápas, sunúd, tawág).