To start slowly, do leisurely, gradually, to do little by little or step by step, to commence. Nagaamát sang ínit ang ádlaw. The sun begins to get hot. Nagaamát siá sang níwang. He is slowly getting thin. Amatón ta na ang trabáho. Let us now begin to work, let us now go to work. Ginamát námon ang paglakát. We walked quite leisurely or slowly.