The position directly before a person or thing, front, face; to face, stand before, confront. Sa atúbang maáyo siá, ápang sa likód malibákon. In one's presence he is fair-spoken, but behind one's back he is given to detracting. Magatúbang ka sa íya. Present yourself before him. Stand before him. Face him. Atubánga siá. Face him. Confront him. Paatubánga si Hosé sa ákon. Make José appear before me. Paatubánga si Hosé sa kay Andres. Tell José to go over to Andrew (to keep him company, talk to him, etc.). Ipaatúbang ko siá sa ímo. I'll present him to you or make him appear before you. (see támpad).
To be-next,-near,-coming. Sa pituádlaw nga nagaatubáng. The coming week. Sa búlan nga ginaatubáng. Next month. (see atúbang).