Meaning of pan

pan

Hiligaynon

(Sp. pan) Bread. (see tinápay).



pan

Hiligaynon

A prefix denoting plurality. It indicates:-

1.) an often repeated action, or an action done by way of trade or profession, e.g. Ang pamalígyà kag pamakál (pan, balígyà; pan, bakál)-Buying and selling.

2.) the way, manner, form, shape, of what the root implies, e.g. Matáas siá sing pamáa (pan, páa)-He is long-legged. Maláin ang íya pamábà (pan, bábà)-He uses bad language. His mouth is vile.

3.) the looking for, or gathering of, what the root implies, e.g. pangáhoy (pan, káhoy)-to gather wood; pangítà (pan, kítà)-to seek.

Note. In the above examples pan-has changed into pam-and pang-, the n of pan-being influenced by the initial letter of the root.

Before r no change is made, e.g. panrára.

Before d, n, s, t, the n of pan-remains unchanged, but the first letter of the root is dropped, e.g. panalók (pan, dalók); panúsnus (pan, núsnus); panabát (pan, sabát); panúluk (pan, túluk).

Before b, f, m, p, the n of pan-is changed to m, and the first letter of the root is dropped, e.g. pamáklay, (pan, báklay); pamuérsa (pan, fuérsa); pamúkmuk (pan, múkmuk); pamígos (pan, pígos).

Before k and the vowels pang-is written, and the k is dropped, e.g. pangúlbà (pan, kúlbà); pangáway (pan, áway); panginúm (pan, inúm); pangólhot (pan, ólhot); pangúrut (pan, úrut).

Before g, h, l, w, y either pan-or pang is written, e.g. pangábut or panggábut (gábut); panhálad or panghálad (halad); panlángbas or panglángbas (lángbas); panwárik or pangwárik (wárik); panyáwyaw or pangyáwyaw (yáwyaw).

For the composite forms nagpan-, magapan-, magpan-the shortened forms nan-, nang-, nang-, nam-, man-, mang-, mang-, mam-, are mostly used, the choice depending on the tense and the first letter of the root, e.g. Nagpanglakát na silá-or-nanglakát na silá. They have gone.