Answer, reply, return, rejoinder, retort, repartee, response; to answer, reply, rebut, retort, rejoin, respond. Sábta (sabatá) akó. Answer me. Sumabát siá sa ákon nga--. He replied to me saying that--. Walâ pa nákon mabáton ang íya sabát. I have not yet received his answer. Nagáway (Nagbagâ) silá kag maláwig ang íla pagsinabtánay. They quarrelled and bandied words for a long time. Walâ kitá sing isabát sa íya sinâ. We have nothing to say in reply to him regarding that matter i.e. he is quite right, we have no excuse or reasonable argument against him. Sábta siá sang íya ginapamángkot. Answer his question. Sinabát ko siá nga--. I answered him saying that--. (see bálus).