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adlaynJob's tears (a grain of the sorghum family with white seeds).Coix lachryma-jobinThe seeds are used as beads.5
āg1nDifference.Unu in āg sin Muslim iban Kristiyan?What is the difference between Muslims and Christians?vact mag-.(For something) to differ or be unequal.Mag'āg in pagdā niya ha manga tau.His treatment of people is unequal.Piyapag'āg in lasa niya ha manga anak niya.(He) makes his love for his children unequal (i.e., his love is unequal).over-synbidda' labi 2vag magpa-; pat pa--un.To give way to (someone as when vacating a position in an office), give up (something) in favor of (another), indulge (someone, esp. as a token of affection).Pagpaāg na kaw ha manghud mu sin kindi yan.Give up that candy in favor of your younger sibling.Paāgun ta na siya lumingkud sabab bata'-bata'.Let's give way to him to sit down because he is a child.
agaba2unspec. var.abaga2nShoulder.
agad1vag mag-, -um-, mang-; pat -un, hi-; ran -an.To go or come along with, accompany, be together; to include, join.Magad aku sin parhimpunan niyu.I'll join your organization.Agad kaw mari kāmu'.Come along with us.Ayaw yan agaran ha manga pamī-mī ku.Don't include that in my purchases.Hisiyu in iyagaran mu mari?Who did you come with?Paagara na siya kāmu'.Let him come with us.Nag'aagad sadja in duwa ini.These two are always together.Bang kitaniyu mag'agad katān bukun mataud in gastu.If we all go together we won't spend much.over-syn*tundanbunyuglamud naagaranAny means of transportation (as jeep, tricycle, vinta, motor launch, airplane).2vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To follow (i.e., accept as authority, obey), fulfill.Miyamagad siya sin kabayaan sin nakura' niya.He is following the wishes of his superior.Di' maagad in kabayaan mu.Your wish can't be followed.Wala' niya iyagad in janji' niya kaymu.He did not fulfill his promise to you.npag'aagaranA leader, chief (of a group or community).Hi Imam Muallam in pag'aagaran ha kawman namu'.Imam Muallam is the leader of our community.adjagad-agadCompliant, agreeable to any decision (another makes).Agad-agad sila sin agihan mu.They are agreeable with whatever you say.over-synaminagad lusayid.adjTending to follow any leader; lacking individuality (as in thought); easily swayed.In tau agad lusay di' mahinang nakura'.A person who's easily swayed can't become a leader.
agad1vag mag-, -um-, mang-; pat -un, hi-; ran -an.To go or come along with, accompany, be together; to include, join.Magad aku sin parhimpunan niyu.I'll join your organization.Agad kaw mari kāmu'.Come along with us.Ayaw yan agaran ha manga pamī-mī ku.Don't include that in my purchases.Hisiyu in iyagaran mu mari?Who did you come with?Paagara na siya kāmu'.Let him come with us.Nag'aagad sadja in duwa ini.These two are always together.Bang kitaniyu mag'agad katān bukun mataud in gastu.If we all go together we won't spend much.over-syn*tundanbunyuglamud naagaranAny means of transportation (as jeep, tricycle, vinta, motor launch, airplane).2vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To follow (i.e., accept as authority, obey), fulfill.Miyamagad siya sin kabayaan sin nakura' niya.He is following the wishes of his superior.Di' maagad in kabayaan mu.Your wish can't be followed.Wala' niya iyagad in janji' niya kaymu.He did not fulfill his promise to you.npag'aagaranA leader, chief (of a group or community).Hi Imam Muallam in pag'aagaran ha kawman namu'.Imam Muallam is the leader of our community.adjagad-agadCompliant, agreeable to any decision (another makes).Agad-agad sila sin agihan mu.They are agreeable with whatever you say.over-synaminagad lusayid.adjTending to follow any leader; lacking individuality (as in thought); easily swayed.In tau agad lusay di' mahinang nakura'.A person who's easily swayed can't become a leader.
*agakvCH 1 aux mag-; pat -un.(To do something) carefully, cautiously, slowly.Subay agak-agakun in paghugas mu sin lāy.You should wash those dishes carefully.Nag'agak-agak na sila miyanaw.They already walked slowly.adjagak-agakSlow, careful, cautious; (of striking) light.Agak-agak in panaw niya.His walking is slow.Minsan agak-agak in paglubak kaniya, diyugalan siya.He got angry even though the beating he got was light.adjmaagakCautious, careful, prudent, discreet, not rash.Subay kaw maagak magbissara ha tau di' katiyu'-tiyuan.You should be careful in speaking to an oversensitive person.ptkamaya' over-synhinay lallay luming antkasay
agamaunspec. var.āgamanReligion, religious belief.Way agama sin tau yaun.That man has no religious belief.vag mag-.To adhere to or follow a certain religion.Ayaw na kaw mag'agama bang mu di' da kabawgbugan.Don't follow a religion if you can't uphold it.over-syntaat ibādat
agasinLegendary giant, ogre.In agasi magpangaun tau.An ogre devours human beings.over-synlagtawkukuk
agaw1vRC ag mag-, -um-; ran pag--an.To dispute (over something for its possession, as land, children, power, etc.).Nag'agaw sila lupa'.They disputed with each other over land.Piyag'agawan nila in basakan asibi' pagpatay sin ama' nila.They disputed over the small farm after the death of their father.2vAQ pat -un; goal/ben -an.To snatch, seize, wrest away, grab.Iyagaw sin sugarul in pitaka' niya.The thief snatched her purse.Subay kaw mag'ayad bang kaw ha panawan bat kaw di' kaagawan pitaka.You must be careful when you're out lest you have your purse snatched.speckawa'1
agbayvag mag-; pat -un.To put (one's) arm around (someone's) shoulder.Agbaya ba isab in asawa mu.Please put your arm around your wife's shoulder.
agi1nWhat one says.Unu in agi niya kaymu?What did he say to you?over-synlaung1bayta' 2vag mag-.To tell other people what to do, boss others, exercise control over others.Mag'agi hadja in kaingatan mu.All you know how to do is boss others.Di' kaw makapag'agi kāku'.You can't boss me around.vgoal kapag--an.To be controlled, be bossed around, be told what to do.Di' kapag'agihan in bata' ini sin maas.This child can't be controlled by his parents.over-syn*mandakaagi1der.nWay, means, method.
*agidvpat mag-.To be or look slightly similar (to something).Mag'agid in pamayhuan nila.Their faces are slightly similar.Umagid lahipan in nakakutkut kāku'.What stung me looks a bit similar to a centipede.nagiranSlight similarity, slight resemblance.Awn agiran sin bata' yan kaymu.There's a slight similarity between you and that child.ptlupa2 dagbus over-synsibu' syn*anggil
*agiutvpat mag-.To creak (as of rusted hinges, old floorboards), (for teeth) to gnash (i.e., to produce a sound by clenching or gritting).Mag'agiut in ipun niya bang natutūg.His teeth gnash when he's sleeping.Diyungug ku nag'agiut in lawang kabii.I heard the door creak last night.adjmaagiutCreaky.Maagiut in lawang ini.This door is creaky.
agpangvag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To obstruct, block (something from falling or escaping).Agpangi in anak mu bat di' mahulug.Obstruct your child so that it won't fall. (Put yourself as an obstruction.)Agpangi dayn didtu sin kahuy in manuk bat di' makaragan.Block the chicken with wood there so that it can't run away.pthapa'kaput1 hawid
agpasnA small fish corral.Mataud agpas kabākan ha hunasan.There are lots of small fish corrals near the sea shore.
agsa'1fr. var.angsa'1nA goose.
agsay1vag mag-; pat -un; ran ka--an.To disobey, fail to heed (someone's teaching).Mangi' in mag'agsay hindu' sin manga maas.It's bad not to heed the teaching of the elders.Kiyaagsayan in maas mu manghindu' kaymu.Your parents go unheeded when they teach you (i.e., you don't obey them).
agsay2adjSeldom.Agsay isab in pagpamisita niyu madtu pa kāmu'.You seldom visit us there in our place.vran ka--an.(For a person to do something) after not having done it for a long time.Kiyaagsayan kamu isab miyari.You haven't come here for a long time.over-synangay-angay iyampa
agsay3advIncidentally, by chance.Sūng na sila magtimbak, agsay miyawn nagpasulut kanila in kumandil.They were about to shoot each other when by chance the commander came to settle them.ptampa
agsu'vag mag-.To refer to, consult (someone for confirmation).Sūng kita mag'agsu' sin parakala' ta pa abugaw.Let's consult a lawyer about our case.
agta'nA legendary short, black, antagonistic, ill-looking woman, evil-minded but wise.In oral literature such a woman is usu. a beautiful princess in disguise or one that is bewitched.Mangi' in dagbus sin agta'.A short, dark, wise woman is ugly.over-synagasi
agunadvAlmost, nearly.Agun siya punungun pag'ingat niya miyatay in asawa niya.He nearly fainted when he learned that his wife died.over-synsūngambaya'3synapit2
agungnA brass gong.Makabisu in tingug sin agung.The sound of the brass gong is deafening.vag mag-.To play a brass gong.Nag'agung sila ha pagtiyaunan.They played the gongs at the wedding.ptkulintangan gandingover-syntabunggu'2
agung-agung matanThe eyeball.Nabustak in agung-agung mata niya, siyuntuk sin magulang niya.His eyeball burst when he was punched by his older brother.pttau-tau mata26