Tausug - English


gibavag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To hold (someone) on one's lap.Gibaha hi Utu'.Hold the little boy on your lap.apu' giba2comp.nSecond descending generation from ego, grandchild (including those of one's siblings and cousins).
giikvAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To step, tread on (something); crush (something, esp. grains with one's feet, as rice to remove it from the stalks); thresh.Giiki in lahipan!Step on the centipede!Kiyagiikan ku in anak iru'.I stepped on the puppy accidentally.Giikan ta in pāy.We will thresh the rice.pt*tasak Bang kaw piyagigiik ha abaga, ayaw kaw dumāg pa ū.say.Don't abuse a privilege (lit. If your're allowed to step on the shoulder, don't climb to the head).
gindasvag -um-; ran -an.To step on or trip on (something).Gindas kaw ha kahuy yan.Step on that wood.Apit aku timukbung nakagindas aku ha pilinsahan.I almost fell, I tripped on the iron.Nakagindas in siki niya baga kāyu.His foot stepped on a live ember.ptgiik*tasak Bang kaw piyagigindas ha abaga ayaw kaw dumag pa ū.say.Don't abuse a pivilege (lit. If you are allowed to step on the shoulder don't climb to the head).
*ga'ga'vag mag-, -um-, -mang-; goal -an.To speak harshly (to someone).Piyag'amahan siya sabab giya'gaan niya in ina' niya.He was scolded because he spoke harshly to his mother.pt*pahit*galit
gaan1nLightness (of weight, work, punishment, etc.).Magsusūng in gaan sin baran ku.The lightness of my body is increasing (i.e., my weight is decreasing).viact/pat -um-.To become lighter, decrease (as of weight, volume of work, degree of punishment, sin, offenses).Gumaan in hinang mu bang lumugay.Your work will become lighter after awhile.vtpat -un.To weigh (something light) in one's hands.Gaana kunu' in manga sulat ini.Please weigh these letters in your hand.adjmagaanLight, not heavy.Magaan in malita yan bang way luun niya.That suitcase is light if there's nothing in it.antbuggat2 2nWillingness, readiness, a feeling of ease and enthusiasm (to do something).Bang awn gaan sin baran mu kari kaw magtuy.If you have willingness (i.e., are willing), come right away.Timulak siya dayn gaan sin baran niya.He had a feeling of ease and enthusiasm when he left.vag mag-; ran -an.To feel at ease and ready (to do something).Bang aku gaanan ampa aku maghinang.When I feel at ease and ready I'll do the work.3vrdp. pat -un.To disregard or take (something or someone) for granted.Ayaw mu gaan-gaana in hinang mu.Don't just take your job for granted.pt*pahil-pahil
gaban1vag -um-, mag-; goal -un; ran -an.To ascend, go up into a house (by a ladder or stairs); be visited at one's house (even if no stairs are climbed).Gumaban aku pa bāy yaun.I'll go up into that house.Maray' kita gabanan tau.I expect we'll be visited by someone/some people.2vran -an.To receive (something).Maray' aku gabanan sīn mataud.I expect to receive a lot of money.sakat
gabbangnThe Tausug xylophone (consisting of a series of bamboo bars, played by being struck with a small wooden mallet).Marayaw in tingug sin gabbang yaun.That Tausug xylophone has a good sound.vag mag-, -um-.To play such an instrument.Maingat kaw maggabbang?Do you know how to play the Tausug xylophone?
gabukadjRotten, crumbling, turned to dust (as of wood eaten by termites).In gabuk kahuy maluhay mabali'.Rotten wood breaks easily.vST pat -um-, -un.To rot, crumble.Bang di' lassunun in anay gabukun in kahuy yan.If we don't poison the termites the wood will rot.Kahuy hadja in paggabukun.Wood is the only thing that is capable of rotting.pthalu'
gabunnA cloud.Malindum in gabun adlaw ini.The clouds are dark today.adjmagabunCloudy.Magabun tuud adlaw ini.It's very cloudy today.synpanganud
gaddungadjGreen (the color).Gaddung in biyadju' niya pa iskul.The color of her dress in going to school was green.Gaddung hilaw in walna' sin pidgiritul nila.The color of their refrigerator is light green.Gaddung malutu' in walna' sin kakana' hīnang kurtina.The color of the cloth made into a curtain is dark green.adjmagaddungDarker shade of green.Magaddung in kakana' ini dayn ha yadtu.The cloth is a darker shade of green than that one.vST pat -um-, mag-.To become green.Gumaddung na in halaman bang magtubu' na in tiyanum.The yard will become green if the plants grow.
gadjanElephant.4; 1suwa' gadja1comp.adjPomelo.
gadja hilawnUnbleached muslin.speckakana'genkakana'
gadja-gadjanMumps.Maglamin in gadja-gadja.Mumps is a communicable disease.vST pat -un.To be infected with mumps.Inuma in ubat ini bang kaw gadja-gadjahun.Take this medicine if you get mumps.
gadjinWages, salary.Bang in tau maghinang subay awn gadji.A person who works should be given wages.vAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To give wages or salary; (for wages or salaries) to be paid.Maggadji na kamu' kunsūm.We will be given our salary tomorrow.Gadjihan in mastal ha bulan hambuuk.The teachers will be paid next month.
*gagavag mag-, -um-, mang-; ran -an.To exercise authority over, discipline, restrain, or control (someone).Gagahi in manga anak mu supaya di' magkarupangan.Discipline your children so they won't do any foolishness.adjmagagaCharacterized as one having authority, discipline, control, restraint over others.Magaga in nakura' yan ha manga tindug niya.That leader has control over his followers.pt*biat pantun pinturu'
gagati'nPuffed rice coated with caramel which is fried and stuck into bricks.
gaggatnA hindrance or obstacle to proceeding with a plan, something that weighs heavy on someone's heart or mind that deters him from pursuing a certain plan.In pagkālu nila nahinang gaggat sin panaw niya maghadji'.Their quarrel became a hindrance to her (plan of) going on a pilgrimage trip.
gaha'nRust.Nabuslut in mital sabab sin gaha'.The can had a leak because of the rust.adjgaha'(Of iron or steel) rusty.Gaha' na in lansang nakapali' kaniya.The nail that pricked him is already rusty.vST pat -um-, mag-; pat -un.To become rusty.Bang di' lanahan in makina gumaha'.A sewing machine becomes rusty if not lubricated.
gaibadjPresumptuously, without any knowledge of, by one's imagination (as in passing judgment).Ayaw kaw manghukum gaib ha hinang sin tau way irab mu.Don't judge a person's action presumptuously if you don't have any knowledge of it.pttuna'1
gaid1unspec. var.gayd1advPurposely; intentionally (almost always followed by da).Gaid da wala' mu piyasampay in tugun ku kaymu madtu kan ina'.You purposely did not pass on my message to my mother.
*gakitadjgiyakitBanded with continuous winding with overlapping ends not joined together, particularly used in reference to a style of bracelet.Malingkat in gallang mu giyakit.Your overlapping style bracelet is pretty.
*gakutvAR ag mag-; ran -an.To tie or fasten (something) securely.Gakuti in manga mital yan bat di' mahulug dayn ha tarak.Fasten those cans securely so they won't fall from the truck.pt*hukut baggut
galak1nPulse.Humundung na in galak bang in tau patay na.The pulse will stop beating if a person is dead.vpat -un.To feel the pulse (of someone).Galakun ta kunu' in babai piyunung ini.Let's feel the pulse of this woman who fainted.ptkuba-kuba 2nReadiness, decision.In galak ku pa Sūg aku ku'nisa.My decision is (i.e., I have decided) to go to Jolo the day after tomorrow.vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To be ready (to do something), decide (to do something).over-syngaan
galānaadjPurplish, red in color, fuchsia.Bīhi kita tanud galāna.Buy me purple thread.
galgalvag mag-.To give excuses (for not doing something).Ayaw na kaw maggalgal kaingatan namu' da lisuan kaw.Don't give excuses, we know you're lazy.adjmagalgalFull of excuses.ptdaawa