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gali'nA score, a cut part way through (flesh).Malawm in gali' sin ista' ini.The score on this fish is deep.vAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To score or cut (flesh) part way through (to make the muscles contract and stay firm in cooking. Often spices are put into the opening before cooking).Galii naa in ista' ampa mu landang-landanga.Score the fish first before frying it.ptgūt
*galitvag mang-; goal -an.To speak loudly (at someone) in an angry manner, shout.Ayaw galiti in bata' bat di' muga'.Don't shout at the child, you'll frighten him.pt*ga'ga'syn*pahit
gallangnA bracelet.Bulawan in gallang dīhil kaniya pusaka' sin ina' niya.The bracelet which was given to her by her mother as inheritance is gold.vag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To wear a bracelet.Masūb in manga babai maggallang bang pa paglurukan.Women are fond of wearing bracelets when going to a party.
gallang-gallangnAn indigenous confection resembling a bracelet made from cassava. Cooked in oil in a frying pan.7
gallap1vCH 1 ag mang-; pat -un.Does not occur with pa2.(For a water spirit or nymph) to enchant and carry away (someone).Bukun kiyaun sin kaytan in tau yadtu sa' giyallap ha buli' dagat.That man was not eaten by the shark, but enchanted and carried away to the bottom of the ocean.Masūb magpanggallap bata'-bata' in tunggu' ha Tigbaw.The nymph in Kiram Spring loves to enchant and carry away children.Nagallap in bata'-bata'.The child was enchanted and carried away.2n(With hangka) in a flash.Hangka-gallap da nalawa' in sīn biyutang ku dī.The money that I placed here got lost in a flash.pthikmat
galunEnglish1nA container (usu. plastic with a mouth, for liquids).Luun kaw tubig ha galun.Fill a container with water.2nA gallon (the liquid measure).Bīhi aku hangka-galun lana lahing.Buy me a gallon of cooking oil.
gāmadvBetter, rather.Gām pa kaw mari kunsūm.It's better that you come tomorrow.vact/pat -um-.Usu. rdp.(For a sickness) to be relieved, become better.Gumām-gām in sakit ku bang aku makainum ubat.My sickness becomes somewhat better if I take the medicine.adjmagāmRelieved, getting better all better, healed, as of pain or sickness.Magām na in sakit ū ku.My headache is getting better.Magām-gām na in sakit ū ku.My headache is somewhat better.
gamisnAn Arab's long undergarment (worn by some hadjis together with their gowns esp. during feast days).vag mag-; ran -an.To wear such an undergarment.Mataud in maggamis bang adlaw haylaya.During feast days many people wear an Arab's long undergarment.vpat -un.To use (something) as a long undergarment.ptjuba
gampungadjMusty, flat (in smell).Bahu' gampung in bilik ini.This room has a musty smell.ptba'lus2
gamus1adjPreserved (as of fruits).Masarap magkaun gamus mampallam.It is delicious to eat preserved mangoes.vag mag-; pat -un; inst/loc pag--an.To preserve (fish, seafood, or fruit in water).Maggamus kita mampallam.Let us preserve mangoes.Pataura in asin bang kaw maggamus piyatay.Use a lot of salt when you preserve anchovies.ngiyamusPreserved fish, seafood, or fruit.pttahay 2ngiyamusA fact about oneself or one's family kept secret because of shame or fear of disgrace; a skeleton in the closet.Makasipug kaymu bang ku higuwa' in giyamus mu.It would disgrace you if I let out your skeleton in the closet.
gamut1nA root (of a tree or plant).Way pa gamut sin kahuy.The tree doesn't have roots yet.vact/pat -um-, mag-.To develop roots.Gimamut na in bātung.The peanuts have developed roots already.2vact/pat -um-, mag-.To become settled or established.Gumamut in parman sin Tuhan ha atay mu bang kaw magkahagad sin daakan niya.God's commandments will become established in your heart (lit. liver) if you obey His commands.
gana-gana1advLater on during the day, by and by.Gana-gana na aku madtu pa bāy niyu.I'll go to your house by and by.2advPerhaps, might (expressing a shade of doubt or a small degree of possibility).Gana-gana di' siya dumatung adlaw yan.He might not arrive today.ptmaray'hatiku
ganapvCV 1, AR ag mag-, -um-; pat hi-; ran -an.To add more (of something), increase.Mari sadja kaw gumanap kasusahan.You're just here to add more trouble.Ganapi naa tubig in addun.Add more water to the dough first.Subay kita magganap tau maghihinang.We have to add more workers.Higanap ta na in sīn ini bat jumukup.Let's add this money so that (the money) will be complete.syndugang ant*dagdag
ganaruladj(Of people) famous, celebrated, renowned.Usug ganarul hi maas Kamlun.Old Kamlon was a famous man.ptbantug tanug
gandanReward, compensation (given by God to someone in recompense for good deeds, usu. in the present world).vAR ag mag-; ran -an.Does not occur with pa2.To give a reward (in return for a good deed).Gandahan sin Tuhan in hinang marayaw.God gives rewards for good deeds done.over-syntungbas
gandangnDrum, a musical instrument.Malayu' pa in parid diyungug namu' na in gandang.The parade was still far away when we heard the drum.vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To play a drum.Ayaw kaw maggandang, makahilu.Don't play the drum, it's annoying.
gandaribanInterest (as of money, usu. used in formal or poetic statement).In hangkan nabinasa nagkaun gandariba.That's why she is suffering, she gained interest on the money.ptanak
gandasuli1nThe garland flower.2n(cap.) The name of an area of Jolo Town.Hangkan ngiyanan in kiyabutangan sin iskul Gandasuli, sabab mataud sumping gandasuli timutubu'.The reason the place where they put the school is named Gandasuli is because there are plenty of garland flowers growing there.
gandawarinA figurehead (of a boat).Malingkat in kahinang sin gandawari sin kappal yaun.The figurehead of that boat was beautifully made.
gandingvag mag-; pat -un.To beat (rhythmically on metal).Magganding sin manga mital in kabataan bang dūm Tahun Ba'gu.The children beat cans on New Year's Eve.pt*kagulkatik dapu'
gandum1nCorn, maize.Tiyanuman namu' gandum in uma namu'.We planted our fields in corn.Zea mays2nThe seeds of this plant, used as a snack food and made into confections.5
ganta'1nPlan, scheme.Bukun ganta' namu' mari.It was not our plan to come here.Ganta' namu' dumatung pa Tabawan lapit adlaw.It was our plan to arrive at Tabawan by early morning.pt*bista vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To plan (something); estimate, reckon or calculate (something); set limits.Giyaganta' in pagdihil bugas ha manga tau paguy.The rice given to evacuees is limited.Gantaa na in pagpamī-mī mu.Set a limit on your shopping.pt*bista kimmit22ngantaanFate, destiny.Di' magliyu in gantaan sin tau dayn ha Tuhan.One cannot go beyond the destiny of man set by God.ptsukud2 synkadar
gantangnA measure of capacity, the ganta.Pabīha ba aku hangka gantang bugas.May I buy a ganta of rice.gentupung vag mag-; pat -un.To measure (something) by the ganta.Gantangun ku in bugas ha lawm karut ini.I'll measure the rice in this sack by the ganta.
ganti'nA replacement, substitute, exchange, successor; surrogate.Siya in ganti' ku.He is my successor.Siya in ganti' ina' ku.She is my surrogate mother.vAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To replace, substitute, relieve, succeed, exchange.Gantian ku in sīn mu kiyustaw.I'll replace your embezzled money.ptpindasambi'
gantungvtCH 1 ag mag-; pat -un.To hang (something from something else); hang (someone).Giyantung in ama' niya sin Jipun.His father was hanged by the Japanese.viST pat ma-.To be caught, hung up, suspended.Nagantung siya ha kahuy paglaksu niya dayn ha ariplanu.He got hung up on a tree when he jumped from the airplane.npaggantungHanging, way of hanging.In paggantung sin tanglung bukun marayaw.The way the lantern is hanging is not good.ptbitay2*sagnat