Tausug - English


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gawa1vpat -un.To put (oneself) in another person's position or situation (mentally).Gawaha ha baran mu bang mangi' kaymu mangi' da isab ha kaibanan.Put yourself in the other person's position, what is bad for you is also bad for others.
gawa2nApprehension, misgiving, mistrust, doubt (also kagawahan).Unu in kagawahan mu magad kāku'?What misgivings do you have in coming along with me?pthanggaw vtpat un.To frighten (someone with the feeling of falling or stumbling).Gawahun ta siya bat umulak.Let's frighten her so she will scream.vipat ma-, -un.To have the feeling of falling.Paggawahun aku mag'atud pa baba' dayn ha bay mataas.I have a feeling of falling when I look from a tall building.
gawa-gawanThe trigger (of a gun).Ayaw utunga in gawa-gawa sin sinapang.Don't pull the trigger of the rifle.
gawangnPitfall, hidden trap, hole (in surface of a floor, bamboo walk, etc.).Maluag in gawang ha lantay namu'.There is a big hole in our flooring.ptlungag mahulug pa gawangid.To speak evil of someone without realizing that they or their relatives are present (lit. to fall in a hole or trap).Kamaya' kaw magbissara, mahulug kaw pa gawang.Be careful in speaking, you might say something evil of someone in their presence.
gawgari'nFile, a carpenter's tool for filing wood or metal.Gawgari in pag'usalun bang maghayt gatgat.The file is used to sharpen a hand saw.vAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To file (something with such a tool).Gawgarian ku in pūhan sin kalis ku.I will file the handle of my kris.ptkigkig
gawgawvag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To agitate or stir (a liquid).Ayaw gawgawa in kahawa.Don't stir the coffee.ptlamugay
gawgutadj(Of people) firm, rigid, unyielding.Mahunit bissarahan in tau gawgut.It's hard to convince an unyielding man.pttugas
gawha'nAn opening, clearing, an area of land clear of trees.Awn nagtutubu' ha gawha' yan.There's something growing in that clearing.
gawinErrand, object, purpose, mission.Unu in gawi mu mari?What is your purpose in coming?vag mag-; pat un.To do (something) purposely or intentionally, purpose (something).Ayaw na kaw magtulak bang way da gawihun mu tuud.Don't go on that trip if there's nothing you're really purposing.ptmaksud
gawmut2unspec. var.kawmut2vTo squeeze out (juice from something).
gawnggang1adj(Of wood, vegetables, etc.) hollow, not solid, having a cavity.Bang mu pukpukun in kahuy gawnggang magtingug gandang.If you knock hollow wood it will sound like a drum.vST pat -um-.To be or become hollow.Gumawnggang in mital bang way na luun.The can will become hollow if it doesn't have content.2vact/pat -um-.To be lacking in courage, (for one's mind) to be blank.Gimawnggang in lawm atay ku.I lack the courage.Gimawnggang in pamikil ku.My mind is blank.
gawtnA girth, band or strap (made of nylon, folded cloth or string, etc., used to fasten around the waist to hold a load in place as on a horse, cow, or carabao); a belt or string used to hold one securely (as a safety precaution, as a safety belt or line as when diving).vag mag-; pat -un; ran -an.To fasten such a strap, to cinch.Gawtun ta sin lubid in karut lahing bat di' mahulug.We'll cinch the sack of coconut with rope so it wont fall.Gawtan ta kaw ha lingkuran bat kaw di' maligad.I'll strap you in the chair so you won't tip over.ptbikal *hukut kambut
gayadnThe width (of cloth).adjmagayad(Of cloth) broad, wide.Subay kakana' magayad in hipagkurtina.A wide cloth is needed to make a curtain.ptluag
gayangnA bladed weapon (similar to a bolo, having a long blade).Landu' in haba' sin gayang hi Bapa' Usman.The bladed weapon of Uncle Usman is very long.ptkalisbarung utakjanap
gayd2fr. var.gaid2advPurposely, intentionally.
gaynnThe 17th letter of the Arabic alphabet, a voiced velar fricative.
gayungnA small vessel (made of coconut-shell, bamboo, or tin) used to scoop (water); a dipper.Nabuslut na in gayung tubig.The dipper for scooping water is already leaking.vag mag-, -um-; pat -un; ran -an.To scoop (water).Gumayung aku tubig ha puga.I will scoop water from the jar.
gi'tung1unspec. var.gitung1nMiddle, center.Lima in ha gi'tung sin upat iban unum.Five is in the middle of (i.e., in between) four and six.vpat pa--un.To place (something) at the middle or center.Pagi'tunga in pinggan.Put the bowl in the center.ngi'tunganMiddle, center.Palingkura siya ha gi'tungan.Let him sit in the middle.ptūt
giakvCH 1 ag mag-; pat -un.To split or break (something, esp. wood).Giaka in kahuy sin kapa.Split the wood with an ax.pt*sipak *lugiak
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).
*gidgidvAR ag mag-; pat -un, hi-; ran -an.With pat focus, an instrument is in view.To rub (something) vigorously against (something else), rub (something) off.Gidgirun ta in gaha' sin batu.We'll rub off the rust with a stone.Gidgiri sin batu in basi' bat maīg in gaha' niya.Rub a stone against that steel so that the rust will come off.ngigidgid(Anything rough used as) sandpaper.in gigidgid iyusal niya nakapagpalanu' sin kahuy.The sandpaper he used made the wood clean.ptkusu
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).
gīknA hard stone used in jewelry, jade.
gikapnA page (of a book).Pilangka-gikap in nabassa mu?How many pages did you finish reading?
gikus1nA coil (of rope, rattan, vine, etc.).Bīhi kita hangka gikus lubid.Buy me a coil of rope.vag mag-; pat -un.To coil (something).Gikusa in manga bagun.Coil those vines.pt*libudgulung