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gumudvag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To hold (something) in one's mouth (as solid food, water, or medicine).Gumud kaw tubig tiyu'-tiyu'.Hold a little water in your mouth.Gumura in tubig ini.Hold this water in your mouth.
gumunadjEntwined, interwoven, entangled, intertwined.Di' hikapagtahi' bang gumun in tanud.If the thread is tangled it can't be used for sewing.vtag mag-, -um-, mang-; pat -un.To tangle, entwine, interweave, intertwine (something).Ayaw gumuna in hapun sin bingit ku.Don't tangle the string of my fishhook.vipat ma-.To become entangled.Magumun in bannang bang mu badbarun dayn ha gulungan niya.The string will become entangled if you take it off the spool.ptsagut gumun-buta/gumun-lilu'comp.Disorderly, untidy, messy, topsy-turvy.Gumun-buta in lawm bilik niya.His room is messy.
gumunadjEntwined, interwoven, entangled, intertwined.Di' hikapagtahi' bang gumun in tanud.If the thread is tangled it can't be used for sewing.vtag mag-, -um-, mang-; pat -un.To tangle, entwine, interweave, intertwine (something).Ayaw gumuna in hapun sin bingit ku.Don't tangle the string of my fishhook.vipat ma-.To become entangled.Magumun in bannang bang mu badbarun dayn ha gulungan niya.The string will become entangled if you take it off the spool.ptsagut gumun-buta/gumun-lilu'comp.Disorderly, untidy, messy, topsy-turvy.Gumun-buta in lawm bilik niya.His room is messy.
gunanUsefulness, utility, worth, value, service, use, applicability.Bugitan na in manga kakatasan bang way na guna.Throw away the papers if they have no value.vag mag-; pat -un, ka--an.To use, utilize, value (something), acknowledge the worth, service, or applicability (of something).Gunahun ta in manga dagmay dīhil kātu' sin manga tau.We will use the old clothes given to us by the people.Kagunahan namu' madtu pa Sūg sabab awn pag'isun sin kami katan magkampung.We need to go to Jolo because there will be a meeting of all us relatives.nkagunahanWhat is needed, state of need.Unu in kagunahan mu kāku'?What do you need me for?over-synlagi kagunahan2der.vTo need, have a need of.
gunting1nScissors.Mahayt in gunting sin barbiru.The scissors of the barber are sharp.vag mag-, -um-; pat -un; ran -an.To cut something (with scissors or an instrument resembling scissors).Guntingun ku in kātas ini magduwa.I'll cut this paper in two.Subay guntingan in saya ini. Mahaba' tuud.You should cut some off of this skirt. It's very long.vag magpa-.To have (one's hair) cut.Magpagunting aku sin buhuk ku.I'll have my hair cut.nmagguguntingA barber.Maggugunting da in makapaanduk ha sultan.It's only the barber who can make the king bow his head.synbarbiru22npagguntingThe ritual or ceremonial cutting of a child's hair in the first year by a priest (usu. done at the same time as the pagtimbang and the paghakika).Ku'nu in paggunting ha anak mu?When will you have the hair cutting ceremony for your child?vact magpa-.To hold such a ceremony.Mangluruk kami bang kaw magpagunting ha anak mu.We'll attend when you hold the hair cutting ceremony for your child.
gunggakunspec. var.lunggang1vTo rock back and forth, move (something) up and down.
gunggung1vag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To hold (something) tightly, possess, keep or hold back (something).Gunggungi in bata' ha lima bat di' mahūg.Hold the child tightly by the hand so she won't fall.Ina' in naggunggung sin katān pilak.The mother keeps all the money.Ayaw kaw maggunggung sin alta' bukun kaymu.Don't possess any wealth that doesn't belong to you.Ayaw gunggungi in ipatan bang mabaya' na mīg.Don't keep your servant if she really wants to leave.ptkaput1 taw'
gunggung2adjSlow of understanding, dull-minded.Gunggung in bagay niya.His friend is dull-minded.Siya na in gunggung dayn ha katān.He is the most dull-minded.ptbungug
gūnggūngannThroat, windpipe; larynx.Di' aku makatūn tubig. Masakit in gūng-gūngan.I can't swallow water. My throat is sore.ptliug 6
gungutannA draw-string.Hinangi gungutan in saya niya.Make a draw-string for her skirt.
*gupuvpat -un.Does not occur with pa2.vTo shake, become nervous or troubled (usu. as a result of diffidence).Paggupuhun aku magbissara ha katauran tau.I get nervous when I speak in front of many people.ptbuga' hanggaw sipug
gura'-gura'vag mang-; pat -un.To mock (someone).Giyugura'-gura' siya sin manga anak niya.She's been mocked by her children.Gura'-guraun mu hadja in tau.You just mock people.ptmanussa'-nussa'
gurunA teacher of Islamic studies or of esoteric knowledge.In umbul duwa pa Tuhan amu in ina', ama' iban guru.Second to God are our parents and teachers of Islam.vag mag-; pat -un.To learn from such a teacher.Magguru aku kaniya ilmu'.I will learn esoteric power from him.ptmastal
gusawvag mag-, -um-.To come out of.Di' maggusaw in lambi' dayn ha pais niya.The snail does not come out of its shell.Kalu-kalu awn da tubu' sin Panglima Hassan gumusaw.Hopefully there will come out an offspring from Panglima Hassan.ptguwa'
gusuknA rib (the bone).Nabali' in gusuk sin bata-'bata' nahulug dayn ha taas bāy.The child's rib was broken when she fell from the house.specbukug
gūtvag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To cut (flesh) all the way through.Gūta in ista'.Cut the fish all the way through.pthuya'hilap gali' *utud dīp
gutasnHunger, starvation.Miyatay gutas in bata'.The child died of hunger.vag magpa-; pat -un.To become hungry, starve.Gutasun in manga paguy bang di' makakaun ha lawm duway adlaw.The evacuees will starve if they can't eat within two days.Malamma in tau giyugutas.A person who is starving is weak.pthapdi' bungtas gutum
*gutgutvag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To fiddle (something, as a violin).Gutguti kita kalangan ha biyula mu yan.Fiddle us a tune on your violin.ngugutgutA bow of a violin.Nabali' in gugutgut sin biyula niya.The bow of his violin was broken.
gutuknA curse that befalls someone who has sworn falsely on the Holy Koran.In sakit kiyugdan gutuk di' kaulian sin duktur.An illness caused by a curse from swearing falsely on the Koran cannot be cured by a doctor.vpat -un.To be afflicted with such a curse.Ayaw kaw magsapa ha Kuraan bang kaw di' mabaya' gutukun.Don't swear upon the Koran if you don't want to be afflicted with a curse from swearing falsely on it.ptsukna'
gutumnFamine, starvation.Miyatay siya gutum.He died of starvation.adjmagutumCharacterized by famine.Minsan unu in hitanum, matay da sin suga. Magutum in hula'.Whatever one plants, it dies in the sun. There is a famine in our place.vpat mag-, -um-, -un.To be or become in a condition of famine or starvation.Bang way na kakaun gutumun na in hula'.If there's no more food, there will be famine in the country.ptbungtas hapdi' gutas
*guunvag mang-, mag-; pat -un.To anticipate (an outcome); expect, hope for (something).Wala' aku nagguun sin tabang niya.I didn't anticipate his help.Giyuguun ku dumatung kaw ha masamut.I expected that you would arrive sooner.over-syn*huwat
guwa'1nThe outside (of a house, a room, etc.).Ha guwa' sila nagpanayam būla.They played with the ball outside.antlawm vTR ag mag-, -um-; goal -un.To exit, come out, appear.Guwa' kaw dayn ha bilik.Come out from the room.Ku'nu gumuwa' in Sulu Studies II?When will the Sulu Studies II come out?Guwaun ku in manga bisita.I will go out to the visitors (i.e., to greet them or usher them into the house).vCV 1 pat hi-, -un.To let (something) out.Subay ta higuwa' in sakit atay ta.We have to let out our hard feelings.npagguwa'The coming out (of something or someone).Jagahi in pagguwa' sin manga tau dayn ha bāy yaun.Watch for the coming out of the people from that building.nguwaanAn exit.Dapit pakain in guwaan sin sīni?Which way does the movie exit face?2nguwa', guwaanResult, outcome; the way something turns out.Unu da in guwa' sin pagmiting niyu?What was the outcome of your meeting?Mahumu mangi' in guwaan sin anak piyararakag.Usually a spoiled brat has a bad outcome (i.e., turns out bad).
guya'nFlimsiness, weakness.Bang biya' ha yan in guya' sin kakana' ayaw na kaw magbī.If that's the flimsiness of the material, don't buy it.adjNot durable, easy to break (as of rope); shabby or threadbare, flimsy (as of clothes); physically weak so as to be susceptible to diseases; (of conviction or belief) easily swayed.Maguya' in baran sin bata' ini.This child's body is physically weak.vST pat -um-.To become shabby or threadbare, physically weak so as to be susceptible to diseases.Gimuya' na in badju' niya.Her dress has become shabby.antkamdus
guya' ataynEmotionality, quickness to weep.adjmaguya' atayEmotional, quick to weep.Maguya' in atay sin babai yan. Hangkaray' tumangis.That woman is emotional. She weeps easily.ptatay