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karamatgimb.kalamatnThe power (of a person) to perform miracles.Awn karamat sin karatuan nakauna.The old-time datus (chiefs) had miraculous power.OV SYN.muꞌjijat
kārangadj./advHurried(ly); fast (of running or walking. Of the posture of one who is running or walking fast).Kārang na siya miyanaw.He walked hurriedly.OV SYN.kasay 1ūs-ꞌūs
kararaknDiarrhea.vipat -un.To have an attack of diarrhea.Kiyararak siya kabii.He had an attack of diarrhea last night.OV SYN.intawꞌ-intawꞌvtAR ag mag-; ran -an.To move one’s bowels (spoken in anger).Magkararak sadja kaw way biddaꞌ!You always move your bowels anywhere!
karivag mag-. mari (with -um-); goal -un.Forms suffixes -un and -an instead of the regular -hun and -han.To come (to the speaker or somewhere near the speaker).Kari kaw!Come here!Mari da kami bang awn kagunahan namuꞌ.We’ll just come here if we need something.Kariun ku siya magbalik kunsum.I’ll come here to her again tomorrow.Pakaria siya kinsūm.Let her come tomorrow.OV SYN.dayꞌvpat hi-; goal -an.Almost always imperatives karian and karii.To give or hand (something) over (to someone).Karian kākuꞌ in pistul yan.Give that pistol to me.Karii aku sīn, Utuꞌ.Give me money, Junior.OV SYN.duhaldihil
kari-karinA dish seasoned with curry powder.
kariasaliadjInborn, congenital, natural.Kariasali in pagkabuta niya.Her blindness is inborn.OV SYN.kaamulahi
karikuraanadjAny Muslim who has not studied so that he can’t read the Koran and write Arabic.In tau yan tūpun tawagun karikuraan.That person is fit to be called someone who hasn’t studied the Koran.
karitaꞌnA (two or three-wheeled) cart, wagon (for hauling purposes, either pushed or drawn, not motorized).vag mag-, -um-.To ride on a cart.Magkaritaꞌ kitaniyu pa tabuꞌ.Let’s ride the cart to market.OV SYN.karitunkalisaGENR.aagaranagad 1
karitunTag.nA small, wheeled cart (drawn or pushed by hand).vag mag-; pat -un.To transport (something) by hand-pushed cart.Karitunun ta in manga luwan pa jambatan.Let’s carry the luggage in the hand-pushed cart to the wharf.OV SYN.karitaꞌkalisa
karnaꞌgimb.kalnaꞌnA reason, cause.Unu in karnaꞌ mu magꞌatud-atud kākuꞌ?What is the reason you are looking at me like that?Karnaꞌ unu hangkan siya biyunuꞌ?What was the reason for killing him?relBecause.Subay kaw maglima waktu karnaꞌ daakan sin Tuhan.You should observe the five-times-daily prayer because God commands it.OV SYN.hangkansababpasal1
karpitEng.nA carpet.A rectangular-shaped cloth with tassels and with intrinsic designs, usu. of a mosque.Piyagꞌari-ari ha dingding in karpit.A carpet is put on the wall as decoration.OV SYN.sudjarahamparan
karsitinvar. ofkalsitinnSocks.
kārunA non-motorized cart.vCV 2, TR ag mag-, -um-; goal, pat -un.As travel verb, -un focuses goal; as carrying verb, patient.To carry (something) on such a cart.Subay kāruhun in manga luwan pa jambatan.The luggage has to be carted to the wharf.OV SYN.karitun
karuꞌnDrowsiness, sleepiness.Nakalanduꞌ in karuꞌ ku yan.My sleepiness was really great (i.e., I was very sleepy).vST pat -un.To be or become drowsy or sleepy.Kiyaruꞌ na in bataꞌ-bataꞌ.The child is sleepy.Makakaruꞌ in bissara sin mastal.The teacher’s lecture would put you to sleep.npangaruꞌA time when people are drowsy.Pangaruꞌ bang waktu pagtitiyaun pasalan sin diꞌ agun magtūg in tau.A wedding is a time when people are drowsy because they hardly get any sleep.
karuhungvact/pat -um-.To increase to a violent degree; become furious, violent, severe, terrible, tremendous (spoken of something undesirable or indicating disapproval).Kimaruhung na in ngiꞌ kasuddahan sin tau yan.The nature of that fellow became terrible.OV SYN.karukkansanglanduꞌ
karukadvIn a great or high degree, greatly, very much, extremely, exceedingly, intensely (of undesirable qualities, traits or behavior).Karuk siya putingan.He is extremely a liar.Karuk tuud in dakag niya.He is exceedingly boastful.vST pat -um-.To be or become excessive, too much.Kimaruk na in pagꞌabbu niya.His boastfulness has become too much.OV SYN.landuꞌ
karusangnA brooch (a type of woman’s jewelry).Malingkat in karusang ha badjuꞌ niya.The brooch on her dress is pretty.
karut1nA sack, burlap bag.Mamī kami bugas hangka-karut.We will buy one sack of rice.GENR.tupungantupungnkarutan(With ha) by sacks, by the sack.Ha karutan kami magbī bugas.We buy rice by the sack.2vact/pat mag-.To have a great amount (of something, usu. money).Nagkakarut pilak in manga dayahan.The rich have a great amount of money.
kās1vAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To scratch or rake (an area).Kāsan ta in halaman bāy.Let’s rake the lawn.vAQ ag/goal mag-, -um-; pat -un.(For something, esp. a chicken) to scratch to find (something).Kāsun sin manuk in kakaun niya.The chicken will scratch to find its food.OV SYN.*kahig 1nkakāsA rake (the tool).2vrdp. ag mang-; ran pang-…-an.To court (a girl) or attract her attention (in an awkward way).Ayaw na kaw mangās-ngās kaniya bataꞌ pa kaw.Don’t court her, you’re still a kid.Piyangangās-ngāsan niya in babai yaun.He is awkwardly courting that girl.
kasajahitraan(from ka-...-an + sajahitraꞌ)nPeace, tranquility, serenity.Kasajahitraan kaniyu katān iban barakat niya.Peace be unto you all and his blessings.
kasapnCoarseness, roughness (as of texture, cloth, the edge of a broken glass).Bihayan da in kasap sin kakanaꞌ nabī ku.The coarseness of the cloth I bought was like that.adjmakasapCoarse, rough, jagged (as of cloth or the surface of wood).Ayaw kaw magbī sin kakanaꞌ makasap.Don’t buy coarse cloth.OV SYN.ural
kasawnA purlin for a roof, horizontal crosspiece of a roof.
kasay1vag mag-, -um-.To do something rapidly, quickly.Kasay kaw bat kaw diꞌ abutan.Walk faster so they won’t catch you.adjmakasayFast, quick, rapid.2vpat pa-…-un.To recover, recuperate (from sickness).Pakasaya naa in baran mu ampa kaw maghinang.Recuperate fully first, then you can go back to work.adjmakasayRecovered (from sickness).Subay na siya makasay ampa siya makaguwaꞌ dayn ha huspital.The patient can’t be released from the hospital until he has recuperated.OV SYN.biskaysapat
kasinPossessive love (contrast lasa disinterested love, affection).Timbang in kasi niya ha manga asawa niya.He has equal love for his wives.adjmakasiCharacterized by love.Makasi aku kaniya.I love him.vRC ag mag-, -um-.(For people) to love each other.Magkasi sila magtaymanghud.The siblings love each other.vran ka-…-an.Kakasihan nila in anak nila kabungsuhan.They love their youngest child.nkakasi(One’s) love, someone who is loved or adored, the apple of one’s eye.Siya in kakasi ku.He’s my love.nkakasihanLoved ones, a beloved.Nagtumtum siya ha manga kakasihan niya.He is longing for his loved ones.OV SYN.lasa
kasi-lasan(A combination of) love and sympathy.Way kasi-lasa niya kākuꞌ.He has no love and sympathy for me.OV SYN.lindu-randam