Tausug - English


labtik1viact/pat -um-, mag-; ran -an.To flap (as of a spring, rubber, or the tongue).Kalabtikan kaw sin guma yan.You will be flapped by that rubber band.vtag mag-; pat hi-.To slap the tongue against the roof of the mouth (so as to produce a sound).pttakla'2vag mag-; pat hi-.(With dila') to utter (something) unintentionally or in an offhand manner, (for something to) slip out off the tongue.Unu in kiyalabtik sin dila' mu di' mu na mabawi'.What you have uttered unintentionally cannot be retrieved.labtik sin dila'id.nSomething uttered unintentionally or in an offhand manner, a slip of the tongue (lit. a flap of the tongue).In bissara yadtu labtik sadja sin dila' niya.Those words that he uttered were just a slip of the tongue.
labug-labugvact mag-, -um-.(For something) to bend back and forth (as weakened or tired joint, a piece bamboo or wood, a limb of a tree, etc.).Bang ku tanamun maglabug-labug in manga siki lima ku yan.I feel as if my arms and legs are bending back and forth.
labungnThickness, heaviness (of the hair, eyebrows, cereal grains).Mabaya' aku biya' sin labung sin buhuk mu.I would like the thickness of my hair to be like yours.adjmalabungThick, heavy, blooming.Malabung na in pāy nila.Their rice is blooming.vST pat -um-.To become thicker, heavier; bloom.Di' siya mabaya' lumabung in kilay niya.She doesn't want her eyebrows to become thicker.ptbuskag
labutvag mag-, mang-, -um-; pat -un.To entertain or serve (someone, as a guest or a spirit).Labutun ta in manga bisita sin pagkaun masarap.We'll serve the visitors with delicious food.nlalabutanThe food being served, food or an animal offered as a sacrifice to spirits.Spirits are believed to harm any member of a family when they are not placated.Masarap in lalabutan ha pagtiyaunan.The food served at the wedding was delicious.Adjala niyu na in lalabutan bat di' mangabat in manga tunggu'.You prepare the sacrificial food for the spirits so they won't harm you.pt*hulmat
ladjamura'nCrown prince, heir apparent.Ladjamura' in makapagsultan bang mapatay in sultan.The crown prince will be the sultan if the sultan dies.
*ladjaw1vag mag-, mang-; pat -un.To drive away, keep off (as flies by waving a stick, etc.).Ladjawa in manuk.Drive away the chicken.nlaladjawA fly swatter, anything used to drive away or keep off flies, animals, chickens, etc.ptbugaw1 2vpat -un.To be deceived, tricked, seduced.Nakā' kaw liyadjaw sin bissara makatunaw.You've been seduced by his compassionate words.Nakā' kaw liyadjaw sin parang gadja hilaw, sin lāg apu' dulaw, sin walna' sibukaw.say.You've been deceived by its face value (lit. You've been taken by the swatter, by live bermuda grass, by a big piece of turmeric, by the color of the sibukaw tree).
ladju1nDistance or farness (reached by one's eyesight or a projectile, as of a ball in playing golf).Awn hanggatus mitru in ladju sin kiyatiluan sin bula.The ball was thrown a distance of about 100 meters.vST pat -um-.(For distance) to become greater, (for something) to become farther.Lumadju in lupad sin manuk-manuk bang magpaagad ha hangin.The flight of a bird will become farther if it flies with the wind.Paladjuha in pagtilu' mu sin batu.Make your throwing of the stone farther.adjmaladjuReaching a great distance, (having good eyesight as to be) able to see (something) at a great distance.Maladju in pangatud niya.He is able to see at a great distance.over-synlayu' 2vST pat -um-, mag-.(For one's mind) to expand.In tau makapangadji', lumadju in pikilan niya.The mind of a person who gets an education will expand.adjmaladju(With pamikil or pikilan) foresighted, insightful; (of the mind) expanded.In tau maladju in pikilan marayaw in kasūngan.A foresighted person has a bright future.
lāg1fr. var.lawag1vTo look for (something).
lāg2adjBlonde.Lāg in buhuk sin Milikan.Americans have blonde hair.
laganFlame, a burning with a blaze of light.Di' kita sumuuk sampay di' kumū' in laga.We won't go near until the flame subsides.vtag mag-; pat -un.(For a flame) to ignite, ignite (a flame).Bang mu bagid-bagirun in duwa batu maglaga.If you rub two stones a flame will ignite.viact/pat mag-, -um-; pat ma-.To burst into flames.Malaga sa yan bang mu asagan gasulina.It will burst into flame if you pour gasoline on it.ptbaga1 atūnkāyu suliyab
laga'1nA dry measure of ten gantas.Bang kamu hangpu' katau subay hangka laga' in pitla' niyu.If you are ten in all, then you should give one ten ganta measure of rice as obligatory alms during the month of Ramadan.ptgantang gentupung synkāga'
laga'2vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To boil (meat, vegetables, beans, etc.) until partly cooked (in preparation for roasting, etc.), parboil (something); sterilize (something) by boiling.Lagaa muna in sapi'.Parboil the meat first.Subay lagaun in manga kassa' duruan.The feeding bottles should be sterilized.pttugna' aman bukal over-synlakbu'1
lagakadjGluttonous, greedy, voracious (a derogatory term).Pagagaha ha bata' lagak yan.Let that voracious boy glut himself with it.ptdamba'
lagamnArrogance, inpertinence or insolence; presumptuousness.Malisu' aku magdungug sin lagam niya.It annoys me to listen to his insolence.vag mag-, -um-.To behave arrogantly.In bata'-bata' bang tunggalan maglagam ha maas niya.An only child behaves arrogantly towards his parents.adjmalagamArrogant, impertinent or insolent in speech; presumptuous.In tau malagam asal maabbu.An impertinent person is naturally proud.ptarut abbu over-syn*langka
laganglangnBright color.Bihaini in laganglang sin kakana' bīha.You buy cloth as bright a color as this.adjmalaganglang(Of a color) bright and glaring.Bang kaw maitum ayaw kaw madju' sin malaganglang.If you're dark don't wear a dress that's bright and glaring.ptwalna'
lagaslasnThe sound of something in friction with something else.
*lagawadjA harsh voice (as from a long period of talking, much shouting, or prolonged colds).vact/pat mag-; ran -an.To have a harsh voice, develop a harsh voice.Lagawan sa kān ha pag'ulakan.You'll get a harsh voice from hollering.Liyalagawan na in tingug niya ha pagbissarahan.Her voice is harsh from speaking.ptpagas
*lagbasvag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To penetrate, pass thru, permeate (as of liquid, blood etc.).Di' lagbasun sin tubig in ād simintu ini.This cement wall cannot be penetrated by water.In akkal sin manusiya' makalagbas sin pitung lapis lupa'.The wisdom of mankind is such that it can penetrate the seven layers of earthly things.ptlatus
laggu'1nBigness, largeness, greatness.Biya' diin in laggu' sin anak mu magulang?How big is your eldest son?vST pat -um-.To expand, become big, large.Lumaggu' in tiyan mu bang kaw daran minum mataud tubig.Your belly will become big if you often take much water.Subay di' na palagguun in asibi'.Don't make a mountain out of a molehill (lit. don't make something small bigger).Palagguan ta in pantalun mu.We'll make your pants bigger.adjmalaggu'Big, large, great.Malaggu' in suba' yaun.That river is big.ptdakula'nkatilagguanThe main or principal part (of something).Nasunug in katilagguan sin bāy.The main part of the house was burned.ptluag 2vpat -un.To honor, pay or give honor, dignify, praise (someone); celebrate (something).Lagguun ta in sultan.Let's honor the sultan.Subay lagguun in adlaw kapag'anak kan Dr. Jose Rizal.We should celebrate the birthday of Dr. Jose Rizal.pt*pudji
laginNeed, usefulness, worth, value, utility, service.Unu in lagi sin sīn bang way da kasannyangan mu?What is the use of money if you don't have peace of mind?Way lagi sin tau lisuan.A lazy person is of no service (to anyone).vag mag-, -um-; pat -un; ran ka--an.To need (something), use (something).Hisiyu in maglagi sin manga labban ini?Who'll use these boxes?Minsan daan na in pantalun ini, lagihun ku na.Even though these pants are old, I'll use them.Di' ku kalagihan in tabang mu.I don't need your help.Bang awn kalagihan mu kari sadja kaw kāku'.If you need anything just come to me.kalagihan2der.1nWhat is needed, usefulness, value.2vTo need (something).ptguna
lāgi'1advAnd, also, in addition; moreover, as well, besides.Malingkat siya lāgi' maingat.She's beautiful and brainy as well.Di' ku ini hikapagdihil kaymu, lāgi' bukun ini kāku'.I can't give this to you; besides, this is not mine.Bagay kami lāgi' awn pa kasugsug namu'.We are friends, moreover we are related.ptiban ampa2conjBecause, since, for.Subay kitaniyu magtabang-tiyabangi, lāgi' in kitaniyu maglahasiya'.We should help one another for we are relatives.Mahunit kita sumulang sin kabayaan niya lāgi' na siya in nakura' natu'.It is hard for us to oppose his suggestions for he's our leader.
lagi'-lagi'vag mang-, mag-, -um-; pat -un.To mock, ridicule (someone).Ayaw mu lagi'-lagia in tau miskin.Don't mock a poor person.ptudju' gura'-gura'manussa'-nussa'
laglagadjAbsolutely dead (usu. used as a cursing word or in anger).Pitu in sundalu laglag ha pagbunuan kahapun.Seven soldiers were absolutely dead during the skirmish yesterday.vtag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To kill (someone).Bang kitaniyu magkālu in kasūngan maglaglag.If we quarrel the result will be we will kill each other.viST pat ma-.To become absolutely dead.Bang man kaw malaglag ha panawan.May you become absolutely dead on the way.ptpatay bugtang *tubag*pinsan salak bunu'
lagnasvag mag-, -um-, mang-; pat -un; ran -an.To file (the teeth for beautification).Masūb in manga kamaasan yadtu maglagnas sin ipun nila.The old folks were very fond of filing their teeth.Subay lagnasun in ipun mu bat lumingkat.Your teeth should be filed in order to beautify them.Lagnasan ta in ipun mu tampal pa unahan.Let's file a little from your front teeth.ptgawgari'