Tausug - English


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langkumvag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To join together, group, unite; join (objects), attach (something to something else).Naglangkum in manga tau gimba iban higad namunu' ha parinta.The people from the interior and from the town joined together to fight the government.Langkuma in duwa patung yan.Join those two bamboo poles.ptsugpat
langkusadjConnected in one piece, joined, (of script) cursive.Langkus in bāy nila pa kāmu'.Their house is connected to ours.Di' aku maingat magsulat langkus.I don't know how to write cursive script.vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To continue, join or connect (something).Langkusun na sin parinta in dān ini pa tabu'.The government will connect this road to the market.adjlangkusanLeading to (a place).Amu ini in dān langkusan pa iskul.This is the road leading to the school.ptlangkit sugpat
langkuwasnGinger.In langkuwas pag'usalun pag'īg langsa sin ista'.Ginger is used to remove the smell of fish.Subay awn langkuwas bang maghinang sabaw.There should be ginger when making soup.
langlangvST pat -um-.(Of an opening such as a door) to be or become partially open.Palanglangun ku sadja in lawang supaya di' kakitaan pa guwa' in lawm bāy.I'll just open the door partially so that the inside of the house can't be seen from outside.pthanghang
langpadadj(Of a stone) flat.In batu langpad marayaw pagdakdakan tamungun.A flat stone is good for washing clothes.In batu langpad paghinangun batu ligiran.A flat stone can be made into a stone mill.ptpapad
langpas1vag mag-, mang-; pat -un; ran -an.To rob, raid, plunder, loot.Langpasan sin mundu in Tiyanggi dūm ini.The bandits will raid the town (of Jolo) tonight.Kiyalangpasan in tinda nila kahapun.Their store was robbed yesterday.pt*takaw nmanglalangpasA raider, a looter, a plunderer.2vag mang-; ran -an.To overpass someone else's authority, do things without permission (esp. parents' permission).Ayaw kamu manglangpas ha maas.Don't do things without your parents' permission.
langsanThe slimy odor (of fresh fish, snakes, duck or goat meat).Hugasi in sangkalan bat maīg in langsa sin ista'.Wash the chopping board to get rid of the fish odor.adjmalangsaBad tasting, refers to fish or meat that has a bad taste due perhaps to being spoiled or to blood that has not been washed off.synlungsi
langsaynA canopy, cloth screen or drapes.Malanu' tuud in langsay ha kantil piyagpatūgan kāku'.The canopy of the bed where I was told to sleep was very clean.In manga Milikan mag'usal tūngka-langsay ha kantil nila.Americans use three pieces of canopy on their bed.Taktaka in langsay ku.You lower my drapes.Pitung lapis langsay in pagtutūgan niya.She sleeps on a bed having seven layers of canopy.
langtunThe odor of fresh grated cassava.Di' aku mabaya' maghamut sin langtu sin panggi'.I don't like to smell the fresh grated cassava odor.adjmalangtuHaving such an odor.Ayaw naa kaw magsanglag, malangtu pa in tiyumpi' yan.Don't fry the cassava yet, the square still has that fresh grated odor.
langugnA joke, mischief.Biya' wayruun ngi' sin langug niya.It's as if his joke has no malice.vag mag-, -um-, mang-; pat -un.To joke (with someone), play a joke (on someone).Ayaw mu languga, dugalan sa yan.Don't play a joke on him, he might get annoyed.adjmalangugJolly, playful, naughty, mischievous.Malangug in bagay ku.My friend is a jolly fellow.Malangug tuud in bata' ini.This child is so naughty.pt*jullitjuri
languyvTV ag mag-, -um-; goal -un.To swim (to a destination).Languy kaw dayn dī madtu.Swim from here to there.Languyun ku in bangka' yaun.I'll swim out to that canoe.
*lanyapviST pat ma.To disappear, vanish suddenly; be out of one's mind or senses, lose one's reason.Nalanyap sadja in tau iyapas namu'.The fellow we were chasing suddenly vanished.Nalanyap kāku' in dunya pag'ingat ku sin miyatay siya.I lost my senses when I found out that he had died.ptlawa'1
*lapavag mag-, -um-; pat -un; ran -an.To cut (grass, weeds, underbrush).Lapahi in parang ha daig sin uma ta.Cut the grass next to our field.nlalapaA tool for cutting grass, weeds, underbrush.Kāa madtu in lalapa hipaglapa ta sin sagbut.Go get the cutting tool, we'll use it for cutting the weeds.
lapad-lapadnA small shelf.Biyutang ku in sudlay mu ha lapad-lapad.I placed your comb on the small shelf.ptpaga-paga
lapak-lapak1nSounds in rapid succession (but each sound is still distinguishable, [e.g., shots from a 50-caliber gun]).Bang magbissara Anggalis in mastal yan biya' lapak-lapak.When that teacher speaks English it's like sounds in rapid succession.adjFluent and rapid (in speaking).Lapak-lapak siya magbissara Anggalis.He is a fluent and rapid speaker of English.over-synamut sapat 2nA toy (made by splitting the rib of a banana leaf part way and flapping it rapidly back and forth).3nA type of grass whose flower makes a sound when crushed.
lapalnWord, statement.Wayruun lapal diyungug ku dayn kaniya.I didn't hear a word from him.ptbissarasynkabtangan vag mag-; goal -an.To speak, say something.Bang aku in maglapal tantu maagad.If I say something it will certainly be followed.adjmalapalFluent, having good diction, having a good command of language.Malapal siya mag'anggalis.He's fluent in English.pthantap hurup
lapat1adjClosed, stopped, plugged (as a hole, leak, opening).Di' makalabay in tubig sabab lapat in lungag.The water can't flow out because the hole is closed.vtag mag-, mang-; pat -un; ran -an.To stop up (a hole, leak or opening).Lapatun ta in lungag bat di' magtū' in tubig.Let's stop up the leak so the water won't drip.pttambul hulat1 2adjNumerous, several, many, full of, crowded.Lapat sin tau in sīni.The movie house is crowded with people.Lapat in baran niya sin punglu'.His body is full of bullets.3vran -an.To overcome decisively.Liyapatan in atu nila nagbaskitbul.They overcame their rivals in basketball by many points.ptbanus taud
lapay1adjInclusive, included, including.Lapay in tau katān ha kawman siyanggupan sin mayul.All the people inclusively in the village were threatened by the mayor.vtag mang-, -um-; pat -un.To include.Lapaya ba dakdaki in badju' ku.Will you include my dress in your washing?vipat ma-.To be or become included, involved.Nalapay siya piyag'amahan sin ina' namu'.He was included in the scolding by our mother (i.e., she scolded him too).Nalapay siya sin paglingug nila.She became involved in their trouble.ptlamud agad 2vact/pat mag-.(Of a quarrel, war, etc.) to spread (to include more people).Ayaw kamu mamunu' sin way lamud supaya di' maglapay.Don't kill people who are not involved so that the trouble won't spread.
*lapdusvAR ag mang-; ran -an.To hit with a belt or a rod, whip (someone).Manglapdus in mastal ha bata' malangug.The teacher whips a naughty student.Lapdusan ku in bata' malangug.I'll whip a naughty child.
lapi'1vtag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To turn or open upward or sideward (something that is attached to something else, as a door, window, etc.); fold or bend (something, as a collar of a shirt, edge of a dress or pants, etc.); open up something folded (as a fold-away cot, chair, table, etc.).Lapia pa taas in tandawan.Turn the window panel up.vipat ma-.To become folded; flap (as of a door, roof, etc., when blown upon by strong wind); become bent (by the wind or strong pressure); (for something folded) to open.Nalapi' in liug sin badju' niya.His shirt collar is folded.Di' malapi' in siki sin lamisahan ini.The foot of this folding table won't open up.Nalapi' in atup sin kusug sin hangin.The roof was blown up by the strong wind.Nalapi' in ād pagtanduk sin sapi'.The fence became bent when butted upon by the cow.ptlupi' 2nA Tausug man's collarless shirt.Has a tight-fitting sleeve reaching a little below the elbow, with a high, round neckline, open all the way in front, studded with golden buttons in front, on the shoulder, and at the edge of the sleeve, usu. used for a special occasion.ptbatawi
laping1luping1adj(Of the ears) folded.vact -um-, mag-.(For ears) to become folded, (for an animal's ears) to prick forward.Lumaping in taynga sin bata' bang daran lupiun sin ina' niya.The child's ears will become folded if his mother is always twisting them.
lapis1nA lining, layer.Wayruun lapis sin badju' niya.Her dress has no lining.vaux mag-; pat -un; ran -an.To provide a lining (for something); double (something, usu. of the same kind so as to make it thicker), (in counting money) count two or more (bills) as one (due to their sticking together).Lapisa in lubid hipaghukut sin labban.Double the string for tying the cardboard box.Naglapis in pag'itung mu sin pilak.You counted two or more bills as one when you counted the money.ptdubli
lapis2nShortage, deficit.Pila in lapis mu?How much is your shortage?vact/pat -um-; pat ma-.Does not occur with pa2.To lack or be short of (something, as in making a money) payment; win or lose (in gambling); lose or gain (in vengeful fighting).Nalapis pa kaw lima pilak sin bayad mu kāku'.Your payment is five pesos short of the amount you owed me.Nakalapis siya kay'man pilak ha pagpanayaman.He won fifty pesos in gambling.Pagbaws nila namunu', mataud in nalapis nila.When they retaliated, they gained many more (i.e., they killed more people than they had lost before).over-synkulang2
lapit adlawadvJust before daybreak.Subay lapit adlaw pa kaw magbati' bat kaw di' hikabīn sin tarak.You should wake up just before daybreak so you won't be left behind by the bus.ptsubu1 mahinaat
*lapnasvtpat -un.To destroy completely, annihilate, ruin (something, usu. a large area or number of people, houses, or a place).Lapnasun sin manga sundalu in daira.The soldiers will annihilate the city.Liyapnas sin linug in manga tau.The people were completely destroyed by the earthquake.vipat ma-.To be completely destroyed or ruined.Nalapnas in kagimbahan kaagi sin kanyun.The interior was destroyed by the cannon firing.