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supsup1vCH 1 ag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To suck (something, as fruit, candy, ice); place something on the mouth and draw it in (as of sucking thumb or pencil).Supsupa naa in kindi mu ampa kaw kumaun.Suck (i.e., finish) your candy first, then have your meal.Cf.lutlut2nmanunupsupOne who takes advantage of another, moocher.Manunupsup altaꞌ in taymanghud ku.My brother is a moocher.supsup butuꞌidiomvTo flatter and fawn upon someone ingratiatingly so as to obtain one’s interest (lit. to suck the scrotum).Maingat siya magsupsup butuꞌ sin piyaghinangan niya.He knows how to flatter his employer.
supunResemblance, similarity.Supu niya pa amaꞌ niya Milikan marayaw usug.His resemblance is to his good-looking American father.viact mag-, -um-.Sometimes unaffixed.To take after (someone), act or look like (someone).Simupu tuud in dagbus niya pa amaꞌ niya.He really looks like his father.Supu siya kaymu.He resembles you.vtgoal -un.To be like, do like, or act like (someone else); copy.Supuhun niya da isab in addat sin apuꞌ niya.She will copy her grandmother’s behavior.nsiyupuhanOne who is taken after.In siyupuhan sin addat niya amu na in inaꞌ.The one that he takes after in his behavior is his mother.nsupuhananAn inherited character trait.In supuhanan nila mataas in dāhan.Their family trait is that they speak as if they were of high rank.
suputnA paper bag.Kadtu kaw bī suput.Go and buy a paper bag.Cf.puyuꞌ
*surangvAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To point (a weapon) at (someone).Surangi sin sinapang in manga tau yaun.Point your rifle at those people.Cf.anghaꞌ
suratannFate (pertaining to marriage).Marayꞌ suratan mu siya in maasawa mu.Perhaps it’s your fate to marry her.Cf.sukudkadarpatay in suratanidiomnDestined to be unmarried (lit. fate is dead).
surbannA turban used by hadjis.vag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To wear a turban, put a turban on (someone).Bihaun diꞌ na magsurban in kaibanan hadjiꞌ.Nowadays some hadjis don’t wear a turban any more.Cf.sarukkuppiya
surgaꞌvar. ofsulgaꞌnHeaven.
surindilEng.vag mag-, -um-; goal -an.To surrender, surrender (something).Ha waktu sin kasigpitan mataud mundu nagsurindil pa parinta sin almas nila.Lots of outlaws surrendered their arms to the government during hard times.Cf.lillaꞌjaid
suruꞌnA spoon.Nahulug pa lantay in suruꞌ.The spoon fell to the floor.vAR ag mag-, -um-; ran -an.To feed (someone) with a spoon.Subay mu suruan in bataꞌ-bataꞌ mistang.You have to spoon-feed the baby some gruel.vpat -un.To take or eat (something) with a spoon.Subay suruun bang magkaun biyugbug.When one eats porridge it must be eaten with a spoon.
surukvag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To poke (someone) with one’s finger.Surukun ku siya dūm ini dayn ha babaꞌ kublaan sa yan.Tonight I will poke him from below with my finger and he will be startled.Siyuruk niya aku kabii hangkan sa nakasilawak na aku.He poked me with his finger last night, that’s why I screamed.Cf.*sundak
suruynA vendor, peddler.Mataud suruy maglabay ha kabāy-bāyan.There are so many peddlers passing by houses.vTV ag mag-, -um-; goal -un.To walk around (from house to house or place to place), peddle (something).Magsuruy pa aku juwalan ha supaya maubus in dagangan.I’ll peddle these fried bananas so that they will be sold out.Suruyun ku in katilibut sin Sambuwangan.I’ll go around all of Zamboanga.vag mag-, -um-; pat hi-.To sell (something) by peddling.Hisuruy ku kaymu in pasung yan.I’ll peddle that cone-shaped confection for you.OV SYN.*lunsul
susaadjSad, worried.Susa tuud aku sin manga anak ku ha Manilaꞌ.I’m really worried about my children in Manila.viST pat -um-, mag-, ma-.To be or become sad, worried.Ayaw kaw masusa. Tabangun ta kaw.Don’t be worried. I’ll help you.vtCH 1 pat -un.To trouble (someone), cause (someone) to be troubled or worried.Susahun ku sila sin gastu ku, salugay ku dī ha Tiyanggi.I’ll trouble them for my expenses as long as I am here in Jolo town.Ayaw pasusaha in bataꞌ.Don’t trouble the child.nkasusahanSorrow, sadness, a problem causing sadness.
sussivar. ofsuchiadjHoly, pure, morally clean.
sussuk1nA carat, (measurement used in weighing gold and gems. One hundred sussuk equal one kumpul).In halgaꞌ sin hangka-sussuk bihayaun kawhaan tagꞌupat pilak na.The cost of one carat now is twenty-four pesos.vag mag-, -um-; pat -un.To weigh by carats.Bang kaw mamī bulawan subay sussukun.If you buy gold it should be weighed by carats.Cf.kumpul 3
sussuk2nArchaicA key (to a lock).In sussuk sin baul ku tiyatawꞌ ku ha lawm sin ūan ku.The key to my chest I keep inside my pillow.OV SYN.kunsiꞌ
susuꞌadjMore so.Susuꞌ pa bang aku natarasaw, ampa aku diꞌ makabī istaꞌ.More so, if I were late, I could not buy fish.Susuꞌ pa bang mataud sīn ku, ampa aku diꞌ makabī mataud baluy.More so, if I had much money, I could buy many mats.OV SYN.lubaꞌCf.labi
*susuꞌvag mag-, -um-; pat -un; ran -an.No difference in meaning between -un and -an.To shave off a bit of the eyebrows (to a desired thickness and shape for a special occasion).In babai magsusuꞌ sin kilay nila.Girls shave their eyebrows.Susuun in kilay ku ampa itumun sin buling lahing.My eyebrows will be shaved and then blackened with coconut charcoal.Susui in kilay mu bat kaw lumingkat.Shave your eyebrows so that you will be more beautiful.Cf.bagung
susulvTV ag mag-, -um-; goal -un; ran pag-…-an.To walk along (the beach), sail along the offing or offshore, follow the coast.Susul kaw ha higad buhangin maglāg bagguꞌ.Walk along the beach to look for some cowries.nsusulanDeep water just off the shore, the offing, outline or contour of a shore; beach.Naglayag sila ha susulan Tawi-Tawi.They sailed in the deep just off the shore of Tawi-Tawi.
susun11nRegret, repentance.Wayruun susun ha unahan, ha ulihan sadja.There is no regret before, only after.vag mag-, -um-; ran pag-…-an, ka-…-an.To regret, repent.Ayaw na kaw magꞌūs-ꞌūs magꞌasawa. Gana-gana magsusun kaw.Don’t be in a hurry to get married, you might regret it.Sumusun kaw bang kaw diꞌ magad kākuꞌ bihaun.You will regret it if you don’t go with me now.Ha lawm sakit mayan siya piyagsusunan niya na in hinang niya mangiꞌ.When he was sick he regretted his evil deeds.Cf.tawbat2vag mag-, -um-; ran pag-…-an, ka-…-an.To blame (someone).Pagsusunan aku sin inaꞌ hi Indaꞌ bang ku siya pasāran.I’ll be blamed by Girlie’s mother if I neglect her.
susun2vCH 1 ag mag-; pat -un.To arrange in rows (as chairs, plants in a garden, or goods on the counter).Subay susunun in manga sīya ini.We have to arrange these chairs in rows.Nasususun na in manga sayul ha lamisahan.The vegetables on the table are already arranged in rows.Cf.abay
susūngun(from CV rdp. + sūng + -un)nFuture, the time yet to come.Subay kaw magtawꞌ sīn para ha susūngun.You should save money for the future.Cf.kasūngansūng 1.2
sutlaꞌnSilk.In kakanaꞌ sutlaꞌ marayaw hinangun sablay.Silk cloth is nice for making a Malaysian blouse.
*sutsutvag mag-, -um-, mang-; goal -an.To hiss or make a sibilant sound of ssst! (as in calling someone or urging silence).Sutsuti in manga bataꞌ bat diꞌ maghibuk.Hiss at the children so they won’t make a noise.
suuknProximity, nearness.In suuk sin iskul pa bāy namuꞌ hangka-batu da.The nearness of the school to our house is only one kilometer.vTV ag mag-, -um-; goal -un, ka-…-an.To come nearer to or approach (something).Suuk kaw mari kākuꞌ.Come nearer to me.Magsusuuk in timbak yan.The sound of the shooting is getting nearer and nearer.Suukun ta kunuꞌ in tau nagtitindug yaun.Let’s approach that fellow standing over there.Ayaw siya pasuuka mariꞌ kākuꞌ.Don’t let her come nearer to me.adjmasuukNear.Masuuk in bāy nila pa tabuꞌ.Their house is near the market.Cf.daig 1advmasuukSoon, near.Masuuk na siya dumatung.She’ll soon arrive.OV SYN.marayꞌ*dayꞌ
suul1adjmasuulConstipated, having stomach pain before and/or while defecating.Masuul in pagꞌintaw niya.His defecation is constipated.adjmakasuulConstipating.Makasuul in magkaun bigi biyabas.Eating guava seeds is constipating.2nFeces (spoken in anger).Kansiyu suul in nakanat dī ha ini?Whose feces has been scattered here?vag mag-.To defecate (spoken in anger).Suul na kaw,” laung sin inaꞌ ha anak.Defecate now,” said the mother to the child.