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ga-buntransfor a group of people to attack to do harm to someoneGina-bunan dan nanhinduduntukan da hi Anthony ni kaalman.They all went for Anthony and were punching him yesterday.4.8.2.3Attack-an/-in- -anClass 5C Goal oriented sites
ga-dulvto excuse one's behaviorYa degeh tu hu tuka pengigga-dulin eleg tu alian di deya. It's his sickness that he uses to excuse his not coming here.Immen ali udan et humman nengiga-dulan dan linawwan dan dagah. The rain is coming so that was their excuse for going away earlier.
ga-gatransto talk someone into doing something; to urge or incite someone to actTu nan-iga-ga ida hu tuud Nepayew et da ilepun kinep-ahan etan keikkapyaan ni e-paan ni duplanu.He urged the people of Nepayew and they started clearing the area for the airplane to land.Pinhed tun megibbuh ni dagah etan alak et humman hu tuka pengiggena-gai idan tuun kamangngunnu ni pepuppu-ut da.He wants the irrigation to be finished early hence he is urging the people working to work faster.SimgitgitiC1-/iN-Manner adverbial predicates
ga-gebtransto gather all of the produce from a plantEhel mun Beyucca et agtu la ga-geben ni emin etan lameh ni kayyusi.Tell Beyukka not to get all the chayote.Gina-geb lan Immamhing hu bulung ni pihing di payew di Pummahing.Immamhing got all the leaves of the gabi-root vegetable in Pummahing's field.Hipa na-mu nenga-geb ni pukdun nahdem?Who got all the beans last evening?7.4.3Get-en/-in-Class 4C Convey/bring object toward agent
ga-hiliintransto hop by holding one leg up with handThis is usually done when a leg is injured or paralyzed, but children may do it when playing.Ida kamangga-ga-hili hu u-ungnga di dalin mi.The children outside our house are hopping on one leg only.maN-/naN-Class 1A Movement with a manner component
ga-luhtransto scratch someone with fingernails (human) or claws (animal)Gina-luh ni puha hu angah mahhiken.A cat scratched baby-boy's face.Gina-luh Anna hu buklew Joana ni nambakalan da et kumuheyaw.Anna scratched Joana's neck when they were quarreling and it bled.Simga-muh2.5.3Injure-en/-in-Class 4B Tactile - Touch contact
ga-muhtransto scratch someone or somethingGina-muh ni puha hu ngamay ku et kumuheyaw.The cat scratched my hand and it bled.Gina-mu Margie hu angah Angie ni nambakalan da.Margie scratched Angie’s face when they quarreled.Simga-luhgelutgut2.5.3Injure-en/-in-Class 4B Tactile - Touch contact
ga-taytransto step on something and cause damage to it, e.g., plantNan-iga-tay ni newang hu intanem mun kapih di muyung.The carabao had been stepping on the coffee trees you planted in the forest.Ang-ang yu etan kaumigena-tay ni teneng et ehelen yun hi-gak.Watch for that person who has been stepping on the upper wall of the rice paddy and tell me who it is.7.2.1Manner of movement
ga-tuntransto put on top of something; to stack things on top of each otherImpangga-ga-tun tudda etan hampulun neda-pay ni batu.He stacked the ten flat stones.Panggaga-tun mudda eya duyu ni neulahan et mu iha-ad di ha-addan da.Stack these washed dishes and put them away in their place.7.3.2Move something in a directionpaN-/impaN-
ga-waytransto touch someone to get their attentionGa-way hi Tony et isiked tun man-i-ihhiw.Touch Tony so he will stop whistling.7.3.4.1Touch-en/-in-Class 4B Tactile - Touch contact
ga-witransto pull something towards oneselfGina-wi tuwak et tumu-tu-lu ak di kad-an tu.He pulled me towards him so I moved closer to him.Ga-wim hi Appin et ituttubbum ni hi-gatu hu lawwan tayud Bahag.Pull Appin towards you and whisper to her about our going to Bahag.7.3.2.8Pull-en/-in-Class 4C Convey/bring object toward agent
gaad1transto remove a part of something.Gineadan tu et han mi pantetelwak ni han-aaggi.He removed a part before we divided it among us relatives.Kaw kanday ge-adan mu huttan?Did they say you will remove a part of that?-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
gaad2vto lessen a burning fire by removing some of the woodMu gaadi etan apuy ma-lat eleg magiheb hu inhaeng mun gaga.Go remove some of the firewood so that the rice you are cooking will not be burned.5.2.1.2Steps in food preparation-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
gaat1transto remove weeds and grass to give space for plants to growGineatan dan kaalman etan natneman ni kapih.They cut the weeds in the area planted with coffee yesterday.Simkep-ah6.2.4.1Cut grass-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
gaat2transfor a shaman to make a slight cut on top of his own head as he performs a traditional religious ritualKimmuheyaw hu ulu nan Anuden ni nanggaatan tu. Anuden's head bled when he made a slight cut on it when performing a ritual.4.9.5Practice religion
gabana glove5.3Clothing
gabayvan old term meaning for an animal to reproduce abundantly
gabgabna tree variety with soft wood1.5.1Tree
gabina root vegetableSimaba
gablid1na bruise; the discoloration of the skin due to an injuryKameang-ang hu gablid di angah tu. The bruise on his face can be seen.2.5.3Injure2stato be bruisedNegablidan angah tun nan-egahan tud dalan. His face was bruised when he fell down on the road.me- -an/ne- -anClass 6A Physiological process – state
gabuttransto pull weeds or plants; to cut grassHeni ginebutam huyyan puyek, et kayyaggud temel ni intanem mun grapes. (Psalm 80:9a)It was like you cleared the land (of weeds/grass) and you planted a good grapevine there.Aggak paka-iddipdip hu impanggabut ku tep mabetu ey mebahbah hu pinway.I did not cut the grass very short because it is very stony and it will destroy the bolo.6.2.2.1Clear a field-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
gabyonna hoeSinekup di David humman ni bebley et piliten tudda bimmebley ni mangngunnu e ussalen da gelgel, ya gabyon niya wahay. (2 Samuel 12:31)David conquered that city (of Rabbah) and he forced the people there to work using saws, hoes, and axes.6.2.8Agricultural tool
gadabstafor something to be described as second classThis word generally refers to tobacco leaves that are less than good quality. Gadab ni tabbaku etan binaggi ni kaiggatang Huligam.The rolls of tobacco that Huligam is selling are second class.3.2.5Opinion
gadeng1nrope, string or wire used for binding or hanging a line between objectsLakkay et mu likuhen eman gadeng.Go and coil that wire.Syngigit7.5.4.1Rope, string2transto place a line of string, rope or wireSimbadeng 1iC-/iN-
gadgad1nobject used to rub something e.g., steel wool, stone2transto rub one thing against another; to scrape off somethingThe rubbing is usually done for the purpose of removing something that adheres to the object being rubbed.Mu pan-gadgad eya belat mud batu.You rub your skin with the stone.Panggadgadim ni palnah eya banga et ma-kal uling.Rub that pot with sand so that the charcoal will be removed.Immen heni kaumgenadgad di daulen.It's as if there is someone rubbing under the house.7.7.5Rub-an/-in- -an