v. 1. write something Ngánung gisulatan man nímu ang bungbung, Why did you write on the wall? Pagkúhà ug papil ug isulat ri, Get a piece of paper and write this down; 2. write a letter, story. Ákù pang sulatun ring ákung humwurk, I still have to write out my homework. Gisulatan siya nákù, I wrote him a letter; n. 1. letter, mail; 2. written or printed message. (←) n. entry of the parties’ name into marriage records. pa-(←) v. have entries made for marriage records. -anan(←) n. writing desk. ka-an(←) n. 1. collection of writings. baláang — Holy Scriptures; 2. set of written records. mag-r-(←) n. writer. paN- n. writing as an avocation or profession. tag-, tag-(←) n. author.
v. stare blankly without blinking the eyes. Nagsulatuk lang ang búang nga wà kasabut, The idiot just stared blankly because he didn’t understand.
a. 1. glaring, shining with a harsh and uncomfortably bright light. Sulaw kaáyu ang sugà sa awtu, His car has glaring headlights; 2. disconcerting, causing loss of composure. Sulaw kaáyu nga ikúyug nátù ang usa ka higála nga átung gikaáway, It is very disconcerting to have someone we just had a quarrel with come along with us; n. glare, intensely shining light. Ang sulaw makadáut sa mata, Glare can damage the eyes; v. 1. give off a glare. Musulaw ang línaw inigsílang sa adlaw, The pool gives off a glare when the sun shines. Nagsulaw diri nákù ang ispíhu ug kasilingan sa adlaw, The looking glass is giving off a glare from the sun; 2. feel bad about something bad someone else did to a third party. Akuy gisulawan sa gibúhat sa ákung asáwa. Siya walà magpakabanà, I felt bad at what my wife did, but it didn’t bother her. (←) v. be on bad terms with someone, glaring at each other. Bísan ug nagkasúlaw ta wà man kuy pagdumut nímu, Though we have been on bad terms I don’t harbor a grudge against you. ka- n. 1. see sulaw, n; 2. bad relationship.
v. 1. try doing something Sulayan ta ug paandar ang makina, Let us try starting the engine. Isulay ring sapatúsa ug maarang ba, Try putting these shoes on to see if they fit; 1a. put something to a test. Ang Diyus dílì musulay nátù labaw sa átung maantus, God doesn’t try us beyond what we can bear. Gisulayan ta lang kag kahibáwu ba giyud ka, I was only testing you whether you really were good at it. 2. get something distasteful, e.g. a beating. Hala, balía lang nà arun masulay kang pápa mu, Go ahead and break that so you can get hell from your father; n. 1. try. Sulay lang tung ákù ug mahímù ba giyud, I just tried it out to see if I could really do it. 2. expression challenging someone in a taunting way to see if he has the guts to do something bad for him or try to prevent him from doing it. Mukáun giyud ka íni? Suway man ug magkalíbang, You sure you want to eat it? Watch if it doesn’t give you diarrhea. (←) v. have it out, clear a matter of contention with a fight. Suláyun nátù ug kinsay ísug nátung duha, Let’s have it out to see which of us has guts. paN- v. 1. tempt someone to do something he won’t ordinarily have done. Dì tà ku mupalit ánà apan nanulay siya nákù pagpalit ug usa lang, I would not have bought it, but he tempted me to buy one; 2. be possessed of a devil. Gipanulayan nà siya dihang patábug na siya ug pamusil sa mga táwu, He must have been possessed of a devil to shoot indiscriminately at the people; 3. get a dose of disciplinary action. Panulayun ta ka nyà ug ímu nang daútun, I’ll give you hell if you break that; n. devil. Ug luwasa kami sa mga panulay amin. And deliver us from evil. Amen. pag- n. 1. trial of one’s virtue. Kining mga hitabúa mga pagsulay lang sa átung pagsálig sa Diyus, These events are but trials of our faith in God; 2. experiment, testing out of something maN-r-(←) n. 1. see paN-; 2. a person who tempts someone into doing something bad.
v. brace, prop something standing to prevent it from collapsing. Suláyun nátù ang ságing arun dílì matumba sa kabug-at sa íyang búnga, Let’s brace this banana tree before it falls from the weight of its bananas; n. brace, prop placed against something vertical.
n. 1. kind of dwarf banana growing to 4′, with a large bunch of fruit similar to the búngan, eaten when ripe; 2. hornfish.