v. 1. snatch at something to hold it, grab at as if to hold. Manakmal siyag tutuy, He’ll grab for your breasts. Nakaikyas ang bábuy kay tiil ray ákung hingsakmalan, The pig got away because I only got hold of its feet; 2. put something in the mouth, usually big enough to fit in it. Sakmala (isakmal) kunu ang ímung kinúmù sa ímung bàbà, Try putting your fist into your mouth.
v. 1. snatch something away from someone Gisakmit ákung rilu, someone snatched my watch; 2. confiscate. Sakmítun sa maistra ang kúmiks, The teacher will confiscate the comics; 3. take someone into custody from his home. Gisakmit sa Hapun ang gidudáhang girilya, The Japanese arrested the man they suspected of being a guerrilla. maN-r- n. snatcher.
v. 1. ask someone whether he wants to do something or is willing for something to happen. Nagsaknà si Nítuy nímu ug muuban ka ba, Nitoy is asking you whether you would like to go along. Saknaa si Máma mu ug pakuyúgun ka ba, Ask your mother if she’s willing to let you go. 2. challenge someone to a fistfight. Saknaag musúkul ba, Challenge him and see if he fights. — ug pamaláyi v. for a young man to notify his parents of his intensions of getting married. Misakna nag pamaláyi ang anak kung ulitáwu, Our son notified us of his intention of getting married.
v. lay two things out flat so that the one is partly over the other. Nagkasaknib ang ámung mga banig kay gamay ra man ang kwartu, We spread our mats with the edges overlapping one another because we were in a small room. Sakníba ang duha ka hapin arun dílì mutagpas ang íhì sa bátà, Let the child lie on two pieces of cloth so the urine won’t seep through.