a. 1. final, resolute. Bug-us na ba ning ímung hukum? Is this decision of yours final? 2. given with entirety, nothing held back. Higugmáa ang Diyus sa bug-us mung kasingkásing, Love God with all your heart; v. 1. resolve with finality; 2. make something complete. Ihátag ang ímung láwas arun mabug-us ang átung gugma, Give your body to make our love complete; 3. be a godparent to a child both in baptism and confirmation or wedding. Suud kaáyu mi. Aku gánì nagbug-us ug kúgus sa íyang bátà, We are close friends. In fact I sponsored his child in baptism and confirmation. ka- n. 1. the state of being complete; 2. full moon. Háyag kaáyu rung gabhiúna kay kabug-us man, This evening it’s bright because there’s a full moon. ka-an n. finality. Ihátag ku nímung kabug-úsan sa ákung hukum ugmà, I’ll let you know what my final decision is tomorrow.
v. for someone to be taken by a supernatural being to its unearthly abode and have substituted for his body a banana trunk which takes the appearance of his dead body. Wà tu siya mamatay. Gibug-us diay, He wasn’t dead but was taken by a supernatural being.