Meaning of ka-an

ka-an

Cebuano

inflectional affix: the local passive potential, future. see -an.



ka-an

Cebuano

affix forming nouns 1. added to adjectives to form nouns which mean ‘the quality of [adj.]’. Kalampúsan, Success. Kalipáyan, Happiness. Ang íyang kasuk-ánun mauy usa ka kasukwahían sa íyang maáyung pamatásan, His quickness to anger is not in harmony with his good manners; 2. added to nouns or adjectives to form nouns which refer to a group of (noun)’s. Ang mga kabatáan, The children. Balay sa kahiláyan, Den of vice. Kanipáan, Nipa swamp; 2a. forming numbers, the multiples of ten’s. Katluan, Thirty. Kapituan, Seventy.


ka-an (←)

Cebuano

affix added to adjectives which refer to a state to form nouns which refer to the achievement of the state. Way katin-áwan ang inyung burúka, Your case has not reached a clear resolution. Way kahusáyan ang inyung burúka ug isig pasángil, Your case will never be resolved if all you do is accuse each other.