v. 1. go straight across something, take a short cut. Milat-as (nanglat-as) kug ági sa plása arun maapsan ka, I walked across the plaza to catch up with you. Dílì mahímung lat-asan ang lún, You’re not allowed to take a short cut across the lawn; 2. go across. Mulat-as úsà kag subà adisir ka muabut sa íla, You have to cross a river before you get to their house. -anan n. path, road for taking a short cut.