n. particle or trace of truth in feelings and emotion. May matiriyal sa katinuúran ang íyang púlung, His words have some particles of truth; v. for feelings and emotions to start developing. Mimatiriyal ang íyang pagdúda dihang kanúnay nang higabin-ag paúlì ang bána, She developed suspicions when her husband started always coming home late nights. Nakamatiriyal ang gugma sa ílang duha ka kasingkásing, Love sprouted in their hearts.
n. person’s capability for a certain position. Maáyu siyang matiriyal pagkaprisidinti, He is a good presidential timber.