a. 1. bitter in taste; 2. bitter in situation; v. 1. be bitter in taste. Mipait (napait) ang atay kay napusà ang apdu, The liver became bitter because the gall bladder broke. Paita ang timpla sa ákung kapi, Make my coffee strong (lit. bitter). 2. be a bitter situation. Ang nakapait nímu kay dì ka mamátig katarúngan, What’s bad about you is that you don’t listen to reason. -an(←) a. 1. for pork liver to taste bitter on account of what was fed to the pig; 2. kind of 1″ vase shell, the meat of which tastes bitter; v. for liver to get bitter in taste. pa-(←) n. dish of Ilocano origin made from goatskin, cut into tiny pieces, and cooked in vinegar with spices and made to taste very bitter by mixing spleen into it; v. prepare papáit.