v. 1. hone, sharpen something to a high degree. Sam-íra (isam-id) úsà nang labáha, Sharpen that razor first; 2. sharpen, refine one’s ability. Sam-írun ku ang ákung ininglis, I’ll sharpen my ability in English. sam-iran n. something to sharpen something with. -in- n. something sharpened to gleaming sharpness.