"Abat" is a word in WARAY, HILIGAYNON, CEBUANO

abat WARAY

Abat - obvious


ábat - To follow, go after (frequently with
the meaning implied of summoning or
calling back). Abáta siá. Follow him (and
tell him to come back). Summon him.
Ipaábat ko siá sa kay Hosé. I shall send
Joseph after him. Iábat mo ang bátà sa íya
ilóy. Take the child after its mother.
Paabáti si Andres sa kay Pédro or ipaábat
si Andres sa kay Pédro. Order Peter to go
after or call Andrew. Nagpaábat siá sa
ákon sing kabáyo. He sent a horse after
me. (cf. ápas, sunúd; tawág).


ábat v {1} [A; a1] feel with the hands, esp.
to find s.t.
Nag-ábat siya sa yáwi sa íyang bulsa kung wà ba hibyai, He felt for the key in his pocket to see if he hadnt left it behind.
Abátun ku ang íyang agtang ug hilanatun ba, Ill touch her forehead to see if she is feverish.
{2} [A123S; a12b2] feel s.t.
with the sense of touch.
Nakaabat ku sa kabugnaw sa sinihan, I felt the coolness of the movie house.
Abátun gánì nímu ang kasakit, musamut giyud, If you think about the pain, it will get worse.
{3} [A123S; b2] happen to notice, sense s.t.
Nakaabat kung mu rag may misaka sa ámung báy, I sensed that s.
had entered our house.


ábat v [A2S; b6] hold on to s.t.
fixed to support oneself.
Ang tigúwang miábat sa pasamánu paingun sa táas, The old man held on to the bannister while going upstairs.
-an() n a railing in shape of a ladder for baby to cling to when he starts to walk.


abat n {1} any supernatural being or human with supernatural powers which shows itself in an unexpected and startling way.
{2} one who is it in games.
v {1} [A2; a2] head o?
Maap-san pa nímu siya ug ímung abatun sa iskína, You can still catch up with him if you head him o?
at the corner.
{2} [AN; a12] frighten s.
by appearing suddenly or otherwise startling him.
Ig-ági níya, abta siya, When he comes by, give him a scare.
al-abtan, abtanan a haunted, place where things appear suddenly.
alabtun s.
to whom spirits tend to show themselves.
abat-ábat n game of tag.
v [A13] {1} play tag.
{2} try to meet without succeeding.
Wà giyud mi magkítà, nag-abat-ábat lang, We just kept missing each other.

Few words of positivity

You can walk in the light by faith.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Laugh your heart out.

Why couldn't the alligator send e-mails on his PC?Because it was on old croc.


ab-ab v [A; a] {1} chew to pieces. Ab-ábun sa irù ang íyang hikut, The dog will chew up his …

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ab-ab v [B; b6] for a fire to be blazing. Miab-ab (naab-ab) na ang káyu pag-abut sa bumbíru, The fire …

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ábag v [A; b] give material help, help do work. Kinsa may mag-ábag nímu sa ímung pag-iskuyla? Who will help …

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abága n shoulder. v [A2SN; b5] {1} take financial responsibility. Abagáhun (pangabagáhun, pangabagáhan) ni Mánuy níya ang galastúhan sa pag-iskuyla, …

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abalu n assessed value. v [AB56; b5c] assess, be assessed at. Ug ikaw muabalu sa ákung yútà, ayawg dak-a, If …

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abandunar CEBUANO

abandunar v [A3P; c1] abandon, neglect. Nag-abandunar na lang siya sa íyang kaugalíngun sukad mamatay ang íyang asáwa, He neglected …

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ábang v {1} [A2S; b] rent. Ang usa ka kwartu giabángan sa tigúlang, The old man rents one of the …

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abanid CEBUANO

abánid v [A; c1] do s.t. step by step, and in sequence. Iabánid (abaníra) kini pagpintal arun dílì magkampat, Paint …

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abansada CEBUANO

abansáda a exposed to the wind. v [B12; c1] for s.t. to be directly open to the wind. Naabansáda sa …

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abansadu CEBUANO

abansádu a be close to the roadway. sa buling a not showing dirt, masking stains well. Abansádus buling ang kalsúnis …

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abansin CEBUANO

abansin v [A] advance, for a body of people to move forward. Ang mga Hapúnis miabansin sa pátag sa Lusun, …

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abanti CEBUANO

abanti a {1} forward, ahead. Abanti ka rang milingkud, You took a seat too far to the front. {2} ahead …

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abay v {1} [AC; b6] move along together with s.t. moving. Lagmit hiligsan ang bátà kay nag-abay sa tartanilya, The …

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abhak v [A; b5] diminish s.t. by taking away or destroying part of it. Naabhak (naabhákan) ang íyang abága sa …

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abiabi CEBUANO

abiábi v [A; a12] show hospitality to. Mu giyud ning táwung iládu, abiabíhun giyud sa mga tagilungsud, The townspeople show …

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abíba, abibar v [A; b5] cheer one on, encourage to do. Nag-abíba sa mga bátag binúang, Egging the children on …

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ábin v [A2C; b] {1} engage in an enterprise or game together. Mag-ábin ta sa pamaligyag pagkáun, Lets become partners …

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abintura CEBUANO

abintúra n {1} adventures. {2} adventure film, story. Makítà siya sa mga lílas abintúra, He appears in adventure films. v …

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abir {1} particle used in calling attention to a point in con-tention. Ang diyus makagagáhum. Abir, unsáun man nímu pagpangutána …

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abíyu n food, provisions, money, supplies for daily consumption. v [A; c] provide food, etc. Báhin sa mga kinahanglanun matag …

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