Matigsalug Manobo Vernacular Lexicon

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first (in time or position)
Wrd.Gloss: first
Hun-a sikandin nekeuma.
He was the first to arrive.
Syn. an-anayan
Eng. first; ahead; before; in front; previous; former
Tag. úna; múna
Ceb. una; usà
Ilo.: úmuná
OCM: Ordering of Time (805)
Online dict status: -
Usage level: M
(hun-a-hun-a, rdpRT-) first of all
Hun-ahun-a te langun.
First of all.
Eng. first of all
Tag. una sa lahat
Ceb. una sa tanan
Online dict status: -
Usage level: M

for someone (eggun-a, miggun-a/inggun-a, agent, eg><ø-) to go first; to lead; to precede
Eggun-a a; muri ka.
I'll go first; you follow behind.
Eng. go in front; go first; go before; be in front; lead; precede; advance; pioneer
Tag. mangúna; magpáuná; umúna
Ceb. manguna; mangulo; mag-una
Ilo.: umuná; manguna; mangidáulo
OCM: Travel (484), Etiquette (576), Community Heads (622)
Online dict status: -
Usage level: F
(hun-a-hun-a, rdpRT-) going first
Hun-a-hun-a key e kaniyu.
We will go first of you.
Eng. going first
Tag. mauna
Ceb. mag-una
Online dict status: -
Usage level: M
for someone or something (egpekewun-a, nekewun-a, agent, egpAkA-) firstly
Nekewun-a key kaniyu su duem pad nahud intulanan niyu.
We are first to arrive than yours because you have still transaction somewhere.
Eng. firstly
Online dict status: -
Usage level: M
(nekeun-a, nAkA-) foremost
Eng. foremost
Online dict status: -
Usage level: M
(kewun-aan, kA><an-) to be ahead of others
Seeyè kad tahad te kewun-aan su eg-indes e pad.
Just wait over there up front because I'll just defecate.
Eg-upus ad e egbebeli te asin su egkewun-aan a.
I planned to buy salt so I was up front. (i.e., didn't miss out)
Eng. be first; up front; in front; first; front; ahead
Online dict status: -
Usage level: M
for someone (eggun-a-hun-a, miggun-a-hun-a/inggun-a-hun-a, agent, eg><ø-rdpRT-) to walk along a small distance in front on the rest of the group
Eggun-a-hun-a key e kaniyu.
I will go ahead of you.
Eng. go in front
Online dict status: -
Usage level: R
for someone (eggun-a-hun-a, miggun-a-hun-a/inggun-a-hun-a, agent, eg><ø-rdpRT-) to decide something without asking someone else
Eng. decide, to (without permission)
Online dict status: -
Usage level: R
for someone (egpatiwun-a, agent, egpA-rdpRT-)
Data Qual: I think it is not a word QDL, yeah i didnt heard it
to go ahead with someone else
Data Qual: ahead of or ahead with?
Egpatiwun-a a kaniyu te egpamanihus su mananey kew nahud egpakeimpus.
I will go first bathing before you because you are taking so long.
Eng. go ahead; come first; go first
Online dict status: -
Usage level: R

Last updated: 25/Jan/2017

Links to texts

"pekewun-a" in text "Proving Innocence I (When Accused of Theft)"

"hun-a" in text "Batting"

"pekewun-a" in text "Batting"

Links to phrasebook

"kewun-aan" in text "Eg-untud te diip"

Links to health books

"hun-a" in healthbook "Mania teg pakapatey kag iindes?"

"hun-a" in healthbook "Ka an-anayan ne peg-uyamu ni Lolita te mig-anak"

"hun-a" in healthbook "Egmenuwen ta ne keneg masulug ka me anak ta"

"hun-a" in healthbook "Natibbas te ugpit ka paa ni Biltu"

Link to Bible concordance


Links to songbook

"Egpatiwun-a" in song "Me sundalu ni Kristu"

"hun-a" in song "Pakannekal ka"

"Hun-eyi" in song "Hun-eyi nu te pegpammitew"

"Hun-a" in song "Ispurtanti "

"Hun-at" in song "Ispurtanti "