Matigsalug Manobo Student Dictionary

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Var. an
Def.: ka
MS: ka
You use a before a word which starts with a consonant. You use an before a word which starts with a vowel.

Def.: Egkahamit ka seini ne litra ke eglalag ka te sabeka ne kasangkapan te an-anayan.
You use a when you talk about one thing the first time.
There is a tree beside my house. The tree is dead. [Note: the second time you say the tree].
Due kayu diyè te kilid te baley ku. Ka kayu migpatey e.

Def.: Egkahamit ka seini ne litra te pegpahunsiling te minsan nekey wey egpangguhud ke nekey klasiya te butang ka minsan nekey.
You use a to describe something, or say what kind of thing something is.
My sister is a good teacher.
Ka atebey ku su meupiya iya ne meistra.

Def.: tagsè kasangkapan wey ke kentidad
MS: tagsè
each, for every.
The peanuts are 60 pesos a kilo.
Ka menì su hen-em ne pulu tagsè kilu.
Sem.Dom.: determiners; GSL0001-0025
Status: ready

Last updated: 26/Sep/2012

Links to texts

"a" in text "Examples of Anit"

"a" in text "Childbirth"

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

"a" in text "Cooking in Bamboo"

"a" in text "Where I Went to School"

"a" in text "Prophecy About Future"

"a" in text "A Barrio Captain Introduces Himself (Egpataha te Ngaran)"

"a" in text "The Barrio Fiesta (Egsahakeen) and Castration"

"a" in text "Requesting a Loan"

"a" in text "Two carabaos fighting"

Links to phrasebook

"ad" in text "Inse wey tabak 2"

"ad" in text "Te pegkeen"

"ad" in text "Te pegkeen"

Links to health books

"ad" in healthbook "Keilangan ka meupiya neg kakeen"

"ad" in healthbook "Migsistu si Wini"

"ad" in healthbook "Migderalu si Junjun te malariya"

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

Links to songbook

"ad" in song "Diye te krus"

"ad" in song "Diye te krus"

"ad" in song "Dayanen si Hisus"

"ad" in song "Dayanen si Hisus"

"ad" in song "Maresen ne batu"