Matigsalug Manobo Student Dictionary

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Def.: peendiyè [pe͡endiyè] te; diyè te (meyitenged te egpeuyanan wey ke eggendiyaan)
MS: peendiyè te; diyè te
If someone or something goes to a place, that is the place where they finish.
He walked to school.
Miggipanew sikandin peendiyè te iskuylaan [iskuyla͡an].
She sent an email to me.

Def.: taman te; peendiyè [pe͡endiyè] te; ligkat te
MS: taman te; peendiyè te; ligkat te
If you do something to a particular time, you do it until that time.
I studied from 8am to 4pm.
Mig-iskuyla a ligkat te alas utsu te maselem taman te alas kwatru te maapun [ma͡apun].

Def.: naan dè ne (te kenè pad)
MS: naan ne
When telling the time, to means 'before'
It's twenty (minutes) to seven.
Beyinti naan ne minutus ne eg-alas siti.

Def.: te (egpanengneng te rilasyun te daruwa ne seked wey ke karakelan)
MS: te
You use to to show the relationship between two measurements or amounts.
Combine one part milk powder to four parts water.
Ipegsewug nu ka sabekan baad ne gatas te hep-at ne baad te weyig.
This car does 20km to the liter.
Sem.Dom.: prepositions

Def.: ne (egkahamit seini impus te lein ne weil)
MS: ne
After some verbs (e.g. want and forget), you use to before another verb. This is a verb pattern.
I want to go home.
Egkeupian ad ne eg-uli diyè te baley.
I forgot to ask her.
Nalingew a ne eg-insè kandin.

Def.: eyew (meyitenged te kapabulusan)
MS: eyew
You use to before a verb to explain why someone does something.
They worked hard to finish the field.
Migpangune-kunè sikandan migtrabahu eyew te peg-impus te kamet.
Sem.Dom.: GSL0001-0025
Status: ready

Last updated: 03/Oct/2012