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Hiligaynon-English Dictionary

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in—,—in—, The prefix in—and the intercalation—in—are often used:

1) instead of gin—and na—to form the past passive, e.g. inabután (ginabután, naabután) from abút—to arrive; binúhat (ginbúhat, nabúhat) from búhat—to make; hinadlukán (ginhadlukán, nahadlukán) from hádluk—to fear, etc.

2) to denote an often repeated action or an action by many, e.g. nagahinámpang (nagahilinámpang, nagahalámpang) silá—they are playing. (hámpang—to play); nagagiliniósgíos silá—they are moving. (gíos—to move).

3) to form verbs from adjectives, e. g. támad—lazy. Indì ka magtinamád. Don't be lazy.

4) to form a great number of adjectives, e.g. mainamlígon—careful from ámlig—to be careful, etc.

 

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