Languages

Itawit

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Introduction

Itawit is a language of Philippines. It is spoken in Luzon, south Cagayan Province. .

Dialects

Itawis, Malaweg (Malaueg). Related to Ibanag languages; 72% intelligibility of South Ibanag (See: Ibanag); 68% of Ilocano (See: Ilocano). Lexical similarity: 53% with Ilocano (See: Ilocano).

The Itawit Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitemakkassib, makkassig
to blowmallazzóbmallazzog
to breathemanga, mangá:ngat
to burnmassídug, nasidug
to buymaggatang, manggátang
to chewmangngángat, mangngangat
to choosemappíli, mappili
to climbmakkaláy, makkalantay (ladder) makkalay (mountain)
to comeumáng, umang (mumang)
to cookmallútu, mallutu
to countmabbílang, mabbilang
to crymalluá, mattángit, mattangit
to cut, hackmakkáttab, makkattab
to die, be deadmatáy
to digmakkokkog
to dreammattaténup, mattatenap
to drinkinúm, minum
to eatmangán, mangan
to fallmatánag, matanag
to fearmattalaw, tálaw
to flymakkáyab, makkayab
to growdumakal, mattúhu, mattuhu
to hearmaggína, maggina
to hidemassussuk
to hitkannámanganna
to holdmattammit, támmitmannammit
to huntmanganúp, manganupmanganuk
to killmamatáy
to know, be knowledgeableámmu, ammwán, mammuan (ammuan)
to laughmaggalák, maggalak
to lie downmédda, medda
to live, be alivematólay, matolay
to open, uncovermamúkat, mavvúkat, mav-vukat
to plantmammúla, mammula
to pound, beatmabbáyu, mabbayu
to saymakkahí, makkahi
to scratchmakkábbang, makkabbang
to seemassíngan, massingan
to sewmaddahét, maddahet
to shootmattíra
to sitmanuttud, mattúttud
to sleepmakkatúrug, makkaturug
to sniff, smellmaddágu, maddagumanagu
to spitmallúsab, mallusab
to splitmaggaddwá, maggadwa
to squeezemappirítmamazzit
to stab, piercemaddúdug, madduddugmanuddug
to standmanádag, manadag, mattádag
to stealmakkókot, makkokot
to suckmassúnsup, massussup
to swellmallattág, mallattag
to swimmattafúg, mattaffug
to thinkmapanonot, mappanónot
to throwmabbarád, mabbaradmabbarag
to tie up, fastenigalut, maggálut
to turnmalléku, malleku
to walkmanálan, manalan
to vomitmauta (mota0, utá
to workmattrabáhu, mattrabahu
to yawnmówab, mangawáwag, mowab

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