kay3subord conjSomething is done or a state exists because something else is done or another state exists; something is done or a state exists so that something else will be done or another state will exist.varkaysa, kay bāsi''Ayaw na 'aku nindu pagbakyi ning makina kay kanūgun lang 'ang kwarta!I should not have a sewing machine bought by you because the money will just be wasted!Ma'āyu pa Lukring, 'umasāwa ka liwat, kay bāta' ka pa da.It is also good Lukring, that you will take a spouse again, because you are still young.'Indi' ku ma'intindihan kung 'anu 'ang 'ākun humanun kaysa kadāmu' nang gabakay.I do not know what I will do because so many are buying.Magbayūtu, tākas na kay bāsi' kung nagbāti' na si Tūtu'.Magbayoto, come out now [from the water] because it might be that Toto is already awake.subord conj'ugāling kay ('ugāling 1)butkay 'agud ('agud)so thatkay4varkay bāsi'2kay pārasubord conjA particular event occurs or a particular state exists so that another event will occur or another state will exist.Kung hāpun nagakadtu 'aku sa mirkādu kay mabakay suya'.In the afternoons I go to the market so that [I] will buy [uncooked] side dishes.'Ang 'iba nagadikurasyun nang baylīhan kay pāra ma'āyu naman nga siru'un.Others were decorating the dancing hall so that [it] would be good to look at.Ginhambayan ku 'ang manga ka'ibāhan ku sa bayay nga maglūtu' nga dā'an mas timprānu, kay bāsi' kung mag'abut hay priparādu na.I told my companions in the house to cook right away so that if [he] comes [we will be] prepared already.syn'agudkaysa1varkisa1sa2from or than, indicating a comparison between events, states, people or objectsKaysa (or kisa as illustrated above) is commonly followed by sa and the item being compared to a previously mentioned item. Sometimes sa does not follow kaysa and at other times only sa occurs.Mas mahāba' 'ang 'iya tuka' kaysa tangkali' sa lāti'.It's beak (i.e., of a kingfisher which stays near the ocean) is longer than [that of] the kingfisher in the forest.Mas gustu pa niya 'ang magpinanumbāyay kag magkāyat ning kung 'anu'ānu nga manga balīta' kaysa diparāhun 'ang 'iya 'unga' sa pagpakā'un sa tāma' nga 'ūras.To go [visiting] from house to house and to promulgate all kinds of gossip was more desirable to her than that her children would be cared for by being fed at the right time.Mas ma'āyu kunu 'ipanghīkug sa bābuy 'ang lānut nga pīsi' kaysa naylun nga pīsi'.It is more desirable that abaca rope will be used for roping pigs than nylon rope.Mas manāmit pa ngāni' 'ang manga gūlay kisa sa 'isda', kaysa 'āmun hay pirmi na lang da kami gasuya' 'isda'.Vegetables are more delicious than fish because at our place we always only serve a fish side dish.Mas matā'as si 'Amur sa 'ākun.Amor is more expert than I [in the use of herbal medicine].'Ang dugus hay lābut 'ang sabur kaysa tam'is nang 'asūkar.As for honey, [its] taste is different from the sweetness of sugar.Preceded by a comparative adjective (commonly introduced by mas), kaysa is translated 'than'.; Preceded by lābut 'different' kaysa is translated 'from'.

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