'abtikka'abtikvarma'abtikadjSomeone or something is active, alert, quick, sharp in doing something.Hay nang yadtu na 'aku sa sīkund yir, hay syimpri yadtu ka sa siksyun wan, hay dāpat ma'abtik ka.When I was there in second year [of high school], of course you were in section one, [so] you had to be alert.'Ini nga sīhi' hay ka'abtik magkāmang; gāni' dāpat ma'abtik 'ang 'īmu mata.This [leaped telline] shell is quick in crawling; that's why your eyes must be alert.Nahāngit 'ang 'uning; nilagud siya pīru ma'abtik 'ang 'ambu'.The cat got angry; [the rat] was chased but the rat was quick [in running].Said of one's eyes or mind: ma'abtik 'ang mata the eyes are sharp; ma'abtik 'ang huna'hūna' the mind is sharp.ka'abtik'abtikint adjSomeone or something is very active, very alert, very quick in doing something.Bīsan si Huwan ma'īsut, palangga' siya kay kahugudhūgud kag ka'abtik'abtik.Even though John was small, he was loved because he was very industrious and very active.mas ma'abtikcomp adjSomeone or something is more active, more alert, quicker in doing something than someone or something else.'Ang ginahambay nang 'ātun manga magūyang pa gid nang 'ūna nga tyimpu, nga 'ang manga ka'unga'an ninda nang 'ūna hay mas ma'abtik 'ang manga lāwas.What our old folks of long ago say is that during their childhood before, [their] bodies were more active [than those of children now].

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