dāmu'1dāmu'2varkadāmu'1madāmu'1adjPeople or things are numerous; many people or things; much substance, action.Functions as a substantive modifier preceding nga or ning.Kung di'in 'ang dāmu' ning taya'tāya' nga nagalupadlūpad patīyug, yadtu 'ang luta' nang lambīyung.Wherever there are many tayataya birds all flying around, [it shows that] that's where there are schools of lambiyung anchovy fish.Kadāmu' nga yūyu' 'ang mababakay ku 'ini nga kwarta.I can surely buy many yo-yos with this money.Madāmu' nga manga babāyi 'ang magaka'intiris nga sinda hay mag'asāwa.Many women are interested in taking spouses.antnagpakalāka'cfkadurudūru2Occurs in predicate position.Kung nagahurnal ka, dāmu' 'ang 'īmu ning na'u'uyak nga kabudlay bāgu ka makakīta' ning kwarta.If you engage in manual labor, much effort will have been expended by you before you will be able to see money.Nahuya' lang 'aku nang 'una nga magpangasawa sa 'iya kay kadāmu' 'ang 'ākun karībal sa 'iya.At first I was shy to court her because my rivals for her were numerous.3The topic is commonly indicated for plural with manga.Madāmu' na da 'ang manga tāwu diri, bukun parīhas nang 'ūna nga malaka' pa lang 'ang tāwu.People here are numerous, not like before in which there were still only a few.damu'dāmu'varkadamu'dāmu'int adjPeople or things are very numerous; very many people or things.Occurs in predicate position.Kadamu'dāmu' gid 'ang gingpanghūyug na papil; hay nakabu'uy da 'aku.Very many papers were dropped all around [and] I was also able to get [some].kadāmu'2adjmuch quantity of something, many things or people'Ang pagbutang ning sūka' hay dipindi kung ma'unu kadāmu' nga 'isda' 'ang 'īmu pangatun.The [amount of] vinegar put in depends on how many fish that will be cooked by you.kadamū'an, kadam'an1adjmost people or thingsSa baskitbul, kadamū'an nga lakut dira' hay manga sultīru; malaka' lang 'ang 'asawāhan.In basketball, most of those who join are unmarried men; few only are married men.Mapriparar ning bāyun nga day'un sa langūyan; kag pag'abut sa dāgat malanguy na. Kadamū'an nga tāwu nagadaya sinda ning 'ilimnānun.They will prepare a carried lunch which will be brought to the swimming place and when they are there at the ocean they will swim. Most people bring their liquor.2advFor the most part a particular state or event occurs.Kadamū'an 'ang gustu gid ninda nga 'ihāwun nga manuk hay 'ina' 'ang dumayāga nga madali' na mag'itlug.For the most part, the chickens they like to butcher are the pre-laying hens which are soon to lay eggs.3vPeople or things become many.magdāmu'infto become manyNagapangagda lang da kita ning 'iba pa nga mimbru pāra magdāmu' kita.We are just still inviting other members in order for us to become many.magpadāmu'infto let people or things become manyGāni' 'imaw 'adtu 'ang dahilan nga kung bāsi' 'aku hay nahadluk magpadāmu' ning bābuy nang 'ūna.That is the reason why I was afraid to let [my] pigs become many before.antlaka'mas dāmu'comp adjPeople or things are more numerous than other people or things; something is a greater amount than something else.Pa'unu 'ang 'iya pagbāyus kay mas dāmu' 'ang 'iya manga kakuntra?How could he respond [to their actions] because his opponents were more numerous [than he and his friends]?Sa masunud kunu nga pruyiktu, mas dāmu' 'ang 'indu nga parti kay naka'ikspiryinsya na da kamu.In the next project he said, your part will be greater [than now] because you are already becoming experienced.cfdūrunagadāmu''Ang hambay ku sa 'iya, "'Aba! 'Ikaw gali' 'ang nagabinū'uy nang 'itlug gāni' waya' 'ina' nagadāmu'."What I said to her was, "Oh! So it was you who has been taking the eggs; this is why they are not becoming many."nagapakadāmu'Nyan nga panahun 'ang nagasigarilyu hay nagapakadāmu' na gid.At this time, those smoking cigarettes are really becoming very many.nagdāmu'Nang nagdāmu' na 'ākun sūki' nagakūyang pa 'ang 'ākun lūtu'.When my regular customers became many, my cooking was not enough.padāmu'vSomeone lets things become many.nagpadāmu' let things become many

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