'abutvSomeone or something arrives at, or reaches a particular place; the time comes when something happens or a state exists.'inābutNagdyāgan na kami 'ina' niyan pakari diri kay 'inābut na kami 'uyan nga daku'.We ran then coming here because we were overtaken by much rain.ma'abutGustu ku lang sa 'indu ma'ipasāyud nga may ma'abut kita nga bisīta.I want to inform you that we have a visitor who will arrive.Waya' nakasāyud 'ang 'ākun manga magūyang nga 'aku hay ma'abut sa bayay.My parents did not know that I was going to arrive at home.mag'abut1Ma'āyu gāni' kung 'indi' si Sūsan mag'abut.It is good if Susan does not arrive.mag'abut2Function as predicate in a time clause. The person, thing, or time arriving is topic. For a similar construction, see below under pag'abut.Nang mag'abut 'ang 'āga, nakīta' ku nga malapit na 'aku sa 'isa naman nga puyu'.When morning came, I saw that I was already near to another island.maka'abut1Tunga' sa 'adlaw baktas bāgu ka maka'abut sa Mālu.It is a half-day's hike before one will be able to reach Malo.maka'abut2vSomeone achieves something attempted.'Ikaw 'ang ma'āyu nga 'atlit kay may pag'āsa ka gid nga maka'abut ning Wist Bisāyan Atlitik Mit.You are a good athlete and so you have hope in being able to join the West Visayan Athletic Meet.na'a'abūtanvSomeone joins a formal or informal group.'Aku nalulū'uy 'ina' sa 'iya kay nang naga'iskuyla 'ina' siya sa hayskul, hay na'a'abūtan 'ina' siyay manga 'alas dyis nang gab'i ka'i'istādi.I really pitied that one because, when that one was studying in high school, that one was frequently overtaken by ten o'clock at night in being able to study.na'abutNa'abut ku na 'ang 'ākun 'ambisyun.My ambition was able to be achieved by me.na'abut, nag'abut, 'umabutNa'abut 'aku kahāpun sa bayay hay 'alas singku.I arrived at the house yesterday at 5 o'clock.Waya' da si Nīta pasayūra nang 'iya manga maguyang nga nag'abut na 'ang 'iya tatay.Nita was not informed by her older brothers that her father had arrived.Katutūyug ku lang nang 'umabut 'ang 'ākun tatay.Upon my just falling asleep was when my father arrived.naghingabutvAn accomplishment is achieved by someone.'Aku, hay 'intirisādu sa 'ina' nga 'upurtyunidad, hay naghingabut da na mabu'uy ku nga dā'an.As for me, [I] am interested in that opportunity [so] I tried to achieve [its] being gotten by me immediately.nagpamag'abutManga 'alas 'utsu nang gab'i nagpamag'abut na 'ang manga prinsīsa.By about eight o'clock at night each of the princesses had already arrived.nagpang'abut'ābutPagkagab'i nang Sabadu, hay nagpang'abut'ābut 'ina' niyan 'ang 'ākun manga hāli.When it had already become Saturday night, my co-lateral relatives all arrived there one after the other.naka'abutSi Nanay naka'abut na siya sa Manīla, pīru 'aku, waya' pa 'aku naka'abut didtu nga lugar.As for Mother, she was able to reach Manila, but as for me, I was not able to reach that place.pag'abut1ti gerafter or upon someone's or something's arriving at a given locationFunctions as head of a subordinate time clause, followed by a possessive noun or possessive pronoun. For a similar construction, see above under mag'abut and na'abut.Pag'abut ku sa bayay, nagpamuhun 'aku kana Tātay nga mabūlig 'akuy hukut sa Lūnus.Upon my arriving at the house, I asked permission from Father and his friends to help repair fishnets in Lonos.May lapsag nga kung 'adlaw hay nagakinatūyug pīru pag'abut nang gab'i, nagatāngis.There are some babies who keep on sleeping during the daytime, but upon the coming of night, they are crying.2vSomeone or something is reached or is overtaken by someone or something.