There are certain Kapampangan words which are very familiar to me (and my younger relatives), yet they seldom find their way in our vocabulary. Like for example, when I ask myself, "what's the other Kapampangan word for [word]?" I would say aua ne! (oh yeah!) when I find out the answer.
I'll post some of these words.
tambing - at once
Karatang mu kanan mu nong tambing.
Once you get home, eat them at once.
saglulu - race (as in a competition)
Saglulu katang makapamiblas.
Let's find out who dresses up faster.
sigi - to move
Sigi me pakayli.
Move it to the left.
mipaindatun - to become peaceful; to kill restlessness
Ali ya mipaindatun uling kasal ne bukas.
He is restless because it's his wedding tomorrow.
totek - (informal) having psychiatric problem
Totek ya naman pala ing kayabe yu.
Your housemaid is sort of crazy after all.
bungad - front
Akit me king bungad ning bale.
You'll see it in front of the house.
ngusngus - to swallow, to take in
Ngusngus kang Vitamin C.
Take some Vitamin C.
tunggalan - one each
Tunggalan lang pialungan.
Each of them has one toy.
salingku - to make a turn or curve
Salingku kang kayli bang miras ka bale mi.
Turn left to get to our house.
marirya - jealous
Marirya ya kanaku kasi masalapi ku.
He's jealous of me because I'm wealthy.
tisti - to criticize
Atna kang kapanisti.
You love to criticize.
mangasna - to be full of, to be covered with
Lon me ing malan mu, mengasna yang toyu.
Look at your shirt; it's stained with soysauce.
kasdan - expression, "malay mo" or "who knows?"
Kasdan mu aku pa ing manyambut.
Who knows? I might win in the end.
talip - to peel
Patalip mo ring kamuti kang Ness.
Ask Ness to peel the yam.
ungus - to overtake, to be in a higher level, to be ahead
Buri nang pane ya ing makayungus.
He always wants to be ahead of everyone.
mabaya - aching
Mabaya ku dungus.
My stomach is aching.
tau - to put on fire
Patau na ka mong api mang makanangnang ta na.
Start some fire so we can start grilling.
tuklu - to step on
Ali ke buring tutuklu king sular ku.
I don't want him stepping in my territory.
kabasa - of the same wavelength, person one is chummy with
Ika na mu ing manyad; kabasa mu ne man.
You go and ask him; you're close after all.
salsal - to fall on the butt
Atne karine iniang mengapasalsal ya.
He was humiliated when he fell on his butt.
sumangid - side
Adua pa, misusumangid.
There's still space for two people, one on each side.
misanipan - to cough because of swallowing, wrong breathing, etc.
Ali ku manguku; misanipan ku mu.
I don't have cough; something was just stuck in my chest.
gigut - to nibble, to eat in bits
Sali kang mani bang atin tang gigigutan kabang manenaya.
Buy peanuts so we'll have something to nibble while waiting.
gugu - to apply something on the scalp, like shampoo
Mikatagyauat ku iniang minggugu kung coconut oil.
I got pimples when I shampooed my hair with coconut oil.
More next time.