matoan (infl. of toan) sta. desolate; refers to land that has been abandoned; may also describe the state of any village, city or country that has been abandoned by people. Hidiyen boble ya munnanong an matoan ya maid moy mawannat hidi. (Isaiah 34:10b) As for that country, it will be abandoned forever and no one will make even a brief appearance there. ma‑. 6C Process or state of inanimate objects. (sem. domains: 6.2.9Farmland.)