potang 1comm. refers to the light of the sun. Mahapiit di potang. The sunshine is causing a stinging sensation. Maid di potang te mungkukulabut. There’s no sunshine because it’s cloudy. Sim: big’at, pat-al, algo, dilag. (sem. domains: 8.3.3 - Light.) 2intrans. the sun gives light; the sun shines. Pumtang hi bigat di dakol di bittuwon ad uwani. The sun will shine tomorrow because there are many stars now. Ugge pinumtang dih biggatna. The sun didn’t shine this morning. Em ihap-e nan kape te deyan pinumtang. Go dry the coffee for the sun is now shining. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. 2F Meteorological. 3sta. to be in the sunlight; this implies the sun will have an affect on a person. “Mapopotangan ka ya abuh di,” inhumang amana. “You will just be standing in the sun.” answered his father. Nakaptang nan golang te ugge imme nah hidum. The child stayed under the sun too long because he did not go under the shade. ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an, naka‑.