from the Spanish verb meaning ‘to roast’
to verbally irritate, annoy or vex; to tease
Huwag mo akong asarin.
Don’t irritate me.
Inaasar na naman ni Pedro si Juan.
Peter is annoying John again.
Laging nang-aasar ng tao…
Always verbally annoying people…
This usually refers to the use of annoying words, but it isn’t always verbal.
inaasar ang aso
bothering the dog
Huwag mong asarin ang aso.
Don’t provoke the dog.