PATAW

pataw
imposition, weight

nagpapataw ng mabigat na parusa
is imposing a heavy punishment

nagpataw ng mabigat na parusa
imposed a heavy punishment

pinatawan ng parusa
had a punishment imposed on someone

Pinatawan sila ng parusa.
A punishment was meted out to them.
= They were punished.

Pinarusahan sila.
They were punished.

parusa
punishment, penalty