apog [ápog] n Lime (as of the white powder used in making cement and as an in ingredient in betel nut chew). ápog [Traditionally this was offered to the dead ancestors who were believed to still want to chew betel nut chew in the afterlife.] (sem. domains: 5.2.5 - Narcotic, 6.5.3 - Building materials.)
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aswang₂ [aswáng] 1n A flying witch. aswang [This is a person who changes in ways that resemble features of the European vampire or werewolf. They are said to have spiritual power that enables their body to split in half, so that the upper part can fly off at night while leaving the lower part behind until they return to it. They often make a certain birdlike sound "wak wak", and are said to be able to change their appearance into that of larger than normal animals or birds. They can cause harm to people resulting in sickess and death. Traditionally this ability is passed on through families and is recognized by the appearance of certain physical features, postures and actions e.g. touching one's toes, so that one's bottom is uppermost. Witches are excluded from many social contacts. ] (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Sorcery.) 2vt To be bewitched, have witchcraft worked on somebody caused them to become sick or die (as by the power of a flying witch). mangkukúlam Ing-aswang ni Kanga kag anak ni Clara. Kanga bewitched Clara’s child. [Flying witches are said to have done things that sound like the actions of the European vampires or werewolf e.g. some of the following: ingkaon kag minatay "ate corpses", ingsópsop kag rugô "sipped blood", ingkaon kag tin-ái "ate intestines", náging íro ag nagká-on it táwo "turned into a dog and ate people"; áswang na-útoy kag yáwas ag bílin kag na-útoy "the body of a witch splits in half and leaves behind the split off half" and pag nagyuyupár sidá kag ka-útoy yang "when he flies just the cut off half flies".] (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Sorcery.) 3adj To be addicted to something (as of being a womanizer, alcoholic, gambler or being addicted to coffee or dog meat). (sem. domains: 5.2.5 - Narcotic, 3.3 - Want.) der. pangaswang
budo₂ [búdò] n Vine species; betel pepper whose leaf has medicinal properties, and which is also chewed with betel nut. [The leaves, together with lime and betel nut, constitute a masticatory and are used as a preservative of the teeth and a prophylactic against certain complaints of the stomach. The leaves have a pleasant odor. When greased with lard or sesame oil they are much used as a carminative medicine applied to the abdomen of children suffering from gastric disorders. They are also shredded and used to alleviate headaches.] (sem. domains: 5.2.5 - Narcotic, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine, 188.8.131.52 - Medicinal plants.)
bunga₂ [búnga] 1n Fruit; nut (as of the general term for any fruit a tree bears). búnga (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206.2 - Food from fruit, 220.127.116.11 - Growing fruit, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2v To bear fruit, nut (as of the general term for bearing fruit on trees). Nagbunga it karamo kag mga mangga. The mango tree bore much fruit. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168.2 - Food from fruit, 22.214.171.124 - Growing fruit, 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.) 3n Nut species; Betel, Areca nut which has medicinal properties and narcotic uses. It grows on a palm and is green in color. [This is chewed with lime and leaves of the betel pepper, locally known as ikmo. It is also used as a red and black dye. The bud is edible either raw or cooked.] Areca catechu (sem. domains: 5.2.5 - Narcotic, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant, 126.96.36.199 - Medicinal plants.) 4v To bear betel nut, areca nut. (sem. domains: 5.2.5 - Narcotic, 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.) comp. bunga di tsina , comp. bunga it adlaw , der. mabinungahon
bunga di tsina [búnga di tsína] (comp. of bunga₂, tsina) n Nut species; Chinese Betel nut which is used as a substitute for betel, areca nut, in preparing búdò "betel nut chew" for chewing. It grows on a palm and is yellow in color. [lit: fruit of China] bunga de china Adonidia Merrillii (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 5.2.5 - Narcotic.) say. ano kag bunga nak nagbubunga pa (bunga)
mama₁ [mámà] vt 1The 'betel nut chew' which was made from a mixture of betel nut, lime and the leaf of a particular vine. [Betel nut chew contains iúngga 'betel nut', ápog 'powdered lime' and iúdò 'leaf of a vine', ground together in the cut off base of a large cone shell.] (sem. domains: 5.2.5 - Narcotic.) 2To chew betel nut chew. nganga Puya kag bibig nida dahil nagmama sida. Her lips are red because she chews betel nut. syn: nganga 2. (sem. domains: 5.2.5 - Narcotic.)