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gahoy [gáhoy] 1n Bad smelling sweat that has the power to cause sickness in people (as of by smell or touch). [Traditionally the bad smelling sweat of some people is believed to have an evil power because it causes sickness in some people, especially children and those who are pregnant. These symptoms include dizziness, nausea, cold elbows, stomach pain and vomiting. So people who have been working hard and sweating a lot are avoided or are careful to wipe off their sweat and let their bodies cool and dry before hugging their children etc.. ] (sem. domains: 2.5.1 - Sick, 4.9.4.1 - Sorcery, 2.2.6 - Sweat.) 2v To feel sick from the effect of bad smelling sweat on somebody (as of dizziness, nausea, cold elbows, stomach pain and vomiting). (sem. domains: 2.5.1 - Sick, 4.9.4.1 - Sorcery, 2.2.6 - Sweat.)

pangahoy [pangáhoy] (der. of kahoy) v To gather wood, sticks for firewood (as of in the forest or along the beach). (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 6.6.3.2 - Wood, 5.5.6 - Fuel, 7.5.1 - Gather.)

saop [sáop] v To go completely, right into something (as of a sharp object). Kag ako siki ay nasaop nak gador it aroma tong masuag ako pag pangahoy sa baybay. A thorn tree that was sticking up really went right into my foot when I was gathering wood at the beach.

suag [súag] v To have something dig into somebody (as of a protruding object like a nail sticking up in a chair). tusok Nasuag ako it lansang tong ako ay nagpangahoy sa baybay. A nail dug into me when I was getting wood at the house.