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ingyawayan [ingyawáyan] v 1To wipe saliva on navel of a child after usog. nilawayan (sem. domains: 2.5.5 - Cause of disease.) 2To secrete saliva, as of a python. (sem. domains: - Snake.)

yaway [yáway] 1n Saliva; dribble; spit. (sem. domains: - Mouth.) 2v To dribble saliva; to foam at the mouth. Perming di panyo kag ida anak dahil nagyayaway gihapon. Her child always has a handkerchief because he always dribbles. (sem. domains: - Mouth.) 3v To wipe saliva on somebody to counteract evil spells, curses and the power of evil spirits. laway Si Nene ay ingyawayan ni Batoy para mabaoy kag usog. Batoy used saliva as medicine against the power of evil spirits. [This is often done by putting saliva on one's finger and wiping it on the stomach or effected part of a baby.] (sem. domains: - Curse, 2.5 - Healthy, 2.5.5 - Cause of disease.) der. nagyayaway-yaway