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rangaw [rángaw] (dial. var. angaw) 1n Handspan measurement (approximately 20cm). [This is measured with fingers spread according to the agreement between people. It may be from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the túdlò "first finger" or from the thumb to the tip of the túngà "middle finger".] (sem. domains: 8.2.8 - Measure.) 2v To measure by handspans. (sem. domains: 8.2.8 - Measure.)

agwat [ágwat] 1n A space; gap (as of distance or time). agwat Marako ka agwat it inra edad. There’s a big gap in their ages. (sem. domains: 8.4.1 - Period of time, 8.2.6 - Distance.) 2vbt To lay-out, space things out or apart; to plan things at certain intervals of time (as of space or time e.g. planting in rows or taking breaks at different times). Aagwaton nako it tanom kag buyak it ruhang rangaw. I will space the planting of the flowers by two handspans. Aagwaton nako kag atanuman it buyak. I will lay out the spacing of the flowerbed. (sem. domains: 8.4.1 - Period of time, - Separate, scatter.) 3vbt To remove, withdraw, distance something from somewhere (especially of moving a piece of burning firewood out of the centre of a fire so the fire will die down). bawasan Iagwat nako kag kimpit it kayado. I will remove some of the fire with the tongs. Pag nagpapakarayab ka imo kayado aagwatan nimo it rabok. When your fire flares up, remove some firewood. (sem. domains: - Put aside.)