alam 1v To choose or pick out from other objects or people. Og-alam a to og-ugpa-an ku no baloy. Og-alam a to baloy no mamalu-ag ko warò otow no og-ugpò. Moon-ing ka baloy di sagboka rò ka ogkapurut. I'm going to choose a house to live in. I'm going to pick a house that is wider if it has no people living in it. There are many houses but just one which will be received. 2v To select as a day. Og-alamon ku ka allow to og-ulì a diò to Maambago su oghimu a to pinayag to agoloy. I'm going to select a day to return to Maambago. 3vs To have happened to chose, be able to chose something. Agad ogka-alam nu di ko subla ka buyù, konò ka ogpakapurut. Even though you should happen to choose [a house], yet if [the purchase price] requested is excessive, you will be unable to get it. 4v Be choosy.
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bangkalow 1n A hoop, such as a rattan one which is thrown or a plastic one which is put around the waist to twirl. Ka bangkalow, balagon no oglangkungon to ogmalibusonon, no igbangkalow to pogliid no ogsabo-on to ogpilak ka ogli-ag no mgo batò. A hoop is [made of] rattan which is wound in and out into a circle which is tossed to roll and is caught with a thrust of [of a stick] as the children play. 2v To throw a hoop so that it rolls. Koddì ka ogbangkalow to sikan no balagon no nalangkung. I’ll be the one to roll the hoop of coiled rattan. [This is a game where one person throws a hoop so that it rolls. Another person tries to catch it with a stick through the center. If he fails, he will be the one to throw it next.] 3v To roll as a hoop which is tossed 4n A kind of sugarcane with a grey, hard outside layer [There is a another kind called bakalawan to ubal “hoop of the monkey” which is a hard sugarcane and can only be chewed if the hard surface is shaved off.] 5v The run or walk of a lizard. ??
batad₁ n Something white on an uncircumcised child's penis which separates the flesh from the foreskin and makes circumcision easier. Ka batò no warò pad matulì no du-on batad to lasù din, maga-an dò ogkalasat. The child who has not yet been circumcised and who has ?? on his penis, [the foreskin] will easily come off. see: tulì.
butung v 1A purchase transaction, especially of an expensive item such as a horse, beginning with the initial inquiry through to actual payment and receipt of item if the price and other conditions are right. Ko ogtu-uron nu to ogbutung, og-inso-on nu woy ko igbogoy, ogbolion nu. If you purpse to make a spurchase transaction, you will inquire and if [the other person] will give it, you will buy it. 2To make several purhase transactions as someone who is preparing for a marriage. 3To successfully make purchase transaction. Ko ogbogoy, ogkabutung nu ka nati to kuddò. If the [other person] agrees, you will make the purchase transaction.
gotgot 1v To use a sawing motion, as when cutting something or when playing violin. Ka gotad, oggotgoton ta to ogtampod. A crosswise slice, we sever by cutting off with a saw-like motion. see fr.: paparasoy. 2n Violin string made of abaca. Ko ogparaginon ka kagot, oggotgoton ka tagpos din to gogotgotoy (ko paparosoy) rin. When a manobo violin is played, its string is rubbed back and forth by its bow. 3vi To slide back and forth as a knife that won’t cut.
hukung ??? [When someone is killed or dies, everyone else in the village goes down to the nearest river junction and builds lean-tos there. They set up pretend hearths, and camp on the beach for two days, pretending to cook there, but in reality going back and forth to the village to cook. This is done in order to deceive the evil spirits into dwelling by the beach hearths.]