tongà 1n A half. Nig-unawa karakoli ka sikan no kamolung, sagboka woy tongà no pulgara ka kalayati. Those beetles are the same size, one and a half inches in length. Ko ognangonan nu ka songo otow to, “Ba-ad kad on to homoy”, ogpurut sikandin to tongà. If for example [there is] a sack of rice, [if] you tell a person, "Divide it in half" he will take half. see fr.: taliwarò 4; see fr.: botak 1; osyn: ba-ad 1. 2v To have someone take half of something. Warò nigbogoy to ogpatongà ka sikan no bakotin. He didn't allow [him] to take half of those piglets. 3n Halfway. Ko nigsakoy ki to diip ligkat to Valencia, du-on ki to Bagunta-as ogpagtonga-an din to Nasuli. Ka sikan, nakataliwarò to nigsakoy. When we rode a jeep from Valencia, at Baguntaas it was halfway to Nasuli. That is, it was in the middle of the ride. see: taliwarò 1. 3.1n Boundary Ka mgo otow no du-on mgo tanò, ian pagtonga-an dan ko du-on bo-ugan. As for people who have land, if there is a creek, they will make it to be their boundry. see: indan.; see: olatan.
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ba-ad 1n Half. Nig-agow ka ba-ad no tanò ku. Tongà ka ba-ad. Someone took away a half portion of my land. A half portion is a half. osyn: tongà 1; see fr.: pori 1. 1.1v To divide in half. Ko sikoykow ka tagtu-un to songo saku no agoloy no ogba-aron nu, tongà ka igbogoy nu. Tongà ka igsabuk nu. If you are the owner of a sack of corn which you will divide in half, you will give half of it. You will keep (lit. put away) half. 2n An equal portion. 2.1n To divide into equal portions or parts. Ko ogba-adba-aron to tatolu ka songo saku no homoy, ogtatoluan ka ba-ad. Tatolu ka pogtalad. Og-un-unawa ka talad dan If a sack of rice is divided by three, there will be three |[equal] portions. It will be shared with three people. Their shares will be exactly the same. 3v To divide into several equal parts. see fr.: pori 3. 4v Divided into two parts, as a river. Ko oglanog ka woig, ogkaba-ad on su ogpakabayò diò to siak. Noimu on no darua ka lawa to woig. If the river has risen, it will become divided in two parts because it has passed into a secondary channel. [If the water is divided, it is not necessarily divided equally.] 5v Become divided into three or more parts. [In this case, the portions are not likely to be equal.]