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Banlak n One of three original Ata siblings (two men and their sister) said to have ascended into heaven. According to legend, they gathered kout along the Kapalong river which were turned into white stones. (see Ibul, Boyboy), lived on, believed to have created people, did many miracles. [The Ata Manobo kout refers to a poisonous, starchy root something like cassava which must be soaked before cooking to make it edible.] see: Boybayan; gen: minuna.
minuna n A forefather, especially beyond the near past; Ancestor. Si Apù Amasig, woy ka mgo apù ni Amasig, sikandan ka minuna su kandan ka nokohun-a no mgo otow kai to tanò. Grandfather Amasig and the grandfathers of Amasig, they are the ancestors because they are the ones who preceeded the people here on the earth. [Minuna may apply to people who lived in the recent past, but especially of those who lived in ancient times beyond the memories of those still living. Ka-ap-apu-an can refer to “forefathers” or “descendants” -- either past or future perhaps because apù is used of either the grandparent or grandchild.] spec: Boybayan; see: ka-ap-apu-an; spec: Banlak.
uma v 1To come. Ko og-uma ka dalu no tiklas diò to songo ugpa-an, ko du-on ogpanumbaloy no ogligkat to sikan no ugpa-an, ogka-alapan ki to dalu. If an illness comes to some place, [and] if someone visits from that place, the illness will be transmitted (lit. carried) to us. Agad mo-umaan ki to makamumua, warad bali su aguantoon tad. Even if we’re reached by murderers, nevermind because we’ll just endure it. Woy mog-uma so bitil no nigkokout si Boybayan. Before the famine reached them, Boybayan went after wild camotes. Nig-uma so bitil. The famine arrived. see fr.: dakit 1. 2To reach some place. Olog nud ka so-ini no salapì to ogpoko-uma ka diò to Davao. This money is enough for you to reach Davao. 3arrive see: datong 1.