pakow n 1Spine or veins of a leaf, such as banana, coconut. Pakow to niug ka ighimu to walis. The spines of the cococut [leaf] are what are used to make a stick broom. [The stem, spines and veins of a leaf are all designated by the term pakow which even includes the inner portion of an ear of corn.] see fr.: tikog 1. 2Veins, of a leaf 3A center portion, as of an ear of corn Ka bagal to agoloy, ian pakow rin ka taliwarò. The cob of the corn, it is its stem on the inside [of the ear of corn]. 4Handle, as of a pan Ka pakow to kandiru, nagopù. The handle of the pan is broken. see: pa-a 1.
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pusù 1n Ear of corn Ogmagasò ka agoloy. Ogmalintok ka pusù. The corn will be skinny. The ears will be small. 2n Banana blossom. [People cook the blossom as a vegetable.] 3v To produce ears. Ka duma, konad ogpusù. The others won't produce ears. 4n Palm leaf woven in a heart-shaped form to hold steamed rice.
kabus v 1Corn cob with missing grains. Ka pusù to agoloy no waro nigtomu to ngipon din, sikan ka kabus no agoloy. The ear of corn in which the grains have not filled in, is corn which is which has not reached completion. [Because of an association between the corn which is missing grains with a person who doesnt get to eat his harvest, children are generally not allowed to eat corn which is missing teeth because it is believed that when the young person gets old enough tomake a field, he/she will die before eating his/her harvest.] 2To die before one harvests his field. Ka otow no ogkakamot to tu-id din no homoy di konò ogpoko-uma to ogga-ani to homoy rin su namatoy on, ogkabuson on sikandin no warad nakako-on to homoy rin. A person who makes a field for his yearly [crop of] rice but doesnt live (lit. arrive) to harvest his rice because he has died, he has died before reaching [his harvest]. and so did not get to eat his rice.