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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.

tomu 1v To connect, come together, as fields Ko nigkamot ka diò limang to bubungan no nakagomow kad diò to songo du-on kamot, nokoglawang ka olin kamot. Nokogtomu on. If you cut a field on the other side of a mountain and go up over the top [where] there is another field, the fields joined each other. They have come together. see fr.: lawang 3. 2v To come together; to meet at a certain place from different directions Ko du-on “meeting”, ogpokogtomutomu ka mgo otow no pakitkito-oy. When there is a meeting, [many] people come together and see each other. 3v To meet. Ko du-on otow no ogpanumbaloy no ligkat to Kapalong, ogpatomu kanta diò to babalakan oyow ogpoko-untul to baloy ta oyow konò ogkalagaklagak. If there is someone who will come from Kapalong for a visit, [he] will have us meet him at the junction [of ??] so that he can find our house so that he won't get lost. osyn: tagbu; see: tagbu. 4v To join something together, such as fields Warò dan pogtomua to pogkamot. They didn't join [the fields] by cutting. 5v Come together (to fight) [come at each other ???] Si Dabid woy si Goliat, nigpatomtomuoy ko nigpo-og-ogotoy David and Goliath, they came at each other when they fought each other. see: po-og-ogotoy. 6Wà dod nigtotomu ka bokog. The bones [on baby’s head] haven’t grown together yet. 7v herald?? Talagtomu ka limukon. The dove is a herald [that someone is coming]. [The dove is the herald/one who brings people together?? (A dove call in front of one indicates he will meet someone coming from the opposite direction.)] 8v To come alongside. Ko mabogat ka og-alapon to duma ta, ogtomuon ta to ogbulig. If our companion is carrying something heavy, we will come alongside to help. [In the following example, the ones wanting to help are moving toward the one to be helped. The helpee is not moving toward the helpers.]