alik 1v To use something such as a long pole as a lever to lift and move by leverage a heavier object such as a log. Og-alikon, sikan ka bunsud to ogbalikid. Og-alikon on oyow ogkaliid on. To lift and move by leverage, that is the beginning of turning [the log]. It is lifted and moved by leverage so it will roll. see fr.: su-an 2. 2v To jack up. Ko tongod to baloy no og-awos to ogmatikangon, og-alikan to nanoynanoy su awos to ogsongolan. Regarding a house which needs to be raised, it is jacked up slowly because it is necessary to block the space [made from the lift]. 3deriv n lever Ogpakasaad ka sikan no kayu no su-an no ian a-alikoy. The [piece of] sharpened wood, that is the lever which is put underneath [the log which one intends to move]. [The su-an is a sharpened stake which may be used as a dibble stick but which is also used as a lever for moving logs.] 3.1v That which is used as a lever.
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su-an 1n A digging stick. [A su-an can also be used as a lever to move an obect. However, the action of the su-an is to move a object by degrees. This contrasts with the action of alik which is used to lift. In the case of a su-an being used to lift, there seems to be some overlap of function.] 2n A sharpened stake which is used as a lever. Ogpakasaad ka sikan no kayu no su-an no ian a-alikoy. The [piece of] wood which is a lever, that is the thing used for leverage is put beneath [the log which one intends to move]. see: alik 1. 3v To dig by poking a stick at the ground.?? [DB says what you do in the ground with a su-an is bagdak because the verbal form means to move with a lever. In recent times, a su-an is sometimes made of steel for digging a canal or post hole, or a hole for an outhouse or throwing away garbage.]