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abalang 1v Seek out. Ko oglapas ki, og-aliguan ta ka maralom no og-abalang ki to mababow oyow konò ki ogka-alus diò to linow. When we cross [a river], we detour around the deep [part] and seek out the shallow [area] so that we won't be swept away by the current into the deep pool. [In the following example, a person is looking for a shallow place to cross a river in order not to be swept away by the current.] 2v To relentlessly pursue; to be after something, as a purpose. Ko du-on ogko-iniatan no ogpangasawa, og-abalangon. Og-alukuyon ungod ka amoy taman to ogho-o on. If someone wants to get married, he will pursue it relentlessly. He will keep on discussing it with the father until he says yes. Kagi to balu, “Og-abalangon ku ka baloy no nighimu ni Jeremy di warò pad igkabayad ku.” The widow said, “I’m after the house that Jeremy made but I don't yet have anything to use for payment.” Ko ogkalituk on ka og-abalangon din, ogbuyu-on din on. When it is clear what she is after, [then] she will ask for it. Ogkukutkut ka asu su og-abalangon din ka ambow diò to lungag to tanò. Og-iling ka otow, “Nokoy ka og-abalangon to asu?” The dog is digging because he is relentlessly pursuing a rat there in a hole in the ground. Someone says, “What is that dog after? [If a person requests something which isn't given the first time he will keep coming back until the person finally gives what is requested. This can apply to a young man who keeps returning to talk to the father of a girl he wants to marry or can apply to a dog who keeps digging because he smells a rat and is determined to get it.] 3v That which someone is relentlessly pursuing. Og-atangan ku ka ig-abalangi din. I am blocking that which he is relentlessly pursuing. [The following example concerned an effort to dissuade a patient from returning home before he was well enough to do so.] see: buyù 1; see fr.: tu-ud 1. 4deriv n A person who is very persistent. Ka sika abalangon, ungod oglibonglibong taman to ogkapurut din ka ogbuyu-on din. Ogko-iling to ogkapogos ka ogbuyu-on din. As for that person who is persistent, he keeps coming back until he is able to get that for which he was begging. It's as though the person from whom he is making a request is forced [to give it]. [If one day he asks for something and you don't give it, he will keep coming back in following days to request until you give it to him.]

amul v To hold onto, bite into and suck on something, such as fruit around the seed of a mangga, pangi or rambatan fruit. [This would not apply to holding onto a slice of melon and eating it because one does not suck on it.]

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.

budbud 1n tobacco seed [The name of the tobacco seed apparently comes from the fact that it is a small seed that is sprinkled. Eggplant seed is also small but is not called budbud.] 2v To sprinkle, as a powder, seed.

bunbungan 1n A smooth kind of bamboo similar to bulu which is good for weaving walls. 2n Kind of white, long-grained rice. 3deriv n The delayed moon-rise of the first quarter of moon at the when the moon delays to rise, considered to be a good time to start making fields. Ogka-atangan pad ka bulan ko an-anayan ogsilò. Sikan pad ka ogbagungbunan. Ogdoloman pad to malintok. Ognangaran noy to “magapiniongan to manuk.” The moon is still blocked [from shining] when it first comes up. That is [the meaning of] bagungbunan. It is still moonless for a short time. [in the evening] We call it “the blink of a chicken”. 4n To be a strong person, as one who to able to lift something heavy without help as if it were light-weight. 5v Manage easily as a strong person for whom a heavy item seems light. Ka otow no ogbagunbungon din to songo saku, konò ogpabulig to oghonat su manokal sikandin. A person who ilifts a weight easily does not have someone help him lift it because he is strong. see: dayagang 3; see: logon 1; see: nokal 1.