tompug 1n Chopped off see: tampod 1. 2n A stubby-tailed animal, as a dog, piglet, or chicken. Du-on otow no og-indan to bakotin din, nigtompugan din ka ikug din There is a person who marks his piglet, he will cut off [part of] its tail. [The instrument used to tompug depends on what is being cut off. A knife would normally be used to cut off a tail of a pet but a saw or axe would be used to cut off a piece of a log or lumber.; The tail is only cut off of a puppy because if the dog is older it will die because it will bleed. The tail may be tied tightly with nylon to cut off circulation or be cut off with a knife. However, cutting off circulation causes swelling which is very painful for the animal.] 3v To cut off, as a piece of wood Du-on otow no nigtompug to oglosungon din no sagboka rò. There was someone who cut off [a piece of wood] which he would make into a single mortar. syn: tampod 1. 4v To cut in pieces of something in specific lengths, such as wood Du-on otow no ogpantompug to og-atopon din no langilan. Someone who is cutting lengths of langilan wood for a roof. Ko ogtompugon, ogmalopotlopot dò to pogpanampod. Sintun When we cut [something] into lengths, we just repeatedly cut them short.