ayam 1n A toy, pet, or favored thing. 2n A domesticated animal or bird. Tibò ayam du-on agasan di ka manuk, warò su kai to kiliran ka pa-a ran. All domesticated animals have hips but the chicken doesn’t [have hips] because its feet are [attached] at the side. 3v To keep as a pet or domesticated animal; treasure or store up something. Ko kandila-on ka ikug to itù, konò og-ayam to mgo otow su nahan dan no pamalili. If the tail of a puppy is tipped with white [resempling the flame of a candle], people will not make a pet of it because they think it is bad luck. 3.1v To domesticate; make a pet of something. Ka otow duon salapi din no sasiam do pisus ka imboli rin to limukon no og-ayamon din. A person had just nine pesos with which he bought a dove which he [would] domesticate. 3.2v To give something, especially to a child, to play with or be preoccupied with such as a toy or pacifier. 4deriv n A treasure; something stored up as valuable to that person. 4.1v To hoard. Ka batò ko ogpako-on no mananoy ogtakas, og-ay-ayaman din ka ko-onon din. Igpoima to unawa rin no batò. The child who is slow to finish what he was given to eat, he is hoarding his food. He uses it to make other children like him jealous. see: nugun 1. 5deriv n Person who raises and takes care of animals. 6deriv n Person who has a lot of different kinds of favorite things.