tobtob 1v To bite off, as with one\'s front teeth. Tobtobi nu ka ulobang. Bite off [the tails] of the shrimps. 2vs To become chewed off, as by abrasion. Ko nakabayò ka gakit to mababow, ka balagon no ingu-os, natobtob woy natampod to batu. DB Dic Nt 13/Feb/2007 When the raft happened to pass through the shallow area, the rattan with which it was tied together became chewed and was broken off by the rocks. Ko ogkalogtas ka balagon, sikan ka ogkatobtob. When the rattan became chewed, that is [the meaning of the word] ogkatobtob. [However, the term used of a rope that becomrs “chewed off,” or worn, is ogkakadkad.]
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ulobang n Any kind of shrimp or crayfish. Tobtobi nu ka ulobang. Bite off [the tails] of the shrimps. [Generic for any kind of shrimp, lobster or crayfish. Shrimp have vertical tails and get air from the water. Crayfish and lobsters breathe air like a crab and have tails that fan out. There are many specific names which include many kinds of shrimp, lobsters and crayfish.] spec: karugukduguk, lombu-u, mangalow, salanggungow, sangal, ayagad, agal, tu-ug to uak, bukotut, tibogow 2.