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.]
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buyù 1v Ask for something; request; beg Ka mgo balubatò woy ka mgo dalaga, ko du-on ogko-imaan no bali-og woy ko binuklad woy ko tikos, maga-an ogbuyù. As for the unmarried men and the unmarried women, if there is a necklace or a bracelet of a leg band which they covet, they will be quick to ask for it. see fr.: bogoy 3; see fr.: abalang 3. 1.1v To request or beg for something from someone. Ka sika abalangon, ungod oglibonglibong taman to ogkapurut din ka ogbuyu-on din. Ogko-iling to ogkapogos ka ogbuyu-on din As for that relentless pursuing, [an unmarried man] keeps coming back until he can obtain that which he is requesting. It is like the person from whom he is begging is being forced [to give]. It is like the person from whom he is begging is being forced [to give]. 2n Beggar.
tu-ud 1n Purpose, intention. Maro-ot so tu-ud nu. Your intention is bad. see fr.: aku 1; see: abalang 3. 2n meaning sense Ka kinagian aku, konò ogko-unawa to atu. Lo-in ka tu-ud to sikan. The word aku, is not the same as atu. The meaning sense is different. 3v to come for something; to be after something Nokoy ka ogtu-uron nu? What did you come for? (=What’s your purpose?)
alukuy 1n A friend. 2v To discuss something with someone else. Ko du-on ogko-iniatan no ogpangasawa, og-abalangon. Og-alukuyon ungod ka amoy taman to ogho-o on. If someone desires to get married, he will pursue it. He will continuously discuss it with the father [of the girl] until he agrees (lit says “yes”). [This word seems to apply to discussion of specific issues and not to casual conversation. Ogpanangnangonoy seems to apply more correctly to casual conversation and exchange of general information.] 2.1v The thing which is being discussed. Ian dò ogka-alukuy ko songo monu ka igbotad no gastu to sikan no boi. The only thing they will be discussing is how much they will pay immediately upon request as a brideprice for that girl. 2.2v That which is discussed; topic of discussion. Ko du-on otow no og-utang di ogkasipod no ognangon, di songo otow on ka ognangonan din. Ogkagi to sikan no otow to, “Du-on ig-alukuy din koykow.” If there is a person who [wants to] borrow get something on credit but is ashamed to speak up, then he will tell another person. That person will say, “He has something to discuss with you.” 2.3v To have a group discussion. Ogma-al-alukuyoy ka mgo buyag tongod ko du-on mgo lupuganon. The leaders are having a group discussion about whether there will be [eventual] reciprocal exhanges for a brideprice. 3deriv n Discussion. Ian on amoy-amoy ka ogtangkò to alukuyan. The person who speaks on behalf of the man is the spokesman for the discussion (lit. one who faces the discussion). [In a wedding arrangement, the spokesman for the man is called an amoy-amoy (a term used for an adoptive or foster father).] 4deriv n A friendship gift. Pal-alukuyan dan. [It is] their friendship gift.
alus vs 1To be carried away by the current. Ko oglapas ki, ko konò ki ogpakabatuk to mababow su mabolbol ka woig, ogka-alus ki diò to maralom. Ogpakalumbuk kid on. If we cross [a river], if we are not able to discover the shallow [places] because the water is bubbly, we will be carried away by the current to where it is deep. We will have to swim. Ko ogpalawod ki to gakit no diò ki ogdu-ung to malongon no woig no konò ki ogdu-ung diò to mabolbol su ogka-alus ka gakit ta. Ogka-anlas ogkohutuk ka gakit ko ogdu-ung ki to mabolbol. If we go downstream by raft then we beach [our raft] where the water is calm and we don't beach [it] where at rapids (lit. bubby) because our raft will be swept away by the current. Our raft will be carried by the current if we beach [our craft] at the rapids (lit. where [the water] is bubbly). 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 search for the shallow [area] so that we won't be swept away by the current into the deep pool. gen: alap 3; see fr.: anlas 3. 2For many to be swept away by the current. Ko moon-ing ka oglapas to woig no ogka-alap diò to maralom, ogkaka-alus. (Ka Kapugi, ogkama-alus. Man-alus, sikan dod ka lituk.) If many cross a river (lit. water) and are carried to the deep [part], they are swept away by the current. In Kupugi, [they say], ogkama-alus. Man-alus, has the same meaning.
asawa 1n Spouse, husband or wife. 2v To marry, especially for a man to marry a woman. Og-asawa. [He] will get married [to a woman]. Konò ku igbogoy ka so-ini no mgo ayam ku su maga-an ad ogkita to og-asawo-on ku. I won't give these domestic animals [to you] because I will soon find the [one] whom I will marry. [If the man takes the initiative to marry, he will og-asawa. The woman will be ogka-asawa. If the woman is the subject in the intentive mode, it implies that the woman has taken the initiative which has a bad connotation in the culture.] see fr.: kasal 1. 2.1v For a girl to be married. Ko-iling ki Arlyn ko na-asawa dii to Bukidnon, agpot on sikandin. It’s like Arlyn when she was married here in Bukidnon. She became a [resident] alien. 2.2v For two to get married. Ko du-on ogko-iniatan no ogpangasawa, og-abalangon. Og-alukuyon ungod ka amoy taman to ogho-o on. If [a man] wants to get married, [he] will pursue it. He will keep on discussing it with the father [of the girl] until he says yes. Pangasawa. To make marriage arrangements. Igpangasawa. The one for whom marriage arrangements are made. 3deriv n Discussion of marriage arrangements. Inasawo-oy. Discussion of marriage arrangements.
atang 1v To block. Og-atangan ku ka ig-abalangi din. I am preventing that which [someone] is relentlessly pursuing. [This word can be used of physically blocking. It can also be used of blocking someone's purpose.] see fr.: balabag 4; see fr.: sagop 4; spec: olot 1, olot 3; see fr.: bokas 3. 2vs To be blocked or closed off, as a porch or a path see fr.: bugsong 1. 3v With negative: Not closed off (=open) Warò atangi ka balokon. The porch is not closed off. 4To be shielded, such as to shield a child with one’s own body to prevent it from being killed or kidnapped.
balò 1n A prediction based on some procedure or ceremony. Ka poghusud to natampod no songo banoy no bulu ko naponù to tanò, maroyow ka balò din su ogtuga ka homoy. When the single length of bamboo is pulled up, if it is full of earth, its sign is good because the rice will be plentiful. [Some predictions as from a test of the soil are not considered to be associated with sympathetic magic. However, predictions made in conjunction with ceremonies or sacrifices or the call of the omen bird are associated with traditional beliefs and involvement with the spirit world.] 2n With negative: Bad sign, as of bad luck Ogkagi to buyag, “Purut ka to manuk no igkuyab nu ig-awò to maro-ot no balò nu.” The older person will say, “Get a chicken to waver to remove your bad luck.” [especially that based on sympathetic magic] see: pamalii. 3v To use divination to determine the outcome or value of something. Ka mgo buyag, ogpanlo-uy to matosan no latì, no ogbabalo-an pad ko maroyow ka tanò no ogkamotan. The older people go out to a field of matured secondary growth and have a ceremony to determine whether it would be good to cut the growth on that piece of ground [for a field]. [It is based on sympathetic magic which may take various forms which are used by the Ata Manobo people to determine whether or not to cut a certain field. One method is to cut a piece of rattan the length of their cutting knife and then cut it again into lengths of the width of that same knife. From the pieces, they make a diagram on the ground of a rice house. If the pieces build a complete diagram with a ladder and an extra piece to fit in one of the rooms, the sign is good and they will cut that plot. However, if it comes out short, tor they have a tiny piece left over, they will not cut that field because they determine that the land will not produce a good crop. If there is a futhur extra long piece, it is put on the opposite end of the diagram which resembles a casket. Then they will not cut the field because they believe someone will die.] 4v To use something as a means to predict an outcome (??) 5v To have a resemblance to something Nabala-an to pogul su pogulon. He has a resemblance pogul wood because he’s lazy. [The following statement also seems to imply that that the lazy person was “destined” to be lazy. It is an insult by a parent who is angry because of the conduct.] 6v To treat by using sympathetic magic to bring about a desired result such as to rub bodies of an agressive wasp on a horse’s lips to make the horse agressive for a horse fight. Ka kuddò no nabalangitan, ogkabala-an to mgo ulod-ulod no songo ogmabulut. The horse which is being treated, [with something to make him fierce], he becomes like the creatures which are likewise fierce. 7deriv n Kind of bushy weed with long leaves which are tipped with red which could be used as a decorative plant.
bayad 1v Pay. 1.1v Something to use as paymen; payment 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.” 2Difficult. 3v to be oppressed, have a hard time, suffer or be in difficult circumstances Ian ogkangaranan ta no uripon ka ungod ogpatalabauon. Ogkabaybayaran on sikandan. Those whom we call (lit. name) as slaves are the ones who are always made to work. They have a hard time. 4n suffering Ian ogkabalagad no igkabaybayari ka ogkatowkow su inat to du-on ogkalo-in on to ogkabalagaron woy to og-aguantoon. The only suffering which can be ignored is that which takes one by surprise because it seems there is a difference between that which is ignored and that which is endured. (DB) 5Igsondad ki to bayadbayad. It’s difficult for us.
i= 1Indicating the instument by which some action is performed such as to cut with a knife. 2Prefix indicating way or means of doing something 3that which is used for Og-abalangon ku ka baloy no nighimu ni Jeremy di warò pad igkabayad ku. I'm after the house that Jeremy made but I don't yet have anything with which to pay. Ka sikan no nigpa-abin din diò to songo otow, inpoid din ka salò din Sikan ka igwaro-warò din. That which he attributed to another person, was his means of hiding (lit. smoothing over) his fault. That was his means of denial. 4Indicating purpose for which something is being or has been done.
iling 1v To imitate, copy. see fr.: inat. 2v To say [something] like Og-iling ka otow, “Nokoy ka og-abalangon to asu?” A person would [say] something like, "What is that dog after? 3v Examine Ian igmananoy ta to ogboli to wasoy su og-iling-ilingon ta ko du-on go-at. The reason for our slowness to purchase the axe is because we will examine it like to see whether it has a crack. 4v to resemble, be similar to 5v to be like, as though Ungod oglibonglibong taman to ogkapurut din ka ogbuyu-on din. Ogko-iling to ogkapogos ka ogbuyu-on din He keeps coming back until he can obtain that which he is requesting. It is as though the person from whom he is begging is being forced [to give]. 6v To examine; scrutinize. 7To look to see something. No-ilingon nu ko du-on duma. You look around to see if there are any more. 8Pan-iling-ilingon ka komos. Step in footsteps of another.
ku pron 11st person singular enclitic source pronoun. 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." 21st person singular poss pron (A word indicating that the speaker is the owner of something or that person or object has a special relationship to the speaker.) Baloy ku so-ini. This is my house. 31st person singular pron (A word indicating that the speaker is the one benefitted by something.) Og-alam a to og-ugpa-an ku no baloy. I will choose a house for me (or for myself) to live in.
kutkut v 1To scratch with claws, as the ground. [DB says pangalkal applies particularly of chickens scratching in lagut leaves, etc. Whereas kutkut applies more of scratching/digging in dirt. (Is this different from “digging” below? DB gives an example of a chicken is digging up seeds with its claws.)] see fr.: kalus; see fr.: kalkal; see fr.: kali 1; see: kalkal, pangalkal. 2dig (as a dog or other animal) 2.1To dig with claws or one's hands. Ogkukutkut ka asu su og-abalangon din ka ambow diò to lungag to tanò. The dog is digging because he is relentlessly pursuing a rat there in a hole in the ground. 3Scratch (as something that itches.)
lituk 1n Meaning. 2v A way to express meaning. Pinogharok ka gotok dan no darua. Ka dangob no iglituk, pinogdagkot. Their two stomachs were touching (lit. kissing) each other. Another way to express the meaning is, they were touching each other. 3v To explain. 4v To tune; to be in tune, as an instrument 5v For something to become clear. Ko ogkalituk on ka og-abalangon din, ogbuyu-on din on. When it becomes clear what she is after, [then] she will ask for it. [In the context of the following, a widow wanted a small house made by DB's son but couldn't immediately make he desires known. When finally she was able to verbalize her desire, then she was able to request the small house she wanted.] 6For the meanings of something said to be clear. 7Lituk kad. Explain it. 8n Meaning.
lungag 1n Hole Ogkukutkut ka asu su og-abalangon din ka ambow diò to lungag to tanò. The dog is digging because he is relentlessly pursuing a rat there in a hole in the ground. [Generic for [almost] any kind of a hole whether a hole in a piece of paper or a hole in the ground. (ck other examples and any which don't apply)] see fr.: lugì 2; syn: lugì 1. 2n Ka kayu no warad lisuan, ngaranan noy no lungagon. We say that a tree without a center is hollow (lit. has a hole). see: agul 1. 3Ditch. 4Ditch. 5Kind of white sugarcane.
nangon 1n A message, especially by word of mouth. Du-on nigbogoy koddì to sulat. Kagi to sika otow no nigtilala ku, “Igpa-alap ku bag no nangon to og-uroik a diò to Maambago.” Someone gave me a letter. That person whom I knew said, “I'm sending a message please that I will travel upriver to Maambago.” Ko nigbogoy to sulat, nigpatimul to nangon no igpasiguru no ogpasabuk bag to agoloy. When he gave the letter [to me], he instructed (lit. caused) [me] to add to it by word of mouth to insure that [the person] would set aside some corn [for him]. see fr.: gugud 2; see fr.: lalag 2. 2v To tell, say, speak Di du-on og-abalang no konò ogpoko-uwang ko ognangon. But there are those who keep coming back with their request who cannot express what they [want to] say. Og-agbotan nu to ognangon oyow lagboy ogpakarinog ka duma. [Speak] louder when you speak so that the others can hear. see fr.: gugud 1. 3Si Lita, nignangon ki Mery to diò oghibat to kandin. Lita told Mery that she would sleep at her [place]. 4Agad nokoy ka ignangon ku, konò ogpa-agad-agad no og-ugpò diò to dangob no anak din. No matter what I say, [my mother] won't agree to stay with her other offspring. 4.1Warò ikanangon dan to duma no kinagian. They weren't able to tell me another word [for the word aguanta “endure”.] 5Tell. [This word can be used in direct or indirect speech, with or without an object. The English word “tell” requires an object and is also used in indirect speech.] 6Ognangonan kow rò ko ogkapalusan on. You will be told when [the grains] have filled out. 7v Repeatedly ?? tell Si Apù Amasig ka nignangonnangon kanak to ogngilam ki su du-on ogpoko-uma no mangayow. Grandfather Amasig was the one who was repeatedly telling me that we will be alert because raiders would come. 8To plan. 9n guarantee (lit. something used to tell) Ko du-on og-indanan ku no kuddò, ogbogoy a to babuy no igpohun-a ku. Sikan ka igmaganangon ku to og-indanan kud on. If there is a horse which I will reserve, I will give a pig as a downpayment (lit. that which I [give] ahead of time). That is my guarantee that I have reserved it.
songo phr.: Songo monu?₁; phr.: songo tu-id on; phr.: songo kuò; phr.: Songo monu?₂; phr.: songo simana kunto-on. 1adj One unit or whole. Songo aslag. One strand [of hair]. Ko du-on darua no ogpalawod, no ko ka sagboka oghun-a no songo tikù ka igkariù din, no oggapunon din on, no ogko-umaan din on. If two people are going downriver [by raft/canoe], and if one gets ahead of the other and there is one river bend distance between them, he will pursue [the other one] and then he will catch up (lit. get to it). see: sagboka 1. 2adj Other, another or something that belongs to someone else; someone else. Oghalin a pad to songo ugpa-an. I'm going to move to another place. Ogpan-agow to asawa to songo otow. He repeatedly takes away the wives (lit. spouse) of other people (lit. another person). Ko ogpakapango-on ka anak ku diò to songo baloy no warò nigpataga kanak to nigko-on, og-ogotan ku. If my child avails himself/herself of an opportunity to eat at someone else's house, I will scold him/her. 3adv Likewise; also. Songo abalang dod ni Asat ko oghun-a og-uli. Likewise, Asat is also relentlessly pursuing [the possibility of] going home ahead [of someone else]. 4adv just as Songo kanokal. [He is] just as strong [as someone else]. Songo maro-ot. [He/it is] just as bad [as someone/something else].
taman 1v End or limit; measure of distance of height or length. Until Ko du-on ogko-iniatan no ogpangasawa, og-abalangon. Og-alukuyon ungod ka amoy taman to ogho-o on. If someone desires to get married, he will pursue it. He will continuously discuss it with the father [of the girl] until he agrees. see fr.: pola 2; see fr.: bungkù 3. 2v End 3n Purpose, reached achievement. 4Go as far as. 5Nigtaman a to warò bogayi. Stop with me in your giving; don’t give anyone else than me.?? 6Effectually caused to reach something. Konò ogkataman ko’gko-on. There’s no limit to his eating. i.e. He never stops eating. 7To go on endlessly.
tanò n 1Earth, ground, the world. Ogkukutkut ka asu su og-abalangon din ka ambow diò to lungag to tanò. The dog is digging because he is after the rat in the hole in the ground Mgo agpot ki rò kai to tanò. We are just temporary residents here on the earth. Ka tanò, nangotulkotul su moon-ing bubungan. The earth is bumpy because it has many mountains. Ka otow, no-otow kai to tanò. As for people, [they] are born ihere in the world (lit. on the earth). see fr.: kalibutan. 2a piece of land, as property Nig-agow ka ba-ad no tanò ku. Someone took away a portion of my land. Ko warò tanò dan, mgo agpot sikandan. If they don't have property (lit. land) [then] they are aliens. 3soil Ka sikan no agot-ot no tanò, malalab woy mammikot. Oghimuon no mgo kuron. Agot-ot soil is red and gooey. It is used to make clay pots.
ungod adv 1to do constantly, always or frequently (continually??) 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 constantly discuss it with the father until he says yes. [DB says the young man in the following example will keep going back to the father to discuss the issue again until the father gives in. In this context, the ungod “constantly” means the young man will keep going back to the father.] syn: layun. 2frequently, repeatedly Ka sika abalangon, ungod oglibonglibong taman to ogkapurut din 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. Ko nalugoy on no ungod kandin ogpanakow, natagaan on to mgo otow no malogot to kandin ka nigpurut. When it had been a long time and he was repeatedly stealing, it became known by the people that it was true that he was the one who had taken [things]. [In the following example, the reduplication of the word oglibonglibong means to “repeatedly come back”. However, in English, to “keep coming back” already means “repeatedly” so it would be redundant to say, “keep repeatedly coming back”.]
uwang 1n steam 2v to let out or escape, as steam from a kettle or pus from a boil Wangwangi on ka bulutut oyow og-uwang. Lance the boil so [the pus] will escape. 3v to express [something] to [someone] such as a request which one has been too timid to make for a day or so. Uwangon kud to ogkagi su du-on ku-on ku dio’t koykow. I'll express [something] because here’s something I’d like to have from you. Di du-on og-abalang no konò ogpoko-uwang ko ognangon But there [are those] who relentlessly pursue something who can't express what they [want] to say. 4v To be affected by the release of something such as to be burned by steam Uwangan ki to mo-init. We’ll be burned by the steam. 5?? 6v To [destructively??] affect [something or someone] Og-uwang-uwangon ka mgo lawa ran. Their bodies are [destructively] affected [by what they do]. [LA said this means that everything else is affected by what they do and everything they do becomes bad. (Rom nt p. 119. Maybe as explanation LA said, “Tibuuson dan on maro-oton dan ka lawa ran.” and “Ian dan umaag ka kandan no hinimuan no maro-ot.”)] 7v To abandon. Nig-ongkod ka lukos to awawa rin woy hop-at no anak din. No kunto-on, no-ul-ulangan ka asawa rin woy ka mgo anak din. The man left his wife and four children. And now, he has abandoned his wife and children. see fr.: anggò 3.