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dalama n 1Cliff; [bare, rocky area.] [Usually, a dalama is of stone. However, if an area is of ground has broken off and is straight up, it may be called a dalama but would be called natikobaanan because the ground has broken away.] 2Spirit of the cliff.

kalamkalam n Kind of apusow (white). [DB says apusow is red. kalamkalam is white.]

sulug 1n A clanmate, or individuals of certain areas (i.e. people from Kapugi, Mansalinow and Maambagu are all kasulug to each other.) 2A family group from a particular river or section of river; (i.e. Kapugi, Mansalinow and Malambagu form one kasulugan; Magimon forms another; Togop, Banualoy and Langilan from another.) [Each kasulugan has its own leader.]

bala-as 1n A swamp, or swampy area of an uncut field. Ko du-on ka niglanowlanow no woig no konò ogko-oti-an, sikan ka bala-as su warò pad aligbat makamoti. Ko ogkakamot on, ogko-oti-an on no maroyow to homoy su ogmalambog. When there is a shallow mini-lake of water which doesn’t dry up, that is a swamp because it has never (lit. not yet ever ) been cut. When it will be cut, it will dry up and the rice will be good because it will be well developed. [The area is also called bala-as because it is mabbonos (either from being full of weeds or plants.) But the area will dry up if cut so ithen it is no longer called bala-as.] 1.1v To grow [something] in a swampy area. Ogtuga lagboy ka homoy ko ogbalbala-as. The rice will be abundant if it is grown in a swampy area. 2n A stage of growth of rice when it is beginning to bud. [For taller rice, that is when it is about 4 feet high but the height of the rice would depend on the kind sown.]