dongan 1adv Long time ago; a previous time. Ka alamara dongan, maro-ot su ogpanhimatoy to warò salò. As for armed bands long ago, they were bad because they massacured (lit. multiple-killed) those who had no fault. see fr.: gaapun. 2v Two events, or more, occurring simultaneously [at a previous time.] Ka otow no oglogsad to tanò, ko ogpakarongan to ogkutol ka limukon, konò ogto-od to ogpamano-ug to tanò ka otow. As for a person who is stepping down [to the ground from his house], i f he happens to be doing that at the same time a dove calls, he/she will not go ahead with climbing down to the ground. see fr.: salinongan; see fr.: dagsò; see: salang 1.
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gamut n 1Poison used to harm or kill an enemy. Ka gamut, agad nokoy ka ogpokohilu, unawa to tayuran [commucial poison.] Ka duma, ogkagamut ka ighilu to ambow. As for poison, whatever is able to poison such as tayuran [a commercial poison]. As for other, rat poison can poison [an enemy]. [This poison may be an actual poison or something which someone has performed using witchcraft. An attack by bees or a severely dehabilitating illness with a sudden onset such as cholera may be suspected to be due to witchcraft. A cure or an antidote will be sought. If a person suddenly dies of illness after visiting another village, witchcraft may be assumed and a revenge killing may follow. ] ant: tokas; ant: alang 1; osyn: hilu. 2Hex, as a sickness or death brought on by use of a fetish or witchcraft. Ka gamut, ogsabukan ki oyow maga-an ki ogkamatoy. As for a hex it is placed on us so that we will quickly die. Gamutan ki. We’ll be poisoned/hexed. see fr.: busung 1.
kunakun n Kind of tree whose leaves sprout in opposites from stems and tend to hang down together. The wood is used to treat rice so that it will not have bugs and will grow well. Ka doun kunakun, igtotomug to homoy no igbulung to ulod. The leaves [called] kunakun are fed into the fire as a cure for bugs. gen: alang 2; gen: alang 1.