alimpulus n A whirlwind or tornado. Ko diò a to pantad, nasalanganan ad to pogkalamag to ma-agbot no alimpulus. Nabarut ka pangamuton no nagangu diò to pantad no naligot ka na-alap diò to ampow. When I was on the beach, I was caught by the wind of a strong whirlwind. Dried out plants on the beach were pulled up by the roots and whirled around as the were carried upwards. Ko diò to kanami, du-on ka ma-agbot no kalamag no ogka-alap to alimpulus no ogpakahiab to atop. In our place, there are strong winds which are carried by whirlwinds which are able to lift off a roof. [This is what Punsia called a funnel shaped cloud which someone had spotted in the sky here at Nasuli and called a tornado. Apparently, the difference is a matter of size but the same word would be used in Ata Manobo regardless of size.]
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hiab [hiyab] vs To blow off, or be lifted off by the wind, such as a roof or heavy object. Ko diò to kanami, du-on ka ma-agbot no kalamag no ogka-alap to alimpulus no ogpakahiab to atop. In our place, there are strong winds which are carried by whirlwinds which are able to blow/lift off a roof. [This term applies to heavier objects such as a roof. If paper, leaves or lightweight objects are carried by the wind they are said to be layap to kalamag.] see: layap.
salang 1vs For something to inadvertently happen, or be done, at the same time as something else. Ko nanumbaloy a, nakasalangan a to ogko-on. Kagi a to, “Ogmangoko-on kow na-an.” When I went to visit [someone's house], I inadvertently arrived at the same time they were eating. I said, “So you are eating.” see fr.: dongan 2. 1.1vs To be inadvertently caught in some situation or in the act of doing something. Ko diò a to pantad, nasalanganan ad to pogkalamag to ma-agbot no alimpulus. When I was on the beach, I was caught by the wind of a strong whirlwind. [Such as when someone comes home unexpectedly and catches a thief in the process of stealing something.] 2v To deliberately time an event to coincide with something else. Nig-agow ka ba-ad no tanò ku. Nigpasalangan to warò a diò. A portion of my land was taken away. [He] timed that to coincide with my absence.
saliu 1v To trade or exchange one item for another. Du-on otow no ogko-iniat to bogyas. Og-insò to, “Ogko-olog bua to goinawa nu ko ogsaliuan ku to manuk” There was someone who wanted a fish trap. He asked, “Would it be OK with you if I traded a chicken for it?” ...ogpasamboy to homoy no ka darua no lata no bogas, igpasaliuan dò to songo saku no tipaka. ...he would lend me two cans of rice grain, and let [me] exchange it for only one sack of unshelled rice. see: liwan 1. 2v To go in a circle, as wind [Ka alimpulus], kalamag no ogkasaliu. Wind that [blows] in a circle. see: ligot 1. 3n Whirlpool.