agok vs 1Inadequately cooked. Ka mundù no nigsugba, ko kulang ka tomog, ogka-agok; ogmakogal su ogkamo-ilow pad. When sweet potatoes are cooked, ig there is inadequate fuel, it will be hard; it will be hard because it is still raw. see: mo-ilow; see fr.: kosol 3. 2(Fig.) Lazy. Ka otow diò to kanami no poguon, ogngaranan noy no na-agok no otow su warò nato-uan no talabao. Du-on ogkato-uan din di konò oggamiton. A person in our place who is lazy, we call a lazy (lit. inadequately cooked person because there isn’t any work he knows how to do. He has ability but doesn’t use it.
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allow 1n sun Ogsilò ka allow to masolom. The sun rises in the morning. 2n day Du-on papitu no allow to songo simana. There are seven day(s) in a week. 3n Time or season for some activity, or for something to happen. Di mangkuan, ko allow on to pogsanggì, warò nakasanggì ka nig-orok. But later on, when it was time to harvest [the corn], the people who had planted didn't get to harvest. 4adj Daytime. Ko ma-allow, ogmatikang on ka allow. If it is daytime, the sun is high. 4.1n Bright daylight. Og-iling ka inoy to, “Onow kow on su ma-allow on.” Ogmalayag on ka allow. The mother says something like, “You-pl. get up because it is bright daylight already.” The sun is shining brightly already. 5deriv n A sunny period of time or season. guabung Ko tig-allow on, ogtokoron ta no du-on gulabung su ogko-otian ka mgo bo-ugan woy ogpanlanos ka mgo apusow, payow woy mgo pangamuton. When it is already summer (lit. a sunny period of time), we recognize that is dry season because the streams dry up and the apusow, payow and [other] plants wither. [A sunny period of time is also understood to be dry as rain is limited or absent.] see: gulabung 1. 6v The sun comes out as after a rain. Ko ogpanomsolom no og-uran di mangkuan ogtilotò dò, og-aldow. When it is very early and it is raining but later [after] the rain quits, the sun comes out. 7deriv n A day of the week, when asked as a question. Ko du-on og-insò, “Nokoy aldowa asolom?” Ian ig-insò su warò mataga ko nokoy ka asolom ko Lunis woy ko Mierkulis bua. If someone asks, “What day is tomorrow?” The reason he is asking is because he does not know whether the next day (lit. tomorrow) might be Monday or Wednesday. 8deriv v To do anything in the sun, esp. to walk or travel in the sun. Sagpit kow pad woy inum kow no amana to nigsingallow kow to subla no mo-init. Stop by for a while and drink something -- for pity sakes that you were walking in the sun when it is too hot.
bagu-bù see: ubun-ubun. n One of the calls of a white breasted ubun-ubun dove. Ko ogkagi ka ubun-ubun, ogkagi to bagu-bù, huun, huun, huun. When the ubun-ubun dove calls it says, “bagu-bù, huun, huun, huun.” [The dove has a creamy white head, long curved black back, long black tail, auburn over back -- about the size of a young hen.]
bakuli v 1To allow to grow back, such as sweet potatoes whose old vines have been removed. Ko ogbuyugan on ka mundu-an, og-awo-on tad ka taan no lawa to mundù no ogbakuli-on tad ka tubu-an no iam no lawa to mundù. When the sweet potato field has become old, we remove the old sweet potato vines (lit. old bodies) and then we allow the sweet potatoes to grow back as they sprout new sweet potato vines. 2To be repaid. Ko naruad to buyag ka asu rin no warò pad bayad [botad], ko nakabayad on ka napurut to sikan no asu, oglibong on ka igbayad to sikan no asu no nabakulì dò diò to tagtu-un su nabayaran din on. When an older person sold his dog which wasn't yet paid for, [and] when the person who got that dog has paid for it, the dog's value has been returned and so the owner has been repaid because [the dog] has been paid for. 3To recover something. Ogbakuli-on ku ka mo-irob ku ko ogpisal a to agoloy. I will recover my knife when my corn is sold. see: lokat. 4Buy back; redeem. Ogbakuli-on ku rò ka asu ku su napogos a rò ka nigduad ku su warò ogkoimuan ku. I will buy back my dog because I was forced to sell it because there was nothing [else] I could do. cf: balukas.
balingotngot 1vs Become tangled or knotted, as thread or a string of beads. Ka kuralun ku, no-ulug to lamisaan no nabalingotngot su nagulak on su na-awò to nigliboran. My [nylon] cord fell from the table and became tangled because it became dishevelled because it came off of the spool (lit. where it was wound). 2v Extended meaning: To come apart emotionally. Ko du-on otow no dakol ka igkasasow rin, ogkabalingotngot ka goinawa rin. If someone is very worried, he comes apart emotionally (lit. his breath becomes tangled.) [to the extent that he may lose self control. DB comment says if no one can advise him, he may do something bad like to kill someone.]
bandoy v To clear field old rice plants, especially rice, to clear field for planting camotes. Ka otow no nigtobas on ka nigga-ani, ogbabandoy on to lawa to homoy ka oghilamonon on The person who has finished harvesting, he removes the old plants as he weeds. [plants are left in the field to rot and provide nourishment to soil.] see fr.: kamot 2.1.
bonnal 1n An accusation. Ko tu-tu-u ian ka bonnal to nakasalò, ogbotad dan on ka nakasalò to husayan. If the accusation is true that [a person] has done wrong, they will pay up front for the settlement of one who has sinned. [The leaders of the village will collect what is needed to settle the issue if the person accused doesn't have mon] 2v To make an issue or accusation about something; such as when someone takes a comment to be an insult so wants payment for the allenged offense. Ka ogbobonnal, du-on songo otow no ogkagi no ogmohushusayoy on. As for the person who makes an issue about something, someoneelse will have to speak in order to make a settlement [for the issue.]. 3To be convicted; to establish guilt Ogpatigda-an to kagi. Ogkabonalan on. Konò ogpakatabak ka otow. [They will use] speech that hits the mark. It will establish [the truth of the matter. The person cannot answer back. 4v To demand a retribution for assumed guilt such as ridicule or for not keeping an appointment; a forfeit. Ka otow dongan, konò ogkali-ag su maga-an ogbobonal no ogbuyù to dakol no ighusoy. As for people long ago, they weren’t able to play because they would be quick to demand retribution and then would ask for a large settlement. [Would apply to demanding payment for any other real or assumed fault. In the culture, if a stranger hears laughter he may assume that he is being ridiculed and demand anything in payment. If not given he may instigate a raid on the village or kill someone. If an animal is given scraps from someone and the animal dies, he may demand payment for the animal.] 5v For something to be forfeited as compensation for a loss. Ko du-on igholon ku to nati to kalabow di ko konò ku ogkato-od to igbayad, konad ig-ulì ka inkoholon ku no salapì su igbonnal on. If I have made a deposit on a carabao calf but I cannot follow through to pay for it, the money I paid to hold it will not be returned because it will be forfeited [as compensation to the owner of the carabao.]
burut 1v Protrude, as a person's stomach. Ko ogkaboros ka boi, ogburut ka gotok din.; sikan ka ogkotol. When a woman is pregnant, her stomach protrudes; that is it becomes rounded. see: kotol. 1.1v To inflate as a balloon. 1.1.1deriv n Balloon. Ka batò, oghiupon dan ka paburut oyow ogkotol ka ogburut. As for the children, they blow up the balloon so that it will become rounded as it inflates. 2v To form a pompadour or bun. Pinangapanga ka pogsagunut to boi to bulbul din ka ogpaburuton. A woman divided her hair into two parts as she rolls her hair into [two] pompadours [one on each side of her head]. 3v To fluff up, as feathers. Ka pabu ka natagaan ku no manuk no ogburut. Ko ogkita to otow ogpaburut to lawa rin. A turkey is the [only] “chicken” I know of that fluffs up. When it sees a person it fluffs itself up (lit. causes its body to fluff up).
gabò 1n Slight cut or scratch such as from bamboo or twigs along path. [If one is scratched by bamboo, twigs or labod sharp leaves, that is gabò. However, a scratch from an animal's claws is kalus, not gabò.] gen: palì 1. 2vs To be scratched or nicked.