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sagman phr.: konò ogsagman. v 1To pay attention to something or someone. Sagmana nu ka batò no og-a-ambò to bintana no ogko-ulug on angkuan. Pay attention to the child who is leaning [out of] the window who will fall after a while. ant: mata 5; see fr.: anam. 2To make a visitor feel welcome by attending to their needs. [These two meanings are not totally different because the way one makes a guest feel welcome is to pay attention to them. By contrast, if one ignores a guest, it is not only impolite but communicates that they are not welcome and they may leave.]

alik-ik n 1A kind of green and white stripped leaf used to wrap corn for steaming. Moon-ing ka alik-ik diò to kanami no mabatok di konò ogkagamit to igbaakì to agoloy. Ian dò ogkagamit ka alik-ik no mo-ilow. There are many kinds of varigated alik-ik plants in our place they are not used to make steamed bread from corn. The only kind that is used is the green alik-ik plant. [There are many kinds of leaves called alik-ik but not all of them are used for wrapping and steaming young corn. The leaf used for making a type of steamed corn bread is a green and white stripped leaf found in the forest. Other varigated varieties are considered to be pretty and are used as decorative plants. It is uncertain if these could be used in cooking.] 2Small grained rice.

bulan 1n Moon. Ka bulan, ogsilò ko marusilom. The moon rises at night. 2n Month. 3n Time when the moon is shining brightly. 4v To be two or three months in some location. 5n A person whose familiar spirit comes to him when the moon is shining. Ka bulbulanon, woy rò ogko-umoi to bantoy rin ko ogsilò ka bulan. As for the person whose familiar spirit comes when the moon is shining, his familiar spirit only comes to him when the moon comes up (lit. before his spirit will arrive is when the moon comes up). 6n Anyone who is paid by the month such as a housegirl or other worker. 7v To work by the month. 8v To walk or travel by moonlight. 9v For the moon to be shining. 9.1n Round raised area on front of the kalasag “shield” (kalasag) on which something white (or light colored) is placed so that it will be bright when the moon shines. see: kalasag 1. 10deriv n Name of a plant which has white flowers (or leaves), which glow in the dark. Ka kayu no ogngaran to bulanbulan, og-anamag ka bulak din ko mausilom on. As for he tree (plant) which is called bulanbulan, it has flowers which glow when it is already night. [What are called flowers may actually be leaves. The Ata Manobo people say that during the war, soldiers sometimes pinned these luminous leaves to their uniforms so they could see each other at night but sometimes their enemies could also see them and it resulted in some being shot.] 11n Kind of white rice.
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