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bagakis n Beaded belt. Ka bagakis, holon no ogsapiron no bulbul to kuddò no ogpaniukan no bali-og. A bagakis, is a braided belt made from horse hair which has been studded with beads. [Some are made with horse hair but there are other kinds in which beads are woven into the belt. These are generally considered kinara-an “antique” and are very expensive.] see fr.: balungkag 2.

bagasu n Abaca bark. [This is left as the lanut or abaca fibers are stripped away. This is left on the ground because mushrooms will sprout in it.]

balabagan deriv n The direction that is crosswise to the sun, North or South. balabagan. South (or north); crosswise to east and west. [Prior to knowing other terms for North or South, the two directions were distinguished by adding “upriver” to the term to mean North or “crosswise downriver”to mean “south”. Or a person may distinguish between North and South by saying balabagan to the left or balabagan to the right so the direction could be either north or south depending on which direction one is facing.]

pangabaga 1n a spokesperson or representative of a higher leader Pangabaga a nu; igkarua a nu no igbuyag. “You are my master/leader; you are my second leader.” Kagi to songo otow, “Uripon ka na-an nikandin.” Ogtabak a to, “Ho-o ian su pangabaga a rin.” One person says, “You are his slave after all..” I will respond, “Yes indeed because I am his pangabaga “representative” (??). [DB said it is like this person has been ordered by his leader then he is recognized by the people as their leader because he carries the authority of his leader. DB also said pogbuyagon is now being used more in the mountains to refer to a leader.; DB said that this representative has been ordered by his [own] leader. Then the people will recognize the representative as their leader. He also said that pogbuyagon is now being used more upriver.] 2 3 4 5 6

balungkag 1n The long hair at the back of the neck. Ko du-on ka malayat bulbul to tongol to otow, ogngaranan to balungkag to babuy. Ka lituk, ogpoko-utol to babuy no magintalunan. Ka dangob no lituk to sikan, ogsu-ut to babuy. If a person has [some strands of] long hair at the base of the neck, it is called the balungkag of the pig The meaning is that he will be able to get a wild pig. The other meaning is that he resembles a pig. [especially of a pig or goat] 2n A necklace or belt made with beads sewn or woven into hair. [This may be a chain-like necklace of human or animal hair but is often made from hair of a horse's talil.; May be made into a necklace or belt.] see: bagakis; see: siapid. 3v Have hair standing on end, as of pig or cat.

burun n larvae, of various honey bees and wasps. Ka patiukan, tamo-ing tamusan, woy ka tabu-uan, lapinid, baga-baga, tibò du-on mgo burun. Sikan ka mgo anak dan. The honey bees patiukan, tamo-ing tamusan and the wasps tabu-uan, lapinid, baga-baga, all have grubs. Those are their offspring. [DB says the larvae of the honey bees (including tamo-ing, patiukan) as well as the larvae of the large wasp tabu-uan) can all be eaten, but are usually cooked first but the honey, the wax and the fluid from which the honey is made, are all eaten raw but may be cooked to preserve it over a longer period. Many children eat not only the larvae of the various honey bees but even the larvae of various wasps and don't bother to cook them. These larvae are reportedly very good bait for fishing.]