basuk 1adj To be industrious, not lazy. Ka otow mo-omot woy manokal no ogtalabau, sikan ka mabasuk no otow; konò no pogulon. The person who is persistent and strong to work, that is an industrious person. [This sense is not connected to magic.] osyn: alì 1. 2n A spirit believed to govern the camote and sugarcane crops, works hand in hand with the Kalayag, the spirit governing the rice crop. Ka Imbabasuk ka nahan to mgo otow no ogpakabogoy to dakol no ogkaga-ani. Ian ogpamulingan. The Imbabasuk spirit is the one who gives a big harvest. That is the one who does magic.
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alì 1adj Industrious. Maroyow so-ini anak ku no moungangon woy ma-ali.̀ My child is good who has a good character and is industrious. osyn: basuk 1; ant: pogulon. 1.1v To be very industrious or entusiastic as a person who willingly performs a task. Du-on ogpa-agad-agad no ogkapogos ka goinawa rin, no du-on ogpa-agad-agad no ma-ali-alì. There are [children] who obey against their will (lit. whose breath is forced), and there are those who obey who are very industrious. Ka ma-ali-alì, ligkat to goinawa rin to ogbulig. Konò ogpasugù. Konò ogtagad to ognangonan pad. As for the enthusiatic person, he willingly helps (lit. comes from his breath to help). He doesn't have to be ordered [to do something]. He doesn't wait for someone to tell him [to do something]. 2v To watch, pay attention to, keep an eye on. Ian dò ogka-ali-an ka duma to ogbantoy; mangkuan konò ogka-ali-a ka kandin no goinawa. The only thing he/she pays close attention tor is watching his/her companions; but then [that person] doesn't pay attention to his/her own attitudes (lit. breath).