atang 1v To block. Og-atangan ku ka ig-abalangi din. I am preventing that which [someone] is relentlessly pursuing. [This word can be used of physically blocking. It can also be used of blocking someone's purpose.] see fr.: balabag 4; see fr.: sagop 4; spec: olot 1, olot 3; see fr.: bokas 3. 2vs To be blocked or closed off, as a porch or a path see fr.: bugsong 1. 3v With negative: Not closed off (=open) Warò atangi ka balokon. The porch is not closed off. 4To be shielded, such as to shield a child with one’s own body to prevent it from being killed or kidnapped.
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taloytoy adj unobstructed, as a broad view from the top of a mountain Ogmataloytoy, matul-id woy ma-awang ka pogsabut ta. The meaning is uncluttered, straight and our understanding [of the words] is clear. [DB was illustrating the contrast between an unclear wording with a clear view from a mountain top. He said when you climb up a mountain and get to the top you get a clear/unobstructed view.] ant: bugsong 1.