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abat v 1To harvest individual plants such as corn or sugarcane by cutting or breaking off the plants. Ko mo-ilow pad, ka agoloy, og-alabat ki to litos no ogkasugba. When the corn is still unripe, we harvest enough individual plants to cook. [One can abat corn, sugarcane, banana leaves by breaking off or cutting. One can take just a few or harvest the whole field. Contrasting abat with ga-ani, DB says with abat, the whole body, that is the trunk or stem is removed, but when one ga-ani “harvests” the rice, one just gets the grains. DB further said that if the corn is mature and the field is harvested, the word is sanggì.] gen: ga-ani. 2To cut or break off leaves from a plant such as the leaves of a banana or similar plant. Og-abat to doun ko ogdatunan to ogko-on. One breaks/cuts off leaves when food will be served up on them. Ko og-uran, og-abat ki to doun no ogtorongon. When it rains, we break/cut off leaves for a head covering. [These leaves may be used for serving rice at feasts or as protection from rain, but the process is also used for thinning the leaves of similar plants.] see fr.: gasap.

ki₁ 1pron we (topic, dual personal) [Also used as a short form for inclusive pronoun kinow.] 2Personal case-marking particle oblique. Natokow kir ki Amutatoy. We were surprised at Amutatoy.

sulug 1n A clanmate, or individuals of certain areas (i.e. people from Kapugi, Mansalinow and Maambagu are all kasulug to each other.) 2A family group from a particular river or section of river; (i.e. Kapugi, Mansalinow and Malambagu form one kasulugan; Magimon forms another; Togop, Banualoy and Langilan from another.) [Each kasulugan has its own leader.]

tambabò v 1To doubt, disbelieve. Og-awoson no warò ogtambabò to ignangonnangon din. It is necessary that no one will doubt that which he is telling them. Tambabo-on ta ka harayu. We doubt what the radio said. Tambabò koy to konò ogkaliwan. We doubt that it will be paid back. see: duarua. 2To be in doubt of someone's character or habits. Ko ogtambabo-on nu ka duma nu, nigdo-isokan nu to goinawa nu. If you are in doubt about your companions, you make them smaller in your hearts. [If a person takes the attitude that someone doesn't do anything they doubt ?? their companion.If they have conduct indicating that they konò ogkasaligan are not trustworthy, we would tambabò kandan.] 3To cause doubt about someone or something

andal v 1To start as a machine or motor. 1.1To operate something such as to turn on, or play, a radio. Agboti nu to og-andal ka harayu. Turn up the volume (lit. operation of) the radio. 2To trigger, as a reaction or a memory. Inat to ogka-andalan ka doromdom ta. It is as though [something] triggers our thinking. see: ogka-alimotow. 3To get something started, such as to get a friend to come and eat Ko du-on magaliug noy, ko oghonatan to ko-onon, og-andalan ta to, “Usì, ogko-on kid on.” Oghinggaton tad to ogko-on kid. When we have guests, when the food is served, we get it started [by saying], “Friend, let’s eat now.” We are inviting [him] to come and eat (lit. that we-dual will eat). 4To release from mourning as to permit a widow to resume normal activities. Ko du-on ogkabalu, no tatolu on no allow no warò mokoipanow, ogkuò ki to manggad no igmaganangon ta to litos to oglo-ug kad on to so-in no manggad no ig-andal ku koykow to warò og-ogot koykow su nigbo-otan ku to nig-andal. If someone has become widowed and for three days has not been able to go out [of the house] (lit. walk), we get a piece of cloth/clothing by which we signify that it is OK now for you to run errands as this clothing is what I use to release you because I have decided to release [you]. [Typically, a widow is given something, such as an item of clothing to indicate that she is released from mourning and may resume her normal activities. Similar restrictions apply to widowers but are often less severe than those applied to widows.] 4.1To cause someone to be released from mourning. Og-andalan ta to manggad. We release [her] with [an item of] clothing to resume normal activity.