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angga-an v Abandon; neglect. Og-ang-angga-an ta [ka anak ta]. We are [deliberately] abandoning [our offspring]. [As to abandon a child i.e. in field, but also would apply to the neglect of a child by a parent who does not care for a child even though it is in the home.]

ga-angga-ang v To sit in such a manner as to be improperly exposed, usually of children but can apply to an adult who is not being aware of his/her position. [Does not apply to someone standing at a height who may be inadvertantly seen by someone at a lower level.]

ga-ani v To harvest a grain such as rice or millet. [Contrasting abat with ga-ani, DB says with abat, the whole lawa i.e trunk or stem is removed, but when one harvests rice, one just gets the bogas grains] spec: sanggì; spec: abat 1.

maga-an see fr.: buoy.

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.

ana-ana 1vs To be rushed. Ogka-ana-ana ko ogga-ani oyow maga-an ogkaponga. Those who are harvesting are being rushed so that [the harvesting] will soon be finished. [TA comment was that if it took Titus 10 years to do a task one would not use the completive particle on because the work would be on-going.; The owner of a field may feel rushed or pressured due to being worried that it might rain and the harvest be ruined. His concern also puts pressure on the harvesters to hurry.] see fr.: ga-an 2.1; see: dagusu 1; see fr.: ga-an 2. 2v To be pressured to hurry. Ogka-ana-ana ki to igbuyag ta to oyow maga-an on ogkapongoi ka talabawon ta. We are being pressured by our leader to hurry so that our work will be finished soon. see: paragas.

balungilit 1adj Cheerful. A person who is quick to laugh. Ka otow no balungilit, maga-an ogpakangisi ko ogpakakita to duma rin. Layun ogma-awang ka goinawa rin. Ogko-iling to warò igkasasow. A person who is cheerful is quick to laugh if he/she sees his/her companion(s). It's like he/she has no worries. 2n Kind of millet. [the head of which is multi-colored with a black and red design though the grains themselves are yellowish. When the grains are ripe they split open resembling a laugh so that is why this type is called balungilit which distinguishes it from other kinds of millet.]