galang 1n The sharp edge of a knife. 2adj Sharp. 3vs To be sharpened. Ko og-abatan ka bulu, ko ogkagalangan, sikan ka arab. When one cuts down bamboo, if it is sharpened it, that is [what is called] arab. 3.1vs To be sharpened very sharp, enough to cut the hairs on one's neck.
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dakosol 1v To press something against something else. [To lay something upon a board or a firm surface.] Ka ngadngad, sikan ka igdakosol ka mgo mo-irob diò to kamanga. Ka kamanga, songo igdakosol ta diò to mo-irob su sikan ka ogkagamit to igmagalang. The [word] ngadngad “scrape”, that is when a long knife bolo is pressed against a sharpening stone. [As for] the sharpening stone, we also press it against the knife. 2Cutting board.
ngadngad v 1To press and rub something against something else (esp. sharpening an instrument). Igngadngad ta ka kamanga to mgo mo-irob, wasoy, woy ko ilab oyow ogmagalang ka galang din. We press and rub the sharpening stone against the bolo, axe or knife in order to sharpen its edge. Ka ngadngad, sikan ka igdakosol ka mgo mo-irob diò to kamanga. The [word] ngadngad “press and rub against”, that is when a long knife bolo is pressed against a sharpening stone. [The components of meaning iinclude holding tsomething in one's hand and pressing down.] see fr.: ngasngas. 2To rub someone's head or body against an object. Du-on otow ko ogkabolù to duma rin, maga-an oggongon to ulu to duma rin no igngadngad din to so-og. Ogpakangadngad ki ko ogkagongonan ki no igpandakosol ki to oggongon. We will be pressed and rubbed against something if we are held onto and pressed down while being held. see: ngasngas.
singsing 1v To become flattened from remaining in one position. Nasingsing ka lobut ku. My bottom has become flattened. 2Blunt Bak kayu ka lobut din su nasingsing. As if his bottom was wood that it would become blunt. Ka turak no kayu, ogkasingsing on to og-orok no oghutukan ta to oggalangan. As for a dibble stick, it become flattened as it is used for planting and so we sharpen it again. Ka irung to babuy, nasingsing su nakasungkul to dalid. The nose of the pig was flattened because it had bumped into a root. 3v To chip or chisel off so that something is flat. ?? 4v To go into a trance ??; lukuban tremble, as when one communicates with the spirits. Ogpaningsing, ogsoloran on to bantoy rin. [(When) one] goes into a trance, he/she is entered by his familiar spirit.
sobu₂ 1n Temper, as hardness of steel. Ka mo-irob no warad sobu, manguod on no konad ogkagamit su konò og-utong su warad galang. The knife which has no more temper has become raw and cannot be used because it will not cut because there is no more [sharp] edge. 2v To temper, as steel to make it hard. Ka mo-irob no warad on galang, ogpagbalon ta to hapuy. Ko ogmalalab on ka mo-irob, igsugbuk tad to magsil no woig oyow ogkasobuan on no ogmabasag on ka putow. Ligkat to pogsobu, ig-olod ta diò to asaiti oyow igmaroyow to putow no konò ogkagopù. [DB says this concerns tempering metal that is not sharp. They put it in the fire until it is red hot and then plung it into cold water.]