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dampias n 1Thin rocks which form layers such as shale or limestone of rocky embankments which are exposed as a creek flows down a mountainside. Ka batu no manipis sikan ka dampias. Dampias are thin stones. 2Slabs of cement and cemented highways are also called dampias because they are thin and are laying flat, also often become slippery when wet as the rocks of a stream. Ka nasimintu no kalasara, songo dampias dod ka igngaran. The highways which are cemented are also called slabs. [Cement posts are called gatung “boulders” because they are upright but cement walls are called dalama” because they are like cliffs.]

dangkias n A small yellow fruit of a certain palm which is a kind of alag that is chewed with the betelnut. The tender tip of the palm heart is edible and is eaten either raw or cooked.

lias see fr.: kundab 2.

gotol v To tie together as with the rattan ties of a bamboo floor or of a bogias fish trap. Balagon ka iggotol to so-og no manalingboka ka ighikot to bulu. Rattan is used to tie the flooring together and and single strands are used to tie the bamboo [slats]. [The tying process of gotol differs from gopot in that the ties of flooring are wrapped in loops around the bamboo slats whereas in the gopot process, a hole is made and the ties go through the holes. The design and manner of reinforcement is also different in the two processes.] see: gu-os 1; gen: hikot 2; gen: banggut.

indosanan see fr.: katilias.

kundabon see fr.: liason 2.

toluk v To dry near a fire, as meat, wood or rice. Nigtoluk ku oyow konò og-iasan. I dried [the fish] near the fire so it wouldn’t get wormy. [A wooden rack is commonly built right over the hearth so that firewood can be dried. Meat and fish are also dried there. Although "smoking” happens, the purpose is to dry the item. ] spec: gangu; see: sugnu.