abaka n Abaca plant used to make hemp before it is stripped or shredded. [The abaka plant grows wild in the forest. It also has a banana-like fruit.] see: bulig₁.
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agkap phr.: ma-agkap so bukod; phr.: goinawa no ma-agkap; phr.: ma-agkap ka pogdumaruma₂. 1adj Lightweight. Ma-agkap ka kabil ku. My backpack is lightweight. 2v To become easier. Ko moon-ing ka ayam ta, ogma-agkap ka pog-ugpò ta su konò kid ogkoirapan. If we have many animals, our living situation becomes easier because we won't experience hardship. 3v To feel unsafe or insecure. Ogka-agkapan ka og-ugpò to sikan no ugpa-an; ogkohonat ka tibò no oghalin su du-on igkahallok. The people living in that place feel unsafe; All of them will pack up and move at the same time because something is making [them] afraid. Nigkagi si Tirino, “Ka konò ogka-agkapan, konò og-awò kai to Kapugi. Ko ogka-agkapan, ogkohonat kow kunto-on diò to Maambago su ngilaman pad to mangayow.” Tirino said, “Those who don't feel unsafe, don't leave Kapugi. If [you] feel unsafe, leave together now for Maambao because there are warning of raiders for a while.” [If people in a given place feel unsafe they will often totally abandon a village. However, there are circumstances when not everyone feels unsafe and those may stay to attend their fields and not leave with the others.]
alakansi v To be cheated; suffer loss in bargain or exchange. Nokoy so-ini no otow no lukuluku? Mulò dò no og-alakansion ki. What is this person who cheats? Just a thief (??) by whom we are being deliberately cheated. [DB indicated that this word is only used if one has been cheated.] see fr.: unag.
angkal n 1skeleton Ka angkal, tibò no mgo bokog no konò pad ogkalokò pu-un to ulu, li-og, bakalawan, lawa no du-on mgo gusuk, bubun woy pa-a mgo salowsow. As for a skeleton, it is all the bones [of the body] which are not disconnected (lit. separated) from the head, neck, upper arm(s), body which has ribs, thighs and feet [lit. foot] and toes/fingers. 2A large skeleton ghost with deepset eyes that lives at graveside. Ko du-on ogpapitow to busow koykow no olin bokog, sikan ka angkal. If there is a ghost which shows itself to you which is all bone(s), that is the skeleton ghost.
babalakan n A junction or crossing, as of a highway or two rivers that intersect. Ko du-on otow no ogpanumbaloy no ligkat to Kapalong, ogpatomu kanta diò to babalakan oyow ogpoko-untul [ogpakabatuk] to baloy ta oyow konò ogkalagaklagak.) If someone comes for a visit from Kapalong, he will have us meet him at the [river] junction wo that he will be able to find our house so that he won't become lost. [Word applies whether the roads just meet or intersect.]
balukas cf: bakuli 4. v Ransom, redeem someone, esp a slave; recover upon payment. Woy kid ogkalipuas ko nigbalukas kid on. Ogligkat to imbalukas. We cannot be freed unless we have been redeemed/ransomed. It comes from that which was used as a ransom. [Used in the New Testament in the sense of being redeemed from the penalty for sin. DB says term also applies to what they do for a widow to free her from the obligations of her widowhood.] see fr.: lipuas.
balungkag 1n The long hair at the back of the neck. Ko du-on ka malayat bulbul to tongol to otow, ogngaranan to balungkag to babuy. Ka lituk, ogpoko-utol to babuy no magintalunan. Ka dangob no lituk to sikan, ogsu-ut to babuy. If a person has [some strands of] long hair at the base of the neck, it is called the balungkag of the pig The meaning is that he will be able to get a wild pig. The other meaning is that he resembles a pig. [especially of a pig or goat] 2n A necklace or belt made with beads sewn or woven into hair. [This may be a chain-like necklace of human or animal hair but is often made from hair of a horse's talil.; May be made into a necklace or belt.] see: bagakis; see: siapid. 3v Have hair standing on end, as of pig or cat.
bangkalow 1n A hoop, such as a rattan one which is thrown or a plastic one which is put around the waist to twirl. Ka bangkalow, balagon no oglangkungon to ogmalibusonon, no igbangkalow to pogliid no ogsabo-on to ogpilak ka ogli-ag no mgo batò. A hoop is [made of] rattan which is wound in and out into a circle which is tossed to roll and is caught with a thrust of [of a stick] as the children play. 2v To throw a hoop so that it rolls. Koddì ka ogbangkalow to sikan no balagon no nalangkung. I’ll be the one to roll the hoop of coiled rattan. [This is a game where one person throws a hoop so that it rolls. Another person tries to catch it with a stick through the center. If he fails, he will be the one to throw it next.] 3v To roll as a hoop which is tossed 4n A kind of sugarcane with a grey, hard outside layer [There is a another kind called bakalawan to ubal “hoop of the monkey” which is a hard sugarcane and can only be chewed if the hard surface is shaved off.] 5v The run or walk of a lizard. ??
bangkawan cf: kinawow. n Mountain term for a woven rattan chicken carrior that is open at each end for the head and tail to protrude. Ka bangkawan, sikan ka kinawow no ogsabukan to manuk ko og-alap on. A woven rattan chicken carrier, that is a chicken carrier in which a chicken is placed when it is carried [somewhere]. [The chicken is inserted or removed from the rear which is wider than the front.]