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kayaga n A small, hard, round red tree fruit which is sometimes added to a necklasce. It may also be kept in one’s kabil bag or used as a decoration for a bamboo container to chase away the evil spirits. Ka otow dongan, ka sinupò dan no bulu, ka so-ob, ogsabukan dan no tamiluk no du-on dan imparokot ka bogas to kayaga su nahan dan no ogpaka-awò to busow. As for people long ago [and] their bamboo conainers they spread sticky bees wax on the lids which was where they stuck the red kayaga seeds because they supposed that they would expell evil spirits. [This red seed is used as necklaces or as decoration on bamboo containers to scare away evil spirits.]
lambus 1n Fetish used to stop rain; consists of long pig’s teeth, and large conical snail shells, placed in one’s kabil; person says “Atuk tagui so biluon on no kabil.” 2v To use something, as a fetish, to stop the rain. Iglambus to uran. It is used to stop the rain.
pungpung 1n A hole in a tree or stump in which water gathers, used as a drinking hole by animals and people. 2A span of about two yards; from fingertip to fingertip; 4 dopas the unit of measure of material or beads. 3Fuzzy knots in kabil drawstrings.
tokas v An antidote for gamut poisoning, often carried in one’s kabil. Nigtokasan ni Sanglit si Ana-ay, porom. Sanglit would have given Ana-ay an antidote. Kagi ku, “Warò natagaan ku no og-alang woy ogtokas ko du-on gamut.” I said, "I don't know anyone who treats or gives an antidote if there is a hex." ant: gamut 1.
kopù 1n A small bag which has a drawstring on each side used for carrying items such as money or betelnut chew. see: kabil. 2A small basket with lid. made of pulapula, a kind of red rattan which has a design woven in of agsam, a kind of black rattan.
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.]