kamolung n beetle Ka anak to mgo kamolung, alibutod, katod, langgi-on The offspring of the beetle(s) are the alibutod katod [and] langgi-on grubs. [Any of several varieties of beetle, some of which are cultivated for their larva, or grubs. The edible grubs include alibutod, katod and langgi-ion. The pupa stage for each of these is called, kanggò. (The kumungbow “coconut beetle”, is also a kamolung but has its own specific name.)] see fr.: katod; see fr.: kumumbow.
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katod n A long edible grub which is the larva of a black and red beetle. [The generic term for beetle is kamolung. The grubs of some beetles are alibutod but the grub of this specific beetle is longer with more pronounced joints. The adult beetle is a somewhat long, black and red beetle which is shorter than the larva.] see: kamolung; gen: alibutod; gen: kanggò.
kumumbow n Large black coconut beetle [The kumumbow is a specific for thie coconut beetle. The generic term kamolung “beetle” also applies to this variety. The male kumumbow has horns on its head. Both male and female beetles hiss when disturbed. The larva is an short, fat edible grub called alibutod which is generic for the larva of several kinds of beetles.] see: kamolung.
bukus 1n Uncircumcised, especially of a child who has not yet been circumcised because the penis is enveloped by the foreskin. Ka batò no warò matulì to lasù din, oghingaranan to bukus su natongos pad to laplap. A child who has not had his penis circumcised is called uncircumcised (lit. enveloped) because it is still wrapped in skin. [An adult would be embarrassed and angry if this term were used to ask questions or make a comment about whether he had not been circumcized.] 2v To wrap oneself in something, as a blanket. Ka bato no oghirogò, ogbubukus to tol-ob. The child who is sleeping, wraps himself in a blanket 2.1v To form a cocoon, as of moths, butterflies or larva of various beetles which envelope themselves as they form a cocoon and enter the pupa stage. Ka langgi-on to palasan, ogbubukus to kinotkot din, no woy ogbaluy no kamolung. The larva of the palasan rattan forms a cocoon by enveloping itself in that which it has chewed up and not until then, changes into a beetle. 3v To envelope, wrap around; used of diapers, baby blanket. or a bandage. Ka otow no napali-an, ogbukusan to manggad ka palì din oyow konò oglangosa. A person who has been wounded will wrap his wound with cloth so that it will not bleed. see: tongos 1.
langgi-on n The edible, red larvae of a type of beetle which developes in a certain type of rattan. Ka langgi-on to palasan, ogbubukus to kinotkot din, no woy ogbaluy no kamolung. The larva of the palasan rattan forms a cocoon by enveloping itself in that which it has chewed up and not until then, changes into a beetle. gen: kanggò; see: kamolong.
tongà 1n A half. Nig-unawa karakoli ka sikan no kamolung, sagboka woy tongà no pulgara ka kalayati. Those beetles are the same size, one and a half inches in length. Ko ognangonan nu ka songo otow to, “Ba-ad kad on to homoy”, ogpurut sikandin to tongà. If for example [there is] a sack of rice, [if] you tell a person, "Divide it in half" he will take half. see fr.: taliwarò 4; see fr.: botak 1; osyn: ba-ad 1. 2v To have someone take half of something. Warò nigbogoy to ogpatongà ka sikan no bakotin. He didn't allow [him] to take half of those piglets. 3n Halfway. Ko nigsakoy ki to diip ligkat to Valencia, du-on ki to Bagunta-as ogpagtonga-an din to Nasuli. Ka sikan, nakataliwarò to nigsakoy. When we rode a jeep from Valencia, at Baguntaas it was halfway to Nasuli. That is, it was in the middle of the ride. see: taliwarò 1. 3.1n Boundary Ka mgo otow no du-on mgo tanò, ian pagtonga-an dan ko du-on bo-ugan. As for people who have land, if there is a creek, they will make it to be their boundry. see: indan.; see: olatan.