agkud n 1A sweet, dessert-like cooked staple such as rice, corn or millet mixed with sugarcane sap and wrapped in a leaf and buried. Eaten after two days. Iglobong diò to tanò to daruwa no allow ka pogbatuk to sikan no agkud. Oglong-ug di mo-omis. That which turns into the agkud staple is buried in the ground for two days. It sours/forments but it is sweet. [The product of the souring or fermentation of the mixture of ingredients is called agkud. It is described as sweet.] 2The early product or process of making agkud from a mixture or two or more staples such as corn and rice which is wrapped in leaves and buried for two days to form the dessert-like akud. Ka inagkud, ogpokogsolug ka agoloy to homoy no ogkoimu no agkud. [As for] inagkud, corn and rice are mixed together which will become agkud. [ Inagkud is the name of the mixture, or if affixed as a verb, of the process of mixing certain staples together to form a sweetened mixture of various staples. This mixture is then wrapped in leaves and buried in the ground for two days where it forments and swells to form the finished agkud which is sticky and something like biku. When it is dug up it is ready to eat.] 2.1A sweet preparation similar to inagkud but made with many ingredients.
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aku v 1To commit oneself to revenge, or to get back at someone. Ko du-on ogpa-agad-agad to og-aku to ogpohimatayan to songo otow, sikan ka og-aku no og-sulì to usig. If there is someone who agrees to commit himself to kill someone else, that is the one who will be brave enough to take revenge against an enemy. [This can be used in either a good sense or a bad sense as the examples that follow show. The first example actually uses two senses of aku in the same sentence.] see: tu-ud 1. 1.1To be committed to something, especially to have committed oneself to revenge. Ko du-on ogsugù, no og-aku ka dangob to ogpohimatayon no ogtuman sikandin, sikan ka og-akuon din to og-atu to usig. If there is someone who gives a command and someone else commits to kill [someone] and carries it out, that is the enemy against whom he has committed himself to take revenge. 2To be brave enough to do something; not to be afraid to do something. Ko du-on problima ku, konò a ogkasipod to og-aku no ognangon to ogpabulig a. If I have a problem, I am not afraid to ask for help. [In combination with a negative and the word for shame, it can mean not to be afraid to do something.] see: langob.
akulag v 1To bark (as a dog) Og-akuag ka asu. The dog is barking. 1.1The squawk of a some birds which resembles a bark, such as that of a road runner or parrot. Ka tinggow, songo ogko-iling to og-akuag ko ogkagi. The roadrunner, also it is like it squawks (lit.barks) when it calls. 2To bark at something Ko ogpananup woy ogpakabayù to babuy, og-akuagon to asu ka babuy. If [someone] goes pighunting and comes across a pig, the dog will bark at the pig.
alukuy 1n A friend. 2v To discuss something with someone else. Ko du-on ogko-iniatan no ogpangasawa, og-abalangon. Og-alukuyon ungod ka amoy taman to ogho-o on. If someone desires to get married, he will pursue it. He will continuously discuss it with the father [of the girl] until he agrees (lit says “yes”). [This word seems to apply to discussion of specific issues and not to casual conversation. Ogpanangnangonoy seems to apply more correctly to casual conversation and exchange of general information.] 2.1v The thing which is being discussed. Ian dò ogka-alukuy ko songo monu ka igbotad no gastu to sikan no boi. The only thing they will be discussing is how much they will pay immediately upon request as a brideprice for that girl. 2.2v That which is discussed; topic of discussion. Ko du-on otow no og-utang di ogkasipod no ognangon, di songo otow on ka ognangonan din. Ogkagi to sikan no otow to, “Du-on ig-alukuy din koykow.” If there is a person who [wants to] borrow get something on credit but is ashamed to speak up, then he will tell another person. That person will say, “He has something to discuss with you.” 2.3v To have a group discussion. Ogma-al-alukuyoy ka mgo buyag tongod ko du-on mgo lupuganon. The leaders are having a group discussion about whether there will be [eventual] reciprocal exhanges for a brideprice. 3deriv n Discussion. Ian on amoy-amoy ka ogtangkò to alukuyan. The person who speaks on behalf of the man is the spokesman for the discussion (lit. one who faces the discussion). [In a wedding arrangement, the spokesman for the man is called an amoy-amoy (a term used for an adoptive or foster father).] 4deriv n A friendship gift. Pal-alukuyan dan. [It is] their friendship gift.
bahag 1n Loincloth, g-string. 1.1n diaper 1.2n Sanitary napkin 2v To wear a g-string. Ka dongan no mgo otow, ogpamahag pad su warò pad amana manggad dan. The people [who lived] long ago, they still wore g-strings because they didn't yet have very much material. Moon-ing ka mgo otow no nigbabahag to sikan no timpu dongan. There were many people who wore g-strings at that time long ago.
bakul v To plant the cut stems of certain vines. Nalimud on ka gout ni Inò no igbakul din asolom to kamot din. Mother's cut [camote] stems are gathered together which she will use to plant sweet potatoes tomorrow. Ogpamakul koy bag kunto-on to golut to mundù su nakasilab koy to kamot noy. We will plant camote stems today because we have burned our fields. Ko ogbabakul ki to kamot to golut, ogkuò koy to su-an no ian noy igkali to sikan no igbakul noy to mundù. When we plant camote stem cuttings, we-exc get a sharpened stick which we use to dig that in which we-exc will plant stems. [such as sweet potatoes, alagbati or other creeping plants. A long su-an “sharpened stick” is usually used for digging but a dukap “short weeding knife” or a shovel or pick may be used.]
bakuli v 1To allow to grow back, such as sweet potatoes whose old vines have been removed. Ko ogbuyugan on ka mundu-an, og-awo-on tad ka taan no lawa to mundù no ogbakuli-on tad ka tubu-an no iam no lawa to mundù. When the sweet potato field has become old, we remove the old sweet potato vines (lit. old bodies) and then we allow the sweet potatoes to grow back as they sprout new sweet potato vines. 2To be repaid. Ko naruad to buyag ka asu rin no warò pad bayad [botad], ko nakabayad on ka napurut to sikan no asu, oglibong on ka igbayad to sikan no asu no nabakulì dò diò to tagtu-un su nabayaran din on. When an older person sold his dog which wasn't yet paid for, [and] when the person who got that dog has paid for it, the dog's value has been returned and so the owner has been repaid because [the dog] has been paid for. 3To recover something. Ogbakuli-on ku ka mo-irob ku ko ogpisal a to agoloy. I will recover my knife when my corn is sold. see: lokat. 4Buy back; redeem. Ogbakuli-on ku rò ka asu ku su napogos a rò ka nigduad ku su warò ogkoimuan ku. I will buy back my dog because I was forced to sell it because there was nothing [else] I could do. cf: balukas.
bakulù n The hard shell as that of turtles, clams, crabs or sea shells, Ka bakulù, ian ka lawa to bo-u-u, woy mgo ulod-ulud unawa to kumang, kambu-oy, punggù, susù, buyukung, silì, bibi, kalaykay. The hard shell, that is the body of the the creatures like crabs, turtles, [certain] shell fish, water snails, pointed shell fish, land snails, [certain edible shell fish, clams [and] small clams. [However, the soft shell of shrimp is called uason/ulason, not bakulù.]
balikù 1n A curve, as that of a road. or a river. Songo tikù dò ka balikù. A single turn is just one curve. 2v To turn, as a corner 3v To twist and turn as a mountain road or a river. Ka dalan no kalasara no oghondiò to Sinuda, ungod ogbaliku-kù. The path of the highway which goes to Sinuda, it is always twisting and turning. see: tabodtabod; see: tiku-tikù; see: libut-libut.
buku 1n Knot, as of a thread or rope Ka biaa woy ko ka sigay, olin buku ka oghimuon. Ka olin no buku su natapid to poghimu. As for the round fish net and the long fish net, they are made with all knots. [The term] all knots because they are exactly spaced as [the net] is made. 2n Knot, of a tree; joint, as that of bamboo or cane 2.1adj Characterized by having many joints or knots; knotty. Di ka kayu no bukuon, warò natapid ka buku. But as for wood which is knotty, there is no arrangement of the knots.
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.