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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.

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.

bongkug 1vs To be bent, as a wire. see fr.: boluk. 2vs To be curved, as a road. 3v Crooked; having multiple curves as sweet potatoe plant or a sundang blade.

bukubuku n Ankle. [“Bukubukubukubuku” spoken to a chicken when you want to catch him while he’s still roosting, so that his ankle will swell and he can’t move.]