alamara 1n Armed warriors or [band of] armed warriors. Ka alamara dongan, maro-ot su ogpanhimatoy to warò salò. Di ka kunto-on no alamara, noimu on no kaponongan to maroyow no alamara su ogbuligan on to mgo sundalu. The armed band(s) in the past were bad because they killed [people] who had no fault. But the bands of armed warrior(s) today have become groups of good warriors because they now help the soldiers. [Formerly, used of a band of raiders. Currently used of a local armed defense unit.] osyn: mangayow 1. 2v To raid, band together in mass to attack and kill people. Ogpatokawan to og-alamaraan oyow ogko-ubus dan oghimatoy. They cause [the house/village] to be taken by surprise when they have banded together in mass to attack so that they all can, without exception, kill [everyone]. Og-a-alamaraan to ogsulungan ka songo baloy. Ka sikan no a-alamaraan, moon-ing lagboy ka oglusud ka sikan no usig dan. They band together to attack a certain house.As for that raiding, there are very many who will come against those enemies of theirs. [The intent of the attack is to kill. Whole villages have been known to be massacred by such an attack.]
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amana adv 1Enough; too much, to have had it [with someone for some reason], my goodness; not fair “Amana so goinawa nu no ma-agkap.” “Can’t you get just a little angry?” Amana so-ini no batò no ungod ogsinogow no ma-agol so bo-bò. [I've] had it with this child who is always crying who has a hollowed-out mouth! Amana to nigsingallow kow to subla no mo-init. My goodness that you have been traveling in the sun when it is excessively hot. (meaning: [You] shouldn't be traveling in the sun.) [used to express frustration, irritation or surprise about something or someone. Some idiomatic English expressions connote similar iconcepts in the following examples:] 2With negative: [not] quite, [not] so much Ka abu-on, ogko-iling to kolor no abug. Konò amana no maputì; ogsolug. [The color of the abu-on bird resembles the color of ashes. It isn't quite white; it's [color] is mixed. 3An exclamation indicating surprise, sometimes with a hint of disapproval. The meaning is similar to the English expression, “goodness gracious”. Amana so goinawa nu no ma-agkap! How can you be so calm! Amana so-ini no batò no ungod ogsinogow no ma-agol so bo-bò. Goodness gracious this child who is always crying whose mouth is a cavern (lit. hollow)! Amana to nigsingallow kow to subla no mo-init Goodness gracious that you travelled in the sunshine when it is exceedingly hot! [The following was the surprised response of a neighbor who wondered how someone could stay peaceful/calm when being threatened. There is also a hint that the speaker wishes he would at least get a little upset.] 4Idiom similar to English, “Bless your heart”, or “You poor thing”. Amana-amana ka bag no sasampoton koddì. Bless your heart for feeling lonely for me.
mangayow 1n Raider. Ko ogkapilak to mangayow, og-agbas ka kommag. If someone is stabbed by a raider, the spear will pierce and go through [the body]. osyn: alamara 1. 2v To go on a raid; go out with intention to kill someone. Ka ogmangayow, songo kuò ko hon-om, lalimma woy ko hop-at no otow su ko du-on ogkahawiran kandan, du-on ogpoko-ulì no duma. As for those who go on a raid, sometimes there will be six, five or four people because if there is someone who will dissuade them there will be some of them who return home. 3A kobbiung tune.
abug 1v dust Dakol ka abug ko moon-ing ka sakayan no ogbayò to kalasara no warò masimintu. There is a lot of dust when there are many vehicles which pass by on the road that is not cemented. see fr.: obol 3. 2n Any powdery substance that can be carried by the wind. Ogkoimu on no abug ka alibu ko iglayap to kalamag. Ka harina, ko igtopung ta ka saku to harina, ogkoimu on no abug su oglayap. The ashes will become dust if they are carried by the wind. Flour if we shake out the sack of flour, it will become dust because it becomes airborne.
agbot 1adv To be strong, or forceful, as an earthquake or an ocean wave. Ma-agbot ka pogdinug. The earthquake is strong. Ma-agbot ka alimbual. The wave(s) are/were very strong. ant: himulung 1. 1.1adv To be [physically] strong, stronger, or strongest. Ko mgo batò koy pad, ogdogpak koy to batu diò to doipag to woig ko hontow ka ma-agbot to pogtugdò. When we were still children, we would throw a stone to the other side of the water [to find out] who had the strongest throw (lit. was strongest to throw). 1.2deriv v To become stronger, or more forceful, as the wind, an earthquake or waves. Ogma-agbot ka kalamag. The wind is getting stronger. 2adv Loud, loudly, as when a radio is loud or it is thundering loudly. Ka tatolu ku to pogligot to lubid no nigbotu to ma-agbot. I swung the rope around three times and then it made a loud snapping sound. Ma-agbot to poglugung. It is thundering loudly. see fr.: dakol 5. 3v To turn up (lit. make louder) the volume of something, as a radio; rev as a motor. Agboti nu to og-andal ka harayu. Turn up (lit. make loud the volume (lit operation) of the radio. ant: himulung 2.1. 3.1v Have someone turn up the volume or make something louder. 3.2v To make louder, or stronger, as one’s voice. Og-agbotan nu to ognangon oyow lagboy ogpakarinog ka duma. Speak louder (lit. make your speaking louder) so that the others can hear.
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.]
alabat 1n Wall, as of a house or building. Ian ka ogkohingarnan no du-on alabat ka du-on atop unawa to baloy ko unturanan. Ko diò to lama, konon alabat, alad. That which is called a wall is that which has a roof like a house upon which (lit. if) [the roof] is resting on it. [The word alabat applies to the walls of a building but not to a wall built around a garden. That type of “wall” is included in the semantic range of alad.] 2n The side of a vehicle. Ka buus, du-on alabat, ka multicab woy “jeep”. A bus has a side (lit. wall), a multicab and a “jeep”. 3v To make a wall.
alad 1n Fence or wall around a yard, house or garden Agad matikang woy ko masagkop, makopal woy ko manipis no igliu to baloy woy ko lama, ogkohingaranan no alad. Even if it is high or if it is short, thick or thin and surrounds a house or the yard, it is called an alad fense. [A wall around a yard or garden is not called an alabat “wall (of a house)” because by definition, an alabat requires a roof. If it is a wall that does not have a roof, it is an alad or fense.] 2v To make a fence 3v To fence something in. 4v For many to make a fense, esp. to trap wild pigs by fencing them in.
alibu n Ashes, dust of ashes. Ko du-on ogsisigupan, ko ogko-opus no ogkatutung, ogkaragdag ka alibu rin. If there is someone who smokes, [and] if the end [of the cigarette] becomes burnt, its ashes will drop off. Ka alibu, ogligkat to hapuy ko du-on ogkatutung. As for ash, it comes from a fire if there is something that is burned. Ogkoimu on no abug ka alibu ko iglayap to kalamag. The ashes will become dust if they blow/are carried by the wind. see fr.: abu 2.
alimpulus n A whirlwind or tornado. Ko diò a to pantad, nasalanganan ad to pogkalamag to ma-agbot no alimpulus. Nabarut ka pangamuton no nagangu diò to pantad no naligot ka na-alap diò to ampow. When I was on the beach, I was caught by the wind of a strong whirlwind. Dried out plants on the beach were pulled up by the roots and whirled around as the were carried upwards. Ko diò to kanami, du-on ka ma-agbot no kalamag no ogka-alap to alimpulus no ogpakahiab to atop. In our place, there are strong winds which are carried by whirlwinds which are able to lift off a roof. [This is what Punsia called a funnel shaped cloud which someone had spotted in the sky here at Nasuli and called a tornado. Apparently, the difference is a matter of size but the same word would be used in Ata Manobo regardless of size.]
balitì n Balete tree. Ka ogngaranan no talabubung, ka tagbanua no og-ugpò to bubungan, balitì, dalama, sampow. Ka sikan, karumaan to mgo busow. The [spirit] which is called mountain resident is the owner which dwells in the mountains, balete trees, cliffs [and] waterfalls. Those are of the same nature (lit. companions) of the busow [spirits of the dead]. [This tree is actually a complex of vines grown around a host tree which is believed to be the home of spirits.] 1.1n A spirit believe to reside in the balete tree.
bubung phr.: anak to pamubungon₁. n 1A ridgepole. Liliungan to baloy. Ridgepole of a house. see: liliungan. 2Sky. see: langit. 3A kind of spirit which claims ownership of mountains, baliti trees, cliffs and waterfalls; also familiar spirits which claim those roles. Ka talabubung, karumaan to mgo busow. Ian ka tagbanua no og-ugpò to bubungan, balitì, dalama, sampow. The talabubung, they are companions of the evil spirits. [Those] are the ones who are owners who live in the mountains, baliti trees, cliffs and waterfalls. Ka mgo otow no du-on bantoy ran no talabubung, ian dan im-imanan ka ogbatunon diò to langit. People who have talabubung familiar spirits anticipate that they will be transported to heaven. [If a couple has this kind of a familiar spirit, it is believed that if one spouse dies, the other will also die.]
Bulisung n The name of a location on the Liboganan river between Suo-on and Mabantow on the other side of a mountain from Tagpopoot where there is a very deep whirlpool and a cave at the foot of a cliff where there are passageways which is too dangerous to explore. Ka Bulisung, dalama no nalugi-an no dakol ka saliuan to linow woy maralom. Bulisung is a cliff in which a hole has been formed [at the base] which has a deep area containing a whirlpool. [There used to be a village at that location but the people have moved to Tagpopoot and Kamansi because many children drowned in the whirlpool.]
bundal v 1To deliberately ram into something such as another vehicle. 2To ram into something whether moving frontwards or backwards, such as another vehicle or into a cliff with a raft. Ka otow no ogpalawod to gakit din ka ogtuwal, ogbantayan din oyow konò ogpakabundal ka lobut to gakit to dalama, oyow konò ogkabalikid. A person who travels with the current as he goes downriver by raft, he will be watching out so that the front part (lit. base) will not get rammed into a cliff so that it won't be capsized. [It is the lobut “base” of the raft which heads the raft as it goes downriver, not the u-ud “tip” because it is the base of the bamboo that is strongest and is heeaded downstream..]]
dakol phr.: Dakol ka goinawa; phr.: ian dakol₂. 1adj Big; large in size. Ka abu-on, dakol no manukmanuk no og-ugpò to koilawan. A heron is a big bird which lives in the forest. see fr.: pagamayan. 2adj A lot, or large amount of something Dakol ka hilamonon to homoy ni Inò Mother has a lot of weeds in her rice [field]. 2.1adj many Ko dakol ka igko-untud to gakit, ogka-agod-od on. If many [people] get on a raft, it will become submerged. 2.2adj lot, or large amount of something. Ko dakol ka urang, ogkaponù ka luang to balutu. If there is a lot of rain, the interior of the boat will become full [of water]. 3adv Profuse. Dakol ka pogpasalamat ku ki Joaquin ka nigpangabangan a rin. My expressions of thanks to Joaquin were profuse for his having saved me. [DB says he would have expressed his thanks in words -- it implies many but also includes the emotion of joy.] 4adv Very much. Ka bogas to katumbal, dakol no ogpakabulig ko du-on turakan ta no agoloy no ogtasikan. [As for] the fruit of the red pepper, it helps very much if we have a corn field which has a tasikan blight/disease. see: lagboy 1. 5adj Forceful. No ko oghulid sikandan, ogdagsangan to dakol no lugung woy kilat. And then when they laid down next to each other [to sleep], they were struck by a forceful [clap] of thunder and lightning. see: agbot 2. 6v To increase, do something in greater measure; excessively. Ognangonan ta ka magaliug ta to, “Pango-on ka; hinalatoy ka,” oyow ogdakol ka ogko-onon din. We tell our guest, “Eat up; fill up”, so that he will eat more (lit. increase his eating). Nigdakol ka uran gabi-i su napawa-an no warò pad nigtilo-tò. It rained excessively yesterday because [it rained] all night until morning without stopping. 7v To increase Ogdakolon ta ka homoy to og-angoy diò to pinayag su ogka-atangan ki to oglanog ka Liboganon. We will increase [the amount of] rice which we fetch from the rice shelter because we will be blocked by the swollen Liboganon [river]. 8v To do something in great measure, such as to give a large amount of something. Bogayi nu si Tunin to homoy woy dakola nu to ogbogoy. Give Tunin some rice and give her a large amount [of rice]. see: timul. 9adj very large Ka ogbobol-og, ogpamusil to babuy no magintalunan, usa, ubal, ko manukmanuk no dagdakol. Those who go hunting with a weapon, they shoot wild pigs, deer, monkey(s), or very large birds. 10adj Forceful, very heavy (lit. very big), as rain Wà dò malugoy, nigdagsang ka ma-agbot no kilat woy lugung woy daddakol no uran. Not long later, a loud crack of lightning and thunder struck along with very heavy (lit. very big) rain. 11adj Very big; biggest Ka takubung, ngaran to ambow no daddakol no lukosan. Takubung is the name of the biggest of the male rodents. 12adj Bigger Dakoldakol ka lumansad no kalusisi to boian. The male love bird is bigger than the female. 13v Increase see: timul. 14Bigger, biggest, larger, largest. 15n Size, measurement Nigsokoran ku ka hawak to batò oyow ogkatagaan ku ka karakoli to hawak din. I measured the child's waist so that I would know the measurement of her waist. 16v To exalt, oneself or someone else. Maro-ot sikandin no ogpakabulig no igparakol ka batasan din. Maroyow poron ko duma no mgo otow ka ogparakol to ngaran din. That person is bad who has helped and then uses it to exalt his own conduct. It would be good if someone else was the one to exalt his name. 17To exalt oneself Ko ogparakoldakol ki to duma ta, sikan dod, songo og-ampow-ampow ki to duma ta. Ogdo-isokon ta ka duma ta. If we exalt ourselves over our companions, that is also, the same as making ourselves higher than our companions.
daldal v 1To lean, as a tree that isn\\\'t straight. Ka baloy to otow no nigdaldal on to maagbut no kalamag, nigtukog to tagtu-on oyow kono ogkapolod ka baloy rin. As for the house of a person which was leaning [due to] a strong wind, it was braced by it's owner so that his house would not fall over. [A tree that isn't straight, ogdaldal “leans”, but if it leans against something, like a house or another tree, nakasandig “lean against”.] see: sandig 2; see fr.: kiling. 1.1To be at an angle past the zenith as the moon. Ogdaldal ka buan. The moon has passed the zenith (lit. the moon is leaning). 2To lean something against something else. ??
dampil v 1To dry something in the sun. Ko oglaba ki to manggad, agad warò amana allow igkarampil ta rod su ogkagangu rod ko ogkakalamagan. When we wash clothes, even if there isn't very much sun we still dry them in the sun because they will still become dry if they will be blown in the wind. gen: gangu. 2To sun oneself (deliverately). 3[Lose body fluids because of long] exposure in the hot sun.