balangit v To use something to make a a bird or animal fierce such as a cock or a horse for fighting. Ko lumansad, ian igbalangit ka bulbul to laku no igtoluk to manuk oyow mabulut. As for a cock, what is used as a treatment is the hair of a weasel which is used to smoke the chicken so that it will fight fiercely (lit. be fierce to fight). Ko du-on otow no ogbalangitan ka kuddò din, ogkuò to bagabaga no ighidhid to bo-bò to kuddò din oyow ogmabulut ko igpabutong on. If someone gives a treatment to his horse, he gets a yellow and brown wasp which is rubbed on the lips of his horse so that it will fight fiercely in a horse fight. [A horse may be made to eat wasps, or crushed wasps put on their lips. Chickens may be fed the dried up umbilical cord of a baby to make them good fighting cocks.]
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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.]
balò 1n A prediction based on some procedure or ceremony. Ka poghusud to natampod no songo banoy no bulu ko naponù to tanò, maroyow ka balò din su ogtuga ka homoy. When the single length of bamboo is pulled up, if it is full of earth, its sign is good because the rice will be plentiful. [Some predictions as from a test of the soil are not considered to be associated with sympathetic magic. However, predictions made in conjunction with ceremonies or sacrifices or the call of the omen bird are associated with traditional beliefs and involvement with the spirit world.] 2n With negative: Bad sign, as of bad luck Ogkagi to buyag, “Purut ka to manuk no igkuyab nu ig-awò to maro-ot no balò nu.” The older person will say, “Get a chicken to waver to remove your bad luck.” [especially that based on sympathetic magic] see: pamalii. 3v To use divination to determine the outcome or value of something. Ka mgo buyag, ogpanlo-uy to matosan no latì, no ogbabalo-an pad ko maroyow ka tanò no ogkamotan. The older people go out to a field of matured secondary growth and have a ceremony to determine whether it would be good to cut the growth on that piece of ground [for a field]. [It is based on sympathetic magic which may take various forms which are used by the Ata Manobo people to determine whether or not to cut a certain field. One method is to cut a piece of rattan the length of their cutting knife and then cut it again into lengths of the width of that same knife. From the pieces, they make a diagram on the ground of a rice house. If the pieces build a complete diagram with a ladder and an extra piece to fit in one of the rooms, the sign is good and they will cut that plot. However, if it comes out short, tor they have a tiny piece left over, they will not cut that field because they determine that the land will not produce a good crop. If there is a futhur extra long piece, it is put on the opposite end of the diagram which resembles a casket. Then they will not cut the field because they believe someone will die.] 4v To use something as a means to predict an outcome (??) 5v To have a resemblance to something Nabala-an to pogul su pogulon. He has a resemblance pogul wood because he’s lazy. [The following statement also seems to imply that that the lazy person was “destined” to be lazy. It is an insult by a parent who is angry because of the conduct.] 6v To treat by using sympathetic magic to bring about a desired result such as to rub bodies of an agressive wasp on a horse’s lips to make the horse agressive for a horse fight. Ka kuddò no nabalangitan, ogkabala-an to mgo ulod-ulod no songo ogmabulut. The horse which is being treated, [with something to make him fierce], he becomes like the creatures which are likewise fierce. 7deriv n Kind of bushy weed with long leaves which are tipped with red which could be used as a decorative plant.
dagkot v To be in physical contact, touching. Konò ka ogdagkot kanak su oghalinan ka to sakit ku. Don’t be in physical contact with me because you will catch my illness. Warò nigdagkot ka pa-a ta to simintu. Our feet did not touch the cement. see fr.: tukog 3; see fr.: dampò 1. 1.1v To be adjacent to something; touching each other. Pokogdagkot ka tanò to langit. Heaven and earth adjacent to each other. 1.2v To be touching each other. Pinogharok ka gotok dan no darua. Ka dangob no iglituk, pinogdagkot. Their two stomach's were touching (lit. kissing) each other. Another way to express the meaning is it is they were touching each other. see fr.: harok 1.1.
nipis 1adj Thin, as paper, a wall or fense Agad matikang woy ko masagkop, makopal woy ko manipis no igliu to baloy woy ko lama, ogkohingaranan no alad. Whether it is high or short, thick or thin, if it is in the yard and surrounds a house, it is called a fense. 2adj To be show-through. Ka logdak no manggad no manipis, ogmo-ilag ka pogpitow ta. A skirt of thin material, is show-through when we look at it. ant: makopal. 3v To be very thin. Ka siin no atop no ninipisi, maga-an ogkakomi ka ogkadiokan ta to ig-atop. As for aluminum roofing which is very thin, it easily becomes dented when we step on it as we are using it to make a roof. 4adj Narrow 5adj Skinny Manipis to sopi-on! Skinny hips! [The follow comment is an insult.] ant: malambog; see: gasò 2. 6v To become thin; shrivel, as of sayotes which have become dehydrated in the refrigerator. Tongod to sayotis diò “ice”, ko nigmanipis to nigkilos, kopis ka ngaran. With respect to sayote vegetable in the refrigerator, if it becomes thin and has shrunk, it is said to be shriveled. 7v Malintok ka tagù, unawa to gatas., Ko ma-awang ka langit, ogmanipis dò ka saragapun no og-agbas dò ka layag to allow. When the sky is clear, the clouds are just thin and the rays of the sun [shine] through.
tibuas v 1To sober up (as when drunk) Ko ogkalasing on ka otow, ogkatibuasan on ko ogpakagimata. Ogko-uli-an on; konad ogkalasing. When a person has become drunk, he will become sober when he wakes up. He will recover; he won't be drunk. 2To clear up fast, as cloudy weather. Ogtibuas on ka langit; warad ka salagapun. The sky will clear up; there are no more clouds. 3To clear out, as when people leave a meeting. Ko ogmiting ka mgo otow, ko ogkaponga ka miting dan, ogtibuas on ka ogman-ulì. When people have a meeting, [and] when the meeting is finished, the people leaving for home clear out.
tongos v 1To wrap up; to enfold, encase, surround. Ka kalusaput, ogtongos to langitlangit. No ka langitlangit, ogtongos to bunow. The membrane encases the white of the egg. And the white of the egg surrounds the yoke. [That which surrounds, enfolds or encases can vary from cloth material to the hard shell encasing the pupa of an insect. The word also applies to any membrane or the white of an egg which surrounds the yoke without any obvious membrane separating the two.] see fr.: bolodbod; osyn: kodkod 2; see fr.: bukus 3; see fr.: balut. 2To be wrapped up or encased, as in a cocoon. Ka sikan kanggò din, ogkatongos ka og-ugpa-an din. As for its pupa, its dwelling place is encased. Ka mgo Monobo, ko ogbobolow to ko-onon no homoy, ogtongoson to doun to saging The Manobo people, when they carry a lunch of rice, they wrap it up with a banana leaf.