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libong v 1To return. 2To repeatedly come back Ungod oglibonglibong taman to ogkapurut din ka ogbuyu-on din He keeps coming back until he can obtain that which he is requesting. [This word is used for returning to some place other than one's home or place from which he started. In the following example, the reduplication of the word oglibonglibong means to “repeatedly come back”. However, in English, to “keep coming back” already means “repeatedly” so it would be redundant to say, “keep repeatedly coming back”.] 3to have someone go back for something

abalang 1v Seek out. Ko oglapas ki, og-aliguan ta ka maralom no og-abalang ki to mababow oyow konò ki ogka-alus diò to linow. When we cross [a river], we detour around the deep [part] and seek out the shallow [area] so that we won't be swept away by the current into the deep pool. [In the following example, a person is looking for a shallow place to cross a river in order not to be swept away by the current.] 2v To relentlessly pursue; to be after something, as a purpose. Ko du-on ogko-iniatan no ogpangasawa, og-abalangon. Og-alukuyon ungod ka amoy taman to ogho-o on. If someone wants to get married, he will pursue it relentlessly. He will keep on discussing it with the father until he says yes. Kagi to balu, “Og-abalangon ku ka baloy no nighimu ni Jeremy di warò pad igkabayad ku.” The widow said, “I’m after the house that Jeremy made but I don't yet have anything to use for payment.” Ko ogkalituk on ka og-abalangon din, ogbuyu-on din on. When it is clear what she is after, [then] she will ask for it. Ogkukutkut ka asu su og-abalangon din ka ambow diò to lungag to tanò. Og-iling ka otow, “Nokoy ka og-abalangon to asu?” The dog is digging because he is relentlessly pursuing a rat there in a hole in the ground. Someone says, “What is that dog after? [If a person requests something which isn't given the first time he will keep coming back until the person finally gives what is requested. This can apply to a young man who keeps returning to talk to the father of a girl he wants to marry or can apply to a dog who keeps digging because he smells a rat and is determined to get it.] 3v That which someone is relentlessly pursuing. Og-atangan ku ka ig-abalangi din. I am blocking that which he is relentlessly pursuing. [The following example concerned an effort to dissuade a patient from returning home before he was well enough to do so.] see: buyù 1; see fr.: tu-ud 1. 4deriv n A person who is very persistent. Ka sika abalangon, ungod oglibonglibong taman to ogkapurut din ka ogbuyu-on din. Ogko-iling to ogkapogos ka ogbuyu-on din. As for that person who is persistent, he keeps coming back until he is able to get that for which he was begging. It's as though the person from whom he is making a request is forced [to give it]. [If one day he asks for something and you don't give it, he will keep coming back in following days to request until you give it to him.]

alang-alang 1adv Incomplete, as grains on a stalk. Alang-alang pad ka pogkohinug din. The ripening process is still incomplete. [DB says the grains are about halfway down the stalk.] 1.1adj To be lacking. Alang-alang to tatou. It lacks three. 2v To cause someone to be short changed. Pa-alang-alang ogpurut to ayam ku no warò din ilibong kanak. He caused [me] to be short changed [by] taking my domesticated animals and then not returning them to me (lit. then he did not return them to me). [Culturally, it is permissible to borrow a younger relative’s animal to use as a brideprice for one’s daughter or female relative. However, it is expected that when the younger relative will be married, the older one who used his animal will be responsible for providing an animal as a replacement for the former owner’s brideprice. Not to do so results in the relative being short changed, or cheated as in the following example.] 2.1v To be shortchanged or cheated. Ian kid ogpa-alang-alangan ka nig-orok. We who were the ones who sowed are the ones who were cheated [because we didn't get to harvest]. [The custom is that those who sow are not paid but will be chosen later to help harvest because they will receive a portion of the harvest which is also their payment for sowing. If non-sowers are selected to harvest, the group who sowed are cheated of their anticipated payment.]

anoy₁ 1deriv n First; in the beginning. An-anayan, og-umawon nu. Ko konò oggoram, oggongonan ta oyow ogka-antog. First, you call [the sleeping person]. If he doesn't sense it (lit. feel) we take hold of him so that he will be disturbed [from sleep]. Ko du-on oghimuon ta di ko du-on igkasasow ta, na-akoban ka oghimuon ta porom no an-anayan no na-aloy ki diò to dangob no warò ta nato-ori. If we are doing something but if there is something worrying us, the thing we would have done in the beginning is supplanted (lit. layered or covered over.) And then we are distracted to something else so that we didn't accomplish [what we started out to do]. 2adv Since; ever since; from the time that something happened. Anoy ki oglibonglibong no ogtalabao no ogkapolaan ad. Since we keep going back and forth (lit. returning) to [our] work, then I am becoming weary. Anoy a no batò, warò inoy ku no nigsagman kanak woy sagboka bag ka sabinit ku. Ever since I was a [smaller] child, I haven't had a mother to attend to me and I had only one item of clothing. Anoy on no-otow si Huan, diad on ka Magboboot to pusung din su kandin ian ka nigbo-ot ki Huan no no-otow. From the time that John was born, God was in his heart because He [God] was the one who determined that John should be born. syn: aligbat 1; osyn: taan 3. 3adv After having [expected something]...then [there was an unexpected result]. Anoy no og-iman-iman to pila no bulan ka pogtagad dan to ogsanggì no warò nakasanggì. After having anticipated for how many months as they were waiting to harvest, then they were not able to harvest [after all]. [The sense here is that the end result is not that which was anticipated. ] 4adv Habitual. Napolaan ad to batasan nu no anoy kad ogkalasing. I've become tired of your conduct of habitual (lit ever since) drinking. 5deriv n Firstborn child. 5.1v To be born first.

nanoy 1adj Slow. Di mananoy ka nig-alap ku no makina su lalimma rò ka sikan no kabalyus din. But the [motorboat] motor which I had brought was slow because it only had five horsepower. 2adv take a long time. Mananoy ki ogpoko-uma su og-aligu kid on ogbayò. It takes us a long time to arrive because we have to detour (lit. go around as we pass by]. 3v To be slow to do something. Ka nanhondiò no mgo Monobo to Manilà, ogmananoy ogman-ulì dini to Davao. The Manobos who went to Manila were slow to return to Davao. 4v Be slow to carry out an activity or fulfill a request. Ka inoy no ogsugù to anak to ogpa-angoy to hapuy no malugoy ogsasindog ka batò, ogkagi ka inoy to, “Amana so-i batò no ognanoynanoy to ogkaragusu kid on to ogsugba no warò hapuy! As for the mother who orders her child to fetch fire and then the child just stands there for a long time, the mother will say, “For goodness sake this child is being slow when we are in a hurry to cook and there is no fire! Ka otow no ogboli to wasoy, ognanoynanoy ka ogpitow su ka maroyow, ogku-on din. The person who is purchasing an axe, he will be slow in looking because the one that is best (lit. good), [that is the one] he will buy. 5v Something taking a long time, or the reason for being a long time. Ian igmananoy to pog-ulì su warad igkapiliti to poglibong to pog-ulì. That which took them so long to return was because they did not have any fare with which to return home. 6Slowness. Ian igmananoy ta to ogboli to wasoy su og-iling-ilingon ta ko du-on go-at. The reason for our slowness to purchase the axe is because we will examine it like to see if it has a crack. 7v Be slow to carry out an activity or fulfill a request. Ka inoy no ogsugù to anak to ogpa-angoy to hapuy no malugoy ogsasindog ka batò, ogkagi ka inoy to, “Amana so-i batò no ognanoynanoy to ogkaragusu kid on to ogsugba no warò hapuy! As for the mother who orders her child to fetch fire and then the child just stands there for a long time, the mother will say, “For goodness sake this child is being slow when we are in a hurry to cook and there is no fire! Ka otow no ogboli to wasoy, ognanoynanoy ka ogpitow su ka maroyow, ogku-on din. The person who is purchasing an axe, he will be slow in looking because the one that is best (lit. good), [that is the one] he will buy. 8adv Wait a minute. Nanoy ka pà su ogpanapatus a pad. Wait a minute because I will put my shoes on next. see: tagad 1. 9v Dilidaly ?? 10adv To do something slowly Ko tongod to baloy no og-awos to ogmatikangon, og-alikan to nanoynanoy su awos to ogsongolan. Regarding a house which needs to be raised, it is jacked up slowly because it is necessary to block the space [made from the lift]. 11adv Very slowly. 12adv Slower.
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