agpot 1n To be an outsider , that is, someone who is living in a location other than his own. Ko oghalin ki diò songo ugpa-an, mgo agpot ki rò. Agad duma ta no Manobò, mgo agpot ki rod su konò no ugpa-an ta. If we move to another place, we are just outsiders. Even if they are our fellow Manobos, we are still outsiders because it is not our place. ant: sakup 2. 2n Foreigner, that is, someone who resides in a country where he/she is not a citizen. Ogkohingaran to agpot kow kai to Pilipinas su sakup ka to songo ugpa-an. You are called foreigners here in the Philippines because you are subjects of another country. 3n A person who lives on someone else's property; displaced person. Ko warò tanò dan, mgo agpot sikandan. If they don't have land they are residing on someone else's land. [The Ata Manobo term agpot applies to a renter or someone who has permission to live on someone else's land. It does not have the negative connotation of the English term “squatter”. However, the people who dwell on a dump would be considered agpot because it is not considered that it is an appropriate place to live.] 4v To go somewhere for a short stay. Si Lita, nignangon ki Mery to diò oghibat to kandin. Nig-agpot si Mery su nig-amut on to songo kausiloman dò. Lita told Mery to sleep (lit. lay down) at their place. Mery stayed a short time with them because she joined [them] for only one night. [In the following example, DB says the verbal form applies but Mary is not an agpot because she only stayed one night.] see: panumbaloy. 5n To be temporary residents of some place Mgo agpot ki rò kai to tanò. We are just resident aliens here on earth. Ko malayat ka pog-ugpò nu, sikan ka agpot su nig-amut ka. If your stay is long, that is the meaning of an resident alien because you have joined in [with those people]. [DB says the word can mean amut if it is in a temporary sense. See example. [original gloss: Mingle with.]] osyn: amut 1. 6v To stay somewhere for a short time Nig-agpot si Mery su nig-amut on to songo kausiloman dò. Mary stayed for a short time because she joined [them] for only one night. [In this case, a person does not become an agpot “alien” or “foreigner” because the intent is just a short visit.]
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tu-u 1v To believe. Ka otow no konò ogtu-u to bohog to du-on mangayow, ogsagad to maro-ot su ogkabunù sikandin. [As for] the person who doesn't believe a warning that there are raiders, [he] will be ensnared by [something] bad because he will be murdered. 2v To be able to believe something. Ogpakatu-u ka ko ogkatagaan nu. You are able to believe something when you know about it. 3v To cause some one to believe something. 4adj True, real. Konò no tu-tu-u no agpot si Mery su tigbal dò nighirogò to songo mausilom. Mary wasn't a true foreigner because she mearly slept [somewhere] for one night. Ka amoy-amoy, konò no tu-tu-u no amoy. As for a step-father, he isn't the real father. 5adj true Ogpakapamalogot ko tu-tu-u to pigsabukan to gamut. One has to prove whether it is true that someone was poisoned (lit poison was placed). 6v To check out or verify information. Ogpagintu-tu-u a ko malogot ka sikan no narinog ku. I am checking [to see] whether that which I I have heard is true. Pagintu-tu-u ka kagi nu. You should to find out the truth of what you say.
abu-on n A greyish white bird, yellow bellied sapsucker ?? Ka abu-on, ko-iling to batok no alibu. Konò amana no mapotì; ogsolug. The abu-on bird, it's like the color (lit. design) of ashes. It's not so white; it's [color] is mixed. [ DB said there are not many left in the Maambago area. He said they do have a yellowish breast. The beak is not so curved; more like a chicken's bill. It eats fruits such as the balitì fruit. It's feet are similar to a chicken's except that they are smooth.] gen: manukmanuk.
agpu-unan 1n To be afflicted by an illness believed to be a result of meeting a long-haired spirit while bathing in a river or stream. Ko du-on batò no ogdaralu no ungod ogparigus, ogkagi ka mgo buyag to na-agpu-unan su nalimuan to gamowgamow. If a child gets sick who is always bathing [in the river], the older people say that he afflicted by an evil spirit because he affected by a long-haired spirit [which lives in the water]. [Wherever the swelling is on a body of the child, the people believe that is where the hair of the spirit wrapped around the child’s body.] see fr.: gamowgamow; see: limuan; see fr.: limuan; see: gamowgamow. 2v To become ill from contact with a female spirit with long hair which lives near a stream or river. Ko duon ogdaralu no mgo batò no malasi ogpamarigus diò to woig, kagi to amoy, “Pitow ka. Na-agpu-unan ka.” If there are children who become ill who are often bathing in the river (lit. water), the father says, “See. You have become ill from a spirit source.” Ko du-on batò no ogdaralu no ungod ogparigus, ogkagi ka mgo buyag to na-agpu-unan su nalimuan to gamowgamow. If a child gets sick who is always bathing [in the river], the older people say that he afflicted by an evil spirit because he was affected by a long-haired spirit [which lives in the water]. [They believe that there is a female spirit with long hair called a gamowgamow who lives in the water. They believe that if an adult or child gets tangled in her hair while bathing, it will cause them to be ill. They also believe that unless a special spirit ceremony is performed to remove this illness, the person may die. They believe a withered calf is one form of this illness but any illness following bathing is suspect.] see: limuan; see: gamowgamow.
alunggun 1n A married couple, man and wife. Ka sikan no alunggun, sikan ka iam no nig-asawa di warò pad anak. As for that married couple, that is the one which has newly been married but does not yet have an offspring. see: lunggun 1. 1.1deriv n Just a married couple, no children. Ko du-on pad og-insò ko hontow ka duma nu, ogkagi sikandan to, “Al-alunggun koy rò. Warò pad anak noy”. If there would be someone who would ask who your companion is, they would say, “We are just a married couple. We don't have any children (lit. offspring) yet.” [This form may be used when asking or responding to a question. The form applies whether the couple is newly married or has been married for a long time but does not have children.] 2deriv n Family. 2.1deriv n Families, especially speaking of them as a group. Du-on og-insò ko pila no mal-alunggun ka nig-ugpò to sikan no baranggay. Ka tabak, “Moon-ing ka mal-alunggun ka nig-ugpò kai.” There is someone who asks how many families live in that baranggay. The reply is, “There are many families who live here.” [This form is used when asking a question as the preceding example.]
ambow 1n Any kind of rodent, from the largest woodchuck like marmot to various kinds of rats and mice. Ka dii to baloy no ambow, konò ogtatabunan su diò baloy oghimu to salag dan. The rodent which lives here in the house does not make a mound [living quarters] because they make a nest in the house. [A rabbit is also called an ambow because it is recognized as a rodent as is the takubung "marmot" which is similar to the woodchuck.] spec: takubung. 2deriv n The game “rat”. Ka mgo batò koy pad, ogpaligli-agoy koy dongan no ogkagian noy to, “Oghimu ki to ambow-ambow no ogtigbason noy to bolad noy ka bakalawan to duma noy.” When we were still children, we played with each other long ago and we said, “Let's make make-believe rats, and so we will strike the upper arms of our companions.” [The children form groups and take turns striking the other's upper arms. The welt formed is called an ambow “rat” which they say ran up the person's arm and will get in their armpit.] 2.1v To play the make-believe game “rat”. Ko ogkatigbas on no ogkotul on ka laplap, no ian on ka ambow no namanoik to bolad din. Sikan ka og-ambow-ambow. When we strike and then a welt forms on the skin, and that has become the rat which climbed up his arm. That is the rat [game].
antuk 1v To use another name for an in-law, avoiding the use of the person\\\\\\\'s actual name, the use of which is believed to cause a curse. [ogbusungon]. 2n Something with a hidden meaning; a riddle. Nahan ku ko ian tu-ud to antuk din ko og-ugpò a to malayat pad no allow. Dokad di lo-in ka tu-ud din. Ogbogayan a poron to boi. I supposed that the meaning of his riddle [was] that I would stay for several days (lit. a long day). However his purpose was different. He wanted to give me a girl. 3v To make up riddles, especially at a vigil for the dead. [It is believed to be pamalii "bad luck" to tell riddles at any other time.] 4deriv n A riddle, especially that told at a wake. [To make up riddles at any other time than a death is believed to be bad luck. The purpose seems to be to distract the grieving from the reality of the grief over the loss of a loved one. Someone gives a characteristic of a balubatò "bachelor" or a dalaga "maiden" and others make guesses as to the meaning. An example might be a "maiden covered with eyes" which turns out to be a pinapple. ]
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.
bangì v To be afflicted with a sinus-like headache which is believed to be caused by someone withholding information such as an intention to marry. Ka otow no natokow to masakit ka kiloy rin, ogbangi-on sikandin. The person who is taken by surprise that his/her eyebrow hurts has a sinus-type headache.| Bangi-on a. I have a headache.caused by withheld information. [Pain may be on one side of one's forehead or shift to the other side,sometimes extending down over one's eye. The sufferer may attribute his/her pain as a sign that there is some circumstance, such as an unannounced intention to marry, of which he/she has not yet been informed. If he/she becomes aware of such a circumstance, he/she will request a coin or a button from that person to rub on the hurting forehead so the headache will go away.]
Banlak n One of three original Ata siblings (two men and their sister) said to have ascended into heaven. According to legend, they gathered kout along the Kapalong river which were turned into white stones. (see Ibul, Boyboy), lived on, believed to have created people, did many miracles. [The Ata Manobo kout refers to a poisonous, starchy root something like cassava which must be soaked before cooking to make it edible.] see: Boybayan; gen: minuna.
basuk 1adj To be industrious, not lazy. Ka otow mo-omot woy manokal no ogtalabau, sikan ka mabasuk no otow; konò no pogulon. The person who is persistent and strong to work, that is an industrious person. [This sense is not connected to magic.] osyn: alì 1. 2n A spirit believed to govern the camote and sugarcane crops, works hand in hand with the Kalayag, the spirit governing the rice crop. Ka Imbabasuk ka nahan to mgo otow no ogpakabogoy to dakol no ogkaga-ani. Ian ogpamulingan. The Imbabasuk spirit is the one who gives a big harvest. That is the one who does magic.
bosik 1v Fly out of something, as when rice flies out of mortar when hit with pestle. Ko du-on ka ogbinayu to homoy, moon-ing ka ogbosik no homoy to losong su ligkat to pogbagdak ta to homoy. When someone pounds rice, many rice [grains] fly out of the mortar as a result of our striking [them with the pestle]. see: lagsik 1.1. 2v Intensity such as of throbbing pain. Ko ogsubla ka ogbosik no al-al, ogpakangangang ki to masakit. DB Dic Nt 08/18/05. When the intensity (lit. flying out) of the throbbing is excessive, we involuntarily cry out from the throbbing-pain. 3n An oval snail shell worn on tayun.
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.
bulukù v Lie curled up as dog or cat. Ka asu ko oghibat ogbulukù su ogpoku-on on ka lawa rin. A dog, when it lies down, curls up because it curls up its body. [Only applies to an animal but popokù applies to either.] gen: pokù 1; syn: pokù 2; osyn: kulubung.
gogoyangas v To make a crunchy sound as when chewing crisp crackers or someone walks through dry vegetation or wads up a crisp cellophane bag. Also applies to the wheezy sound in a person’s lungs who has pneumonia. Konad on oggogoyangas ko ogko-ononon ta. [Stale crackers] no longer sound crunchy when we eat them. 1.1v Many people making a cruchy sound as they walk over dry vegetation. Ogkagi to, “Ogmangogoyangas ka du-on.” [Someone] will say, “There is the crunching sound [of many footsteps in the leaves].” [If such a sound is heard at night people warn their companions to be quiet because there are people who are hanging around the houses to spy.]
goinawa phr.: moomul ka goinawa; phr.: warò goinawa [for someone]; phr.: kohulus so goinawa₂; phr.: ogko-uli-an [no=] on so goinawa; phr.: dakol ka goinawa (to songo otow to dangob); phr.: naponù ka goinawa; phr.: maroyow ka goinawa (to songo otow); phr.: igdakol/ ogdakolon to goinawa; phr.: ko-opos so goinawa₂; phr.: malanang/malonang so goinawa; phr.: sokol ka goinawa; phr.: ma-awang so goinawa; phr.: ma-awang ka goinawa₁; phr.: ogkabigtow ka goinawa; phr.: du-on goinawa (to songo otow); phr.: masakit ka goinawa; phr.: nigdakol ka goinawa [no object]; phr.: maro-ot ka goinawa [towards someone]. 1n breath 2n be alive Ka tibò no du-on goinawa, ka otow ko mgo ulod-ulod, tibò ki ogkammatoy kai to kalibutan. Everything which lives (lit. has breath), all of us here on earth die. 3n desire, preference Goinawa ku It is my desire.. [One's breath is considered to be the seat of the affections and is used to describe one's desire, or a very wide range of emotions. At death, one's goinawa “spirit” (lit. breath) leaves the body along with the gimukud “soul”.] 4v 5to breathe 6figurative: to take someone into one's heart; to internalize; to believe in Ko inggogoinawa ku si Hisus... (from May-as - ck verb form or replace example). “When I internalized [or “believed in”] Jesus...”
gopas v 1To lie in wait; ambush. as an enemy on the trail. see fr.: bantang 3.1; see fr.: gopasan 1; see fr.: olot 2; see fr.: bangan 2. 1.1To come out of hiding to attack something, as an person or animal. Ko kai og-ugpò ka magintalunan to taliwarò, oglinglingutan on to mgo otow ka oggopas. If the wild [pig] is here in the middle, the people will surround it as they come out of hiding to attack it 2To wait in readiness for something, as for a hoop that is rolled at which he/she will attempt to cast an object through the center as it passes. Ka sagboka no otow, oggopas to sikan no bangkalow no ogkalilid. As for one person, he/she waits in readiness [to spear] that hoop which will be rolling.
hulid 1v To lie side by side. Oghalin ka sikan ko oghulid ki to otow no alap -apon. That [disease] will be transmitted if we lay side by side with a person who has the alap-ap [skin disease]. 2To sleep together, as husband and wife. No ko oghulid sikandan, ogdagsangan to dakol no lugung woy kilat And when they sleep together, they are struck by a strong (lit big) thunder and lightning.
hulun v To gather together as flies, ants, birds or fish to feed such as birds to suck nectar, and as fish eat. Oghulun [ka mgo langow] su ogdapù to kogang woy ko arol. [The flies] gather together because they feed on the sores and/or on the skin lesions. Nokoy bua ka oghulunan to bulili-i? What perhaps are the red ants gathering together on [to eat]?