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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.]

bulan 1n Moon. Ka bulan, ogsilò ko marusilom. The moon rises at night. 2n Month. 3n Time when the moon is shining brightly. 4v To be two or three months in some location. 5n A person whose familiar spirit comes to him when the moon is shining. Ka bulbulanon, woy rò ogko-umoi to bantoy rin ko ogsilò ka bulan. As for the person whose familiar spirit comes when the moon is shining, his familiar spirit only comes to him when the moon comes up (lit. before his spirit will arrive is when the moon comes up). 6n Anyone who is paid by the month such as a housegirl or other worker. 7v To work by the month. 8v To walk or travel by moonlight. 9v For the moon to be shining. 9.1n Round raised area on front of the kalasag “shield” (kalasag) on which something white (or light colored) is placed so that it will be bright when the moon shines. see: kalasag 1. 10deriv n Name of a plant which has white flowers (or leaves), which glow in the dark. Ka kayu no ogngaran to bulanbulan, og-anamag ka bulak din ko mausilom on. As for he tree (plant) which is called bulanbulan, it has flowers which glow when it is already night. [What are called flowers may actually be leaves. The Ata Manobo people say that during the war, soldiers sometimes pinned these luminous leaves to their uniforms so they could see each other at night but sometimes their enemies could also see them and it resulted in some being shot.] 11n Kind of white rice.