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ma-awang see fr.: ilag 1.

ogma-awang to goinawa phr. of: awang. forgive (lit.) to let go of bad feelings Ma-awanga nu rò bag ka goinawa nu. Please forgive [that person]. [DB said this expression is often used when there is a husoy and someone is trying to get people to reconcile.]

awang phr.: ogma-awang to goinawa. 1adj Light, as that of a lamp, or sun. Ka goinawa ran, ogpoko-uma sikandan to ma-awang pad. . It was their desire (lit. breath) to arrive while it was still light. Ko du-on manggad no manipis, mo-ilag ka pogpitow ta su oglagbas ka ma-awang. If there is thin materials, it is show-through because light goes through it. Ka allow, ogbogoy to layag to ma-awang. As for the sun, it produces (lit. gives) rays of light. see fr.: ilag 2; osyn: ting-ow 1, ilag 1; see fr.: ilag 3. 1.1phrase To be free of apprehension; peaceful. With negative, to be unpeaceful. Ka sikan no ma-agkap so goinawa ta, ogkalituk to, ma-awang ka goinawa ta. Ogpakasalig ki kandin. When we feel OK about something (lit. as for our breath which is light-weight), it means that we are free of apprehension (lit. our breath is clear). Ka sikan no ogka-aras, lagboy no konò ogma-awang ka goinawa rin. As for that being frustrated, she was definitely not at peace (lit. her breath was especially not clear/peaceful). 1.2v To be clear, sediment free. Ka woig no mating-ow, mo-ilag dod. Ka mating-ow woy ka ma-awang, warò ogpaka-atang. Water which is sediment free, is also transparent. That which is sediment free and that which is clear have nothing obstructing the light. 1.3adj (Fig) Clear, as of understanding, comprehension. Ogmataloytoy, matul-id woy ma-awang ka pogsabut ta. The meaning is uncluttered, straight and our understanding [of the words] is clear. 1.4adj Empty, as an open space. Du-on batò no magalat ka ngipon din. Ka ngipon din, du-on olatan no ma-awang. There is a child whose teeth are far apart. His teeth have an gap between them which is open. 1.4.1adj Open or unobstructed, as when a roof has been blown off. 1.5v [A command] to clear [something] of debris or make something which has been said more understandable. 2v To clear or become sediment free like water in a spring fed pool clears after rain has muddied the water. 3v To make free of clutter. 3.1v To say or do something to prevent, or clear away a harmful situation. [When a misfortune such as an injury or illness happens to someone, others will put index finger between lips, spit and say ‘pa-awang’, pointing to the ground, so that the same thing won’t happen to them.]

balungilit 1adj Cheerful. A person who is quick to laugh. Ka otow no balungilit, maga-an ogpakangisi ko ogpakakita to duma rin. Layun ogma-awang ka goinawa rin. Ogko-iling to warò igkasasow. A person who is cheerful is quick to laugh if he/she sees his/her companion(s). It's like he/she has no worries. 2n Kind of millet. [the head of which is multi-colored with a black and red design though the grains themselves are yellowish. When the grains are ripe they split open resembling a laugh so that is why this type is called balungilit which distinguishes it from other kinds of millet.]

galat₁ 1adj Wide-spread, far apart. Du-on batò no magalat ka ngipon din. Ka ngipon din, du-on olatan no ma-awang. There is a child whose teeth are far apart. His teeth have open spaces between them. [Does not mean loose as an item of clothing that is too big.] see fr.: tago-urò. 1.1adj Loosely woven, not close together Ko oghimu ka to bogyas, magalat. Magalat ka lawa to bogyas; magalat ka galow. When you make a fish trap, it is loosely woven. The body of the fishtrap is loosely woven and the prongs are also far apart. [Fish traps, nets and screen are all magalat because there is space between the strands of rattan, nylon or wire. These items are built strongly, the pieces intertwined but not solid.] 2v To leave behind in someone's care, esp. of a child Ko oglo-ug ka inoy to batò no oghilamon, ipagalat din ka anak din diò to songo otow no ian ka ogtamong. When the mother of a child goes to weed [her field], she leaves her child in the care of someone else and that person watches over him/her. 3v To take care of someone left behind Si Taganay ka niggalatan to anak ni Lita. Taganay is the one who took care of Lita's children who were left behind. 4v To leave something behind for someone, such as food for a child Ka inoy, oggalatan to homoy no igpalugaw no igpako-on to anak din. A mother leaves rice behind for gruel to be fed to her child. 5vs To leave behind (involuntarily) Ko ogkamatoy ki, ka mgo kalaglagan ta ogkaggalat dò no konò ta ogka-alap diò to kamatayon. When we die, our possessions are simply left behind and cannot be taken where we will be after we die.

salig 1v To rely on; trust, entrust Ko du-on ogkito-on ta no duma ta no warò ta pad tila-a, ma-agkap so goinawa ta kandin. Ma-awang ka goinawa ta. Ogpakasalig ki kandin. If we see someone to whom we are related (lit. companion) whom we have not yet met, we feel confident toward him. We feel an openness [between us]. We are able to trust him. No-ubatan ka goinawa nu to pogsalig now. Your trust deceived you. [This word can be used in either a positive or negative sense. When one can trust in a person, they can rely on that person to carry out a duty or trust him/her because that person does not steal. However, if a person is lazy or angry, he/she may shirk responsibility by allowing or making others to do his/her work. Then the sense can be quite negative.] see fr.: pulus 3. 2v To be able to rely on or entrust with responsibility; to be reliable Dakol ka pulus ku ki Niya su kandin ka ogkasaligan ku. Niya is of great value to me because he is the one to whom I am able to entrust [with my field work]. 3To be reliable, trustworthy Du-on otow no konò ogkasaligan no ogpammurut to kalaglagan ku. There are [some] people who cannot be relied upon who will pilfer my things. [With negative, to be unreliable.] 4v To rely on/entrust someone with responsibility Ka nasalapì to bulu rin noubus to otow no nigsaligan din. The money from his bambamboo was used up by the person whom he had entrusted with responsibility [to sell it]. 5v To ely on, as to put a responsibility on someone else. Warò koy nigsalig kaniu. We didn't rely on you. [This can be used in a negative sense as when someone puts a responsibility on someone else’s shoulders.] 6v To shift responsibility to someone else, to take advantage of see: paginpulus. 7adj mature, reliable 8v 9v To rely on someone, toreally count on that person to do something. Salsaligan ta si Alikas. We are relying on Alikas. or “We are counting on Alikas!” [Taganay says this would be a compliment because the young woman can really be relied on. Sept. 10, 2008.] 10n Someone who carries responsibility on behalf of another as a steward 11v To rely on one another

taloytoy adj unobstructed, as a broad view from the top of a mountain Ogmataloytoy, matul-id woy ma-awang ka pogsabut ta. The meaning is uncluttered, straight and our understanding [of the words] is clear. [DB was illustrating the contrast between an unclear wording with a clear view from a mountain top. He said when you climb up a mountain and get to the top you get a clear/unobstructed view.] ant: bugsong 1.