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supa 1n A unit of measure, approximately the size of a 12 oz can; also quantity of rice to fill a small box made specifically to measure rice or grain by volume. [If a 12 oz can is used, it takes approximately 6 units to equal 1 kilo, but about 4 supas if the box type supaan is used.] 2v To measure with a supaan such as rice or grain. 3deriv n A can, usally 12 oz, used to measure rice or grain.
halisok v 1to tuck in logdak, sarong, without using a belt. 2To place between, to sandwich Ka sika paan no ogpoiran nu to mani no og-akoban nu, sikan ka nakahalisok on ka mani. That bread on which you spread a layer of peanut butter, that is the sandwiched peanutbutter.
poid v 1To intentionally spread or smear something on something else. Poiri nu to bulit ka kalisow. You-sing. smear some wet lime on the betelnut. see: bulit 2. 1.1To spread back and forth as peanut butter on bread. Du-on otow no ogpa-init to paan no ogkuò to mani no ogpoidpoiran din oyow ogmo-omis. There is a person who has a snack of bread and he gets peanut [butter] which he spreads back and forth on it so that it will taste good (lit. be sweet). see fr.: hidhid. 2To accidently smear something on something else as to get soot on one's clothing. Ko ogpakapoid ki to musong, ogmo-itom ka lawa ta woy ka kinabò. If we accidently smear soot on ourselves, our bodies and our clothes will become black. 3(Fig.) To do something to cover up (lit. smooth over/rub out) a fault. Ka sikan no nigpa-abin din diò to songo otow, impoid din ka salò din. That which he blamed on (lit. caused to be attributed to) someone else, was done to cover up his fault. [The language assistant said it is like when a person rubs his tracks on a trail so they cannot be seen.] see: bunbun 5.