pulpul 1v To cut off straight across Ka suloy, ko gipud on, ogpulpulan tad su og-awo-on ta ka namolù. Sikan ka igpulpul su oyow matulid. A housepost, if it is rotten, we cut it off straight across because we need to remove the rotten part. That is the reason for cutting it off straight across so that it will be straight. [Such as to cut a person's hair straight across or cut off a post at square angles with the grain.There is partial overlap with tampod “cut off” because pulpul has the component of “cut off” + the component of being means “straight” or at “right angles” to the object being cut. A meaning component of the terms pulpul and toptop are that the amounts cut off are small, such as just removing the rotten part of a post or enough hair to be straight.] syn: toptop; gen: tampod 1; osyn: toptop; gen: tampod 5. 2Carved bolo handle, the end of which is cut off square. 3Squared off house posts, also used to describe a sore bottom from sitting a long time.
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tampod 1v Cut off. [This seems to be generic as the length of the object which is cut or how much is cut off may vary and whether straight or at an angle, does not matter. If a small amount of hair is cut off, straight, pulpul is used, but if a lot of hair is removed, or if the style is tapered, the word would be tampod.] see fr.: tompug 1; spec: gotad 3, gotas, logtas 2, pulpul 1, gotad 1, gupal, logtas 1; see fr.: kotu; see fr.: bugsong 4; syn: tompug 3. 2v Terminate. see fr.: bongkag 4.1. 3v That which is used to cut something off. Ogsamboy a to gabas nu su igtampod ku to kayu. I will borrow your saw because I will use [it] to cut off[the ends] of wood. 4v To become inadvertenty severed or cut off. Ko ogkatangkoban ka dilò, ogkatampod. If the tongue is clamped down on [by one’s teeth], it may become inadvertantly severed. Natampod ka kayamoy no tindalikday ni Igi. Igì’s middle finger was inadvertently cut off. Ko nakabayò ka gakit to mababow, ka balagon no ingu-os, natobtob woy natampod to batu. When the raft passed through the shallow [water], the rattan which was used for holding it together was chewed off and severed by the stones. 5v To interrupt, or cut off, another's words. Ko ogkagi a no du-on otow no ogtampod to kagi ku, ogbugsong. Ko og-ampawan din ka kagi rin, igdo-isok. If I am speaking and there is a person who interrupts my speech, he messes it up. If someone overrides [another's words] with his words, it is disrespectful (lit. belittles) [to the other person]. spec: toptop, pulpul 1. 6vs To be interrupted as to be a different color as from the middle, as of a tail where the color is interrupted. Ogkatampod to mapotì ka ikug to ambow no kawwilì. The [color of the] tail of the kawwilì rat becomes white about midway (lit. is interrupted by white.). 7n An instrument used for cutting/sawing off something Du-on gabas noy no tatamporoy to atop. We had a saw which was an instrument for cutting off the roofing. 8Just a portion of a piece. 9A division of something. 10Upriver or downriver division of the river. (1) Maambagu, Kapugi, Mansalinow; (2) Togop, Banualoy, Langilan Panamporon ka kayu su iglaras dio’t dibabò. The trees are sawn in portions to be sent downriver. (Logging)
toptop v To cut the edge of a log so it’s smooth/even. Wà may-ayari to nigtoptop. That wasn’t cut off carefully. Toptopa’n ka kayu. Cut the edge smooth. Toptop, ka ogsokodsokod; warò ogmalayat Even is that which measures the same; neither is longer [than the other]. syn: pulpul 1; osyn: pulpul 1; gen: tampod 5.