agasan n 1The hip, especially of the fleshy part but not the joint. Tibò ayam du-on agasan di ka manuk, warò su kai to kiliran ka pa-a ran. All domesticated animals have hips but chickens don't because their legs are attached to (lit. are here on) their sides. 2The boney structure of the hip which includes the pelvic bones. Restrictions: Noemi ck]
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agsam n A smooth, thornless vine or rattan which has fern-like leaves and a dark core which is used to make leg bands and bracelots. Ka agsam, oghimuon no tikos. As for the agsam vine, it is used to make leg bands. [Virginia Morey catagorized this vine as a rattan which are related to the palm family. DB distinguished between this vine and rattans called balagon or other vines called bunal. This one has a leaf that resembles that of a fern.]
asawa 1n Spouse, husband or wife. 2v To marry, especially for a man to marry a woman. Og-asawa. [He] will get married [to a woman]. Konò ku igbogoy ka so-ini no mgo ayam ku su maga-an ad ogkita to og-asawo-on ku. I won't give these domestic animals [to you] because I will soon find the [one] whom I will marry. [If the man takes the initiative to marry, he will og-asawa. The woman will be ogka-asawa. If the woman is the subject in the intentive mode, it implies that the woman has taken the initiative which has a bad connotation in the culture.] see fr.: kasal 1. 2.1v For a girl to be married. Ko-iling ki Arlyn ko na-asawa dii to Bukidnon, agpot on sikandin. It’s like Arlyn when she was married here in Bukidnon. She became a [resident] alien. 2.2v For two to get married. Ko du-on ogko-iniatan no ogpangasawa, og-abalangon. Og-alukuyon ungod ka amoy taman to ogho-o on. If [a man] wants to get married, [he] will pursue it. He will keep on discussing it with the father [of the girl] until he says yes. Pangasawa. To make marriage arrangements. Igpangasawa. The one for whom marriage arrangements are made. 3deriv n Discussion of marriage arrangements. Inasawo-oy. Discussion of marriage arrangements.
bansag 1n A yell. 2v To yell. Ka otow no nago-onan to kuddò din, nigbabansagon to ma-agbot no bansagon din to, "Maniò to ian a now ogkago-onan ka warò utang ku kaniu?" The person whose horse was confiscated for a debt, yelled with a loud yell, “Why is it that I am the one from whom you take something for a debt [when] I have no debt to you?” 3v Loudly brag. Ka igparakoldakol to songo otow, ko diò to alukuyon, ogbabansagon sikandin to ogkagi to, "Koddì ian no ngaran ka ogpokohonat to duma ta no ogkalonod to problima." As for a person exhalting [himself], when in a discussion, He loudly brags and says, “My own name is that which is able to lift up our companion who is overwhelmed by (lit. drowning in) a problem.” see: dayandayan 1; see: parakoldakol; see fr.: dayangdayang 1.
barungusan n Nose. (slang) Kagi to boi no no-ipong to iglukos din no mananoy niglopow, “Amana so barungusan nu ra no moko-ipong-ipong no otow.” The woman who was worried about her mate who was slow to [arrive and] come into the house says, “Your nose is too much which causes people to be very worried.” Ka barungusan ka igsagman to irung. The [term] barusan is that is attention paid to [someone's] nose. [This term is used playfully as in the following example, but one would not use it outside the family because a person would become angry.]
basal v To play a rhythm on a log, a drum or a can using sticks or one's hands., whether for ceremony, a march or just for fun. Ko du-on otow no ogmahihinang ungod dan ogbasalon ka gimbal. Ka gimbal no ogbasalon ungod oglisagon. If there are those who are having a [saacrificial] ceremony, they constantly play a rhythm on a drum. The drum which is played is beaten [with sticks/one's hands].
bonnal 1n An accusation. Ko tu-tu-u ian ka bonnal to nakasalò, ogbotad dan on ka nakasalò to husayan. If the accusation is true that [a person] has done wrong, they will pay up front for the settlement of one who has sinned. [The leaders of the village will collect what is needed to settle the issue if the person accused doesn't have mon] 2v To make an issue or accusation about something; such as when someone takes a comment to be an insult so wants payment for the allenged offense. Ka ogbobonnal, du-on songo otow no ogkagi no ogmohushusayoy on. As for the person who makes an issue about something, someoneelse will have to speak in order to make a settlement [for the issue.]. 3To be convicted; to establish guilt Ogpatigda-an to kagi. Ogkabonalan on. Konò ogpakatabak ka otow. [They will use] speech that hits the mark. It will establish [the truth of the matter. The person cannot answer back. 4v To demand a retribution for assumed guilt such as ridicule or for not keeping an appointment; a forfeit. Ka otow dongan, konò ogkali-ag su maga-an ogbobonal no ogbuyù to dakol no ighusoy. As for people long ago, they weren’t able to play because they would be quick to demand retribution and then would ask for a large settlement. [Would apply to demanding payment for any other real or assumed fault. In the culture, if a stranger hears laughter he may assume that he is being ridiculed and demand anything in payment. If not given he may instigate a raid on the village or kill someone. If an animal is given scraps from someone and the animal dies, he may demand payment for the animal.] 5v For something to be forfeited as compensation for a loss. Ko du-on igholon ku to nati to kalabow di ko konò ku ogkato-od to igbayad, konad ig-ulì ka inkoholon ku no salapì su igbonnal on. If I have made a deposit on a carabao calf but I cannot follow through to pay for it, the money I paid to hold it will not be returned because it will be forfeited [as compensation to the owner of the carabao.]
bonsag n Palm wood from palm trees. [The hard outer wood of palm trees including coconut, pula and other palm trees is used for flooring, spear shafts, digging sticks, and weaving bars. The soft, inner core, ubud near the top is edible in some palms but poisonous in certain varieties. ] spec: niug 1; spec: pula 1; see fr.: basiow.
bonsaran n 1The base of a mountain where the incline begins. Ka bonsaran, ian ka diralom to daligdigan no ka katamanan to nakasandig. The base of a mountain, that is at the bottom of the incline which is the ending of the steep part. 2Bottom and sides of shield which are reinforced with a decorative edge of bronze or more recently, with aluminium. Ko du-on ogsabukan no burunsi diò to bonsaran to kalasag, ian ka ighiroson oyow konò ogkagulak ko ogmapilpilakoy. When there is something in which brass is placed there on the bottom and sides of a shield, that is that which secures it so that it won’t come apart when [men] fight each other with spears. see: kalasag 1.
bunsad n 1The foot of a mountain, that is, the base of a slope. Ka bunsad, ian ka iglogsad to bubungan diò to napù. The base of a slope, that is [where] the mountain joins (lit.steps down) to the flat area. 2A slope as of a mountain or the side of a canyon. Ka tanò diò to olatan to songo bubungan, ogbangalug to bunsaran to dangob no bubungan. The ground from one mountain, creates a valley over to the slope of the other mountain.
dinompasan n A woven, patterned necklace ingle strands of beads hanging down from main necklace tipped with a large bead called pamalungpung. [This type of a necklace still exists in the mountains but is now rarely seen because there are not many living who make them and such articles are often buried with their owners when they die.]