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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.]

bagyasan n A very large, light-colored land snail [gets as big as 5 incles in diameter and is about a hand span long when moving.]

baloy to tamusan phr. of: tamusan. hive of a tamusan bee. [One may see a small amount of dark-colored bees’ wax at the entrance of the hive. [A tiny piece of pitch fastened to a strand of a baby’s hair.]]

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.

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.]