ba-ad 1n Half. Nig-agow ka ba-ad no tanò ku. Tongà ka ba-ad. Someone took away a half portion of my land. A half portion is a half. osyn: tongà 1; see fr.: pori 1. 1.1v To divide in half. Ko sikoykow ka tagtu-un to songo saku no agoloy no ogba-aron nu, tongà ka igbogoy nu. Tongà ka igsabuk nu. If you are the owner of a sack of corn which you will divide in half, you will give half of it. You will keep (lit. put away) half. 2n An equal portion. 2.1n To divide into equal portions or parts. Ko ogba-adba-aron to tatolu ka songo saku no homoy, ogtatoluan ka ba-ad. Tatolu ka pogtalad. Og-un-unawa ka talad dan If a sack of rice is divided by three, there will be three |[equal] portions. It will be shared with three people. Their shares will be exactly the same. 3v To divide into several equal parts. see fr.: pori 3. 4v Divided into two parts, as a river. Ko oglanog ka woig, ogkaba-ad on su ogpakabayò diò to siak. Noimu on no darua ka lawa to woig. If the river has risen, it will become divided in two parts because it has passed into a secondary channel. [If the water is divided, it is not necessarily divided equally.] 5v Become divided into three or more parts. [In this case, the portions are not likely to be equal.]
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taliwarò 1n Middle, or center. Ogtotomog ki diò to taliwarò to turakan no igsugbuk ta ka sikan no bogas to katumbal. We build a fire there in the middle of the cornfield and put the fruit of the hot peppers into the fire. No ka diò to kalasara, du-on insabuk diò to aliwarò no songo og-a-anamag. And on the highway, there is that which has been placed in the center which also glows. see fr.: tongà 3; see fr.: olat 4. 2v To center/put oneself in the middle. Ko mausilom, ogpataliwarò [to bakbak] ka oglangkoban din ka/no atolug. When it is nighttime, the frog places himself in the center of the eggs. 3v To be between something. [Ian oghingaranan no “valley” ininglis] ka napù no ogpakataliwarò to darua no bubungan. That which is called a valley in English is a flat area which is between two mountains. 4To be at the halfway point, as on a trip. Ko nigsakoy ki to diip ligkat to Valencia, du-on ki to Bagunta-as ogpagtonga-an din to Nasuli. Ka sikan, nakataliwarò to nigsakoy. When we ride a jeep from Valencia, when we get to Baguntaas (lit we are there at Baguntaas), it is halfway to Nasuli. That is the halfway point of the ride. see: tongà 1.