tongà 1n A half. Nig-unawa karakoli ka sikan no kamolung, sagboka woy tongà no pulgara ka kalayati. Those beetles are the same size, one and a half inches in length. Ko ognangonan nu ka songo otow to, “Ba-ad kad on to homoy”, ogpurut sikandin to tongà. If for example [there is] a sack of rice, [if] you tell a person, "Divide it in half" he will take half. see fr.: taliwarò 4; see fr.: botak 1; osyn: ba-ad 1. 2v To have someone take half of something. Warò nigbogoy to ogpatongà ka sikan no bakotin. He didn't allow [him] to take half of those piglets. 3n Halfway. 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 rode a jeep from Valencia, at Baguntaas it was halfway to Nasuli. That is, it was in the middle of the ride. see: taliwarò 1. 3.1n Boundary Ka mgo otow no du-on mgo tanò, ian pagtonga-an dan ko du-on bo-ugan. As for people who have land, if there is a creek, they will make it to be their boundry. see: indan.; see: olatan.
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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.]
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.
alimukow v 1To arouse from sleep without becoming fully alert. Ko du-on ogkoirogò no batò woy ko buyag, no ogpoko-onow rò du-on no warò nakagimata, sikan ka na-alimukawan. If there is a child or adult who just gets up without awakening, that is [the meaning] of alimukawan to arouse from sleep without fully waking up. 2To come to, from an unconscious state. Warò a matagataga to tongà to uras woy a ma-alimukawi. I was unconscious (lit. wasn't knowing) for a half hour before I came to. [The following is a self-description of what happened as a result of a motorcycle accident.] see: otow 5.
andung, og=, nig= v 1To gather closely together such as when people are trying to hear a speaker. Og-andung ki. Pamminog ki to kinagian to igbuyag. Let's gather closely together. We will listen to what the leader will say. see: limud 1. 2To sit in a circle to eat together. Ma-an-andungoloy ki ka ogko-on. Sagboka rò to ogdatongan. We sit in a circle to eat together. There is just one [recepticle] where food is served. up. Ian to ognangon to ogmandungdungoloy ki su ogmatangtangko-oy. The reason we say we sit in a circle to eat together is because we are facing each other. [Especially to sit in a circle around one leaf or winnowing basket to eat but word also applies to sitting around a table.]
asolom adv Tomorrow; the next day. Ka ogparatongan no allow, ian ka asolom. The day which will arrive, that is tomorrow. Oghun-a a ogpurut to kuddò nu no asolom ka pad on oghondiò to baloy ku no og-insò ko du-on igbayad ku. First, I will take your horse and then the next day you will go to my house and ask if I have anything to use as payment.
dagas v 1Continue Ko ogkasagboka-an kid on, ogparagas kid to tu-tu-u no ogdatongan ta. When we have been been there for a day, we will continue to our true destination. 2To go directly to one's destination without stopping enroute. Ko ogparagasdagas ki no og-ulì, konò kid ogpanagpitsagpit. Ogparagason ta no og-ulì. If we proceed directly to go home, we won't stop at different places enroute. We will go staight home." DB Dic Nt 7/Mar/2006 3To go right ahead and say what is on one's mind. Ka otow no. du-on tu-ud kanta, ogparagasdagas no ognangon kanta ko nokoy ka tu-ud din. Konò din ogtagad to tagbaloy og-insò kandin ko nokoy ka tu-ud din no ogparagas din dò to ognangon to og-awoson din. The person who has a has a reason [to visit] us will go right ahead and tell us what his reason [for coming] is. He won't wait for the person of the house to ask the reason for his coming but he will just go ahead and say what he needs. 4To do something without delay. Ko du-on ogsugu-on ta no otow no ogpabolion to asin no maragas oglibong. Takas to ogboboli, ogbalikid on to og-ulì. If we send someone to buy salt then he will come back without delay. After he makes the purchase, he will turn around and come right back.
datong v 1To arrive at a certain house with intent to stay for a while. Ko ogdatong ki to sikan no ugpa-an, ogpakatago-od ki pad og-ugpò. If we arrive at that place, we stay for a temporary period of time. [The expectation is that a person will stay at the house where he arrives for a visit.] see fr.: uma 3; cf: dampot 2. 2To get to or arrive at a destination, whether it is one's own village or another's village. Ko ogkasaklupan ka to mausilom, mohirap nu to ogdatong to ugpa-an nu su mausilom on ka ogbaya-an nu. If you have been caught by darkness, it will be difficult for you to arrive at your dwelling place because where you travel (lit. you are passing) is dark. 3To go to a destination. Ko ogkasagboka-an kid on, ogparagas kid to tu-tu-u no ogdatongan ta. When we have been there for a day, we will continue on to our true destination (lit. where we are truely destining [to go]. [In Manobo, this is a verb whereas in English the concept is expressed as a noun because the verb “destine” has a different meaning sense.] 4To make sure that something reaches someone. Maroyow sikandin no otow su igparatong din ka salapì diò to tagtu-un to agoloy. He is a good person because he makes sure that the money reaches the owner of the corn.
hawì v To take [something or someone] back, retrieve, recover. [Ka otow no nigpasungguran to babuy] warò nigbogoy to ogpatongà ka sikan no bakotin [no inanak]. No sikan ian no nighawì on [to tagtu-un] ka inoy [The person who was given responsibility (lit. caused) to feed the pig], did not consent to give the half of the piglets [to the owner]. So therefore [the owner] took back the mother (pig).
ipi 1adj Narrow, small in area. 2v To short-change someone Nig-ipian din ka duma rin to sikan no salapì no warò tonga-a to pogba-ad. Nig-alakansi rin woy nigdo-isok din ka duma rin. He short-changed his companion of that money and did not [give] him half of the payment. He cheated him and belittled his companion. [This seems to have a dual meaning of cheating a person and also belittling them in the process. The following example pertains to two of a house that was sold for twenty thousand pesos, but the one holding the money only gave five thousand of that to his companion.]
lagotong 1v To travel directly to one’s desitination without delays or detours. Ko lagotong ka ariplano to poglayang din, ogparagasdagas to ogdatongan din diò to America. If an airplane has a direct flight, it continues directly to its destination. 2v To speak well, that is, clearly or directly to a point. Ka lagotong no otow no ogkagi, maroyow ka kagi rin no warò maro-ot. A person who speaks well, his speech is good and there is nothing bad [in it]. 3adj To be clear, unambiguous. Malagotong to sabut dan no og-al-alukuy ka mgo buyag. Their agreement is clear and unambiguous. 4v Straight forward. Ka otow no lagotong dò ka ogkagi, malul-id dò ka ogkagion. Konò ogkasuwoysuwoy ka kagi rin. The person who is forth rightly in his speaking, his speech is straight. 5v Ka otow no oglagotong to ogpalaguy, konò ogsuwoysuwoy. A person whose running is straight, he doesn’t swerve. 6Good talk.
olat 1v Between; to put between something. 2n Space between two things such as a field, lines on paper. Nokoglongod ka kamot di du-on olatan. The fields are close to each other but there is a space between [them]. 3v To have spaces in between as teeth which are far apart. Du-on batò no magalat ka ngipon din. Ka ngipon din, du-on olatan no ma-awang. There is a child whose teeth are far apart. His teeth have spaces between them. 4deriv n Something that is between two other things. Ka igkarua no baloy, sikan ka olatan to sagboka woy to tatolu no baloy. The second house, that is the one between the first and the third house. see: taliwarò 1. 5n A divider. Ko nig-ugpò ki to lunsud, to kara baloy du-on mgo olatan no mgo alad no ian pagtonga-an. If we live in a village, at each house there is a divider which is a fence which is the boundary. [As something that divides or separates one thing from another such as a fense or creek between two properties.] 6v Alternate one between the other, as colored plates. 7v To act as a go-between. 8v To put something between. Oati nu sikan. Put it between those. 9n Halfway point. Bagunta-as ka olatan to Valencia to Nasuli. Baguntaas is the halfway point between Valencia and Nasuli.
taga 1v To know something or somebody. Nakako-on a to sikan no agkud di warò a mataga ko ogmonuon to poghimu. I have eaten agkud but I don't know the process of making it. 2v to let [someone] know; inform Ogpoitagaan ta sikandin. We will let him know. 3 4n Knowledge. 5v To inform; to cause someone to know Warò atag natagaan ku. I didn’t know that one. 6v With negative: To be unconscious Warò a matagataga to tongà to uras woy a ma-alimukawi. I was unconscious (lit. wasn't knowing) for a half hour before I came to.
tong-ow 1n A torch. 2v To fish by illuminating the water. gen: bat-ow 1. 2.1v Be illuminated by a light, especially when fishing. Nighimu ku to sikan su ogkatongawan a ka nighun-a nigtong-ow. I did that because I who had been first to fish by illuminating the water with a light was being illuminated [by their lantern]. 3v To fish by illuminating the water with a light. Nanong-ow a diò to Liboganon to subuk I was using a light to fish for small bullhead fish in the Liboganon River. Du-on nigsinundul no songo ogpanong-ow di pitromak ka igtong-ow. There were those who followed me who were also fishing by illuninating the water with a light but they were using a Petromax lantern for illumination. 4n Fishermen who use a torch or lantern to attract fish at night.