tuas 1v To wear one’s hair straight back from the forehead; no bangs. 2Used of being reunited with the soul, as of groom right after marriage, and also of giving a hunting dog a second chance to see if he chases anything. Kò pad ka-ayad-ayad katuas ka gimukud; pamalii. The soul hasn’t yet been reunited with the body; it’s bad luck (to work in fields within four days after a burial.)
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siak 1n An inlet of ocean water. Ka siak diò to dagat, no warò ogligtuasan, siak no lanow. An inlet [of water] at the ocean, if it has no outlet, it is an inlet which [forms] a lake. 2A side stream or secondary channel of the river that has become separated from the main stream. Ka woig [river] no siak, du-on ogligtuasan diò to dibabò. As for a side stream of a river, there is an outlet downriver. [This happens when there has been flooding of the river so that the stream has formed a new channel. This side stream may re-join river or may terminate in a small pool. After a long time, this side stream will usually become dried up.]