liwarò phr.: liwarò to karusiloman. 1Half; to halve. 22.1n Midnight. 2.2Middle. 3Half full. 4Middle. 4.1Place something in the middle, center. 5Stage of growth of rice. Nakataliwarò to pusung ku so-i manggad. This cloth is my cherished possession. taliwarò no duoy middle of three wives mongo tatou woy liwara-an about three and a half
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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.
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.
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.
abalang 1v Seek out. Ko oglapas ki, og-aliguan ta ka maralom no og-abalang ki to mababow oyow konò ki ogka-alus diò to linow. When we cross [a river], we detour around the deep [part] and seek out the shallow [area] so that we won't be swept away by the current into the deep pool. [In the following example, a person is looking for a shallow place to cross a river in order not to be swept away by the current.] 2v To relentlessly pursue; to be after something, as a purpose. Ko du-on ogko-iniatan no ogpangasawa, og-abalangon. Og-alukuyon ungod ka amoy taman to ogho-o on. If someone wants to get married, he will pursue it relentlessly. He will keep on discussing it with the father until he says yes. Kagi to balu, “Og-abalangon ku ka baloy no nighimu ni Jeremy di warò pad igkabayad ku.” The widow said, “I’m after the house that Jeremy made but I don't yet have anything to use for payment.” Ko ogkalituk on ka og-abalangon din, ogbuyu-on din on. When it is clear what she is after, [then] she will ask for it. Ogkukutkut ka asu su og-abalangon din ka ambow diò to lungag to tanò. Og-iling ka otow, “Nokoy ka og-abalangon to asu?” The dog is digging because he is relentlessly pursuing a rat there in a hole in the ground. Someone says, “What is that dog after? [If a person requests something which isn't given the first time he will keep coming back until the person finally gives what is requested. This can apply to a young man who keeps returning to talk to the father of a girl he wants to marry or can apply to a dog who keeps digging because he smells a rat and is determined to get it.] 3v That which someone is relentlessly pursuing. Og-atangan ku ka ig-abalangi din. I am blocking that which he is relentlessly pursuing. [The following example concerned an effort to dissuade a patient from returning home before he was well enough to do so.] see: buyù 1; see fr.: tu-ud 1. 4deriv n A person who is very persistent. Ka sika abalangon, ungod oglibonglibong taman to ogkapurut din ka ogbuyu-on din. Ogko-iling to ogkapogos ka ogbuyu-on din. As for that person who is persistent, he keeps coming back until he is able to get that for which he was begging. It's as though the person from whom he is making a request is forced [to give it]. [If one day he asks for something and you don't give it, he will keep coming back in following days to request until you give it to him.]
abug 1v dust Dakol ka abug ko moon-ing ka sakayan no ogbayò to kalasara no warò masimintu. There is a lot of dust when there are many vehicles which pass by on the road that is not cemented. see fr.: obol 3. 2n Any powdery substance that can be carried by the wind. Ogkoimu on no abug ka alibu ko iglayap to kalamag. Ka harina, ko igtopung ta ka saku to harina, ogkoimu on no abug su oglayap. The ashes will become dust if they are carried by the wind. Flour if we shake out the sack of flour, it will become dust because it becomes airborne.
agad phr.: agad pila. adv 1Even. Ko du-on ogbuyù to asin, agad do-isok, warò asin din. If someone requests salt, even a little, he doesn't have any. (This means he won't give any salt.) 2Even though. Agad to du-on mgo koirapi to mgo pog-ugpò ta, di igsalig ta rò to Magbobo-ot. Even though there are difficulties in our life situations, yet we just trust them to God. (dial. var. amag₁)
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]
agok vs 1Inadequately cooked. Ka mundù no nigsugba, ko kulang ka tomog, ogka-agok; ogmakogal su ogkamo-ilow pad. When sweet potatoes are cooked, ig there is inadequate fuel, it will be hard; it will be hard because it is still raw. see: mo-ilow; see fr.: kosol 3. 2(Fig.) Lazy. Ka otow diò to kanami no poguon, ogngaranan noy no na-agok no otow su warò nato-uan no talabao. Du-on ogkato-uan din di konò oggamiton. A person in our place who is lazy, we call a lazy (lit. inadequately cooked person because there isn’t any work he knows how to do. He has ability but doesn’t use it.
agow v 1To take something, or someone, away from someone; snatch away Nig-agow ka ba-ad no tanò ku. Nigpasalangan to warò a. A portion of my land was taken away [from me]. [He] chose a time that coincided with my absence. [This can be something taken from someone by force or during someone’ absence.] 2To repeatedly take something away from someone. Ogpan-agow to asawa to songo otow. He repeatedly takes away the wives (lit. spouse) of other people (lit. another person).
agpot 1n To be an outsider , that is, someone who is living in a location other than his own. Ko oghalin ki diò songo ugpa-an, mgo agpot ki rò. Agad duma ta no Manobò, mgo agpot ki rod su konò no ugpa-an ta. If we move to another place, we are just outsiders. Even if they are our fellow Manobos, we are still outsiders because it is not our place. ant: sakup 2. 2n Foreigner, that is, someone who resides in a country where he/she is not a citizen. Ogkohingaran to agpot kow kai to Pilipinas su sakup ka to songo ugpa-an. You are called foreigners here in the Philippines because you are subjects of another country. 3n A person who lives on someone else's property; displaced person. Ko warò tanò dan, mgo agpot sikandan. If they don't have land they are residing on someone else's land. [The Ata Manobo term agpot applies to a renter or someone who has permission to live on someone else's land. It does not have the negative connotation of the English term “squatter”. However, the people who dwell on a dump would be considered agpot because it is not considered that it is an appropriate place to live.] 4v To go somewhere for a short stay. Si Lita, nignangon ki Mery to diò oghibat to kandin. Nig-agpot si Mery su nig-amut on to songo kausiloman dò. Lita told Mery to sleep (lit. lay down) at their place. Mery stayed a short time with them because she joined [them] for only one night. [In the following example, DB says the verbal form applies but Mary is not an agpot because she only stayed one night.] see: panumbaloy. 5n To be temporary residents of some place Mgo agpot ki rò kai to tanò. We are just resident aliens here on earth. Ko malayat ka pog-ugpò nu, sikan ka agpot su nig-amut ka. If your stay is long, that is the meaning of an resident alien because you have joined in [with those people]. [DB says the word can mean amut if it is in a temporary sense. See example. [original gloss: Mingle with.]] osyn: amut 1. 6v To stay somewhere for a short time Nig-agpot si Mery su nig-amut on to songo kausiloman dò. Mary stayed for a short time because she joined [them] for only one night. [In this case, a person does not become an agpot “alien” or “foreigner” because the intent is just a short visit.]
agubanga v Slightly unripe, as bananas or papaya. Og-agubanga ka kapayas; warò pad amana noinug. The papaya is unevenly ripe and unripe; it isn't quite ripe yet. [Texture of something partially ripe which is hard on the outside, soft in the middle as an unripe bananas or papaya.]
akob 1n A layer of something, such as an additional layer of clothing like an undergarment, underskirt or slip or an upper garment such as a shawl or coat.. [Almost anything which can be layered, such as a layer of paint or a layer of wood.] see fr.: laplap 2; see: linas. 2v To be layered, as plywood. [This applies to thin layers or items such as plywood, paper or paint and would not be used of thicker items such as books or boards which would be stacked. It could also apply to layers of skin or leaves on the ground.] 3v To be multi-layered or stacked as many sheets of paper. [But not stacked as books. That would be ogpokog-ampow-ampow.] 4vs (Fig) To have one's thoughts or activities supplanted, or overlaid, or taken over by something. Ko pananglitan du-on oghimuon ta di ko du-on igkasasow ta, na-akoban ka oghimuon ta porom no an-anayan. If for example we are doing something but then something is worrying us, what we had been doing at first was supplanted [by that which is disturbing us]. Na-akoban ka doromdom ta to igkasasow ta no warò ta nato-ori to oghimuon ta porom. Our thinking was taken over by that which was worrying us and so we didn't accomplish what we would have done. [The following is an example of having one's thoughts so much supplanted or taken over (lit. overlaid) by something else that one cannot concentrate on what one had originally planned to do.] see: aloy₁ 2.
alam 1v To choose or pick out from other objects or people. Og-alam a to og-ugpa-an ku no baloy. Og-alam a to baloy no mamalu-ag ko warò otow no og-ugpò. Moon-ing ka baloy di sagboka rò ka ogkapurut. I'm going to choose a house to live in. I'm going to pick a house that is wider if it has no people living in it. There are many houses but just one which will be received. 2v To select as a day. Og-alamon ku ka allow to og-ulì a diò to Maambago su oghimu a to pinayag to agoloy. I'm going to select a day to return to Maambago. 3vs To have happened to chose, be able to chose something. Agad ogka-alam nu di ko subla ka buyù, konò ka ogpakapurut. Even though you should happen to choose [a house], yet if [the purchase price] requested is excessive, you will be unable to get it. 4v Be choosy.
alamara 1n Armed warriors or [band of] armed warriors. Ka alamara dongan, maro-ot su ogpanhimatoy to warò salò. Di ka kunto-on no alamara, noimu on no kaponongan to maroyow no alamara su ogbuligan on to mgo sundalu. The armed band(s) in the past were bad because they killed [people] who had no fault. But the bands of armed warrior(s) today have become groups of good warriors because they now help the soldiers. [Formerly, used of a band of raiders. Currently used of a local armed defense unit.] osyn: mangayow 1. 2v To raid, band together in mass to attack and kill people. Ogpatokawan to og-alamaraan oyow ogko-ubus dan oghimatoy. They cause [the house/village] to be taken by surprise when they have banded together in mass to attack so that they all can, without exception, kill [everyone]. Og-a-alamaraan to ogsulungan ka songo baloy. Ka sikan no a-alamaraan, moon-ing lagboy ka oglusud ka sikan no usig dan. They band together to attack a certain house.As for that raiding, there are very many who will come against those enemies of theirs. [The intent of the attack is to kill. Whole villages have been known to be massacred by such an attack.]
alang 1n A ritual performed to remove a charm, spell or hex. Ka so-ini no alang to taloy-u, igtubad to mgo busow. This ritual to remove a charm, it is [performed by] sacrificing to the spirits. ant: gamut 1; spec: kunakun. 1.1v That which is used as a means of treatment to remove a spell, charm or hex. Du-on ogtutungon dan no ig-alang ka ig-awò to sikan no taloy-u. There is something which they burn as a means of treatment to remove that love charm. [If a man has used a charm to cause a woman to fall in love with him, he will later use something to treat her to remove the love charm so that she will be freed from lust and able focus on her husband and family. However, with that release she may then react negatively and hate her husband for having used the charm to force her into this now unwanted relationship.] 1.2v For someone to be released from the effects of a charm by use of a ritual. Ko og-alangan din on to taloy-u ka asawa rin, ogmaro-ot on ka goinawa to boi to sikan no lukos su napogos ka goinawa rin to na-asawa sikandin. When his wife (lit. spouse) has been released from the charm by means of a ritual, the woman's attitude toward that man will become bad because her love (lit. breath) had been forced when she was married [to him]. 1.3v To have someone perform a ritual to remove the effects of a charm or a spell which has been cast by using witchcraft. Pa-alang ka su gamut so-ini no goramon nu. Have someone treat you because this ailment is [from] witchcraft. 2n A treatment such as that used to kill insects which damage a crop. Ka alang to mgo pinamula, warò nigligkat to igtubad. The treatment for a field does not come from a prayer/sacrifice [to the spirits]. [Although both uses of alang have to do with treatment, they are interpreted by some to be different in that the ritual to remove the effects of a charm involves invoking the supernatural, whereas treating a crop involves the burning of any of various kinds of wood or vines which produce toxic smoke which kills insects which are damag crops such as corn. The insects die and are eagerly eaten by the birds.] spec: kunakun, gisois, banga; see: bulung 1. 2.1v That which is used as a means of treating something, such as a crop 2.1.1n Something used for a treatment such as a kind of wood or vine. Ka ig-alang noy, mgo kayu, banga, anohow, pangamoton, mgo bunal no ian ka mgo a-alangoy to mgo pinamula. That which we use to treat [crops] are plants, banga palm, fan palm, plants of the field, vines which are the treatments of plants.
alang-alang 1adv Incomplete, as grains on a stalk. Alang-alang pad ka pogkohinug din. The ripening process is still incomplete. [DB says the grains are about halfway down the stalk.] 1.1adj To be lacking. Alang-alang to tatou. It lacks three. 2v To cause someone to be short changed. Pa-alang-alang ogpurut to ayam ku no warò din ilibong kanak. He caused [me] to be short changed [by] taking my domesticated animals and then not returning them to me (lit. then he did not return them to me). [Culturally, it is permissible to borrow a younger relative’s animal to use as a brideprice for one’s daughter or female relative. However, it is expected that when the younger relative will be married, the older one who used his animal will be responsible for providing an animal as a replacement for the former owner’s brideprice. Not to do so results in the relative being short changed, or cheated as in the following example.] 2.1v To be shortchanged or cheated. Ian kid ogpa-alang-alangan ka nig-orok. We who were the ones who sowed are the ones who were cheated [because we didn't get to harvest]. [The custom is that those who sow are not paid but will be chosen later to help harvest because they will receive a portion of the harvest which is also their payment for sowing. If non-sowers are selected to harvest, the group who sowed are cheated of their anticipated payment.]
alawat v 1To collect something from one place to take somewhere else, such as seed or a souvenir. Ka bogas to mauganì no ungod ku og-alapon diò to Maambago, songo nig-alawat ku dii to Nasuli. As for the seed(s) of the mahagoni which I am always taking to Maambago, I have likewise collected from Nasuli [to take to Maambago]. Ko oghondiò kid to songo ugpa-an, ko du-on bonì no ogko-iniatan ta unawa to homoy, ko warò diò to kanta ka sikan no homoy, ogbuyù ki to ogboni-on ta no og-alawaton ta oyow du-on on homoy diò to kanta. Unawa to nakabobonì kid on su nigbunanat tad. If we have gone to another place, if there is [a kind of ] (rice) seed which we desire, we will collect and transport it so that we will have [that kind of] rice at our place. It's like we have been able to get seed because we have propagated it. 2Marry someone from a far place. [Usually, a man will live in the village of the woman he marries. If he desires to bring her back to his own village, generally an additional brideprice will be requested by her relatives.]
aligbat adv 1Ever since. Aligbat a no batò a, tahan ad on ka nig-ugpò kai to Mansalinow. Ever since I was a child, I have always lived in Mansalinao. syn: anoy₁ 2. 2With negative: never ever. Ko du-on ka niglanowlanow no woig no konò ogko-oti-an, sikan ka bala-as su warò pad aligbat makamoti. When there is a shallow mini-lake of water which doesn’t dry up, that is a swamp because it has never ever (lit. not yet ever ) been cut. see: anoy₂.