Browse Vernacular - English
bangalug 1n A pass, or valley between the slopes of mountains or those of a canyon Ka taliwarò to darua no bubungan, sikan ka bangalug. An [area] between two mountains, that is a pass. 2v To dip or create a valley between mountains. Ka tanò ligkat to songo bubungan, ogbangalug to bunsaran to dangob no bubungan. The ground from one mountain, creates a valley over to the slope of the other mountain. [This is a low area which may or may not be napù “flat”.] 3n A channel, groove or ditch, where water passes. [whether manmade or made by the water itself.] 4v To make a channel or ditch for the passage of water. Diò to tanò ku, nigtikù ka bo-ogan no ungod ogtabal ka tanò. Ka tu-ud ku, oghimu a to dalan to woig no igbangalug oyow ogbot-os ka woig. On my property, there is a curving stream which always makes the soil collapse. My intention is to make a pathway for the water to channel it so that the water will go directly across (lit. short-cut). 5v To follow the channel of a creek or travel the pass between mountains Du-on otow no ogpaginbangalug no ogbayò no ogtakorog on ko oghondiò to bubungan. Some people follow a creek when they travel and go uphill when they go to the mountains.
bangan 1n Flint stone used for starting fire. Malalab ka batu no bangan. Oghimuon noy no tingkikan. The flint is a red rock. We make it into a device for starting a fire. 2v To intercept, as a guard intercepts an enemy or as one missel would intercept another, preventing it from reaching its target. Ka otow no ogbangan, ogbantoy to dalan no ogkabaya-an to igbuyag dan. The person who intercepts [an enemy] watches the path where their leader will pass. see: gopas 1. 3v To be intercepted, as by the raiders if they got to the trail first, or as one airplane might be intercepted by another. Ko ogbanganan, og-atangan ka ogbaya-an to mangayow. If [one] is intercepted, you are blocked when you pass by way of the raiders. 4n A body guard Ko du-on igbuyag noy no oghipanow, du-on ka hon-om no talagpamangan. Du-on ka oghun-a woy du-on ka ogmourian. Ogpataliwarò ka igbuyag dan. Ko du-on ka oggopas to sikan no igbuyag, ian ogpangabang ka talagpamangan. If we have a leader who is traveling (lit. walking), there are six bodyguards. There are those who precede and those who are last. They have their leader in the middle. If there are those who ambush that leader, it is the bodyguards who defend/rescue him.
bangì v To be afflicted with a sinus-like headache which is believed to be caused by someone withholding information such as an intention to marry. Ka otow no natokow to masakit ka kiloy rin, ogbangi-on sikandin. The person who is taken by surprise that his/her eyebrow hurts has a sinus-type headache.| Bangi-on a. I have a headache.caused by withheld information. [Pain may be on one side of one's forehead or shift to the other side,sometimes extending down over one's eye. The sufferer may attribute his/her pain as a sign that there is some circumstance, such as an unannounced intention to marry, of which he/she has not yet been informed. If he/she becomes aware of such a circumstance, he/she will request a coin or a button from that person to rub on the hurting forehead so the headache will go away.]
bangkalow 1n A hoop, such as a rattan one which is thrown or a plastic one which is put around the waist to twirl. Ka bangkalow, balagon no oglangkungon to ogmalibusonon, no igbangkalow to pogliid no ogsabo-on to ogpilak ka ogli-ag no mgo batò. A hoop is [made of] rattan which is wound in and out into a circle which is tossed to roll and is caught with a thrust of [of a stick] as the children play. 2v To throw a hoop so that it rolls. Koddì ka ogbangkalow to sikan no balagon no nalangkung. I’ll be the one to roll the hoop of coiled rattan. [This is a game where one person throws a hoop so that it rolls. Another person tries to catch it with a stick through the center. If he fails, he will be the one to throw it next.] 3v To roll as a hoop which is tossed 4n A kind of sugarcane with a grey, hard outside layer [There is a another kind called bakalawan to ubal “hoop of the monkey” which is a hard sugarcane and can only be chewed if the hard surface is shaved off.] 5v The run or walk of a lizard. ??