Browse Vernacular - English



bandoy v To clear field old rice plants, especially rice, to clear field for planting camotes. Ka otow no nigtobas on ka nigga-ani, ogbabandoy on to lawa to homoy ka oghilamonon on The person who has finished harvesting, he removes the old plants as he weeds. [plants are left in the field to rot and provide nourishment to soil.] see fr.: kamot 2.1.
banhow v 1To feel better; have feeling of sadness or worry lifted. Ka otow no ogmaro-ot so goinawa rin su iam nali-us ka anak din no namatoy, pogkapawò, nigbanhow on ka goinawa rin no nigma-awang on ka doromdom din. The person who felt badly because his child newly died, the next day he felt better and his thoughts cleared. see: ma-awang ka goinawa. 2Something that is able to make one feel better.
banigwal (dial. var. baniwal) To deviate.
baniwal dial. var. of banigwal
bannoy v To stagger as one who is drunk and keeps losing his balance and falling or almost falling over. Ka otow no ogkalasinglasing, ogkabannoy on ka oghihipanow no ogkapolodpolod on ka ogtakang. A drunk person staggers as he is walking and keeps toppling [from one side to another] as he takes steps.
bano-ow n kind of tree
bano-ulì 1n remedy 2v Something used as a remedy. Ogtu-ugon ka damolugan no igpako-on to batò no igbano-ulì to ogmagasò. A damolugan lizard is roasted and fed to a child as a remedy for that which is making him/her thin.
banos 1n Scar. 2v To have formed a scar.
banoy₁ 1n The length between joints of plants such as bamboo, cane or rattan. 2v To procrastinate; prolong or to be slow to do something. Ogbanbanayan ki oghimata su ogkapogul ki to og-onow. We are procrastinating [our] waking up because we are lazy to get up. Banbanayan nu naboli ka wasoy su nig-awos nu to og-itu-os ka pirisiu din. You were slow [to make] your purchase of the axe because you needed it's price to be reduced. see: bali 1; see: woy rò.
banoy₂ 1n A piece of material or clothing held in each of one\\\'s hands during a dance. Songo kuò ko ogsampoy ka banoy to pamanagon ko ogsayow woy ko oggongonan ka banoy to ogpaginhawakan. Sometimes the material which is waved is placed over the shoulder when dancing or the two pieces of material or [the ends] held at the waist. 2v To wave two pieces of material while dancing. Ka otow no ogsayow to gimbal ogbabanoy to manggad no darua. The person who dances to the drum waves two pieces of material. 3v To carry in both arms, as a child. Ka manggianak, ogbanoybanoy to anak din ko ogpanumbaloy. A mother will carry her children in both arms when she goes visiting. see: limang.
bansag 1n A yell. 2v To yell. Ka otow no nago-onan to kuddò din, nigbabansagon to ma-agbot no bansagon din to, "Maniò to ian a now ogkago-onan ka warò utang ku kaniu?" The person whose horse was confiscated for a debt, yelled with a loud yell, “Why is it that I am the one from whom you take something for a debt [when] I have no debt to you?” 3v Loudly brag. Ka igparakoldakol to songo otow, ko diò to alukuyon, ogbabansagon sikandin to ogkagi to, "Koddì ian no ngaran ka ogpokohonat to duma ta no ogkalonod to problima." As for a person exhalting [himself], when in a discussion, He loudly brags and says, “My own name is that which is able to lift up our companion who is overwhelmed by (lit. drowning in) a problem.” see: dayandayan 1; see: parakoldakol; see fr.: dayangdayang 1.
banta-an v To make tentative plans to do something. Ka otow ogbanta-an ka ogkamot to so-ini no tu-id diò to ko-ulu to Imbabalud su matosan on no mgo latì diò. The person is making tentative plans to make a field this year at the headwaters of the Imbabalud stream because the secondary forest there is mature. Ka otow no ogbanta-an pad, tigbal din pad ogdoromdom no diò ogkamot sikandin to mamatosan no mgo latì. The person who is still tentatively planning, he is still merely thinking about making a field [where there is] a mature secondary forest.
bantang 1n Pronged fish spear. see fr.: salapang; see: salapang. 2v To fish with a spear, as to wait and watch for them to come so one can spear them. Ko ogpamantang, ogbabantayan nu ka sawog no diò pad to mariù. Ko ogpakalongod ka ogbayò, ogpamantangon on to ogpamilak. When you fish with a spear, you watch for the silver-colored fish when it is still far away. When it passes near, [you] spear it as you jab/thrust at it. 3v To watch in readiness to spear, as a fish Ogbabantang ka to isdà no ogligad no ko ogpakalongod on, ogbantangon on ka ogpilak. You watch in readiness to spear a fish and when one happens to get close, you spear it as you jab/thrust at it. 3.1v To lay in wait to ambush a person. see: gopas 1. 4v To be struck, as by light. Ka baloy ni Amò, ogbantangan to allow. Ko ogsilò ko masolom on, lagboy ogkabandogan to layag to allow. As for Fathers house, it is struck by [the light of] the sun. When it rises in the morning, it is very much inadvertantly struck by the rays of the sun. see: bandog; see: sugat 1. 5v To come into clear view Ko ogpakalongod on kanta ka sawog, ogkabantang ta. When the sawog fish comes next to us, it comes into our clear view.. [Also would apply to the image through binoculars which brings the image near and makes it very clear.] 5.1v To be sighted, as with a gun or binoculars Ko ogtuturan ta ka manukmanuk, no ko ogkabantang tad, ogpabotu-on ka pusil no ogkasugat on. When we |aim [a gun] at a bird, and when we have sighted it, [we] shoot the air gun (lit. cause the gun to explode) and then i[the bird] is hit. see: kita 1; see: molog 1.
bantok 1n A spur on the leg of a hen or rooster. 2v For a younger rooster develop spurs up to an inch in length. 3v For an old rooster to have developed long spurs. 4n A kind of tree which has long thorns all over its trunk.
bantow 1v To watch, view 2n A village on the Libogonan river between Manikì and Bulisung. [reportedly named after soldiers and Chinese settlers came in and people were watching the boats go up and down the river.]
bantoy 1n Familiar spirit. spec: pananuran. 2v Watch, care for. see fr.: dolmol 2.
bantug 1n fame 2adj Famous. 3adj To be famous or powerful. Mabantug ka gobirnu. The government is strong. Mabantug ka datù su ogpokobulig to mgo otow. The datù is famous because he is able to help the people. 4v To seek fame, try to make oneself famous. ?? 5v [to obtain fame??] Fame?? 6n Someone who is famous, well-known.
bantut n Of either a man or woman to be sexually oriented toward the opposite sex doing work, activities and sometimes using clothing of the opposite sex. Du-on bantut no warò goinawa rin to boi. Lukos sikandin di ian din ogpo-ilingan ka boi. There was someone who had no care (lit. breath) for women. He jwas a man but behaved like a woman. [In Ata Manobo culture, these people may tend to live alone and not marry. This term does not mean the person so orientated engages in homosexual activity which traditionally is not accepted in the culture.]
banug n Generic term for any bird related to the hawk or eagle which preys on chickens, snakes or other small birds or animals. see fr.: mandalagit; spec: kuligi 1, kabugkul, banug to ubal.
banug to ubal phrase A large, monkey eating eagle. gen: banug.
banulaloy 1n Kind of soft, fragrant wood similar to mahogony has a reddish center. It used to make boats or roof shingles. 2n Name of a village on the Libogonan River between Togop and Magguiimon. 3v For a horse to rear or stand up on its hind legs. Ko konò ogko-iniat ka kuddò no oghipanow, ungod ogbabanualoy ka ogtawalang ka oghipanow. If a horse doesn’t want to travel (lit. walk), it continually rears up as it trys to shake off the reins as it walks. [Term applies whether horse rears in rebellion or if trained to do so.]
banus 1n A kind of scraper for smoothing wood or bamboo. Ko du-on oglaslasan no tabla, oggamiton ta ka nighimu no banus no nigligkat to balakayu. If we have a piece of wood to sand, we use a scraper which was made from balakayu bamboo. Ka agad nokoy no igkalaslas, banus dod ka ngaran. Whatever is used to scrape or sand, is also called a scraper. [It is made of several thin bamboo blades, sharpened on the bottom and strung together with rattan.] see: bol-is. 2v To use something to smooth by scraping or sanding such as sandpaper, a knife or other instrument, metal or bamboo. Ian ta igbanus to tabla oyow ogmalanang ka nighimu no banus no napu-un to balakayu. That which we use to scrape the wood so that it will be smooth which was made [into] a scraper which came from balakayu bamboo. Ogbanoson ta ka tagob to mo-irob. oyow ogmalanang. We scrape the sheath of the knife so that it will become smooth.
baras v Beat, whip or hit [as with a switch, small stick, belt or rope. Can be a single stroke or several.]
baratu adj 1Cheap. 2Cheaper.
barungusan n Nose. (slang) Kagi to boi no no-ipong to iglukos din no mananoy niglopow, “Amana so barungusan nu ra no moko-ipong-ipong no otow.” The woman who was worried about her mate who was slow to [arrive and] come into the house says, “Your nose is too much which causes people to be very worried.” Ka barungusan ka igsagman to irung. The [term] barusan is that is attention paid to [someone's] nose. [This term is used playfully as in the following example, but one would not use it outside the family because a person would become angry.]