Browse Vernacular - English
dinompasan n A woven, patterned necklace ingle strands of beads hanging down from main necklace tipped with a large bead called pamalungpung. [This type of a necklace still exists in the mountains but is now rarely seen because there are not many living who make them and such articles are often buried with their owners when they die.]
diunsun n Outboard motor. [The name is a distortion of the brand name, “Johnson”.]
diwata 1n A powerful spirit being of higher order than the busow. [believed to live in baliti trees, mountains, cliffes springs and waterfalls. They are catagorized as being either black or white. The white ones are called on and are considered good spirits. Some consider them to be gods which help people. Black ones are said to harm people.Some oine are called to and/or appear to a shaman as a familiar spirit.] 2Having spirit bodies--don't eat; don't drink--as Banlak and Boyboy now. 3gods. Kariddiwatooy koy on to diwata. We shout "diwata" at the gods when it thunders. 4Kind of mottled rice.
doga deriv.: karoga. 1vi To act out as a result of feeling slighted such as to not eat or throw a tantrum. Ko do-isok ka igbogoy no ko-onon, ogdoroga on ka batò su do-isok ka ko-onon. Ogsinogow no konò ogko-on. If given just a small amount of food, the child will act out [a feeling of being slighted] because he has a small amount of food. He will cry and not eat. 2v To discourage others [from helping] by one’s behavior. Ka otow no konò ogbayad to talabau, sikandin ka ogpandoga to mgo otow no ogbulig kandin. A person who doesn't pay those who work, he discourages the people who help him/her. [Such as someone fails to pay those who worked in his field, the people he hired are discouraged from ever helping him again.] 3vs To be discouraged from continuing an activity or behavior. Ko oghirogoon, to inoy ka batò, ogbogayan din to dakol oyow ogkaroga. If the mother does something to put her child in his place, she will give a lot [of food] so the child will be discouraged [from acting up]. [ The same word would apply to someone who erred while learning a skill and was so embarrased that he/she would be discouraged from ever trying again. ] see: sapad 1. 3.1v To have had it with someone, such as to have totally given up trying to help in the fields if not paid. Narogaroga ad on ian ka so-oyò no otow, konà ad oghutuk ogbulig. I’ve really had it with that person; I will never help [him] again. 4v To put down; punish. Igdogaroga rin ka duma rin. [It was said] to put down his companion [for repeatedly going back for more food]. see: logpad 1. 5v With negative: [Not] to give in, not to yield or not to quit. [This form with a negative can be used in a negative or positive sense. The negative sense would describe a child or adult who will not yield to discipline or pressure and who will continue to do whatever his parents or others are trying to get him to do, or not to do. The positive sense would be that a person will not give up and quit trying if something is difficult to accomplish.]
dogkit 1v Side by side, close together; adjacent, as two fields. Du-on darua no otow no nokogdogkit ka kamot dan. There are two people who have made their fields to be adjacent. [When people make fields side by side, they often leave a space between them both for an area of shade, but also to keep the fire of one field from burning into the other if one person burns first. However, DB says sometimes two people will clear a wide field together and then divide it at the time of sowing seed. Those fields are also considered nokogdogkit “adjacent”. Also, there are those with adjacent fields who will clear the fields up to the edge of the other field. In that case they will burn both fields at once and divide them later.] see: longod 1; see fr.: dagkit. 2v To be reached set on fire as a field which is caught on fire by the embers of another field which is being burned. Ko hontow ka oghun-a no ogsilab, konò ogdogkitan ka dangob no kamot to hapuy. Whoever is first to burn [their field], [the fire] will not reach and set the other field on fire . [This is a dialectual variant used in Kapugi. Maambago, has dakitan for this meaning.] see: ; see: . (dial. var. dakit) 3v To lay something side by side near each other. 4To be side by side.