Browse Vernacular - English
igù v 1?? [When something fell and grazed against my leg they said no-igù.] 2To forgive ??
ikug 1n Tail. spec: paras 1. 2A tailed creature. Sword?? [In oral literature there is/was a tailed creature which had a sword as a tail.]
ikul v 1To follow as a trail or path. Ka mgo buus woy ka mgo diip no ogbayò to kalasara, og-ikul to dalan dan The buses and jeeps which pass along the highway, follow their path. Kagi to amoy ku, “Pa-andalan nu ka koykow su oghun-a a woy ikul ka koddì ko hondo-i a ogbayò.” My father said, “Start your [motor] because I will go first and you will follow my [motorboat] wherever I go (lit. pass).” Ka lituk to ikul, og-unug ad. The meaning of ikul, I'll follow [what he does]. [It is implicit that they will stay within that path] see: unug 1. 2To retrace one's steps Ka nig-ulì kid diò to Patil, natagak ka bag diò to dalan, no niglibong kid ka namanghò no nig-ikul ta ka nigbaya-an ta oyow ogkito-on ta. When we returned to Patil, the bag dropped down onto the path so we returned looking for it and we retraced our steps so that we would see it. 3To follow a scent, as that of an animal or a person. Ka asu no ogpammu-ud to babuy, ogsungsungan din ka komos to babuy no og-ikulon din. A dog who is hunting a pig smells the footprints of the pig and then follows [the scent]. [DB sees a difference between the vehicles following a circumscribed path and a dog following a scent because in the latter case the animal is searching for something which is not true of a vehicle following path.]
ilag 1n Light, as at the end of a tunnel. Ko ogsorop ki to sinoropan, du-on ilag to kohuna-an ta. If we go inside a cavern, there will be light in front of us. see fr.: ilas 1; osyn: ting-ow 1, awang 1; see: layag 1; see: ma-awang. 2v To glow, be light. see: awang 1. 3adj To be transparent, to be able to see through something. Ko du-on manggad no manipis, mo-ilag ka pogpitow ta su oglagbas ka ma-awang. If there is thin material, we can see through it because the light goes through it. Ka baloy ko ian dò bintanà, ispiu, mo-ilag dò su ogkito-on ta rò ka limang su ma-awang ka pogpitow ta. A house, if it only has glass windows, they are transparent because we can see through to the other side because our view (lit. viewing of it) is unobstructed. see: mating-ow; see: awang 1.