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ko-omonu v How is/are.. [used when asking a person how he, she or someone else is doing.]
ko-on phr.: songo pogko-on. 1v Eat. 2v Eat up! Ognangonan ta to, “Pango-on ka” oyow ogdakol ka ogko-onon din [This is said to a new guest who is shy to take very much food.] 3v To have plenty to eat. Ognangonnangon on to mgo duma rin to dio to Nasuli, mako-onon atag kandan no kai to kanta, moirap ki to ogkako-on. He will tell his companions that at Nasuli, they have plenty to eat in contrast to us here who have a difficult time eating. Ka mako-on, oglituk to dakol ka ogkako-on kai to Nasuli woy to warò bitil. The [word] mako-on means that what is eaten is plentiful here at Nasuli and there is no famine. ant: bitil 1. 4v Many have begun to eat 5v (Of a group) To be in the process of eating. Pananglitan, ko nanumbaloy a, nakasalangan a to ogko-on, kagi a to, “Ogmangoko-on kow na-an.” For example, if I have gone to visit [someone, and] I happen to arrive as they are eating, I will say, “So you are in the process of eating. ” 6v To avail oneself of an opportunity to eat [at someone else's house]. Ko ogpakapango-on ka anak ku diò to songo baloy no warò nigpataga kanak to nigko-on, og-ogotan ku. If my child avails himself/herself of an opportunity to eat at someone else's house, I will scold him/her. 7vs to be edible; can be eaten Ko konò kow ogtamong, pamanghò kow to ogkako-on." If you won't take care [of the children], go look [elsewhere] for something to eat! Ko ogkapongaan to poghimu to darua no allow, bali ogkako-on ka sikan no agkud. When two days of [this] process has been completed, finally that agkud is edible (lit. can be eaten). [The non-intentive form of the word implies eating anything edible, not just rice or a staple. The nominalized or objective form of the verb generally understood to refer to rice or a staple.] 8 9v To be in the process of eating. Kagi to magaliug, “Warò batasan ku to og-alukuy to ogko-onko-on a.” A guest said, “It isn't my custom to carry on a discussion while I am in the process of eating. 10Feed (lit. cause to eat). 11v To feed someone. 12A staple food, esp. rice, dried grains or sweet potatoes. 13Eating place.
kobbu-ung 1adj Something which have been cooked to a softened state, especially of kernels of mature corn or driedbeans Ka agoloy no kobbu-ung, ogsugbo-on ka nalupù no mohilow pad As for corn which has been cooked to a softened state which waere shelled whien [the corn] was still raw, it is cooked. 2n A cooked preparation of whole kernels, especially of corn that has begun to mature and harden. It is cooked in the afternoon but eaten the next day so the kernels become softened. Ka ogkobu-ung, sikan ka oglupu-on ka agoloy no matasan no mo-ilow. Sikan ka ogsugbo-on no ogkobbu-ungon on. The corn which is cooked to a softened state, that is the shelled corn which mature and raw. That is cooked until it is softened. 3v To cook something to a softened state, such as dried beans or matured corn. Og-insò ko, “Nokoy ka ogsugbo-on nu?” Ogtabak a to, “Ogkokobbu-ung a rò du-on to agoloy.” Someone asks, “What are you cooking?” I will answer, “Im just cooking corn to a softened state.” see: latà; gen: sugba 1.
koblit 1n A pick, as the pick for strumming a stringed instrument. [The Manobo pick used for playing the two stringed Manobo kuddlung is made of a small strip of rattan. It is held to the finger by a string which is wrapped around the tip of the index finger. The string is plucked in an inward motion toward the player.] see fr.: kolit 2. 1.1v To pluck with the finger or a pick (as strings of an instrument) 2v To tap someone, as to get his/her attention.
koblò v Embarrassed. [Term used in Talaingod, Kapugi, Langilan, Sulit, Pipisan.] see: sipod 1.
kobot 1n Rim on the top of a basket. or a reinforcement of rattan on the bottom of a basket. 1.1v That which is used to finish the rim of a basket such as rattan. 1.2v Process of finishing the rim of a basket by stitching with a strand strand of rattan through holes made by a a sharp instrument or awl such as the iduwat. 2v To be wrinkled or puckered Ka batò no ogmagasò, ogkobot ka laplap to lobut din. As for the child who is emaciated, the skin of his buttocks is puckered.
kogal phr.: makogal so goinawa. 1adj Hard, firm as a rock or dry soil. see fr.: sugnu; see fr.: kosog 2; ant: humol 1. 1.1adj Bad or serious, as a cough. Woy songo tambal dod to ogko-opuk to makogal no buò. Songo og-initon woy og-inum. And it also a medicine for [someone who is] congested from a bad (lit. hard) cough. 1.2v To become hard or firm. Ka harina, ko konò ogbayò to ag-agan, ogtimpuruk. Ka sikan, ogmakmakogal ka duma; ogmalibuson. [As for] flour, if not passed through a seive, it will become lumpy. That is, some of it will become harder. It will form round balls/lumps. 1.2.1v Extended meaning: To be physically difficult to do such as to pull a heavy saw or to dig hardened soil. Ko oggulabung, ogmakogal ka tanò ko ogkalian. When it there is a dry spell, the ground becomes difficult to dig (lit. hard when it is being dug) 1.2.2v Extended meaning:To be safe or secure. Di ko du-on ka igpangalasag, konò ki ogka-agkapan ka og-ugpò su ogmabogat ki to og-ugpò. But if we have a means of defense, we will not feel insecure/unsafe (lit. become lightweight to dwell) because we will live securely (lit. be heavy to dwell). 2v To be very hard, as ground which is exposed to the sun. Ko malayat ka gulabung, ogkokogali ka tanò. If the dry spell is lengthy, the ground becomes very hard.
kogang n Infected sore. [This seems to be generic for an infected sore. bakokang “tropical ulcer” would be specific. A new palì “wound” is not a kogang if not infected but can become a kogang infected sore if untreated.] spec: bakukang 1; see fr.: dugmun₂ 1. 1.1v To develop infected sores. Ogkito-on ka kutu woy ogkogangon ka batò. The lice are seen and the child will develop infected sores.