Browse Vernacular - English
kagis v Scrape. see fr.: kulkul; see fr.: kuit 6.
kaglas₁ 1v A kind of rattan fruit from the anokot rattan which is added to betelnut chew. 2n Outside marks of a tattoo. 3n A headband decorated with beads which are fastened to material with horse hair. Ka kinaglason, ian ka igtangkulu ti bukod no igpan-ilis to bali-og to manggad. The kinbaglason headdress is a band across the forehead which is edged with beads attached to material. [40 string beads on a double thread one strand of which goes through one end and a second bead, the other strand goes thru the other end and a third bead; both strands cross thru the fourth bead.]
kaglas₂ n A kind of palm tree, similar to kalisow, a wild betelnut tree, which has an edible heart, the fruits of which are used with betelnut chew.
kaglung v Too big, loose. [The English word “loose” refers to the clothing, but the Manobo word kaglung, refers to one's body as being “loose” in one's clothes!]
kalamkalam n Kind of apusow (white). [DB says apusow is red. kalamkalam is white.]
kalasanon 1n Wild chicken. gen: manuk 1. 2n Kind of red rice. gen: homoy 1. 3deriv n Kobbiung tune. 4deriv n Red, multicolored chicken; said to have turned into a kalasanon wild chicken. Ka manuk no kumalasanon, niglo-ow no nigbaluy no kalasangon. A red multicolored chicken went wild and changed into a wild chicken. [DB says that if a chicken goes wild it turns into a kalasangon. He said maybe it has mated with a wild chicken so the offspring have turn out multicolored.]