Browse Vernacular - English
kapunganan n 1One’s posterity, decendent. [Ocring said in his dialect kapunganan would refer to descendents a long time removed; pinanganak would be used of more immediate descendents.] see: pinanganak; see fr.: anak 10. 2A physical characteristic which is passed down from one generation to the next, such as a malady or outgrowth of the body. [DB says that if a disease or physical malady such as swelling of the knees is is experienced by another generation people will say that is kapungan ta -- that is, they conceive that it has been passed down. (DB 21/Jan/2006)]
karugukduguk n A kind of crayfish with big, long pinchers. [Has tail that fans out. It crawls out of the water so must breathe air.] gen: ulobang.
kasadkasad v Sound of many people stepping on the flooring so that it is noisy. [Word applies to making noise on flooring by many feet. Term dabokdabok applies to sound of feet or hoves outside the house.] cf: gos-algos-al.
kasilò n Camote. [Term used in Kapugi, Pipisan, Talaingod and Tigwa. Common term in upper Langilan, Maambago, Maguimon, and Sulit, ismundù.] see: mundù 1.