Browse Vernacular - English
katkat₁ 1v To scatter, as rocks, or gravel, on a roadway. Ko du-on oggaraba to batu, sikan ka ogpangatkat. When someone gravels [a road], that is [what is meant by] scattering [rocks]. 1.1v To intentionally scatter something as rocks or powder. Batu ka ogkatkaton to dalan. Rocks are what have been intentionally scattered over the path. Ka nigpurut ku to bokbok no nigbudbud ku diò, no nigkatkat ku. When I took the termite dust and sprinkled it there [outside], I scattered it [on the ground]. 1.2vs To be scattered. .Ko ogpamurut ki to bogas to maoganì no nakatkat, songo tabang dod su ogpamuruton ta. When we pick up mahagoni seeds which have become non-intentionallhy scattered [on the ground], we also tabang them because we pick them up. 2v To ravel, pull out or unstring as thread from spool. Ko ogkatkaton ka lubid, ogkotongon ka lubid. If a string/rope is pulled out [from a spool] it will be stretched out." see: husud 2. 2.1deriv n A raveling as a thread from cloth or that has come loose from a spool.
katod n A long edible grub which is the larva of a black and red beetle. [The generic term for beetle is kamolung. The grubs of some beetles are alibutod but the grub of this specific beetle is longer with more pronounced joints. The adult beetle is a somewhat long, black and red beetle which is shorter than the larva.] see: kamolung; gen: alibutod; gen: kanggò.
katumbal n Small red chili peppers. Ma-alas ka bogas to katumbal ko ogkoinug. The fruit of the red pepper is hot (lit. stings) when it is ripe. Ka bogas to katumbal, dakol no ogpakabulig ko du-on turakan ta no agoloy no ogtasikan. As for the fruit of the red pepper, it is a big help if we have a corn field which has a tasikan blight/disease. [Specifically, this is a wild variety of small red pepper fruits that are very hot (peppery). The leaves are not hot but are very tasty as a vegetable, especially when mixed with other vegetables. Generically, this word is also used of other kinds of peppers including chili. The wild red pepper fruit is eaten by some people but is also used to treat a type of blight affecting a corn crop.]
kawigi n Wing of bird or chicken. [DB kawigi includes the whole of the wing all the way to the joint. The pakpak is the part of the wing which has feathers.] osyn: pakpak 2; see: pakpak 1.
kayangkang v For hair or feathers to “stand on end”. [Also of rice grain that has been eaten by the maya birds which stands straight out.]