Browse Vernacular - English
pinarayag n A child or older person who is favored, sometimes due to being fairskinned. [Often such a person often hs been spared responsibility when younger, perhaps due to being fairskinned or some other reason, so when older doesn't do field work because she hasn’t learned how to carry responsibility.]
pipi 1v To be squashed, as of ripe fruit that become flattened. Ko ogkadi-okan ka bogas to kapayas no nohinug, ogkapipi. If we step on the ripe fruit of the papaya, it will be squashed. Ongsig ka rò diò su ogkapipi ad. Move over because I am getting squashed. [as of a soft fruit that is flattened but also of people who are pressing against each other so that one feels like one is being crushed. (This would also apply to a crowd which tramples someone underfoot so he dies.)] 2To deliberately squash, or flatten as a can. [such as by stepping or sitting on, or pressing down on. Contrasts with tusak in which an instrument would be used to mash.] 3To press against each other. Mapipioy su malig-ot. They were being crushed [against each other] because it was a narrow place. [This seems to be an extended meaning as it is said in fun.] see: pokogsonsonoy. 4New rice that’s fried raw.?? [DB says the undried rice will flatten. It is sometimes fried to dry it but not all becomes dry.]
pispis n A baby bird. [Of any bird such as the baby hornbill, crow, or sparrow, but not for a baby chicken which is piak “chick”.]
pitow phr.: Maroyow to pogpitow; phr.: maro-ot to pogpitow. 1v To look. spec: domol 2, pantow 1. 2deriv n That which one sees; a view. Ko ogsilò ka allow no og-uran, ogmalayag ka pogpitow ta to uran. When the sun comes out when it is raining, the rain which we see shines. 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. spec: domol 1, pantow 1, so-ilang 1. 3v sight Ka pogpitow to mata ku, konò kud ogkamolmologan. As for the sight of my eyes, I cannot see clearly. 4To show. 5To search for.