Browse Vernacular - English
pakpak 1n Wing. Pabu, gansa, patuk, itik, tibò du-on mgo pakpak dan. Turkeys, geese, ducks, small geese, all have wings. [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.] see fr.: kawigi. 2n Collar of a shirt, dress or blouse. osyn: kawigi. 3v Winged, to sprout wings. Nigpakpakan bag ka so-ini no piak. This little chick has sprouted wings. see: tugbung. 4Slang for skinny 5v To clap one’s hands 6v For a chicken to flap its wings
palì 1n An wound which breaks the skin and goes into the flesh. Ka palì, ogligkat napali-an ka otow. A injury which breaks the skin results from a person being wounded with an instrument which breaks the skin. [Either through a deliberate action or an accident. A broken bone which protrudes through the flesh also produces a wound.; An injury which breaks the skin and goes into the flesh.] spec: gabò 1. 2vs To inadvertently wound and break through the skin [into the flesh]. Ka otow no ogkatigbas, ogkapilak, ogkapusilan, ogkabalatik, ogkasalungag, ogkasial, tibò so-ini ogkapali-an. A person who is slashed, speared, shot with a gun, pierced [by a trap], or steps on sharpened bamboo stakes, all are wounded by that which breaks through the skin.
palomdom v To consider, think about ?? [DB says this refers to a person who sits and thinks but doesn't talk because of some problem. If you ask a question of that person, he may react negatively.]