Ata Manobo - English
salangat cf: bogyas. n A kind of conical fish trap similar to the bogyas fish trap but without an inner cone. It is made with thorns which prevent fish from escaping.
salig 1v To rely on; trust, entrust Ko du-on ogkito-on ta no duma ta no warò ta pad tila-a, ma-agkap so goinawa ta kandin. Ma-awang ka goinawa ta. Ogpakasalig ki kandin. If we see someone to whom we are related (lit. companion) whom we have not yet met, we feel confident toward him. We feel an openness [between us]. We are able to trust him. No-ubatan ka goinawa nu to pogsalig now. Your trust deceived you. [This word can be used in either a positive or negative sense. When one can trust in a person, they can rely on that person to carry out a duty or trust him/her because that person does not steal. However, if a person is lazy or angry, he/she may shirk responsibility by allowing or making others to do his/her work. Then the sense can be quite negative.] see fr.: pulus 3. 2v To be able to rely on or entrust with responsibility; to be reliable Dakol ka pulus ku ki Niya su kandin ka ogkasaligan ku. Niya is of great value to me because he is the one to whom I am able to entrust [with my field work]. 3To be reliable, trustworthy Du-on otow no konò ogkasaligan no ogpammurut to kalaglagan ku. There are [some] people who cannot be relied upon who will pilfer my things. [With negative, to be unreliable.] 4v To rely on/entrust someone with responsibility Ka nasalapì to bulu rin noubus to otow no nigsaligan din. The money from his bambamboo was used up by the person whom he had entrusted with responsibility [to sell it]. 5v To ely on, as to put a responsibility on someone else. Warò koy nigsalig kaniu. We didn't rely on you. [This can be used in a negative sense as when someone puts a responsibility on someone else’s shoulders.] 6v To shift responsibility to someone else, to take advantage of see: paginpulus. 7adj mature, reliable 8v 9v To rely on someone, toreally count on that person to do something. Salsaligan ta si Alikas. We are relying on Alikas. or “We are counting on Alikas!” [Taganay says this would be a compliment because the young woman can really be relied on. Sept. 10, 2008.] 10n Someone who carries responsibility on behalf of another as a steward 11v To rely on one another