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tupuk v to cause someone to pay attention, i.e. to something being taught Ogtupuk ka goinawa ran. [It] would cause them to pay attention [to something]. [In context, TA said something would make the people think abut the value if they would obey.]
abu-on n A greyish white bird, yellow bellied sapsucker ?? Ka abu-on, ko-iling to batok no alibu. Konò amana no mapotì; ogsolug. The abu-on bird, it's like the color (lit. design) of ashes. It's not so white; it's [color] is mixed. [ DB said there are not many left in the Maambago area. He said they do have a yellowish breast. The beak is not so curved; more like a chicken's bill. It eats fruits such as the balitì fruit. It's feet are similar to a chicken's except that they are smooth.] gen: manukmanuk.
alooy v For a person too deliberately moan. 1.1v To involuntarily moan or groan [or sigh out loud ??] as someone in pain. Ligkat to pogko-ulug [to anak ku], ungod ogpaka-alooy. Ogkagi to, “Og-al-al ka mgo lawa ku.” From the time that [my child] fell, she was moaning. She said, “My whole body hurts.”
balagon n Rattan. Ka doun to balagon, ogko-iling to doun to pula. Rattan leaves are similar to the leaves of the pula palm. [Kinds of rattan include: palasan, tubu, pulitì, anokot, pulapula, sipit to lombu-u, saliringan, alag, and ka-anan (Several kinds have edible heart (ubud but the heart of the ka-anan is poisonous).] 1.1v A vine that grows like a rattan?? Oghingaran no ogbalbalogon. It is called rattan-like??. spec: palasan; spec: sipit to lombu-u; spec: pulitì; spec: anokot; spec: tubu; spec: pulapula.
balò 1n A prediction based on some procedure or ceremony. Ka poghusud to natampod no songo banoy no bulu ko naponù to tanò, maroyow ka balò din su ogtuga ka homoy. When the single length of bamboo is pulled up, if it is full of earth, its sign is good because the rice will be plentiful. [Some predictions as from a test of the soil are not considered to be associated with sympathetic magic. However, predictions made in conjunction with ceremonies or sacrifices or the call of the omen bird are associated with traditional beliefs and involvement with the spirit world.] 2n With negative: Bad sign, as of bad luck Ogkagi to buyag, “Purut ka to manuk no igkuyab nu ig-awò to maro-ot no balò nu.” The older person will say, “Get a chicken to waver to remove your bad luck.” [especially that based on sympathetic magic] see: pamalii. 3v To use divination to determine the outcome or value of something. Ka mgo buyag, ogpanlo-uy to matosan no latì, no ogbabalo-an pad ko maroyow ka tanò no ogkamotan. The older people go out to a field of matured secondary growth and have a ceremony to determine whether it would be good to cut the growth on that piece of ground [for a field]. [It is based on sympathetic magic which may take various forms which are used by the Ata Manobo people to determine whether or not to cut a certain field. One method is to cut a piece of rattan the length of their cutting knife and then cut it again into lengths of the width of that same knife. From the pieces, they make a diagram on the ground of a rice house. If the pieces build a complete diagram with a ladder and an extra piece to fit in one of the rooms, the sign is good and they will cut that plot. However, if it comes out short, tor they have a tiny piece left over, they will not cut that field because they determine that the land will not produce a good crop. If there is a futhur extra long piece, it is put on the opposite end of the diagram which resembles a casket. Then they will not cut the field because they believe someone will die.] 4v To use something as a means to predict an outcome (??) 5v To have a resemblance to something Nabala-an to pogul su pogulon. He has a resemblance pogul wood because he’s lazy. [The following statement also seems to imply that that the lazy person was “destined” to be lazy. It is an insult by a parent who is angry because of the conduct.] 6v To treat by using sympathetic magic to bring about a desired result such as to rub bodies of an agressive wasp on a horse’s lips to make the horse agressive for a horse fight. Ka kuddò no nabalangitan, ogkabala-an to mgo ulod-ulod no songo ogmabulut. The horse which is being treated, [with something to make him fierce], he becomes like the creatures which are likewise fierce. 7deriv n Kind of bushy weed with long leaves which are tipped with red which could be used as a decorative plant.
bantug 1n fame 2adj Famous. 3adj To be famous or powerful. Mabantug ka gobirnu. The government is strong. Mabantug ka datù su ogpokobulig to mgo otow. The datù is famous because he is able to help the people. 4v To seek fame, try to make oneself famous. ?? 5v [to obtain fame??] Fame?? 6n Someone who is famous, well-known.
binayu 1v Pound, pulverize with a pestle; esp. rice or other grain. An-anayan, ogdokdokan dan pad to kayu. Ko ogmalunoy on, oghalinon dan on diò to do-isok no losung no diò dan ogbinayuan. First, they pound [the tabacco] with a small [piece of] wood. When it has become smooth, they transfer it to a small mortar and then they pound it there with a pestle. [This word for pound includes the meaning of the pestle. It would be redundant to say “pound with a pestle” because pestle is understood.] see: ; see fr.: dokdok 2. 2v Pulverize.?? see: bokbok. 3deriv n Pounded rice; eggbeater.
bulas 1v To take food?? Nigbulas si May-as ganna. May-as took food?? a while ago. 2To be freed from something, such as a charm Ko warò pad bulasi to taloy-u, dakol ka goinawa rin to sikan no lukos woy dakol ka ingkaragò din. When she had not yet been freed from the charm, she loved her husband (lit. her breath was big toward her husband) and she was very happy.
bunanat 1v Propagate as rice brought from another area. Ka sikan no bunanat, ogmoon-ing on no ogtangkap on diò to kanta no ugpa-an. That [word] propagate, it will become many and spread there in our place. Kagi to songo otow, “Hondo-i ka nig-alawat to sikan no bonì?” Kagi ku, “Diò to Maguimon. Ogbuyù sikandan to sikan no bonì no songo ogbunanaton dan” One person says, “From where did you transport that seed” I say, “From Maguimon. They asked for that seed which they will also propagate.” 2v give birth to a mixed breed ?? Pakabunanat [ka mgo ambow]; oghilabot to konò no unawa rin. [The rats] will propogate; it mated with [another rat] which was not the same as itself. Ogpakabubunat kid to ambow no songo lo-in. We happened to have propogated another kind of rat. 3 4 5 6
busow phr.: busow to tulang. 1n Evil spirit. [According to one legend, the busow “demons” used to be visible. [One of them] wanted to buy a beautiful dead girl but her parents refused. The demon ate the girl and was slashed by her parents whereupon the demons became invisible.] 2deriv n Possessed by evil spirit. 3Leader of the evil spirits, the devil. 4An evil spirit that lives in the hearth. 5v ?? 6v Play ghost. 7v To have evil spirits present as at a death feast. Binusowbusow ki. We have evil spirits in our midst. 8v Crazy.