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ballagnut 1comm. hard covering of mango seed. Adim iwelle ballagnut na ta ahik itanom. Don’t throw away the mango-covered seed and I’ll plant it. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2sta. to have the seed cover harden. Maballagnutan nan manga ne ahi pinuga. When the seed cover hardens that’s the time to harvest the mango. ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an.
balugga (sp. var. ballugu) comm. a kind of betel nut which is short and fat; a kind that tastes good. Waday balugga ad Linda. There is a balugga-betel nut tree in Linda. Adiyak pakaiggi te balugga. I can’t open the betel nut because it is overripe and hardened (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
baluhak 1comm. the stem which attaches the betelnut cluster to the tree. Kimmayat ot ogahoany ohan baluhak nan moma. He climbed and dropped a stem-cluster of betel nuts. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2trans. to detach clamp-like stem of a cluster of betelnuts from a tree. Kumayat ka ta em baluhakon nan moma. Climb up and detach that cluster of betelnuts. ‑on/‑in‑. 4D Release, remove or detach object. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Remove, take apart.)
balutak comm. the inner lining of produce, e.g. winged bean, pomelo. Maphod di balutak di bulligan an ihda. The lining of the bulligan is good to eat. Adi makan di balutak di tabuyug. The soft inside part of the skin of the pomelo is not eaten. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168.2 - Food from fruit, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
bila comm. taro variety; bigger than aba variety. [This taro variety is good for pigs’ food, but the root bulbs are good for human consumption after boiling.] Mabilah nae ot ahi matanoman hi gattuk. That was planted with bila-tubers before camote were planted. colocasia esculenta Sim: pihing. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
budu 1comm. any substance in plants or trees which causes stinging or itching; sometimes the substance cannot be seen, e.g. the bakan tree. Imme nan budu hi matan ot makulap. A nettle went into his eye and he became blind. Muntayyapan di budu hin manongpat kad uani te maugo. Nettles will be flying if you go and cut canegrass now becasue it is summertime. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2sta. the stinging substances existing on trees, bushes, grasses. Adika mih-up nah kaiw te dakol day nabuduwan an bigi. Do not go near the trees because there are hairy/nettlesome worms there. Nabuduwan nan bilau. The canegrass has nettles. na‑ ‑an.
buhbu intrans. to blossom, specifically rice or corn plants; to tassel. Mumbuhbu day page. The rice plants are starting to blossom. Bumuhbu da key page ya umali ka. When the rice starts to blossom, that’s the time for you to come. Bimmuhbuy page. The rice grain has blossomed. ‑um‑/‑imm‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 2G Processes. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
dagami 1comm. dried stalks of rice. Ha-adam hi dagami nan puyok ta adi madanglol. Place rice stalks on the mud so (the path) will not be slippery. Takon di munnanong nan dagami ot nalakan matanok. Just let the rice stalks remain, anyway, they easily become soft (and decay). Hay ke uung ya mabalin an tummol hi dagami. Mushrooms can grow in rice straw. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2trans. to place rice straws with location in view. Dagamiyan yu nan balen di babuy. Place rice straws in the pigpen. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an.
gud-ang 1comm. midrib of tobacco or banana leaf. Kaanom nan gud-ang na ta ahim ibaggi. Remove the midrid first before rolling it into a cigar. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2trans. to remove the midrib of a banana or tobacco leaf. Gud-angam nan tabaku ne ahim idat ke apum. Remove the midrib of the tobacco leaf before giving it to your grandfather. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an.