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bob-an di kidul (n. ph. of bob-a, di, kid’ul) comm. an amulet or charm that brings good luck and protection from harm; the literal meaning of the phrase is ‘tooth of lightning’. [The amulet is a black tooth-shaped piece of wood found in trees that have been struck by lightning; the very end of where the lighting penetrated is said to protect the possessor from any harm.] In-uppig na nan bob-an di kidul. He placed his charm in a woven purse. Sim: kiwil. (sem. domains: 4.9.8 - Religious things.)

buga comm. a small ritual stone made of shiny river stones or a glassy body of meteoric origin. [A ritual stone is one that has been in a family for a long time and is kept in the a ritual box. Blood is wiped on it every time a ritual is performed in the granary.] Adi mipabano di buga. The ritual stone can never be loaned. (sem. domains: 4.9.8 - Religious things.)

daya₃ comm. west: upstream region; a dwelling place of gods. Malin-ob di potang ad daya. The sun goes down in the west. Sim: kalimuwan di algo. (sem. domains: 4.9.8 - Religious things.)

gaom comm. ritual clothing, e.g. blanket, loin cloth, skirt. Linibbutan dah gaom nan gunit apun di. They wrapped ritual clothing around the bones of my late grandfather. (sem. domains: 4.9.8 - Religious things.)

ihalupe in rituals, the word may refer to a charm used to lure or to convince. {ritual} (sem. domains: 4.9.8 - Religious things.)

tik’om comm. 1a symbolic piece of wood. [This is intended as a symbol of endurance, used in the amung-childbirth-ritual.] (sem. domains: 4.9.8 - Religious things.) 2a symbolic leaf of a tree placed in the granary door.

tingab comm. a wooden ritual box with a wooden cover with the busts of dogs on both sides of the long ends. [This ritual box is left in the granary and is not covered until the bakle ritual is finished. It contains the palipal, buga, moma and hapid.] Nangapya dah tingab ot deyan wada mo nah alang da. They made a wooden ritual box and it is now in their granary. (sem. domains: 4.9.8 - Religious things.)