dungdung 1comm. female headdress for uya-uy marriage ceremony of wealth. [The headdress is in the form of a horn with a tiny wooden statue at the center, and beads hang around the statue.] Sim: kango; Gen: gamgam₁. (sem. domains: 5.4 - Adornment.) 2intrans. to use or wear the headdress. Abuna day kadangyan an mundungdung. Only the rich wear the dungdung-headdress. muN‑/nuN‑.
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gamgam₁ 1comm. complete native attire or costume; the attire and ornaments different for men and women. Spec: balit’uk, ginuttu, padang, kango, wano, attake, balko, almador, dungdung, giniling. (sem. domains: 5.4 - Adornment, 5.3.7 - Wear clothing.) 2intrans. to wear a complete native costume. Mungamgam da te umuya-uy da. They are going to wear the complete native costume because they are performing the uya-uy. muN‑/nuN‑. 3trans. traditionally meant to dress a corpse in proper attire for the death ceremonies and burial.
ginuttu (sp. var. ginutu; sp. var. ginittu) 1comm. men’s ceremonial belt worn with the loin cloth. [The belt is a series of disk-shaped rings made of shell or bone that hold the sheath of a bolo.] Konan di waday ginuttuna. Those who have a ginuttu-belt are very rare. Sim: palpaldang, gimbatan; Gen: gamgam₁. (sem. domains: 5.4 - Adornment.) 2intrans. to wear ceremonial belt. Mungginuttu ka ta latlatuwon daka. Wear a ginuttu-belt so I can take a picture of you. muN‑/nuN‑.
kungkung 1comm. ceremonial headdress, feathers from the neck of roosters are tied together in a row and tied in men’s hair. Inha-ad na nan kungkung hi uluna ot e manayo. He put on his ceremonial headdress, then went to dance. (sem. domains: 5.4 - Adornment.) 2intrans. to wear or use a kungkung ceremonial headdress. Mungkungkung kan manayo ta maphod di tibona. Wear a kungkung-headdress when you dance so that it will look good. muN‑/nuN‑.
tatu 1comm. a tattoo. Waday ongal an tatu hi odog na. He has a big tattoo on his back. (sem. domains: 5.4 - Adornment.) 2trans. to tattoo someone. Tatuwan da ot di odog ku handi mu adik pinhod. They were to tattoo my back before, but I refused. Adik pinhod an matatuwan. I don’t like to be tattooed. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an. Language Of Borrowing: English.