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goh’ang 1comm. landslide of ricefield wall; slide or cut in a mountain side caused by erosion; may be caused by landslide or digging. Adim idalan nah gohang. Do not pass by the landslide. Sim: god’e. (sem. domains: 1.7 - Nature, environment.) 2trans. to purposely dig an opening in a ricefield dike. Em gohangon nan banong ta umey liting. Go and dig an opening in the terrace wall of the rice paddy so that the water can go through. E munggohang hi Pedro. Pedro will go to dig an opening. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑.

inugawan (der. of ugo) nom. dry season; drought; summertime. Mate day nitanom nah inugawan. During the dry season plants die. Inugawan ke on ittay di makan. During the summer months, food is scarce. ‑in‑ ‑an. (sem. domains: 1.7 - Nature, environment.)

magulun (der. of gulun) sta. grassy area; refers to uncultivated grasslands, usually slopes of mountains. ma‑. 6C Process or state of inanimate objects. (sem. domains: 1.7 - Nature, environment.)

tulab’ing comm. a floating mass of grasses and roots; made up of roots with live trees; there used to be three in Ambuwaya Lake. [It was believed that if the three tulabing floated towards the entrance of the lake, it was an omen that a kadangyan ‘wealthy person’ would die. If they positioned themselves at the awidan, ‘back, opposite end’ a nawotwot ‘poor person’ would die.] Inanag-ang ku nadan tulun tulabing ad Ambuwaya. I saw the three tulabing-land masses in Ambuwaya. (sem. domains: 1.7 - Nature, environment.)