bohwat₂ comm. the first night of a wake. [The first night is the night when they place the cadaver into a coffin or let it sit in a chair. The number of days and nights of a wake is dependent on the ability of relatives to produce animals to be butchered for feeding those who come to keep vigil.] Hi hilong di bohwat ad Ambabag. Tonight is the first night of the wake in Ambabag. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Funeral, 184.108.40.206 - Bury.)
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embalsamo (sp. var. baltamo) trans. to prepare a dead body in order to prevent decay for a period of time; to embalm. [In former days, bodies of the dead were not embalmed. Today, it is very important for family members to return home for the burial of any member of the immediate family so embalming a body is important.] Balsamowon da nan nate te ih-od da nah tutulang na. They will embalm the dead person because they are waiting for his siblings. ‑on/in‑. 4A Change the structure of an object. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Funeral, 18.104.22.168 - Bury.) Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: balsamar.
lubuk 1comm. a grave; a tomb. 2trans. to place in a grave or tomb; an excavation for the burial of a corpse although most often the tombs/graves today are made of concrete built above ground. Inlubuk da nan nate. They buried the dead (person). i‑/iN‑. 3A Move and position object at site. Sim: gungat. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Bury.) der. lubukan