pukpuk₁ trans. 1to brush off fine dry particles from clothes or body by use of the hand. Pukpukam di taklen tun golang te nalolona. Brush off the hands of this child because they are dirty. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 5B Remove object from site. (sem. domains: 5.6.6 - Wipe, erase.) 2to brush off something from a site; what is being brushed off is cross-referenced by the affix. Pukpukom nan dap-ul hi tuktuk na te ume man hi matana ot mabuta. Brush off his forehead, otherwise it will get in his eyes. ‑on/‑in‑.
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punas 1comm. a cloth rag used for cleaning. Alam na punas ta daniyam tu danum. Get the rag and wipe up this water. Sim: dan-i, dul-i. 2trans. to wipe away something on a surface. Punasam nan natina nah dulung. Wipe the wet spot on the floor. Ipunas mu nan napain pantalon. Use the destroyed pants in wiping it. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, i‑/iN‑. 5B Changing state of site by removing something. Sim: dul-i. (sem. domains: 5.6.6 - Wipe, erase.) Language Of Borrowing: Tagalog.