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ugge nanomnoman (id. of nomnom) child-like behavior in thinking or reasoning (lit. has no thinking). (sem. domains: 3.5.4.2 - Saying, proverb.)

umipot hi panto (id. of panto) very stout (lit. tight in the door.) Umipotak hi panto. I am stout. (sem. domains: 3.5.4.2 - Saying, proverb.)

umubuubun (id. of ubun) an idiom meaning to be idle (lit. always sitting). (sem. domains: 3.5.4.2 - Saying, proverb.)

Un-unudon taku nan ipatpatibon di gutul. We follow the example of the ants. [This implies that ants are a good example of working hard.] (sem. domains: 3.5.4.2 - Saying, proverb.)

yap-ohok di kalim (id. of yap-o) idiom. an idiom meaning to take something lightly; implies that one should not take what is said seriously (lit. words are lightweight). [The English idiom ‘take with a grain of salt’ may be a good translation of this idiom.] Yap-ohok di kalim te makahhugut ka. I take your words lightly because you are a joker. (sem. domains: 3.5.4.2 - Saying, proverb.)