Search results for "Agba"

Agba 1prop. a ritual usually performed to find the cause of an illness, or to find out who stole something that has been lost. Hay aton da ya mundinol dah Agba. What they do is trust the divination ritual. Sim: Ketema, Pakko. (sem. domains: 4.9.4.6 - Prophecy, 4.9.5.4 - Religious ceremony.) 2intrans. to perform the agba ritual. Hiyay mun-agba ta mainila hin dahdiy nangako. He will be the one to perform the agba-ritual so that the thief will be known. Immen e numpaagbah Bugan te waday nangakoh pihhuna. Bugan went to have the agba-ritual performed because someone stole her money. {ritual} muN‑/nuN‑, mumpa‑/numpa‑.

bagbag₁ comm. sugar cane residue stalk; may be used to wipe up liquids because it absorbs well; sometimes used as a substitute for firewood. Ihap-e taku tun bagbag ta ahi itungu. Let us dry these sugarcane stalks for firewood. (sem. domains: 6.2.5.4 - Plant product.)

bagbag₂ sta. banana blossoms have moved away from fruit; ready for harvest; the development of blossom or stalk moves away from fruit. Nabagbagan nan puhu. The banana blossom moved away from the fruit.. ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)

bagbaga-an (bag’a) trans. to tease; to mock or ridicule. Ginyang na nan balen da Pedro te bagbaga-an da. He threw stones at Pedro’s house because they had been teasing him. Binagbaga-an dah Willy kinali bimmoh-ol. They had been teasing Willy that is why he is mad. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 5C Goal-oriented sites. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.8.2 - Insult.)

balagbagan comm. a hanging place for things to dry; a rope or wire strung up or a long, thin piece of wood placed across an area. Maphod di waday balagbagan te nadawo di pangibalagbagan hi pinhod nan mun-ul-ulen mamag-anan. It is good to have a line because it’s ready for hanging whatever you want to dry slowly. Syn: hablayan. (sem. domains: 7.5.4.1 - Rope, string.)

mamagbaga (infl. of bag’a) trans. one who incites or prods someone to do a bad action. (sem. domains: 3.3.3.3 - Persuade.)

hablayan₂ (sp. var. hablayyan) (der. of hable) comm. a place to hang something; clothesline. Nakhat nan hablayan mi. Our clothesline is cut. Syn: balagbagan. (sem. domains: 7.5.2 - Join, attach, 7.3.2.4.1 - Hang.)

Ketema (sp. var. Kitema) 1prop. a divination ritual; performed to determine what spirit being has caused the sickness. Sim: Pakko, Agba. (sem. domains: 4.9.4.6 - Prophecy, 4.9.5 - Practice religion.) 2intrans. to perform the ritual; may also refer to the one who performs the ritual. [This ritual is performed by a woman. As a medium she goes into a trance in order to perform the ritual.] Eda inang-ang nan mungketema. They went to see the one who performs the divination ritual. Mungketema da te mundogoh Mary. They are performing the Ketema-divination-ritual because Mary is sick. muN‑/nuN‑.

Pakko 1prop. divination ritual using betelnut and leaf. Sim: Ketema, Agba. (sem. domains: 4.9.4.6 - Prophecy, 4.9.5.4 - Religious ceremony.) 2trans. to perform the divination ritual to determine the cause of sickness or mental problem. Hi Marta di ayagan yun mamakko. Call Marta to be the one to perform the ritual. Mu nahanhanot day inayagan dan mamakko. In fact, different mediums had been called to perform divination. maN‑. der. mamakko

bagay 1sta. to be suitable, for something to be suitable, appropriate or fitting. Bagbagay mu nan bulwatim. Your dress suits you well. Mibagay ke he-a nan bulwati. The dress suits you well. mi‑. Sim: daydayuna. (sem. domains: 8.3.7 - Good.) 2trans. to conform; to try to go along with an idea. Ibagay muy adol mun dida. Try to go along with them. i‑/iN‑. 3I Direct action toward object. (sem. domains: 4.3.1.2 - Meet a standard.) Language Of Borrowing: Tagalog.

balbagan comm. a hanging place for things to dry; a rope or wire strung up or a long, thin piece of wood placed across an area. Maphod di waday balagbagan te nadawo hi pangibalagbagan hi pinhod nan mun-ul-ulen mamag-anan. It is good to have a line because it’s always ready for hanging for whatever you want to dry slowly.

pikdol 1comm. corner, inside of house. E nangan nah pikdol nan golang. The child went to eat in the corner. Sim: dugu, hulok. (sem. domains: 8.5.4 - Area.) 2trans. to put something in a corner. Ipikdol mu nan kaban. Put the wooden crate in the corner. Bagbagay muy mipikdol te makabain ka. You are fit to stay in the corner because you are very shy. i‑/iN‑, mi‑/ni‑. 3A Move and position object at site.