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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‑.

apyu trans. to rub rice wine on the entire body, from head to toe, for the purpose of removing sickness; ritual massage, done in the ketema ritual. Inapyun Aginnaya Bugan. Aginnaya rubbed rice wine on the body of Bugan. ‑on/‑in‑. 4B Tactile - Touch contact. (sem. domains: 7.7.5 - Rub, 7.3.4.1 - Touch.)

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‑.

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