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abaka (sp. var. abbaka) comm. 1(prim) hemp. [The plant is exactly like the banana plant except for the fruit which is inedible.] Adi makan di bungan di abbaka. The fruit of abaca is not edible. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.) 2(sec) rope or cord made of hemp. (sem. domains: - Rope, string.)

abak trans. to compete with someone. 3H Conversive action process. 1.1defeat. 1.1.1trans. to compete with the focus on the ‘defeat’ component. Abakon dakan Juan. Juan will/can defeat you. Abakok nan mittulu I can defeat the teacher. Pangabakom nan pihhuk te bayadam ten ipaabak mu. Make my money win because you will have to pay it back if you lose it. Adika piabbak. Don’t let yourself be defeated. Inabakak ke Pedroh tugal. I lost to Pedro in gambling./Pedro defeated me in gambling. ‑on/‑in‑, pi‑, ipa‑. Sim: apput. 1.1.2sta. to be the one to lose; loser. ma‑. 1.2trans. to win 1.2.1trans. to win something; usually used in relation to gambling. Kaatnay inabak mun dih hilong hi tugal. How much did you win last night in gambling. Man-u te deket nangabak di tagu nah tugal ya mun-an-anla. It might be that when one wins in gambling he is happy. ‑on/‑in‑, maN‑/naN‑. 1.2.2nom. winnings. [The word may be used in a communication situation: 1. winning in a debate 2. being more articulate than another.] Kaatnay pangabak yu? How much are your winnings?/How much did you win? Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano. der. pangabak infl. maabak infl. mangabak infl. nangabak

baka 1comm. male or female grass eating quadruped with horns; cow; the meat of a cow, beef. Nate nan baka mi. Our cow died. Dakol di baka nah kudal. There are a lot of cows in the pastureland. Nanginay dotag di baka. Beef is very expensive. (sem. domains: 1.6.1 - Types of animals.) 2intrans. to raise cows. Mumbaka kayu. Raise cows. muN‑/nuN‑. 3sta. to be smelly, like a cow. Mabakabaka nan bulwatina. His clothes smell like cattle. ma‑ CVCV‑. 4comm. refers to the meat derived from cows. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: vaka.

bakag 1comm. the bones of an exhumed person. [The bones are wrapped in a blanket for the exhumation rites bogwa.] Eda inalay bakag amana ta mamogwa da. They went to take his father’s bones so he’ll have the exhumation rite performed. (sem. domains: - Custom.) 2sta. the skeleton of a person; no flesh left. Nabakag mo nan gunit te nala-u moy hintoon nipalpu dih natayana. There is no more flesh on the bones because it’s already more than a year after his death. na‑. 6A Physiological Process - State. Sim: gun’it. (sem. domains: 2.1.6 - Bone, joint.)

bakante 1comm. vacant; empty. Bakante tun ubunan. This seat is vacant. 2trans. to vacate; to unoccupy. Bakanteyan yu nan ubunan. Vacate the chair. Nabakanteyan nan ubunan. The chair is empty/unoccupied. ‑an, ma‑‑an. 3comm. idle; free time. Bakante ad uwanin algo nan nuwang. The carabao is idle today. Language Of Borrowing: English: vacant.