ablan comm. the loom for weaving; refers to all of the separate pieces. [Formerly, women did a lot of weaving as the grain was ripening so that everyone would have new skirts and loin clothes when people joined together for harvesting and celebrating.] Maid day mun-abol ad uwanin dakol te natalak day ablan. Not many weave today because the looms have been lost. Part: uluwan, lolottan, gul-unnan, baliga, hikittan, kalabig. (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.)
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kalabig 1comm. backstrap of the loom; the backstrap is placed around the weaver to hold the loom and thread taut. Maphod di kalabig mu. Your backstrap is very nice. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.) 2trans. to use a particular material as a loom backstrap. Pinhod kuy bolat di makawan ikalabig te maphod di inot na. I like the hide of the deer for a backstrap because it’s durable. i‑/iN‑.
ha-ud 1comm. the warp thread, the lengthwise thread in a loom placed over the uluwan 'loom bar' and is crossed by the woof thread. [This is done by the weaver’s aide.] (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.) 2trans. to place thread lengthwise on the loom. Maka Mary ta ihaud ta tun ablok. Come, Mary, so we will prepare the warp of what I’m going to weave. Aga ta tibok di inhaud yu? Let me see the warp you did? Haudan tan am-in tun ablan. Let us put thread on the entire loom so that it will be wide. (finished product) Munhaud kami ke Mary. We (I and Mary) will place the thread. (understood on the loom) i‑/iN‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, muN‑/nuN‑. 3A Move and position object at site. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Put in.)