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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.)

baliga comm. pressure bar used in loom weaving; used to press thread against what is already woven. Inhoplat nan ha-on nan baliga She beat me with the pressure loom. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.7.8 - Parts of tools.)

gul-unnan (der. of gul-un) comm. heddle bar, a weaving instrument used to guide threads on a loom. [The thread is wound on the rod lengthwise.] Halipat-am ta adi maguyud nan gul-unan. Be careful so the heddle bar will not be pulled off. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.7.8 - Parts of tools.)

hikittan comm. spindle-bar which holds the woof thread for loom weaving. Punuwom nan hikittan hi tinayyum ta uhup ya ahi nap-u. Fill the spindle-bar with thread so that (the thread) will last for a long time. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.)

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‑.

lolottan comm. loom bar; a supporting bar inserted between the warp threads so that the thread will not part or be entangled. Natalak nan lolottan di ablan ku. The lolottan-bar for my loom is lost. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 8.6 - Parts of things.)

uluwan comm. the topmost supporting loom bar. Maid ke di uluwan ya adika pakaabol. If there is no supporting bar, you cannot weave. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.7.8 - Parts of tools.)

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: - Put in.)