appa (sp. var. ap’a) interj. 1expression of apology, surprise, dismay; Oops! Appa ya ugge daka tinibo. Oops, I did not see/notice you. Interjection. Sim: appaw. (sem. domains: 9.2.7 - Interjections.) 2an interjection that expresses concern; oh dear, oh my. E appa, naka-liwan Fely payung na. Oh dear, Felay forgot her umbrella. Appa, ta ayagan dakami. Oh dear, they might call us. Interjection.
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appad 1comm. trap for birds and small animals on the ground. Ihaad mu nan appad nah dolya. Place the bird trap on the untilled part of the ricefield. Sim: hulu₂, lingon, bawol, balai. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) 2trans. to trap birds Eka mangappad ta hanake ot ya waday makna. Go make a trap, by chance you might trap a bird or two. Appadon yu nan manuk. Trap the chicken. Anupon weno appadon dat ahi da alan. They hunt or trap the animal to catch it. maN‑/naN‑, ‑on/‑in‑.
appaku 1comm. fern variety; young shoots are edible, they grow in uncultivated land, especially damp areas. Munhida takuh appaku. We will have appaku-ferns for viand. Sim: ap-apat, paggalat. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food, 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.) 2trans. to gather fern shoots. Eka mangappaku ta ihda taku. Go gather fern shoots for our viand. maN‑/naN‑.
appaw (sp. var. ap’aw) adjunct. 1an expression that the speaker understands a situation; obviously; it is clear to the speaker that what has been stated by another is not the case. Immimih ina ot kananay “Ay, appaw! Man bokon bibiyoh diye te hidiye madla hi Renata.” Mother smiled and said “Oh my, that is certainly not a fairy because that is (Catholic nun) mother Renata.” (sem. domains: 9.2.7 - Interjections.) 2expression of surprised comprehension; Oh, I see! Appaw! Kon hidiyey inayana? Oh, I see! So that is his wife? Interjection. Sim: appa.
gappat 1pass. to be included, related to a group, e.g. kin; to be a part of a group. Nigappat kami ke dakayu te hintulang di apu taku. We are related because our grandparents are siblings. mi‑/ni‑. Sim: laggat, hayyup, lak-am, lanud, sakup. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - Crowd, group.) 2trans. to include. Aton takuy kabaelan takut igappat ditakun dida. We’ll do our best to include ourselves with them. i‑/iN‑.
lappaw (sp. var. lappao) 1comm. a flower; blossom; bloom; leaves of a flower plant, particularly the sunflower variety. Nganney lappao hi impakappinhod mu? What flower do you like a lot? (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2proc. for a plant or tree to blossom. Tuwen lumappo day kape. Soon the coffee plants will blossom. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. 2G Processes. 3comm. sunflower. Lappaw di indahida na nah dulung. He rubbed the floor with sunflower leaves. 4trans. to rub sunflower leaves on a surface. Lappawan yu nan dulung. Rub sunflower leaves on the floor. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an.
tappang (sp. var. of tapang) 1) comm. bait for fishing or trapping. Hay puntappang hin eka mumbunwit ya nan bakbak weno kolang. The thing to use for bait if you go fishing is frogs or earthworms. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Fishing equipment.) 2) trans. to lure or attract something with bait. Hituwey itappang mu. This is what you will use to lure. Tapangan nan babuy hi makan ta umalih tu. Lure the pig with food so that it will come here.
hapang (sp. var. happang) 1comm. branch of a tree. Alan yu didan hapang te etaku itungu. Get those branches for our fuel. Abunay hukik an nangipakkid nah adol di kaiw, mu ongnga-ongngal ot muntattayunak nah hapang. It was only my legs that held on around the trunk of the tree; but it was big so I had to hang from a branch. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2intrans. to develop branches. Himmapang nan lingngo dan abukadu. The avocado tree they felled had branched out. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. 3sta. to have many branches. Nakahhappangan tun akasya. This acacia tree has many branches. 4rec. (fig) to be related to one another. Nunhahappang taku. We are all related to one another (lit. branches of one another). nuN‑. 5intrans. for a road to separate and branch in different directions. Nunhappang nadan kalata. The roads branch. Nan kalata ya ugge nunhappang. The road didn’t branch out. nuN‑. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Road.) id. Dakamiy hapang didan aammod.
pahpahluk (sp. var. pappahluk) comm. a wasp species. [The hive of the wasp is also referred to as pahpahluk.] Tinilod di pahpahluk di matan ina ot lumbag. A wasp stung my mother near her eye and it is swollen. Waday pappahluk nah daulon. The wasp built a hive under the house. Gen: babayung. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Insect.)
bawol (sp. var. bowol) 1comm. a spring-rod in a trap made of a pliant branch; three types of traps have the spring rod, lingon, appad and balai. Maphod di kapen kapyaon hi bawol te maandong. The coffee tree is good for making spring rods because (the branches) are straight. Sim: appad, hulu₂, lingon, balai. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) 2trans. to use as a spring-rod. Ibawwol mu nan kape. Use the coffee tree branch as your spring-rod. Bawwolan yu nan lingon. Put a spring-rod on your bird trap. i‑/iN‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an.
tayyabban comm. a type of apparition that appears at night; believed to indicate the death of the one who sees it. [Traditionally believed to be a winged being that appears at night. A male tayyabban appears as a man, a big male duck or a rooster. A female tayyabban appears as a woman with long hair. A shaman is called to perform a ritual to prevent the death of the one who sees it.] Kanan day waday inumpan tayabban nah atop da handi hilong kinali ton-an da. They say that a tayyabban-being alighted on their roof last night that is why they are performing the ton-an-rite. (sem. domains: 4.9.2 - Supernatural being.)
alig comm. 1a species of small honeybee, nests inside tree trunks in forest, also in walls inside homes; light brown striped color. Nabukal da nadan alig. The small honeybees scattered. Sim: babayung, balingog, pahok₂, pappahluk, iyyukan. (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Insect.) 2honey (from this bee); considered to be second class honey. Malumiiy alig. Honey is sweet. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)
ap-apat comm. fern, generic term; there are both edible and inedible varieties. [The fern fronds may be tied on the stomach of a new mother to help her expel any clotted blood which is causing after-birth painful contractions of her uterus.] Eyak immalah ap-apat ot pangaga dah aliwan Rose. I went and got the fern and they treated Rose’s after-birth pain with it. Humani nan ap-apat. Those big ferns block our view. Filicinae Sim: appaku, paggalat. (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
babayung (sp. var. babbayong) comm. bumble bee; short antena in head, body seems to be wooly with yellow spots on it. Nabukal hanadan babbayung. The bumble bees have scattered. Sim: alig, balingog, pahok₂, pappahluk, iyyukan; Spec: pahpahluk, balingog, kamming-it, inalit. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Insect.)
balai 1comm. trap with dart weapon or gun set-up with a spring-rod for the trigger for wild game. Nakna on ulha nah balai. A wild pig was caught in the trap. Sim: appad, hulu₂, lingon, bawol. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) 2intrans. to snare using the balai Mumbalai ka ta wada key makna ya idatan dakami. When you set the snare and something is caught, give us some. muN‑/nuN‑.
hayyup 1intrans. to be grouped together emotionally or physically; to reconcile. Hiyay gumapu nunhayyupan min munggayyum. He is the cause of our reconciliation. muN‑ ‑an/nuN‑ ‑an. 1B Movement with a directional component. Sim: laggat, gappat, lak-am, lanud, sakup. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168.3 - Belong to an organization.) 2trans. to bring things close together. Ihayyup mu tun dalapong nah dalikan. Bring this wooden block stool near the hearth. Nihayyup nan bulwati nah pantalon. The shirt is attached to the pants. i‑/iN‑, mi‑/ni‑. (sem. domains: 7.5 - Arrange.)
hulu₂ 1comm. a noose trap; a string is placed in such a way as to catch an animal by the feet or by the head. Inha-ad na nan hulu nah dinalan di ulha. He placed the noose-trap where the wild pig passed. Sim: appad, lingon, bawol, balai. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) 2intrans. to set a noose trap. Eda manuluh amunin. They are going to noose-trap squirrels. maN‑/naN‑.