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‑.
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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.)
paggalat 1comm. edible fern variety. Mahong-o di paggalat an ihda. Fern-grass is delicious as a viand. Sim: ap-apat, appaku. (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.) 2intrans. to gather edible ferns. Mamaggalat hi Talakka hi ena igattang hi bigat. Talakka is gathering edible ferns which she will sell. maN‑/naN‑.