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ay’a adjunct. an expression meaning really true. Wada aya di tulang mun babai? Do you really have a sister? Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.3 - True.)

bay’a 1comm. rice wine. Dakol di baya hin waday mungkasal. There is plenty of rice wine if there is a wedding. Mala-u key duwan hinlingguwan ya damanan hiitom nan baya ta inumon taku! After about two weeks, pour out the wine from the jar and we’ll drink with you. Sim: balludbud, bubud; Syn: binnahi. (sem. domains: 5.2.3.6 - Beverage.) 2intrans. to perform a prestige feast ritual, providing wine. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. bumaya

kay’a adjunct. adds emphasis to a statement; in fact, certainly, definitely. Kanan Rosa di umed Manila mu adi kaya. Rosa said she is going to Manila but in fact, she is not. Adika kaya mahaul. Don’t ever be tempted (even if they insist)! Immi-ingleyak an pinhod kun umanamut mo indani bo kaya ya uminghaak. I felt so lonely that I wanted to return home, but after a while I definitely became adjusted. Hinae toan bumdang hidiyen bokon kaya hi Lammooy. That is what I don’t know, roaming spirits there, but definitely not Lammooy. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis.)

balludbud 1comm. fermented rice mixed with sugar. Umipahakkit hi ulu nan balludbud hi dakol di kanon. The fermented rice mixed with sugar causes a headache when too much is eaten. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.) 2intrans. to mix fermented rice with sugar. Pinhod muy balludbud? Agam mumballudbud ka ta kanon yu. Do you like fermented rice mixed with sugar? Go ahead, mix some for all of you to eat. muN‑/nuN‑. Sim: bubud, bay’a.

binnahi (sp. var. binahi) (der. of bahi) comm. rice wine, old term for wine. [Formerly, wine was served only in coconut shell cups, ungut.] Restrictions: Hudhud epic and rituals, particularly the Ketema ritual.. Tagan dah taug hi binnahi. They went on serving rice wine (in bamboo cups). {ritual} Syn: bay’a. (sem. domains: 5.2.3.7 - Alcoholic beverage.)

bubud comm. fermented rice after draining the liquid wine. Adim itool hi kakan nah bubud te bumutong damdama. Do not eat much of the fermented rice because it can also make you drunk. Maphod damdama nan bubud an kanon hin malumii. The fermented rice is good to eat if it is sweet. Sim: binahi; Sim: balludbud, bay’a. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)