ambaballuka adjunct. an expression of giving over or implying an unwillingness to debate an issue. Ambaballukan unga an tinaynan di aammod na! Poor child who was left by his parents! Ambaballuka uggek ingngunu ya ugge. Never mind whether I did the work or not. Ambaballukay mangan eta ot. Let’s go, I’ll give-up eating (for now). Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Attitude.)
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ballu comm. 1immature rice; roasted, pounded and eaten. Makahhong-o nan ballu. The ballu is so delicious. Sim: intuppi. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.) 2any immature plant; unripe fruit. Adim ni-an alan nan mangga te ballu. Do not get the mango fruit because it is immature. (sem. domains: 1.5.6 - Growth of plants.)
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.
balugga (sp. var. ballugu) comm. a kind of betel nut which is short and fat; a kind that tastes good. Waday balugga ad Linda. There is a balugga-betel nut tree in Linda. Adiyak pakaiggi te balugga. I can’t open the betel nut because it is overripe and hardened (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
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: 184.108.40.206 - Beverage.) 2intrans. to perform a prestige feast ritual, providing wine. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. bumaya
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.)
moma 1comm. betelnut and tree; areca palm. Daan di momam? Aga, ta mummoma ta. Where’s your betelnut? Come, let's chew. wh: mom-on₂; Spec: ballugu. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.) 2trans. to chew betelnut; to chew betelnut with others is to socialize. An mummoma ka? Are you chewing betelnut? Mimma mi nan moma nah libbutan. We chewed the betelnuts in the bag. Makimma ka nadah tatagu nah malkadu. Chew betelnut with the people in the market. muN‑/nuN‑, ‑on/‑in‑, maki‑/naki‑. (sem. domains: 4.2 - Social activity.) 3comm. a riddle, the answer is betelnut because the ingredients for a chew number three. Nan tulu o opat an hin-aagi an hinumgup na liyang andanit bimmudo da ya maingit da. (moma) Three brothers or sisters that entered a cave, and came out red. (betelnut) der. kimma der. mom-on₂ id. Daan di momam?
bot’ok 1comm. a bundle of small things, e.g. rice stalks, green beans. Kaatnay ohan botok nah bulhe? How much is one bundle of beans? Kaatnan botok nan inani yun page. How many bundles of rice did you harvest? Ohan botok an balluy indawat na. He gave one bundle of immature rice grain. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Group of things.) 2trans. to bundle things that can be held in the hand. Mumbotok bulhen eda iggattang. They are bundling beans for them to sell. Bumtok kah al-alam. Bundle some for you to bring home. Botkom nan bulligan ta eta igattang. You bundle the wingbeans so we can sell them. Kaatnay nabtok? How many were bundled? ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑, ma‑/na‑. 4A Change the structure of object. (sem. domains: 7.5.4 - Tie.) der. bintok
gul-ut trans. to thresh young rice by hand or with a spoon; to remove kernels of rice from stalk. Gul-uton yu nan page ta ihanglag. Scrape off the rice grains from the straw then roast it. Mangul-ut da nadan u-unga kapyaon dah ballu. The children are threshing young rice for them to make into ballu. ‑on/‑in‑, maN‑/naN‑. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - Steps in food preparation.)
hanglag₁ trans. to roast seeds, rice or pig’s fat by dry heating in a pan; roast. Maphod di hanglag tun kape. This coffee is well-roasted. Ihanglag ku tun gahhilang. I’ll roast this corn. Munhanglag hi ballu. She is roasting young rice. i‑/iN‑. 3D Move object with resulting change of state. Sim: inglo. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Cooking methods.)
hil-am trans. to burn the surface of something; to sear lightly; to singe. [One method of cooking young rice.] Tibom ot ta adim hil-aman di atop. Be careful that you don’t burn the roof. Nahil-aman nan kide na handi hinap-udana nan apuy. His eyebrows were singed when he blew on the fire. Ihil-am mu nan daun ta yumam-o. You sear banana leaves so that they will be soft. Ihil-am taku tun ballu. We will sear the young rice. i‑/iN‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an. 3I Direct an action toward an object. (sem. domains: 5.5.4 - Burn.)
inglo 1comm. roasted immature rice. Dakol di kinapya dah ininglo. They made much roasted-immature-rice. iN‑. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.) 2intrans. to roast immature rice. [Immature rice is roasted lightly over flame, then pounded and eaten. ] Etaku mun-ingloh ballu. Let us roast immature rice. muN‑/nuN‑. Sim: hanglag₁.