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baung 1comm. a plot for planting sweet potatoes. Sim: habal, uma. (sem. domains: 6.2 - Agriculture.) 2intrans. to prepare a sweet potato plot for planting. Ekayu mumbaung ad Atade. Go prepare a plot for planting sweet potatoes at Atade. muN‑/nuN‑. Sim: bangbang, gaud, pala, huklay.

kabbaung comm. earthen substance used for making ceramic beads, e.g. attake necklace. (sem. domains: 8.3.6 - Made of, material.)

buldid 1comm. a bamboo tube which is used by children as a blow gun with kabbaung ‘pieces of earth’ as its bullets. Nangapyah buldid ot buldidon na nan du-uti. He made a blow gun and used it on a dragonfly. (sem. domains: 4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot.) 2trans. to spit out something from mouth with force. Tipet he-a ke ya ibanuldid muy hinamal, deket nabhug ka ya abu mo. You, why do you keep spitting rice out; if you are full, then, that’s enough. i‑/iN‑.

bangbang trans. to spade soil; to dig soil to plant; loosen soil for planting. Bangbangom nan habal ta ahi taku tanman hi bulhe. You till the soil in the swidden and we will plant it with beans. Nalakan mabangbang nan luta te mayam-o. The soil can be easily spaded because it is soft. Mumbangbang da hi tanman dah danggu. They are tilling a spot to plant spring onions. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4A Change the structure of object. Sim: baung, gaud, pala, huklay. (sem. domains: 6.2.2.2 - Plow a field.)

gaud 1comm. spade with a long handle; used for soil and fieldwork. Nan gaud di pangaan mun nadah holok. Use the spade in removing the grasses. Doltakom hi gaud nan makakkulhin lamut. Thrust your spade into the hard root. (for the purpose of cutting it) Sim: baung, bangbang, pala, huklay. (sem. domains: 6.2.8 - Agricultural tool.) 2trans. to use long-handled spade to remove something such as stones from a site or to prepare a site for planting; to spade. Gaudom di batu ta iwelem. Spade away the stones and throw them away. Em gaudan di payo taku. Go to spade our field. ‑on/‑in‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 4A Change structure of object. (sem. domains: 6.2.2.2 - Plow a field.) 3intrans. to till the soil in the ricefield by use of the spade; durative activity. Munggaud dad uwani hi payon Pedlo. They are spading the field of Pedro today. Inilam an munggaud hi payo? Do you know how to spade a ricefield? Munggaud day liman linalaki nah payo. Five men are tilling the soil in the ricefield. muN‑/nuN‑. comp. ahigaud

habal 1comm. swidden planted area on mountain slopes, usually planted with sweet potatoes or other tubers. Gattuk di nitanom nah habal da. Their swidden plot is planted with sweet potatoes. Sim: baung, uma. (sem. domains: 6.2 - Agriculture.) 2trans. to prepare a swidden plot or to plant in a swidden plot. Habalan yu nan luta yu ot maid at-atton yu. Make a swidden plot on your land anyway you are not doing anything. Nganney inhabal yu? What did you plant in your swidden? Gattuk ya gahhilang di inhabal mi. We planted sweet potatoes and corn in a swidden plot. Ambilog di hinabalan da te mahlu da. They made a wide swidden because they are industrious. Munhabal kah gattuk. Make a swidden plot for sweet potaotes. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, i‑/iN‑, muN‑/nuN‑.

huklay trans. to dig with a spade. [This is done to prepare soil for planting.] Sim: baung, bangbang, gaud, pala. (sem. domains: 7.8.6 - Dig.)

pala 1comm. a shovel with a short handle. Nan pala di pungkaum nah lugit. Use the shovel in scooping the dirt. Alam nan pala ta gaudom nan pitok. Get the shovel and scoop the mud with it. Sim: baung, bangbang, gaud, huklay. (sem. domains: 6.2.8 - Agricultural tool.) 2trans. to shovel something with a short-handled shovel. Palaom nan lutan nitabab nah kanal. Shovel the earth that is blocking the canal. Pinala na nan lona nah kalata. He shovelled the sand on the road. Ipalam nan ka-gattang. Use the newly-bought shovel. Mumpala da handi mala-u kami. They were shovelling when we passed by. ‑on/‑in‑, i‑/iN‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4D Release, remove or detach object. (sem. domains: 7.3.2 - Move something in a direction.)

uma₁ 1comm. a cleared uncultivated or forested area; swidden. Waday uma dad Atade. They have a swidden in Atade. Sim: habal, baung. (sem. domains: 6.2.2.1 - Clear a field.) 2trans. to clear an uncultivated or forested area. [The land may not necessarily be owned by the one who clears and plants.] Naligat di mun-uma. It’s hard to clear land. Umaan da nan lutam ta tanman dah malabaha. They will clear your uncultivated land and plant squash. muN‑/nuN‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an.