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bolwa 1comm. a relatives’ share of the meat sacrificed during a ritual. [The share is proportionate to the proximity of kinship relations with the feast celebrant.] Sim: appit. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food, 8.1.6.1 - Part.) 2trans. to share the meat sacrificed during a ritual. Bolwaon dah bigbigat nan nate. They will butcher animals to be shared by the relatives tomorrow. Hituwen dotag di binolwan amam. This meat is your father’s share. Bolwaon yu nan dotag ta mun-iingngo nah iibam. Share the meat so that your relatives will have equal shares. Nakibolwa te iibana dida. He got a share of meat because they are his kinsmen. ‑on/‑in‑, naki‑.

bolwang comm. a plant with a trunk and large stem with brown furry bark. [Boys use the large stem for the trunk of the carabao and place cane for the legs of the carabao figure; then, they attack the figure with bamboo knives.] Hay ke linalakin u-unga ya pumbalinon dah nuwang nan pikiyokon di bolwang. Boys make carabao-like figures from the stem and unopened leaves of the bolwang-plant. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.)

pikiyoko comm. stem and unopened leaves of the bolwang tree. Pikiyoko nan inhaad da nah nuwnuwang. It is the stem and unopened leaves of the bolwang-tree that they place on the toy carabao.

appit₁ comm. a share of meat related to paternal or maternal relationship. [The sharing of meat is related to feasts, particularly wedding and funeral feasts.] Hituwey bolwan di appit di babai. This is the meat-share for the girl’s side (of the woman). Appit inah tuwe. This meat is from the mother’s side. (mother is already dead) Appit inah tuwe. This is from my mother’s side. (Mother is still alive.) Sim: bolwa. (sem. domains: 5.2.3.2.1 - Meat.)

imbango (infl. of bango) comm. 1bride price; animals for engagement, three pigs are required. In-e day imbangon nan tulang ku ot ume kamit emi bolwaon. They brought the bride price to my cousin so we went to take our share. Tulun babuy di pinalti da nah imbangon Bugan. Three pigs were butchered for Bugan’s bride price. In-e day imbango na. They brought his engagement animals. (sem. domains: 2.6.1 - Marriage.) 2an engagement ceremony; betrothals have historically been arranged for their children by parents anytime from infancy through puberty.

ub’ok intrans. to grumble or complain because of feeling by-passed or ignored. Umuboubok te ugge mi inayagan nah nangayan mi. She was always grumbling because we did not call for her at the place we went to. Mun-ubok hi tulang na te ugge nidatan hi bolwa na. His brother was complaining because he was not given a piece of meat. ‑um‑/‑imm‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 2D Vocal sounds expressing feeling. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.8.5 - Complain.)