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bongwa 1trans. to cut in half long, hard objects crosswise. Bongwahom nan kaiw ta alak bongwa. Cut that wood so that I can get half of it. Adi mabongwa. It cannot be divided/cut. ‑on/‑in‑, ma‑/na‑. 4A Change structure of object. (sem. domains: 7.8.3 - Cut, 7.8 - Divide into pieces.) 2trans. to cut off a part of a whole; may not collocate with string or cloth. Bumongwa ka nah pinah-on mu. Cut a part from that which you are carrying. 3comm. part of; a portion of objects such as wood, iron; portion of body. Nan bongwan di tabla di alam. The other half of the wood is the one you get. Alam di ohan bongwa nah em binongwan tinapay. You get a part of the bread that you divided. der. nunbinnongwa

huw’it (fr. var. huw’at) trans. to unbalance something; to tip over. Bokon he-ay umbun hina te huwitom din golang. Don’t be the one to sit there because you will unbalance the child. (due to weight) Hinwit na nan ongal an batu nah pangngel di kaiw. He unbalanced the large stone on the other side of the wood. (heavier than stone) Nahwit nan bangko te matabah Bollon an inumbun nah bongwana. The bench we sat on tipped over because Bollon who sat on one side is very fat. ‑on/‑in‑, ma‑/na‑. 4B Tactile - Touch contact. (sem. domains: 7.3.2 - Move something in a direction.) infl. munhuwwitan

tongpop (sp. var. tangpap) trans. to flatten a point, e.g. a pencil, walking stick. Tongpopam nan ulun nan patanong. Flatten the end of the walking stick with a knife. Hanaken pahok ya natongpopan nan bongawana ta hidiyey pangipat-uwan ya nan bongwana ke ya nahulitan ta hidiyey mipatak. A wedge is flattened at one end which can be hammered and the other end is pointed so that it can be nailed in. Tongpopam din nahulitan an kaiw. Flatten the pointed part of that stick. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an. 5B Changing state of site by removal of something. (sem. domains: 7.8.3 - Cut.)

tulludan (der. of tulud) nom. a box or crate, sled-like for hauling soil in the ricefield made of gabgab wood; it is pushed when full. Mahapul day tulludan nah payo te adalom nan bongwana. They need a wooden crate for hauling soil in the field because the other half of it is deep. (sem. domains: 6.7.7 - Container.)