bulak comm. tree, cottonwood variety. Bokon tiempon di bulak ad uwani. It’s not yet the time of cottonwood-trees to bear. Maphod di muntanom hi bulak na aldattan ta waday ahi pangalaan hi kapyaon hi pungan. It’s good to plant cottonwood-trees at ones backyard so there would be something to get for the making of pillows. Sim: kapok, malakapat; Syn: malakapat. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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bulakbul 1comm. one who wanders about without purpose; drifter. Tuttudwam nan imbabalem ta adi mumbalin hi bulakbul. Train your child so he will not become a drifter. Bulakbul ad uwani te nungkaan hi iskul. He is a drifter now because he dropped out of school. (sem. domains: 7.2 - Move.) 2intrans. to loiter around; to gallivant. Mumbulakbul ka an adim homkon di ammod mu. You are just loitering around (doing nothing) not pitying your parents. muN‑/nuN‑. Sim: duka. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199.2 - Lazy.) Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.
duka intrans. to walk about without purpose; to roam; to wander about. Adim tuttuduwan tun imbabalek an e munduka. Don’t influence my child to go roaming around. Nganney boklaom an dumukaduka. What will you gain by roaming around? muN‑/nuN‑. 1B Movement with a directional component. Sim: bakwad; Sim: bulakbul; Syn: alaya. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Walk.)
malakapat comm. a tree variety that has cotton-like fiber covering the seeds; the fiber is used to stuff pillows; kapok tree. [The seeds of the kapok tree are removed and the cotton-like fibers covering them is used for stuffing pillows.] Immala dah malakapat ot kapyaon dah pungan. They got the fiber of the malakapat-tree and made it into a pillow. Sim: kapok, bulak; Syn: bulak. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.) Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.