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dungdung 1comm. female headdress for uya-uy marriage ceremony of wealth. [The headdress is in the form of a horn with a tiny wooden statue at the center, and beads hang around the statue.] Sim: kango; Gen: gamgam. (sem. domains: 5.4 - Adornment.) 2intrans. to use or wear the headdress. Abuna day kadangyan an mundungdung. Only the rich wear the dungdung-headdress. muN‑/nuN‑.

gamgam₁ 1comm. complete native attire or costume; the attire and ornaments different for men and women. Spec: balit’uk, ginuttu, padang, kango, wano, attake, balko, almador, dungdung, giniling. (sem. domains: 5.4 - Adornment, 5.3.7 - Wear clothing.) 2intrans. to wear a complete native costume. Mungamgam da te umuya-uy da. They are going to wear the complete native costume because they are performing the uya-uy. muN‑/nuN‑. 3trans. traditionally meant to dress a corpse in proper attire for the death ceremonies and burial.

kango comm. 1hornbill bird, makes the sound kalao, kalao at 5:00 pm, known as the forest clock. Maid da moy kango ad Kiangan. There are no more kango-birds in Kiangan. Sim: dungdung. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.) 2male headdress like a hornbill. [The headdress is a simulated skull and beak of the hornbill bird and decorated with feathers, beads and cotton; worn during the tobab dance at the end of the uya-uy feast.] Gen: gamgam. (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.)

apu 1comm. refers to grandparent and siblings of grandparent; grandmother; grandfather; great aunt; great uncle. {The context will disambiguate the specific reference.} Inayagan apun hi Indungdung am-in nadan inap-apu na. Indungdung, my grandmother, called for all her grandchildren. Maan-anlah apuna te tinibo nay hinlun di inap-apuna. His grandfather was very happy because he saw that his grandson was industrious. (sem. domains: 4.1.9.1 - Related by birth.) 2prop. may be used as a respectful address of grandparents as well as anyone of grandparents’ age. Apu, daanay pangayan ina? Grandmother, where did mother go? 3prop. respectful address of older male or authority figure; sir. Wada da Apu Paredes ya Datumanung nah stage. Sir Paredes and Sir Datumanung were on the stage together. (sem. domains: 4.5.1 - Person in authority.) comp. Apu Dios der. inap-apu der. inapu der. mun-apu