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ginumta trans. 1for a spirit to have bitten someone to indicate a need [This word is related to rituals, usually involving a sacrifice, that are intended to counteract events caused by the bite of a spirit.] {ritual} Syn: kimmalat. 2to have caused something. {ritual} Lourdes S. Dulawan: Ifugao Baki

kimmalat (infl. of kalat) trans. to have bitten something. -um-/-imm-. Syn: ginumta. (sem. domains: 5.2.2.1 - Bite, chew.)

got’ad (sp. var. gott’ad) 1comm. the climaxing day of the uya-uy marriage feast or prestige feast. [The Gotad day follows the final night holyat of two weeks of nightly dancing. On this day, there is much drinking, dancing and singing of liwliwa-love songs for the whole day.] Kakon-anay gotad ad Baguinge? When is the gotad feast of the wedding in Baguinge? Sim: Ballihung, uya-uy. (sem. domains: 4.3.9.1 - Custom.) 2intrans. Ginumtad dad Bayninan. They performed the gotad feast in Bayninan. ‑um‑/‑inum‑. 3comm. a line of people going to attend a ceremony. [For a procession, gongs are used for the music and the tune of gongs is for a procession or during the bogwa ritual.] Lourdes S. Dulawan: Ifugao Culture and History