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gul-un trans. to wrap thread on a loom. (sem. domains: 7.5.4.1 - Rope, string.) der. gul-unnan

gul-unnan (der. of gul-un) comm. heddle bar, a weaving instrument used to guide threads on a loom. [The thread is wound on the rod lengthwise.] Halipat-am ta adi maguyud nan gul-unan. Be careful so the heddle bar will not be pulled off. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.7.8 - Parts of tools.)

ablan comm. the loom for weaving; refers to all of the separate pieces. [Formerly, women did a lot of weaving as the grain was ripening so that everyone would have new skirts and loin clothes when people joined together for harvesting and celebrating.] Maid day mun-abol ad uwanin dakol te natalak day ablan. Not many weave today because the looms have been lost. Part: uluwan, lolottan, gul-unnan, baliga, hikittan, kalabig. (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.)