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hawil 1trans. to pry something loose with the aid of a lever. Ihawil mu nan patanong. You use that cane as a lever. Hawilom nan batu. Pry the stone loose. ‑on/‑in‑, i‑/iN‑. 4D Release, remove or detach object. (sem. domains: 7.5.2.4 - Remove, take apart.) 2sta. to be caught between two things; pinched between to big objects. Tibom ta adi mihawil di hukim. Take care that your feet will not be caught in between. mi‑/ni‑.

hawili comm. tree, hardwood variety with fruit that looks like black pepper. [The fruit is used as an antidote for poison; the lumber is used for house beams.] Maphod an panukud di hawili. Hawili-wood is good for posts. Tinaganah kakan hi hawili te kinanay nakdotan an hinamal ot deyan timmagu. He ate plenty of hawili-fruit because he ate poisoned rice and now he is well. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)