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hikit comm. a net trap for catching birds. Sim: awa, tawang. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.)

hikittan comm. spindle-bar which holds the woof thread for loom weaving. Punuwom nan hikittan hi tinayyum ta uhup ya ahi nap-u. Fill the spindle-bar with thread so that (the thread) will last for a long time. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.)

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.)

awa 1comm. a natural or man-made pass between mountain ridges or trees in which a net is placed for a trap for bats. Dimmatong nah awa ot mun-iyatu. He reached the trap site and there he rested. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) 2trans. to trap bats with a net. Inawa da datuwe. They used a net trap to catch these. Adi maaway eruplanu. An airplane cannot be caught in a bat-net-trap. i‑/iN‑, ma‑/na‑. Sim: tawang, hikit. 3intrans. to trap. Imme nadan linalaki dih hilong an e mun-awa. The men went last night to trap (bats). muN‑.

tawang₁ comm. a net trap, primarily used to catch bats. Imme nan hin-ama nah tawang. The father and son went to the bat trap. Sim: awa, hikit. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) der. manawang