holyat 1comm. the wedding celebration final day, celebrated on the night of the uya-uy, following the gotad, may also refer to the last day of the hagabi celebration. Holyat hi Sabado. The holyat-celebration is on Saturday. wh: uya-uy. (sem. domains: 4.2.2 - Social event, 2.6.1 - Marriage.) 2trans. to celebrate the uya-uy marriage ceremony on the final night. Holyaton dah Sabado. They will have the celebration on Saturday. Etaku makiholyat. Let’s go join in the celebration. ‑on/‑in‑, maki‑/naki‑. Lourdes S. Dulawan: Ifugao Culture and History
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uya-uy (sp. var. uyauy) 1comm. a grand wedding ceremony; only the wealthy can afford it, often done after some years of marriage. [The marriage ceremony includes celebrating with feasting and dancing, and particularly relates to those with aristocratic rank.] Kay bo uya-uy damdama. It’s just like the Uya-uy marriage feast. pt: holyat; Sim: Ballihung, got’ad. (sem. domains: 2.6.1 - Marriage.) 2intrans. to perform the grand wedding ceremony. Mahapul an umuya-uy ni-an ta ahi humagabi. It is necessary to perform the grand-wedding-ceremony before the bench-ceremony can be performed. Maid moy umuyauy ad uwani te naligat di biyag. Nobody can have the grand-wedding-ceremony today because life is hard. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. n. ph. Tokop di uya-uy
ila trans. to invite especially for a ritual by beating a single gong. E mun-ilah Allaga te holyat hi ohhandi. Allaga will go about (the villages) to invite people for the final day of the marriage feast. Ena ilaon di aammod hi kababable. He is going to invite all the relatives from all the villages. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4C Convey/bring objects toward agent. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Invite.) der. mun-ila