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huklay trans. to dig with a spade. [This is done to prepare soil for planting.] Sim: baung, bangbang, gaud, pala. (sem. domains: 7.8.6 - Dig.)

bangbang trans. to spade soil; to dig soil to plant; loosen soil for planting. Bangbangom nan habal ta ahi taku tanman hi bulhe. You till the soil in the swidden and we will plant it with beans. Nalakan mabangbang nan luta te mayam-o. The soil can be easily spaded because it is soft. Mumbangbang da hi tanman dah danggu. They are tilling a spot to plant spring onions. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4A Change the structure of object. Sim: baung, gaud, pala, huklay. (sem. domains: 6.2.2.2 - Plow a field.)

baung 1comm. a plot for planting sweet potatoes. Sim: habal, uma. (sem. domains: 6.2 - Agriculture.) 2intrans. to prepare a sweet potato plot for planting. Ekayu mumbaung ad Atade. Go prepare a plot for planting sweet potatoes at Atade. muN‑/nuN‑. Sim: bangbang, gaud, pala, huklay.

gaud 1comm. spade with a long handle; used for soil and fieldwork. Nan gaud di pangaan mun nadah holok. Use the spade in removing the grasses. Doltakom hi gaud nan makakkulhin lamut. Thrust your spade into the hard root. (for the purpose of cutting it) Sim: baung, bangbang, pala, huklay. (sem. domains: 6.2.8 - Agricultural tool.) 2trans. to use long-handled spade to remove something such as stones from a site or to prepare a site for planting; to spade. Gaudom di batu ta iwelem. Spade away the stones and throw them away. Em gaudan di payo taku. Go to spade our field. ‑on/‑in‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 4A Change structure of object. (sem. domains: 6.2.2.2 - Plow a field.) 3intrans. to till the soil in the ricefield by use of the spade; durative activity. Munggaud dad uwani hi payon Pedlo. They are spading the field of Pedro today. Inilam an munggaud hi payo? Do you know how to spade a ricefield? Munggaud day liman linalaki nah payo. Five men are tilling the soil in the ricefield. muN‑/nuN‑. comp. ahigaud

pala 1comm. a shovel with a short handle. Nan pala di pungkaum nah lugit. Use the shovel in scooping the dirt. Alam nan pala ta gaudom nan pitok. Get the shovel and scoop the mud with it. Sim: baung, bangbang, gaud, huklay. (sem. domains: 6.2.8 - Agricultural tool.) 2trans. to shovel something with a short-handled shovel. Palaom nan lutan nitabab nah kanal. Shovel the earth that is blocking the canal. Pinala na nan lona nah kalata. He shovelled the sand on the road. Ipalam nan ka-gattang. Use the newly-bought shovel. Mumpala da handi mala-u kami. They were shovelling when we passed by. ‑on/‑in‑, i‑/iN‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4D Release, remove or detach object. (sem. domains: 7.3.2 - Move something in a direction.)