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kiwil₂ comm. an amulet. [This amulet is believed to be the tooth of the lightning. When lightning strikes a tree and splits the tree, people look for the tooth along the cracked section of the tree.] Sim: kodla, agayup; Sim: bob-an di kidul. (sem. domains: 4.9.4 - Miracle, supernatural power.)

agayup 1comm. a charm carried by boys to attract girls, may be a house-lizard, female hair, or special grass that has been blessed. Waday agayup nah uppig Tuguinay. Tuguinay has a charm in his bag. Sim: kodla, kiwil. (sem. domains: 4.9.4 - Miracle, supernatural power.) 2trans. to make use of a charm. ‑on/‑in‑.

bob-an di kidul (n. ph. of bob-a, di, kid’ul) comm. an amulet or charm that brings good luck and protection from harm; the literal meaning of the phrase is ‘tooth of lightning’. [The amulet is a black tooth-shaped piece of wood found in trees that have been struck by lightning; the very end of where the lighting penetrated is said to protect the possessor from any harm.] In-uppig na nan bob-an di kidul. He placed his charm in a woven purse. Sim: kiwil. (sem. domains: 4.9.8 - Religious things.)

kodla comm. an amulet stone; a charm stone. An kulugom di kodla? Do you believe in stone amulets? Binalabog Pedro hi Juan mu ugge niptok te waday kodlan Juan. Pedro threw the spear at Juan but it didn’t hit him because he has an amulet. Sim: kiwil, agayup. (sem. domains: 4.9.4 - Miracle, supernatural power.)