kolot 1comm. a ritual ceremony for a boy’s haircut, age 5-12. [Three pigs and several chickens are sacrificed for a blessing on the boy and family; it is generally not practiced today.] Babuy di imbaki da dih kolot na. They sacrificed pigs to celebrate his haircut. (sem. domains: 4.9.5 - Practice religion.) 2intrans. to perform the haircut ceremony. Adi mumpapu-lit te mungkolot. He is not having a haircut because they will perform the haircut ceremony. muN‑/nuN‑.
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bayyung 1comm. strand of hair left uncut in back of boy’s head until the kolot ritual is performed. Deket mungkolot ne ahi nakaan hidiyen buuk. If the kolot-ritual is performed, then that (bayyung-strand) of hair will be removed. (sem. domains: 2.1.5 - Hair.) 2sta. snarls in hair. Naligat di mabayyungan di unga te naligat boy hugud na. It is hard for a child to have snarled hair because it’s difficult to comb. ma‑ ‑an.