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konan 1adv. for an action or activity to occur infrequently; seldom; for something to be unique or uncommon; rare. Konan on ahika bimmuddal. You seldom go out. Tipet, konan on ahi daka tinibo? Why is it that I seldom see you. Konan di tagun maphod di pangat na. It is rare to find a good man. Time. (sem. domains: 8.4.3 - Indefinite time, 8.3.5.3.2 - Unusual.) 2trans. to bring about a rare event. ‑on.

ginuttu (sp. var. ginutu; sp. var. ginittu) 1comm. men’s ceremonial belt worn with the loin cloth. [The belt is a series of disk-shaped rings made of shell or bone that hold the sheath of a bolo.] Konan di waday ginuttuna. Those who have a ginuttu-belt are very rare. Sim: palpaldang, gimbatan; Gen: gamgam. (sem. domains: 5.4 - Adornment.) 2intrans. to wear ceremonial belt. Mungginuttu ka ta latlatuwon daka. Wear a ginuttu-belt so I can take a picture of you. muN‑/nuN‑.

onwad comm. an herb variety mixed with ginger and powdered rice to make native yeast; a flowering plant similar to an aster. Konan di tomolan di onwad. The onwad-plant seldom grows in any place. (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

tagungngok comm. 1pipe for smoking. Sim: bangnga, gullingngay. (sem. domains: 6.7.7 - Container.) 2to smoke a pipe. Konan moy muntagungngok ad uwani te dakol di cigaret. It is rare today for someone to smoke a pipe because there are so many cigarettes. Muntagungngok hi apu hi muntabaku. Grandfather uses a smoking pipe if he smokes. muN‑/nuN‑.