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lungun 1comm. coffin; wooden corpse container usually made of the most expensive wood around, usually narra. [Formerly the dead were made to sit in a death chair.] Inhaad da nan nate hi lungun. They placed the dead man in a wooden casket. (sem. domains: 6.7.7 - Container.) 2trans. to place a corpse inside a coffin. Ilungun da nan nate hin hantuh bohwat. They will place the dead person inside the coffin during the first night of the vigil. Nilungun di indani. He was placed in a coffin a while ago. i‑/iN‑, mi‑/ni‑. 3A Move and position object at site. (sem. domains: - Put in.) Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.

lungung (sp. var. lungug) 1comm. hole in a live tree, usually found in large trees; birds and snakes build nests in them and bees build their hives. Numbuya nan martinit nah lungung nan akasya. The martinit-bird laid its eggs in the tree-hole of the acacia. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.) 2sta. to have tree holes. Nalungugan nan abukadu. The avocado-tree has a hole in its trunk. na‑ ‑an.