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malamala comm. a story about imaginary beings such as fairies, giants, etc.; malamala, i.e. ‘once upon a time’ or ‘there was once’ generally begins the story. Malamala da Amman Unga. There was once Amma and Ungnga. Sim: istolya, a-apo, bida. (sem. domains: 3.5.4 - Story.)

hoktang sta. for something to be detached; to be broken apart. {This may be said at the end of a story, particularly malamala stories.} Tibom ta adi mahoktang nan balituk mu. See that your gold necklace will not be broken apart. Mahoktang di alanga-ang mu te hay tatawam. You will have a sore throat because of your laughter (lit. your throat will be detached). ma‑/na‑. 6D Descriptives. Sim: hipdut, kohat, pogtang, puttut. (sem. domains: 7.8.1 - Break.) id. hoktang kolang id. hoktang putut id. mahoktang di alanga-ang

a-apo 1comm. a short story, usually sung; may be myths, legends, or folktales. Pinpinhod ku hanan a-apon mipanggep ke Kabbigat. I like the story-song about Kabbigat. Sim: istolya, bida, malamala. (sem. domains: 3.5.4 - Story.) 2intrans. to tell a story in song. Umbun kat mun-a-apoh apum. You sit down and your grandfather will sing a story-song. Mun-ap-apo wak kanu ya- uggek inila nan ia-apok. According to them, I’ll tell a story; oh, I don’t know what to relate. muN‑/nuN‑. (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.) 3trans. to tell a story with the story-object cross-referenced. Aga mot nan bumdang di ia-apok. Okay, I’ll tell a story about roaming-spirits. i‑/iN‑. Speech Verb: Purpose is to entertain.

bida 1comm. a story; may refer to a folktale or a more current narrative. Hay bida na ya hiyat nangamung. His story is always the same. Sim: istolya, a-apo, malamala. (sem. domains: 3.5.4 - Story, 3.5.7.2 - Written material.) 2trans. to tell a story. Mumbida ka ta mahuyop da nan u-unga. Tell a story so that the children will go to sleep. Ibidam nan bida an maid poppog na. Tell the never ending story. Wada wadah allama di mibidabidah kau-unga dih done. ‘Once there was a crab’ was a story often told to children long ago. i‑/iN‑, mi‑, muN‑.

istolya (sp. var. ittolya; sp. var. istorya) 1comm. the telling of events or happenings; story; tale. Dakol di istolya hi donglon yuh di. You will hear many stories there. Handih kaittay ku ya dakol di istolyan di aammod ya nadan umali bale. When I was small, I heard many stories from older folks and from those who came to our house to visit. Sim: a-apo, bida, malamala. (sem. domains: 3.5.4 - Story.) 2tell a story. 2.1intrans. to tell a story; the activity of telling is in view. Mun-istolya kah mipanggep dih gubat. Tell a story about the war. muN‑/nuN‑. (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say, 3.5.2.1 - Report.) 2.2trans. to tell a particular story. 2.2.1trans. to tell a specific story. Iistolyam di inat mun immalih tu. Relate the story about how you came here. i‑/iN‑. 2.2.2trans. to tell about a particular set of events. Istolyaon da nan inang-ang dad baliwon. They will relate to you a story about what they saw in the lowlands. Istolyaon dan handi kanu ka-gibbun di gubat ya namahig di banig. They say that after the second world war there were many incidences of ghost appearances. on/in . Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: historia.