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abaka (sp. var. abbaka) comm. 1(prim) hemp. [The plant is exactly like the banana plant except for the fruit which is inedible.] Adi makan di bungan di abbaka. The fruit of abaca is not edible. (sem. domains: 1.5 - Plant.) 2(sec) rope or cord made of hemp. (sem. domains: 7.5.4.1 - Rope, string.)

adi manghop (ph. v. of ngohop) . implies that a person has a desire that is unlikely to be fulfilled, but continues to have hope; fits the English saying ‘to hope against hope’. {The Christian Bible references are given for the purpose of encouraging research as to how this phrase is used in a story context.} Adi manghop hi Juan an emun-adal. John is not without the desire/hope to go and study. Hidiyen babai ya adi manghop ot mundukkun hi hinangngab na. (Matthew 15:25) That woman, she did not lose hope and so she knelt before him. Mu hi David ya adi manghop. (1 Samuel 17:34) But as for David, he did not lose hope. Kapyanan wadada nadan adi manghop. As expected, there were those who did not lose hope. Nanongnan adi kayu manghop. You still did not lose hope. (sem. domains: 3.2.7.1 - Hope.)

adn’iman adv. now. [This form is likely borrowed from another dialect of Ifugao.] Restrictions: Hudhud. Adniman di pangaliyan Dinulawan. It is today that Dinulawan will come. {literary} Time. Syn: ad uwani. (sem. domains: 8.4.5 - Relative time.)

aga’mang 1comm. sleeping house or sleeping quarters for young people. [In times past, there were separate houses for young women and young men; young women usually stayed with a widow; traditionally there were evenings when young men went to ‘serenade’ the young women. ] (sem. domains: 6.5.1 - Building.) 2intrans. to sleep in someone’s house, other than the home of the nuclear family. Eyak mun-agamang hi balen da Bugan. I will go to sleep in Bugan’s house. muN‑/nuN‑.

Aginaya (sp. var. Aginnaya) prop. a woman’s name. [The name of female characters in folklore oral literature.] (sem. domains: 9.7.1.1 - Personal names.)

agyaman sta. to be thankful. Agyaman ka te uggeka nate. Be thankful because you did not die. Sim: salamat. (sem. domains: 3.5.1.7.1 - Thank.) Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.

alamanu intrans. to shake hands in agreement. Nakialamanu dan dakamih pangipatib-an dan abuluton dakami. They shook hands with us to show that they accepted us. maki‑/naki‑. (sem. domains: 3.2.5.4 - Agree with someone.)

alihb’uk intrans. a great number of anything continuously moving, compared to swirling dust. Mun-alihbuk di pihhu hidih puntutugalan da. Money was swirling like dust where they were gambling. muN‑/nuN‑. 1B Movment with a directional component. (sem. domains: 7.2 - Move.)

am-ama (der. of ama) comm. refers to an old man, from about 60 years old. Te am-in da takon di unga weno am-ama, muntuttudu weno mun-adal ya numbubunut da ot matuddu nimpe ngunu da. (1 Chronicles 25:8b) Because all of them whether young or old men, whether teaching or learning, they were chosen by casting lots and their work was taught. (sem. domains: 2 - Person.)

am-amuna comm. green, praying mantis. Sim: ba-atong; Sim: am-amhik, ba-atong, golp’ak, yadit, paggepagge; Syn: ba-atong. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)

ama 1comm. refers to a man who has biologically produced a child; used in reference to one’s own father. Mauleh ama. Father is kind. Ninomnom nay imbagan amanan din hi Antonio. He remembered what his late father, Antonio, told him. Syn: papa. (sem. domains: 4.1.9.1.2 - Father, mother, 4.1.9.1 - Related by birth.) 2comm. term used in addressing one’s biological father or the respectful address of a man who is older, within the generation of one’s father. Ama, daaanay pangayam. Mister, where are you going? (sem. domains: 4.1.9.1.6 - Uncle, aunt, 2 - Person.) 3trans. refers to the action of a man in adopting or treating someone as his child. ‑on/‑in‑. 4C Convey/bring objects toward agent. der. ama-on der. am-ama der. hin-ama der. hin-am-a der. mungka-am-ama der. naka-am-ama

aman 1comm. a bet; a wager. (sem. domains: 4.2.6 - Entertainment, recreation.) 2trans. to bet; to wager. Umaman kayu. Place your bets. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. 3trans. someone who bets for someone else. Nangapputak mu indat kuy udum ke hiya te in-amananak. I won but I gave him some because he was the one who bet for me. i‑ ‑an/iN‑ ‑an. Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.

Ana prop. a woman’s name that probably came into the language during American times; Anna.

babai comm. a female human being, a woman or girl. <Morphology: The plural form is irregular; the infix ‑in- marks the plural, binabai.> Em ayagan din babai ta mid-um tudah udum an binabai. Go and call for that woman so that she can join these other women. Hanan it-itay hidiyey appit di babai. While the side with the smaller head represents the woman. (sem. domains: 2.6.5.2 - Woman.) der. kababaiyan der. makibabai infl. binabai

bak’et comm. 1old woman. Hi Matima ya baket mo. Matima is an old woman now. Baket moh inana. Her mother is now an old woman. Opp: lakay. (sem. domains: 2.6.5.2 - Woman.) 2may be used by a man to refer to his spouse. Hi baket di nana-ang. It was my wife who cooked. Daan hi baket mu? Where is your wife? Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.

baki 1comm. ritual, Ifugao sacrificial rite. [The traditional religion has many rites and rituals, all are classified under this generic name.] (sem. domains: 4.9.5.5 - Offering, sacrifice, 4.9.5 - Practice religion.) 2nom. the shaman-priest who performs the baki. <Although the prefix muN- derives a verb, the form functions as a nominal reference, referring to the person who performs the ritual. > Mungkama-id da mo nadan nakaginnilan mumbaki ya wada ke bo ya naka-am-amma da mo ya adida mo pakabbakiy tatagud uwani te hay pangulug da mo ke Apu Dios. Priests who perform the baki ritual are becoming few and if there are any they are very old and many people nowadays don’t perform the baki because of their faith in God. Gulat na nin ta maid di mundogo nadah mangulug ke Apu Dios ya maid da nin di mumbaki. Maybe if none of the believers in God become ill, there would be no more baki-priests. muN‑ . 3sta. refers to the deities or ancestors invoked in a ritual and are the recipients of the sacrifice offered. Mabaki nadan ammod na. His ancestors are invoked in the ritual. der. Mabaki der. mumbaki

ballagnut 1comm. hard covering of mango seed. Adim iwelle ballagnut na ta ahik itanom. Don’t throw away the mango-covered seed and I’ll plant it. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.) 2sta. to have the seed cover harden. Maballagnutan nan manga ne ahi pinuga. When the seed cover hardens that’s the time to harvest the mango. ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an.

Ballugu prop. a woman’s name. Hi Ballugu di ngadan apu. The name of my grandmother is Ballugu. (sem. domains: 9.7.3 - Name of a thing.)

balu₂ comm. a young unmarried man. Balu mo nan ungan nun-ay-ayam ku handi. The child with whom I played before is a young man now. (sem. domains: 2 - Person.) Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano: baru.

bokya 1comm. spinster; old maid, refers to a woman who has never married. Makabbaddang day bokya. Spinsters are very helpful. (sem. domains: 2.6.5.2 - Woman.) 2sta. to have become a spinster. Nabokya nan tulang na. Her sister became a spinster. ma‑/na‑.

bol’at comm. the outer covering of the body, man and animals; skin; hide. Kimmudapul di bolat ku te kotol. My skin became dry because it is cold. (sem. domains: 2.1.4 - Skin.) id. kay bolat di banniyay bolat na id. kay bolat di nuwang di bolat na

Bugan 1prop. a woman’s name, one of the most popular Ifugao names. [In the hudhud, the main heroine is usually Bugan, wife of Aliguyon.] Ha-on hi Bugan an in-Aliguyon. I am Bugan, wife of Aliguyon. (sem. domains: 9.7.1 - Name of a person.) 2prop. the daughter of the Skyworld god, Wigan, who with her brother, Kabbigat, produced the first Ifugao. [father was Wigan] (sem. domains: 4.9.2 - Supernatural being.) 3comm. in traditional speech and oral literature, the name may simply be used to refer to a woman.

bullaki comm. man; gentleman; a tall, fair and handsome man. Restrictions: Hudhud epic. Nan bullaki di mangadangadan nah a-apo da. Its always the male character who’s named in their stories.
Sim: guwapu.

bumangun (bangun) intrans. to get up; to wake up. Humalaman kan bumangun ta panganom nadan manuk. Wake up early and feed the chickens. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. (sem. domains: 5.7 - Sleep.)

bumanting hi utok (id. of utok) to remember something (lit. light a match in brain). (sem. domains: 3.2.6 - Remember.)