naiho (infl. of iho) comm. (fig) used to refer to blood in particular communication situations. [When relatives are gathered they never say the word dala ‘blood’ but instead use naiho.] Dakol di naihoh nalpuh adol na. He shed a lot of blood. (lit. a lot of blood came from his body) Dakol di impabuddunah naiho. He shed a lot of blood. (lit. a lot of blood came out) (sem. domains: 2.2.5 - Bleed, blood.)
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iho (sp. var. ihaw) 1comm. refers to what is bad or evil [Barton in his book ‘Religion of the Ifugao’ claims that panio ‘taboo’ is a derivation of this root.] (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Bad.) 2sta. to be offended by someone’s speech or behavior. Adim ihawon di kaliyak ke he-a. Do not take it badly when I scold you. ‑on/‑in‑. 4E Perception and Cognition. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199.1 - Annoyed.) 3sta. to be a bad or evil person. Naihoy nitaguwana. His life is evil./He is an evil man. ma‑/na‑. infl. naiho