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bungubung comm. 1a distant place, farthest place from the center of a village. [This word usually refers to Julongan-towards Tinok side.] Nalpu nadan aamod ku bungubungna. My forefathers came from a distant place. (sem. domains: 8.2.6.1 - Far.) 2from a distant place. Dakol day ibungubung nan nakipasyal. There are many people from the distant places that came to visit. Dakayu ken ibungubung na ya makiapu kayu tuwali hantudah ipoblacion ta ne adi kayu munnanong hidi. Those of you who live the farthest should intermarry with those from the poblacion (center) so that you won’t stay there. i‑.

ngubu 1comm. indistinct sound of voices of people heard from a distance. Dingngol kuy ngubungubu da. I heard their voices from a distance. (sem. domains: 2.3.2.3 - Types of sounds.) 2intrans. to hear voices from a distance. Ume bo kanu nah tap-on di wa-el nah ho- alak ya wadaday ngubungubun mangabat da. He went to the place above the creek in the er...irrigation ditch and there were mumbling voices.

abbat 1comm. a nearby place. 1.1comm. a nearby place of the same elevation as the reference point; neighborhood. Umeyak hidid abbat. I will go there (nearby place). Immeh abbat na. He went to the nearby place. (sem. domains: 8.2.6.2 - Near.) 2trans. to go to a particular or specified nearby place. Iabbat kuh balen da Kunde. I will go to Kundeh’s house. Tipet umanab-abbatan ka? Why are you going back and forth nearby. In-abat da nan bilau. The runos were taken nearby. i‑/iN‑. 3trans. to go from one house to another; making the rounds of houses nearby. Mun-abbatanak hi balen di tutulang ku. I frequently go from one sister’s house to the others. muN‑ ‑an/nuN‑ ‑an. 4intrans. to go to or be at a nearby place. Ume bo kanu nah tap-on di wa-el nah ho- alak ya wadaday ngu bungubun mangabbat da. He went to the place above the creek in the er...irrigation ditch and there were mumbling voices nearby. maN‑.

bubbuwit (sp. var. bubuwit) comm. black ant species; usually lives in trees in hives. Matuntun-ud nadan bubbuwit an mangubuh kanon da. The black ants are in a row transporting their food. gen: gutul. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)

bullug intrans. 1to go by pairs or groups; e.g. like black ants. Mumbullugan day gutul an mangubuh kanon da. The ants are moving in a file carrying their food. muN‑ ‑an/ nuN‑ ‑an. (sem. domains: 7.2.5 - Accompany.) 2to go in pairs of male and female. muN‑. infl. mumbullubullug

CV(C)CV-₂ asp. 1this aspectual reduplicant encodes an habitual or constant aspect. Matukatukal ka an e makitugatugal te mapat-al ya hilong di puntutugalan yu. You are always awake to join in gambling because your gambling goes on day and night. Adina itikod nan mumbaki te wadanwaday takut na an kumpulmin tiempu ya mate. He does not stop doing the rituals because his fear would be constant that he might die anytime. Wadan ustu moy bidbibidbid hi novels I think it’s time to put away the constant reading of novels (sem. domains: 8.4.2 - Take time.) 2to do something continuously over a durative period of time. Tobatbalona diday bagol ya aammod ta dumalay-up da ta hay idatong di hagabi ya maphod dan am-in an hin-am-a ya ta dumakol di babuy da ya manuk da. He continuously calls on the gods and his ancestors to witness the arrival of his hagabi-bench so that with its arrival, it will bring along good health for his family and the increase (become many) of their pigs and chickens. Ume bo kanu nah tap-on di wa-el nah ho- alak ya wadaday ngubungubun mangabat da. He went to the place above the creek in the er...irrigation ditch and there were voices continuously mumbling.

tap-o 1comm. a place of higher elevation; the upper place; a higher place. Ihaad mu nah tap-on di aparador. Put it on top of the closet. Ume bo kanu nah tap-on di wa-el nah alak ya wadaday ngubungubun mangabat da. He went to the place above the creek in the irrigation ditch and there were mumbling voices. Sim: bagtu. (sem. domains: 8.2.6.3 - High.) 2trans. to place on top of something; to stay on top of something. Hidiye nan nuntap-o. That one has been placed on top. Puntap-owom tun bulwatik. Put my dress on the top. muN‑/nuN‑, puN‑ ‑on.

wa-el comm. a small body of running water; a brook; a stream; a creek. Adika ume nah wa-el. Don’t go to the brook. Ume bo kanu nah tap-on di wa-el nah alak ya wadaday ngubungubun mangabat da. He went to the place above the creek in the irrigation ditch and there were mumbling voices. Sim: baybay, wangwang, lob’ong. (sem. domains: 1.3.1 - Bodies of water.)