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tuppa (sp. var. tupa) 1comm. the fluid excreted by the salivary glands; saliva; spit. (sem. domains: 2.2.3 - Spit, saliva.) 2to spit. 2.1trans. to spit something on someone or something. Adi kayu mun-ay-ayyam hina te tuppaan dakayu nadah mummomad tap-o. Do not play there because the the betelnut chewers above will spit on you. Ituppam nah lata. Spit in the can. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, i‑/iN‑. 2.2intrans. to spit, implies a continuing act. Dakol day tatagu yaden muntuppa ka. There are many people around and yet you are spitting. muN‑/nuN‑. 2.3intrans. the act of spitting. Intibok ya maid di tagu ot tumuppaak ya nala-u ka. I looked to see and there was no one so I spat and you passed by. Handih himbatangan dih kalimana ya ustun eyak timmupan dih kanal It was last Friday afternoon when I went out to spit in the canal. ‑um‑/‑imm‑.

uppa comm. hen. Oh-ohhay uppa yaden lima day poltan. There is only one hen, yet there are five roosters. (sem. domains: 1.6.7 - Male and female animals, 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)

hol’a 1proc. for a betelnut chew to become red; especially with pudu 'betel-fruit'. Deket humlay mimmam ya intuppam. When your betelnut chew becomes red, spit it out. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. 2G Processes. Sim: dikot. (sem. domains: 8.3.3.3.6 - Change color.) 2trans. to cause the betelnut chew to become red. [Chewing betelnut together has traditionally been a social event; to spend time together until the chewed betelnut becomes red allows the appropriate amount of time for friendly conversation.] Pahlaon takuy mimma taku ta ahi taku munhihi-an. Let’s make our betelnut chew red before we go separate ways. pa‑ ‑on.

manada trans. to copulate, animals or poultry; to mate with. Manadaon nan poltan nan uppa. The rooster will mate with the hen. Minanadan nan laki nan laban ahu. The male dog mated with the female dog. Nan babuy an mangitit di nummanada nah babuy ku. It was the black pig that mated with my sow. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4F Adjacency/Adjoining actions. Sim: puli; Syn: polot. (sem. domains: 6.3 - Animal husbandry, 1.6.4 - Animal actions.) Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: manada. der. manador