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uya-uy (sp. var. uyauy) 1comm. a grand wedding ceremony; only the wealthy can afford it, often done after some years of marriage. [The marriage ceremony includes celebrating with feasting and dancing, and particularly relates to those with aristocratic rank.] Kay bo uya-uy damdama. It’s just like the Uya-uy marriage feast. pt: holyat; Sim: Ballihung, got’ad. (sem. domains: 2.6.1 - Marriage.) 2intrans. to perform the grand wedding ceremony. Mahapul an umuya-uy ni-an ta ahi humagabi. It is necessary to perform the grand-wedding-ceremony before the bench-ceremony can be performed. Maid moy umuyauy ad uwani te naligat di biyag. Nobody can have the grand-wedding-ceremony today because life is hard. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. n. ph. Tokop di uya-uy
Hay uya-uy di puntopong hi kinadangyan di ohan tagu. (say. of kadangyan) The uyauy prestige feast is the yardstick of a man’s wealth. (sem. domains: 6.8.1 - Have wealth.)
paldangon trans. to start performing the rituals for the uyauy prestige feast. Paldangon da di uyauy hi bigat. They will start the rituals for the uyauy-ceremony tomorrow.
goh-om intrans. 1to grunt. [A grunting sound usually made by a pig but at times, old people may make the sound, or can be part of a chant.] Munggoh-om nan babuy te nauwo nin. The pig is grunting because it might be thirsty. muN‑/nuN‑. 1D Sounds. Sim: ayyong, ayyog. 2to hum, may not have tune. [In the past, humming was used to express approval or in anticipation of something pleasurable, e.g. feast; it had sometimes been used to express a desire to do harm to an enemy.] Munggoh-om da nadan tatagu. The people were humming. Goh-oman yu nan kanta yu. Do some humming parts in your song. Kayang di goh-om di tataguh nangngolan dah uyauy ad Kiangan. How the people hummed when they heard about the marriage feast in Kiangan. muN‑/nuN‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Types of sounds.)
palpaldang (fr. var. paldang₂) comm. men’s ornamental belt. [This belt is worn only during special ceremonies.] Restrictions: rituals. Waday palpaldang da te immuyauy da. They have a men’s ornamental belt because they performed the prestige feast. Sim: ginuttu, gimbatan. (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.)