Search results for "wittan"

wittan comm. a dragonfly species, black with a red tail. Naligat an dopapon di wittan. It is difficult to catch a wittan-dragonfly. Gen: du-uti. (sem. domains: - Insect.)

attip comm. water beetle which is edible; dragonfly nymph; larvae of the wittan which climbs the rice leaf then transforms itself into a dragonfly. Adi humiday attip. Beetles do not satisfy as a viand. Gen: anggigiya. (sem. domains: - Insect.) der. mangattip

du-uti (dial. var. dudduti) 1comm. dragonfly, generic. [All species of dragonflies are edible.] Adik pinhod an ihda di du-uti. I do not like to have dragonflies for viand. Spec: ballahang, wittan, ku-ing, buggan, bongngot, u-uhlung. (sem. domains: - Insect.) 2intrans. to catch dragonflies. Eda manu-uti ta ipakan da nadah gawgawa. They are going to catch dragonflies and feed them to the ducks. maN‑/naN‑.