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yap-o 1sta. to be lightweight. Makayyap-o ka. You are very light in weight. Nayap-o tun manuk mu. Your chicken is light in weight. ma‑/na‑. 6C Process or state of inanimate objects. (sem. domains: 8.2.9.2 - Light in weight.) 2proc. to become light in weight. Yimmap-o tun manuk mu. Your chicken became light. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. id. yap-ohok di kalim

yap-ohok di kalim (id. of yap-o) idiom. an idiom meaning to take something lightly; implies that one should not take what is said seriously (lit. words are lightweight). [The English idiom ‘take with a grain of salt’ may be a good translation of this idiom.] Yap-ohok di kalim te makahhugut ka. I take your words lightly because you are a joker. (sem. domains: 3.5.4.2 - Saying, proverb.)

gabgab comm. tree variety, soft wood often used for chicken-coop flooring and doors. Naganas di gabgab an usalon hi kubi te mayap-o. The gabgab-wood is easy to use for chicken coops because it’s light. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)