Tuwali Ifugao - English


witiwit 1intrans. for a dog to wag its tail. Deket tinibon nan ahuy apuna on munwitiwit. Whenever the dog sees its master, it wags its tail. muN‑/nuN‑. 1B Movement with a directional component. (sem. domains: 7.1.9 - Move a part of the body.) 2trans. to move a part of the body. Iwitiwit nan ahu di iwit na hin ayagam an mangan. The dog wags its tail when you call it to eat.
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.)
wiwit (sp. var. of wewet) intrans. for a vehicle to move rapidly; may cause the feeling of wind pressure. Munwiwit dan munla-uwan di talak kinali adika mun-ay-ayyam nah kalata. Vehicles are whizzing by, that is why do not play in the streets. (sem. domains: - Move quickly.)
wolwol (sp. var. wowwol) comm. the wisdom teeth; molars. Ugge pay tinummol di wolwol ku. My wisdom teeth have not yet developed. Sim: ngut-u, bakgit, bikhal; gen: bob-a. (sem. domains: - Tooth.)
wombok comm. a Chinese cabbage variety. Wombok di intanom na ad uwani. What he planted now is wombok-vegetable. Sim: petchay, buttata, kangkong, gatgatang. (sem. domains: - Food from vegetables.)
wotwot 1sta. to be poor. Nawotwot kami te kanon min am-in di boklaon mi. We are poor because we eat all the things we work for. Inilak nan ohan iiba taku an kadangyan ni-an mu numbalin hi nawotwot. I know of one of our relatives who was once a very rich man but turned out to be a poor man. ma‑/na‑. 6B Characteristics human nature or life situation. Opp: kadangyan. (sem. domains: - Poor.) 2proc. to become poor. Wumotwot di tugal. Gambling makes a person poor. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. infl. nawotwot
wowod 1intrans. for something, usually inanimate, to shake back and forth. Munwowod tun bale handi kimmolyog. This house was shaking when there was an earthquake. muN‑/nuN‑. 1B Movement with a directiional component. Sim: wat’ang, diwol, wagot. (sem. domains: - Move back and forth.) 2trans. to shake something back and forth. Iwowod mu nan tabuyug ta mag-ay bungana. You shake the pomelo tree so that the fruit will fall. i‑/iN‑.
wowwol (sp. var. of wolwol)